200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Palestine is known for its dogwoods each spring, so what better gift from the city than this specialty ornament handcrafted from recycled scrap metal by local artist Orlando Guillen.

In honor of our 200th issue falling during the holiday season, we’ve gathered 200 thoughtful gift ideas from around the Upper East Side of Texas. Some you can find online but for a true experience, plan a getaway around shopping, then dining at area restaurants, and staying over in one of the many hotels, resorts, Airbnbs, cabins, or bed and breakfasts in the region. Pick a quiet weekend soon or join the crowds for special events and deals on Small Business Saturday, November 30. Many of our gift ideas are made right here in the region, while others are carefully selected by talented buyers.

We kick off the list starting in the Northwest corner of the region and wind our way on down to the oldest town in Texas.

Always call ahead when visiting small towns -- some shops are only open a few days a week. Have loads of fun while you enjoy the giving!

1. PopKens Pickles -

Bread-N-Better

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

This pickle is nothing like a traditional bread-n-butter pickle. They use a unique blend of brown sugar, maple syrup, and cinnamon in a cider vinegar base and add garlic and onion as well.

2. PopKens Pickles - Diablo Dill

A flavorful heat with serrano and crushed red peppers but this pickle is not that hot. PopKens signature brine with maple syrup takes off the edge.

3. PopKens Pickles -

Jalapeno Honey

A few slices of locally sourced jalapeños and honey replacing the sugar portion of the brine. Not necessarily a sweet pickle but some added sweetness from the honey.

4. PopKens Pickles -

Spicy Lemon Dill

Kosher brine with a few slices of lemon. The garlic, dill and lemon flavor combo creates a pickle like no other — twangy with a citrus twist.

5. PopKens Pickles -

Keepin It Kosher

A traditional, old fashioned homemade pickle with a salty and sour twang.

Family-owned and operated from Whitewright, Texas. $8-$11.95

NTX BBQ Supply

Denison, TX

www.ntxbbq.com

6. Vintage & Home Goods    Denison

301 Mercantile

Denison, TX

(903) 423-2772

7. Original Artworks 

Sparrows Gallery

Denison, TX

(903) 337-0708

www.sparrowsgallery.com          

8. Unique Furniture

2 Chicks Home & Market

Denison, TX

(903) 815-2323

www.2chickshomeandmarket.com

9. Women’s Clothing

Salty Lime Boutique

Denison, TX

(903) 462-0619

www.saltylimeboutique.com

10. Women’s Clothing

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Sandi’s Boutique

Sherman, TX

 (903) 892-4240   

11. Jeans and T-shirts

Women’s clothing. In store or online.

$25 up

Pretty Southern Mess

Sherman, TX

www.prettysouthernmess.com

12. Baby and Children’s Clothes

Posh Little Pig

Sherman, TX

www.poshlittlepig.com

13. Gourmet Popcorn

Also candy, gifts and nostalgic drinks. $10 up

Pop Pop Popcorn

Sherman, TX

(903) 267-8322

14. Local Arts Foundation

Donate in the recipient’s name. The arts help build self esteem and better communities.

15. Hot Air Balloon Ride

Rides start at $249 per adult.

Rohr Balloons

McKinney, TX

(214) 733-9915

16. Children’s Emporium

Rockin’ AB

McKinney, TX

(469) 907-1053

www.rockinab.com

17. Food Walks of Texas

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Tour downtown restaurants. $59-$70

McKinney, TX

www.foodwalksoftexas.com

18. We Ate Well Food Tours

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Tour downtown restaurants. $59-$70

McKinney, TX

www.weatewellfoodtours.com

19. Steak 101 Class

This class includes learning about beef, then sampling the beef grilled by the crew at Local Yocal Farm-to-Market, McKinney’s organic butcher shop. $75 per person

McKinney, TX

www.localyocalfarmtomarket.com

20. A Grand Retreat 

Downtown location with walkable shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Grand Hotel

McKinney, TX

(214) 726-9250

www.grandhotelmckinney.com

21. Sailboat Ride

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Private and group cruises of Lake Ray Hubbard. $20 up.

