holiday gift guide 2017


Holiday season is upon us and it’s time to start thinking about shopping for friends and family. Our local community is filled with shops and vendors offering amazing products and services perfect for gifting. Join us in shopping small this holiday season. Check out some lovely local business men and women and start checking off your list!

Our Annual Holiday Gift Guide is rolling out the 2017 gifting season with warm welcomes, creative gift ideas and the happy faces behind the businesses! In addition to featuring these great gift ideas, the 2017 guide also includes a special promotion gift card section in the back. Using the coupon codes listed for each business, you’ll be able to take advantage of special partnered offers like purchasing a $50 gift card for only $40, one more gift down and more money in your pocket!

The relationships that have come from putting this guide together have been amazing for me. Plus, you get a little savings which makes all the work that much sweeter. I’m happy to have one place you can turn to help get holiday shopping done quickly so you can slow down and truly enjoy this time of year.

2017 Annual Holiday Gift Guide | Expressions by Jamie

This year’s participating businesses include:

Expressions by Jamie

In this year’s guide, I’m offering special pricing on a one hour lifestyle portrait session with print credit. Gifting this to Mom for updated family photos will certainly make you her favorite on Christmas morning. For everyone else on your list, highlighted in the guide is a special scrumptious smelling fall candle set and specially priced watercolor painting from our new shop along with a gift card and full shop special!


Tamara & Company

Tamara and her team are permanent make-up artists offering microblading, lash enhancement and permanent make-up. With two locations in Thurmont and Westminster, Maryland, they are more than prepared to get you holiday ready. This years offerings include special prices on microblading, lash enhancement and lash boost in this year’s guide along with a gift card special.


Pampered Chef by Colleen Gouge

As a Pampered Chef Independant Consultant, Colleen has something for everyone on your list. She can help you get ready to cook Christmas dinner or find the perfect gift for the foodie in your life. Colleen even has options for your little chefs. She is featuring an electric wine opener, various stocking stuffers and even a kid’s pizza set in this year’s guide. Don’t know what to choose? Colleen is also offering a free gift with every $50 gift card purchase.


Board & Brush

Ericka and Zack are head of Board & Brush in Gettysburg.  Their creative studio specializing in helping you create personalized wood signs for your home. Their classes make for a fun night out with your friends or the perfect holiday celebration. Board & Brush is offering discounts on single workshops, private parties, pre-made signs and gift cards. View  the holiday guide to take advantage of this special pricing and make the perfect holiday gift for friends or family.


Rock Star Designs

Karen and Sam help you personalize your life by working with you to customize t-shirts, wood signs, wine glasses and so much more. They help you memorialize a special time in your life or proudly represent the group or team you’re with. They’re featuring wood signs, custom t-shirts and drinkware in this years guide. We could see you getting custom cups made before your party at Board & Brush for the perfect holiday celebration!


Jester’s Computer Service

The last thing you need this holiday season is a computer virus slowing down your holiday shopping. Jester’s Computer Service has been helping South Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland residents and small business owners with all of their computer needs since 1998. In this year’s holiday guide, they’re offering special pricing on computer systems, anti-virus software and computer clean-ups. A new computer makes the perfect gift for the tech junkie or college bound senior in your life.


Color Street

Color Street representative Sara Etzler helps you achieve beautiful manicures by providing a quick, easy alternative to regular nail polish so you can get back to doing the things you love quicker. With can’t beat prices on nail strips, you’ll want to buy them for everyone on your list including yourself (perfect for stocking stuffers).


Meekly Yours

Meekly Yours is a hand lettering and graphic design studio creating cards and laser cut items meant to spread joy to everyone who receives one of her thoughtfully designed products. Katie is offering gift card discounts, bookmarks, laser cut ornaments and my favorite “Oh the places you’ll go” laser cut sign in this year’s guide.


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