Holidaze- Be Prepared: Comestibles for Home and Gift

This year more than ever with challenges at the post office, shopping should be done early.  In an effort not to leave you overwhelmed, we’ll endeavor to narrow down ideas.

Eatable Advent Calendars, top down and clearly not in scale

Christmas Sampler Gift 12 Days of Cocoas Advent Calendar: Each decorative box contains a 1.25 oz. single serve packet of gourmet cocoa mix of the following flavors: Candy Cane, Chocolate Mint, Chocolate Truffle, Comet’s Caramel, Creme Brulee, Dark Chocolate, Gingerbread Cookie, Raspberry, Santa’s S’mores, Supreme, Vanilla Snowflake, and Winter Wonderland. 15 oz. of cocoa $29.99      

Sugarfina Eight Nights of Hanukkah Calendar: The cardboard cover flaps up to reveal flame-decorated drawers. Eight nights’ worth of kosher-certified treats inside, from mini sugar cookies and caramels to chocolate mints and jelly beans. $20.00

La Maison du Chocolat Advent Calendar: Shaped like a party cracker. Inside you’ll find 24 chocolatey treats, from mini-bars and fruity confections to dark chocolate pralinés. Handmade in France. $70.00

24 Days Of Tea Advent Calendar: Twenty-four tiny boxes are filled with a little sip meant for each day leading up to Christmas. You’ll find old standbys and some exclusive holiday flavors. This year, you can get an all macha version. $50.00

Cookies  clockwise

Christmas Cookie Assortment from Lori’s Place: – 18 handcut and decorated cookies Made from “Signature Shortbread” dough, then iced. Each cookie individually packaged in clear cello bags. Includes: 4 – 3″ Stocking Cookies, 4 – 3″ Christmas Tress, 4 – 3″ Gift Packages, 6 – 2 1/2″ Snowman Face Cookies. $42.99    

Happy Thanksgiving Gift Tin 16 Buttercream Frosted Cut-out Cookies– individually wrapped frosted leaf, pumpkin and turkey cut-out cookies. $39.99      

Giant Hannukah Cookies: Menorah, Star of David and Dreidel. Each cookie is hand decorated with royal icing and can be personalized with up to 9 letters. Menorah: 4 1/4″ x 5 3/4″ (4.5 oz.). Star: 5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ (3.5 oz.). Dreidel: 4″ x 6″ (4 oz.). Shipped fresh. $29.95

12 Hand Decorated Chanukah Cookies in a Gift Box: Gift box featuring 12 3.5″ individually wrapped blue and white Hanukkah cookies in shapes of a dreidel and menorah!  Each cookie is individually wrapped with bow. $59.89

Not Shown: Choco-lit: Milk Chocolate Menorah Pop @ $3.00

Do-It-Yourselves- Gingerbread Houses & Cookies   clockwise

Williams Sonoma Gingerbread House Kit: To simplify building, kit includes sturdy precut pieces of fresh-baked gingerbread – plus our own premium icing mix for whipping up a batch of sweet homemade “glue.” Once the house is built, customize it with delicious decorations. Includes ready-to-assemble prebaked gingerbread pieces, tray, icings, decorations and step-by-step directions. Makes one 6 1/4″ x 4 3/4″ x 7 1/2″ high gingerbread house.   $29.95    

Gingerbread House Baking Set Made from plastic, wood, Food Grade Silicone. Spatula: 8.75″L x 1.75″W. Molds: 13″L x 0.5″W x 8.25″H Frosting Bottle: 5 x 2.25 in. Use the included dough and frosting, or your own family favorites. The silicone baking molds shape the five parts of a cottage; the frosting bottle and spatula help you build and decorate it in a style that suits your taste(buds). $30.00

Set of Two Jumbo Christmas Cookie Cutters : Each shaped like a popular seasonal icon. Christmas tree, 9-1/8″W x 9-7/8″D x 1″H. Gingerbread man, 8-1/8″W x 9-1/2″D x 1″H. Dishwasher safe. Make cookies the size of your face! Sale $15.00  

3 Piece Gingerbread Themed Christmas Cookie or Fondant Cutters: 3.5″ Gingerbread House, 3″ Gingerbread Man, and 3″ Gingerbread Woman. The imprint portions are built-in to the cutters to help achieve a more detailed look on baked cookies and help frost more accurately. The cookie cutter size has a 1/2″ depth with impression at 1/4″. $12.00

Mulling & Popcorn   clockwise

Mountain Cider Spiced Apple Cider Concentrate – Concentrated blend of apples and spices – no added preservatives! It has a shelf life of over one year without refrigeration. All-natural, GMO-free, Gluten-Free, caffeine-free, and Kosher. One jug contains 16 servings of 100% natural spiced apple cider concentrate. Mix 1 pump of concentrate with 7 oz. hot water to make a warming cup of cider. Yield: one 8 fl oz beverage. $6.41

ZEN Mulling Spices: Each tin contains 5 sachets: The perfect portion of spices in a bag. Special blend of whole star anise, cloves, allspice berries and cinnamon. $15.00

Mulling Spices by Spicewalla: With flavors of allspice, clove, cinnamon, and hints of orange citrus- add to an aromatic concoction, a dash to your gingerbread cookie recipe, or simmer with syrup for mulled spice pancakes!    

Up On The Rooftop Popcorn Sack: 1-1.6oz Cheese Popcorn, 1-1.2oz Butter Popcorn, 1-6oz Caramel Popcorn, 1-2oz Tree and Snowmen Gummies. All individually wrapped. 10.8oz $19.99

Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn Ashville, North Carolina
Pumpkin Spice Non-GMO Popcorn

Caramel Apple Non GMO Popcorn $12.00


Not Shown: Spicy Aztec Organic Hot Chocolate  $13.00 

Not Shown: Jacques Torres Classic Hot Chocolate $22.50

Not Shown: Variety Pack Williams Sonoma Hot Chocolate $34.95

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