Sail With Scott

Rockwall, TX

(855) 724-5948

www.sailwithscott.com

22. Harbor Lights Cruise

Double decker power party boat ride on Lake Ray Hubbard. $20 up.

DFW Harbor Lights Cruises

Rockwall, TX

(214) 534-3797

www.dfwboatride.com

23. Book Club Cafe Gift Card

For those on your gift list that like loud music, greasy food, and cold beer, as well as homemade breads, pastries, and hand-roasted coffee. $10 up.

Book Club Café

Rockwall, TX

(469) 314-1737

www.bookclubtx.com

24. Women’s Clothing

Poe & Arrows

Rockwall, TX

(972) 722-4850

25. Home Décor

Also women’s clothing and accessories. $25 up.

Bella’s House

Rockwall, TX

(972) 771-6800

26. Gifts

Variety of unique items including Mary of Puddin Hill chocolates.

Greenville Floral & Gifts

Greenville, TX

(903) 455-9423

www.greenvillefloralandgifts.com

27. Serving Board

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Resin River serving board by Greenville artist OJ  Stevens. $95

28. Cactus Mug

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Handmade speckled cactus mug. $35

29. Jewelry

Purple and blue dichroic glass pendant and white rhinestones on a rose gold chain. $40                                                                                             

30. Soy Wax Candles

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Candle and reed diffuser gift set, made with soy wax and essential oils. $79

31. Metal Rose

9.5in Metal Rose. $45                                  

32. Ceramic Planter

Light blue speckled hanging ceramic planter. $22.95                                                                                

33. Necklace & Earring Set

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Purple Iris Pearl necklace/ earring set. $40

Lenore Cole

Uptown Forum

Greenville, TX

(903) 453-8003

www.lenorecolecandles.com

34. Vintage Furniture

A local favorite for finding unique household items. $50 up.

Town Square Antique Mall

Sulphur Springs, TX

(903) 438-0286

www.townsquareantiquemall.com

35. Custom Jewelry

Find one-of-a-kind creations or bring in personal collection.  $50 up.

Hampton House Jewelry & Rock Store

Sulphur Springs, TX

(903) 439-0294

www.hamptonhousejewelry.com

36. The Bookworm Box Tote Bag

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Find charming gifts like a tote bag in this store in Sulphur Springs founded by New York Times best-selling author Colleen Hoover. Proceeds go to needy charities. Online shopping available. $20.

The Bookworm Box

Sulphur Springs, TX  

(903) 919-5027

www.thebookwormboxshop.com

37. Outdoor Décor

More than a shop, it’s an experience. Hardware, garden center, shoes, outdoor decor, toys, unique gift items, and so much more.

Hooten’s Hardware

Emory, TX

(903) 473-8788

www.hootensteel.com

38. Rooster Cafe Gift Card

Rooster Café

Winnsboro, TX

(903) 347-6541

www.theroostercafe.com

39. Liefie Gift Card

South African cuisine.

Liefie Li Vine

Winnsboro, TX

(903) 347-1111

www.liefie.us 

40. Southern Plantation Getaway

Thee Hubbell House

Winnsboro, TX

(903) 342-5629

www.theehubbellhouse.com

41. Bed & Breakfast Getaway

Clark House Bed & Breakfast

Winnsboro, TX

(903) 588-0465

www.clarkhousewinnssboro.com

42. Spa Day

$49 and up.   

Copper Leaf Spa

Winnsboro, TX

(903) 342-7772

www.copperleafspa.com

43. Goat Milk Soaps

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Plus upscale home decor, clothes, accessories, and gifts.

Clara Ida Frances

Winnsboro, TX

(903) 342-6137

www.claraidafrances.com

45. Original Artworks

Underwater photography, wood carvings, paintings, jewelry and more.

