The tempo of the season is reaching its height and everyone is rushing to finish their shopping before Christmas. Here is a handy print and take list to help you find those last elusive holiday presents:
Today's Treasures Antiques, Plymouth - Moorcroft pottery; antique Lionel trains; pedal cars; brass book holders; merigold carnival glass bowl set; antique kitchen bowls; metal soldiers; pen knives; miner's hats and lunchboxes; Nancy Drew and Tom Swift novels; large rhinestone lapel pins; selection of antique furniture.
Lowe's, Edwardsville - Kolbalt tool sets for apartment dwellers and newlyweds; orchids and house plants; extra short and extra long garden tools; ergonomic shovels; large selection of decorative mirrors; heavy door mats; area rugs; small table lamps; step stools; how-to books; dishwashers; gift certificates.
Pizza Perfect, Trucksville - gift certificates, perfect for children to enjoy the model trains and village or for teenagers.
House of Nutrition, Luzerne - elegant Judy Jackson stonewear mugs and water pitcher; selection of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free items to fill a gift basket; Ecoist candy wrapper handbags; headbands; local maple syrup and honey; beautiful beaded cuff bracelets.
Luzerne Lumber - large size car snow brooms; wood axes; tape measures; large selection of heavy work gloves; work lights; extra large shovels; galvanized coal buckets; lazer levels; red wagons and tricycles; power generators for emergencies.
AAA, WilkesBarre - basic membership for an elderly relative; a cruise to someplace warm and relaxing.
Long John Silver's, Edwardsville - gift certificate for this or other restaurants affected by this year's flooding.
Orloski's Car Wash and Lube Shop, WilkesBarre - gift certificates for car washes.
WilkesBarre/Scranton Penguin Store, WilkesBarre - jerseys, jackets, and hockey equipment; tickets to purchase at the Arena for a future game.
Martz Bus, WilkesBarre - tickets to see a Broadway show; one day or multiple day trips.
Barnes and Noble WilkesCollege Bookstore, WilkesBarre - gift certificates towards the purchase of text books; college sweatshirts and hoodies for current and former students.
JoAnn Fabrics, Edwardsville - no sew fleece throws; sewing baskets; Ott lights; childrens' craft kits; candy,pretzel and lollipop molds; metal star design accents, baskets.
Your favorite beauty shop - gift certificates for hair and nails.
Dick's Clothing and Sporting Goods, WilkesBarre - scout equipment.
Barnes & Noble, WilkesBarre - Polish dictionary (or Spanish, German, Italian); local history books by Harrison Wick; wire puzzles; Lego kits for kids or adults; any book by David McCullough; a European or foreign decorating magazine; car repair or home repair manuals; educational toys for children.
Your favorite grocery store - gift certificates make great gifts for the college student; grocery totes make great gifts for grandparents; freshly ground coffee; fragrant pineapples to wrap in cellophane and tie with raffia; boxes of oranges; herb tea selection to fill gift baskets.
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