PNL’S Holiday Gift Guide
The holiday season is right around the corner and the countdown to Christmas has begun. Choosing the perfect gift for everyone on your list can be a daunting task so we’ve compiled a helpful guide. From practical and luxurious to quirky and classic, our recommendations come from the heart in hopes of creating a stress-free shopping experience that allows for more time sipping hot chocolate than scouring the malls.
Featured on Oprah’s Favorite Things list, these slip-on, woven beauties are lightweight and feel great with real Memory Foam insoles.
“They are so super comfy and come in really cute colors,” Patti said. “I own 5 pair!”
Visit The Wash Tub in Leon Springs to pick up a pair…or 10.
Mizzen + Main Performance Sport Shirts
A purveyor in performance menswear, these shirts breathe, stretch and wick away moisture.
“They fit fabulously and are made of moisture-wicking, wrinkle-resistant fabric, which is perfect for Texas weather,” Patti said.
Head over to Accentric Fine Furnishings and Gifts in Boerne, or Mizzen + Main online to snag one for the man in your life.
“If you haven’t visited Accentric, you are missing out,” she said. “It has beautiful furnishings and clothing, accessories and the most wonderful managers and buyers! Their service and personalities make it a true treat to visit!”
Nest Fragrance Candles
Made with a premium, soft, highly refined, cosmetic-grade wax to optimize burn and fragrance diffusion, they come in a variety of scents and can be picked up at Nordstrom’s or Neiman Marcus.
“These are perfect for holiday hostess gifts and stocking stuffers,” Patti said. “They’re an all-time favorite!”
Anything from Sunset Ridge Home & Hardware
Nestled in the heart of Alamo Heights is this delightful shop offering a wide range of products for the kitchen, home, garden and more.
“You can’t go wrong by visiting this store,” Patti said. “They have everything you could want and more.”
Loma De Vida Massage or Spa Day
This secluded sanctuary situated on one of the highest points in San Antonio with breathtaking views of the Texas sky offers numerous options for massages and spa days.
“It truly is fabulous,” Patti said. “From the Herbal Steam, Himalayan Salt Sauna and Vitality Pool to the heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, it is the perfect place to unwind.”
Designed as an all-in-one multi-use kitchen powerhouse, frying food with little to no oil is now possible.
“My husband and I received one as a wedding gift and it is A-mazing,” Shelby said. “I was skeptical as to whether or not it would actually fry the food, but it does! We’ve thrown so many things in the basket from fish to potatoes to chicken wings and it all tastes great! Easy clean-up too!”
P.S. According to Shelby, this is also a Patti and Randy approved product!
Using only the highest quality ingredients from local producers, Garrett’s continues to handcraft their gourmet popcorn in old-fashioned copper kettles.
"Anyone who knows me knows I’m a popcorn fanatic and my absolute favorite of all time is Garrett’s,” Shelby said. “It’s always extra special when I buy it while in Chicago, but now you can order it online and have it shipped to your door. If you haven’t tried the Garrett’s Mix, you’re missing out.”
Philosophy believes beauty is more than skin deep, which is why their mission is to inspire beautiful skin and days with products that consistently deliver visible results.
“This is one of the best lotions I’ve tried in a long time,” Shelby said. “It has a subtle yet long-lasting fragrance. Don’t get hung up on the sticker price because it’s worth every penny! My favorite scent is Pure Grace but their whole line is heavenly.”
It might just be one of the most ingenious inventions ever. The convenient handle allows you to hang it on your wrist when not in use and makes climbing in the car with an umbrella an easy process now.
“Where has this umbrella been all my life?” Shelby said. “I received this product for my birthday this year and it has made rainy days fun again!”
Designing and creating bangle bracelets, necklaces, earrings and rings that adorn the body, enlighten the mind, and empower the spirit, this humanitarian and American-made company spreads positivity around the world with a charitable mission.
“I love accessories and this particular company has caused my jewelry collection to expand greatly,” Shelby said. “I really think they have a charm bracelet for every possible life situation, relationship or mood. It’s truly a beautiful product with a beautiful story!”