Culture Club Art Gallery

Winnsboro, TX

(903) 347-6036

www.cultureclubgallery.com

46. Concert Tickets

Variety of music styles.

The Bowery Stage

Winnsboro Center for the Arts

Winnsboro, TX

(903) 342-0686

www.winnsborocenterforthearts.com

47. Cheesecake

Laura’s Cheesecake   

Mount Pleasant, TX

(903) 577-8177

www.laurascheesecake.com

48. Candy

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Sweet Shop USA

Mount Pleasant, TX

(903) 575-0033

www.sweetshopusa.com

49. Winery Gift Card

Los Pinos Ranch Vineyards

Pittsburg, TX

(903) 855-1769

50. Farm to Fork Culinary Retreat

Rent a cabin and reserve a private cooking class with Chef Eva. Retreat includes a farm stay, relax in log cabins and spend time cooking, eating, and renewing friendships. Pricing starts at $720 for eight participants, $90 for each additional person.

Greer Farm    

Daingerfield, TX

(903) 645-323

www.greerfarm.com

51. Sip & Shop Tour

Wineries, food, shopping, entertainment. $75 up.

Sip & Shop Texas

(903) 393-9737

www.etxsipandshop.com

52. Caddo Lake Tour

Big Cypress Tours

Uncertain, TX

(903) 570-3319

www.bigcypresstours.com

53. Excelsior House Getaway

Excelsior House

Jefferson, TX

(903) 665-2313

www.theexcelsiorhouse.com

54. Nostalgic Gift

Jefferson General Store

Jefferson, TX

(903) 665-8481

www.jeffersongeneralstore.com

55. Latte Mug

Handmade stoneware. In store or online. $11.99  

Martinez Pottery Store

Marshall, TX

(903) 923-0850

www.martinezpottery.onlin

56. Ronaldo Designer Bracelets

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Bracelets are Sterling Silver, 14K gold or platinum handmade artist wire. $67-$285.

57. Spartina 449 Sea La Vie

Dream Necklace

$34.95

58. John Heart Designs

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Handcrafted and personalized bags made in the USA. $32-$302.

59. Corckcicle Stemless Wineglass

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$29.95

Deborah’s Boutique

Marshall, TX

(903) 927-2330

60. Authentic Italian Wine

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Authentic Italian wine merchant specializing in imported wines and Italian goods.

Pazzo Vino Wine Merchant by Piertros​

Marshall, TX 

(903) 472-4555

62. Classic Children’s Clothing

$35-$60

Blissmore Valley Ranch Company Store

Marshall, TX

(903) 472-4550

63.The Ginocchio Gift Card

Chef Reynaldo Jandres, formerly of the Village Grill in Shreveport, presents the finest in steaks, seafood, pasta, and appetizers.  Fine dining and cocktails in a truly unique and memorable setting.  Located in the historic Ginocchio Hotel. $50.

The Ginocchio​

Marshall, TX

(903) 927-1400                                                                  

64. Enoch’s Stomp Norton

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

This award-winning medium bodied, dry, red wine excites the palate with ripe cherry raspberry aromas and a hint of spicy oak.

Enoch’s Stomp Vineyard & Winery

Harleton, TX

(903) 240-1587

www.enochsstomp.com

65. Books, Gifts, & Gourmet

Barron’s

Longview, TX

(903) 663-2060

www.shopbarrons.com

66. Cace’s Cuisine

Takeout and specialty food store offering favorite dishes from the famous Johnny Cace’s family. Don’t forget the cheese spread and garlic croutons! $10 up.           

The Cace Kitchen

Longview, TX

(903) 212-7720

www.thecacekitchen.com

67. Tuscan Pig Gift Card

Delicious lasagna!

Tuscan Pig Italian Kitchen

Longview, TX

(903) 651-1833

www.tuscanpig.com

68. Kid’s Clothes

Lollipops & Lace

Longview, TX

(903) 663-5437

69. Artisan Goat Cheese

Available in numerous other locations. $8 up.

Haute Goat Creamery

White Oak, TX

(430) 558-8020

www.hautegoatcreamery.com

70. Wellness & Yoga Retreat

$429 up.

Retreat in the Pines

Mineola, TX

(469) 248-5184

www.retreatinthepines.com

71. Fried Pies

Fresh Farmhouse Fried Pies.

Mineola Mercantile   

Mineola, TX

(903) 569-885

72. Homemade Fudge

Between Friends

Mineola, TX

(903) 569-0322

www.betweenfriendsantiques.com

73. Logan’s Gift Card

A restaurant at the Beckham Hotel.

Logan’s Place

Mineola, TX

(903) 638-8320                                                                                  

74. Vintage Home Décor

Sweet Magnolia Vintage

Mineola, TX

(714) 305-5096

75. Women’s Boutique & Salon

The Royal Leopard

Mineola, TX

(903) 376-2112

76. Gourmet Cheesecake

Bryan’s Cheesecakes

Mineola, TX

(903) 881-0420

www.bryanscheesecakes.com

77. Hand-crafted Jewelry

Online store. $25 up.  

Peles Song Jewelry

Lindale, TX

(361) 739-7941

www.pelessongjewelry.com

78. White Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Find Kaetlin’s Confections now at this store established in 1946.

79. Handmade Peppermint

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Handmade peppermint bowls, dolls, sticks, and candy canes just in time for the holiday season. $5 up

Lindale Candy Co.    

Lindale, TX

(903) 730-1050

80. Miranda Lambert Gifts

The Pink Pistol

Lindale, TX

(903) 882-9305

www.thepinkpistol.com

81. Valle della Pace Vineyard’s Peach Wine

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Even fans of dry wines love this subtle sweet peach treat.

Valle della Pace Vineyards

Garden Valley, TX

(903) 730-6721

www.valledellapace.com

83. Seasonal Scented Candles

Fall and Christmas scents include Apples and Spice, Roasted Pumpkin Seed, Almond Milk & Tupelo Honey, Pumpkin Vanilla, Spicy Cinnamon Hot Toddy, Warm Cinnamon Buns, Frosted Cranberry & Sugared Vanilla, Juniper Berry & Lime Zest, Snowflakes at Midnight, Holiday Plum, and Sweet Cream. $26.50

84. Kids Clothes & Toys

85. I Love You Trinket Trays

86. Southern Sisters Home Hand Towels. $14.95

Bouquets & Bows

Van, TX

(903) 963-7801

www.bouquetsandbows.biz

87. Vintage Records

Visitors enjoy a walk down memory lane and collectors find a variety of vinyl records and even 8-track tapes.

BE’s Records

Ben Wheeler, TX

(903) 681-4056                                                                                  

88. Local Wines

One-stop-shop to pick up locally made wines. Selection includes wines from Fiesta Winery, 3 P’s in a Vine, White Fox, Valle della Pace, Messina Hof, Eden Hill, and M6 Winery. Women’s Boutique too!

Vintage Cork

Ben Wheeler, TX

www.vintagecork917.com

89. Custom Knives

Handforged, functional, and beautiful knives by designer Johnathan Sibley of Djinn Knives. Order online or visit shop. $250 up

The Blade Bar

Ben Wheeler, TX

(903) 246-5682

www.djinndesigns.com

90. Concert Tickets

Check their calendar and grab tickets for your favorite music lover. $15 up

Moore’s Store

Ben Wheeler, TX

(903) 833-5100

www.mooresstore.com

91. The Forge Gift Card

The Forge Bar & Grill

Ben Wheeler, TX

(903) 833-5970

www.theforgebenwheeler.com

92. Whisk Bowls

Make great hostess gifts. $50 up

93. Oversized Jars

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Reintroduced after 30 years in the design archive, these jars are gorgeous. $130 up

94. Small Oval Serving Dishes

Great animal print. $48 up

95. Dinner Plates

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

$60 up

Potters Brown

Edom, TX

(903) 852-6473

www.pottersbrown.com

96. Unique Bird & Fairy Houses

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

$250 up

Arbor Castle Birdhouses

Edom, TX

(903) 852-7893

www.arborcastlebirdhouses.com

97. Silver Earrings

$50 up

Zeke & Marty

Edom, TX

(903) 852-3311

www.zekeandmarty.com                                                         

98. Silver & Gems Bracelet

$265

Zeke & Marty

Edom, TX

(903) 852-3311

www.zekeandmarty.com

99. Jasper Pendant

$425

Zeke & Marty

Edom, TX

(903) 852-3311

www.zekeandmarty.com

100. Randy Martin Kinetic Sculptures

$120 up

Edom Art Emporium

Edom, TX

(903) 920-2323

www.edomartemporium.com

101. Original Paintings

by Kerian Massey

$100 up

Edom Art Emporium

Edom, TX

(903) 920-2323

www.edomartemporium.com

102. Original Artworks

 More than 30 fine artists represented. $50 up

Edom Art Emporium

Edom, TX

(903) 920-2323

www.edomartemporium.com

103. The Palate Gift Card

The Palate Dining Room

Edom, TX

(903) 343-0781

104. Plants & Garden Art

Blue Moon Gardens

Edom, TX

(903) 852-3897

www.bluemoongardens.com

105. Yoga Classes

$10 per visit/$80 unlimited per month

Shakti Yoga Studio

Edom, TX

(903) 513-3490                 

106. Funky Red Crawfish

$350

The Experience

Edom, TX

(817) 721-7778

www.edomexperience.com

107. Hats & Clothing

$25 up

The Experience

Edom, TX

(817) 721-7778

www.edomexperience.com

108. Unlimited Choices

Every Thursday through Sunday before the first Monday of the month.

First Monday Trade Days

Canton, TX

(903) 567-6556

www.visitcantontx.com

109. Val’s Gift Card

Val’s Italian Restaurant

Canton, TX

(903) 567-3388

www.valsitalianrestaurant.com

110. Spa Day & Yoga Classes

$50 up

Yama Yoga Studio and Wellness Center

Canton, TX

(903) 802-8599

www.yamayoga.net

111. Vintage Home Décor

Gift cards available. $25 up. 

LaurieAnna’s Vintage Home

Canton, TX

www.laurieannas.com

112. Resort Getaway

Cottage rentals and RV sites and a yurt! $50 up.

Mill Creek Ranch Resort

Canton, TX

(877) 927-3439

www.millcreekranchresort.com

113. Kyser Capos

For the guitar picker in your life. Order online or find in music stores all over the world.

Canton, TX

www.kysermusical.com

114. Steakhouse Gift Certificate

Four Winds Steakhouse

Wills Point, TX

(903) 873-2225

www.fourwindssteakhouse.com

115. New Southern Cuisine

Gift Card

Dove’s Nest

Waxahachie, TX

(972) 938-3683

www.thedovesnestrestaurant.com

116. Herbal Apothecaries

Holistic health options, bulk herbs, natural soaps, and plant medicines. $10 up.

Wild Thyme Herb Shop

Waxahachie, TX

(512) 284-1152

www.wildthymeherbshop.blogspot.com

117. Home Décor

Briarpatch Gift Store

Waxahachie, TX

(972) 937-7717

118. Vintage Clothing & Accessories

Bon Ton Vintag

Waxahachie, TX

www.bontonvintage.com

119. Retro Western Boots

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Visit store or shop online. $150 up

Bellas & Broncos Bootique

Waxahachie, TX 

(214) 264-2001                           

120. Lillians Hangers

Thrift store with proceeds benefitting women’s shelters. $10 up

Lillians Hangers

Ennis  

(214) 284-5533

121. Volunteer Firefighters  - Organization

Donate in the recipient’s name. Support local first responders.

122. Exclusive Texas Coffee Mugs

Exclusive Texas coffee mugs @ Sara Hines Design.  This mom and pop coffee and gift shop has a very creative daughter, Sara Hines. $8. Coffee refills $1 with cup.

Timber’s Coffee & Gifts

Corsicana, TX

123. Entertainment

Gift tickets for shows in this restored Vaudeville theater.

The Palace Theatre

Corsicana, TX

(903) 874-7792

124. Contemporary Western Art

by Tim Pattison​

$100 up. Gallery open by appointment. Online sales.

Loft Gallery

Corsicana, TX

(936) 215-4750

www.tornillofineart.com

125. Women’s Clothing

Cotton Kisses Boutique

Corsicana, TX

(903) 229-7694          

126. Unique Plants & Gifts

The Square Root

Corsicana, TX

(903) 874-1516

127. Repurposed Gifts

Old Lumberyard Food & Finds

Corsicana, TX

(903) 874-4652                                                                                  

128. Famous Fruitcake

Collin Street Bakery

Corsicana, TX

(In store and online. Also stores in Lindale and Waco)

(800) 504-1896

www.collinstreet.com

129. Pet Rescue Organization

Donate in your recipient’s name to help rescue pets.

130. Cream Cheese Spreads

Cheese and other products made fresh on the farm.

Full Quiver Farms

Kemp, TX

(903) 498-3884

www.fullquiverfarmstexas.com

131. Mom Mugs

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132. Home Decor

133. Willow Tree Figures

134. Designer Paper Plates

Chasing Rabbits

Athens, TX

(903) 292-5085

135. Winery Getaway

Peaceful, quiet, luxurious, historic, wine country experience. Unique vineyard and winery resort style experience. The Tara Inn overlooks acres of vibrant vineyards. A cabin sits in a wooded area on a nature trail and there’s also a carriage house. Starts at $70

Tara Vineyard & Winery

Athens, TX

(903) 675-7023

www.tarawinery.com

136. Original Artworks

211 Gallery

Athens, TX

(903) 203-8971

www.artgallery211.net

137. Zip Line Adventure

New York, Texas ZipLine Adventures

New York, TX

(903) 681-3791

www.goziptexas.com

138. Texas Blueberry Dessert Wine

Award-winning wines. $15 up

White Fox Vineyards

Murchison, TX

(903) 469-3702

www.whitefoxvineyards.com

139. The Pegasus Project

Donate in your recipient’s name to this horse rescue mission.

The Pegasus Project

Murchison, TX

(903) 469-3578

www.mypegasusproject.org

140. Antiques & More

Wagon Wheel Antique Mall

Murchison, TX

(903) 469-4321

www.wagonwheelantiquemall.com

141. Keto Friendly Baked Goods

Pick up locations in Murchison, Corsicana, Waco, Tyler, Brownsboro, Paris, Fort Worth, Princeton, McKinney, and South Austin.    

Texas Keto Baking Co.

Murchison, TX

(903) 308-6008

www.texasketobakingco.com

142. Wade’s Gift Card

Wade’s Place Cajun Cooking

Chandler, TX

(903) 849-2729

www.wadesplacechandler.com

143. Gifts

Boutique clothing, gifts, jewelry, feed, seed, and gardening needs. $10 up

Chandler Country Store

Chandler, TX

(903) 849-6881

www.chandlercountrystore.com

144. Farm Fresh Goods

Stillwater Farm Market Store

Chandler, TX

(903) 515-3502

www.stillwatermarket.farm

145. Community Support

Make a donation in your recipient’s name to local foundations, economic development, chambers, visitor’s bureaus, etc. that help build healthy communities.

146. Villa Montez Gift Card

Villa Montez Restaurant

Tyler, TX

(903) 592-9696

www.villamontez.com

147. Sushi Gift Card  

Wasabi Sushi Bar & Asian Bistro

Tyler, TX

(903) 939-0211

www.wasabityler.com

148. Gifts & More

903 Handmade

Tyler, TX

(903) 630-7823

www.903handmade.com

149. 2012 Reserve Cabernet

$55.99.

150. 2013 Bilancia - Cab Blend

$26.99

Online any time/on site by appointment.

Pelle Legna

Tyler, TX

(903) 521-6266

www.pellelegna.com

151. Kiepersol Getaway

Food, wine, spirits,  place.

Kiepersol Estates

Tyler, TX

(903) 894-8995

www.kiepersol.com

152. Jimmy’s Straight Texas Bourbon

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Jimmy’s is one of three spirits produced by the distillery at Kiepersol south of Tyler. The amber-colored bourbon reflects through the lenses of Jimmy Hines’ torpedo bomber pilot goggles, highlighting the theme of freedom. Aromas of vanilla and cinnamon lead into a toffee palate and a smooth, lingering finish.

Kiepersol Estates

Tyler, TX

(903) 894-8995

www.kiepersol.com

153.Coffee & More Gift Cards

The Foundry

Tyler, TX

(903) 944-7805

www.foundry-coffee.com

154. Gifts & More

Potpourri House

Tyler, TX

(903) 592-4171

potpourrihouse.com

155. Greenberg Smoked Turkey

Greenberg Smoked Turkey

Tyler, TX

(903) 595-0725

www.gobblegobble.com

156. Old Fashioned Pound Cake

Janie’s Cakes

Tyler, TX

(903) 592-6150

www.janiescakes.com

157. Cumberland Park Getaway

Stay for the weekend exploring the shops, restaurants, and entertainment.

Hampton Inn & Suites

Tyler, TX

(903) 630-7272

158. Studio Movie Grill Gift Card

Eat, drink, movies.

Studio Movie Grill

Tyler, TX

(903) 508-6991

www.studiomoviegrill.com

159. FD’s Gift Card

FD’s Grillhouse​​

Tyler, TX

(903) 630-7683

160. Musical Instrument

Guitar Center

Tyler, TX

(903) 509-3660

www.guitarcenter.com

161. Books

Half Price Books

Tyler, TX

(903) 561-8258

www.hpb.com/016

162. Frozen Pops

Gusterz Gourmet Pops

Tyler, TX

(903) 581-7677

www.gusterz.com

163. Trampoline Park Gift Card

Urban Air Indoor Trampoline Park  

Tyler, TX

(903) 220-0919

www.urbanairtrampolinepark.com

164. Organic Whole Foods  

Whole Health

Tyler, TX

(903) 581-8811

www.wholehealthstore.com

165. Gifts & More

House of Wynne​

Tyler, TX

(903) 504-5557

www.houseofwynne.com

166. Clawfoot Tubs

Tyler, TX

Platinum Bath

(903) 475-3862                            

167. Monogrammed Linens

Sadie’s Stitchery

Tyler, TX

(903) 747-8025

www.sadiesstitchery.com

168. Planetarium Movies

Memberships available or  shows.

The Earth and Space Science Center

Tyler, TX

(903) 510-2312

www.sciencecenter.tjc.edu

169. Mexican Food Gift Card

Don Juan on the Square

Tyler, TX

(903) 526-07092

www.donjuantyler.com

170. The Grove Gift Card

The Grove Kitchen & Gardens

Tyler, TX

(903) 939-0209

www.thegrovetyler.com

171. Support the Kids

Donate in your recipient’s name to a school foundation. Many schools have foundations where the community can pitch in to ensure children’s needs are met.

172. Sadler’s Gift Card

Sadler’s Restaurant

Jacksonville, TX

(903) 589-0866

www.sadlersrestaurant.com

173. Locally Made Baskets

Texas Basket Company

Jacksonville, TX

(903) 586-8014

www.texasbasket.com

174. Ritual Dining Gift Card

Ritual 

Jacksonville, TX

(903) 284-6880

www.ritualonmain.com

175. Women’s Clothing

Raven Jute Salon & Boutique

Jacksonville, TX

(903) 747-7199

www.ravenjute.com

176. Home Décor

Chantilly’s

Jacksonville, TX

(254) 913-7696

www.shopchantillys.com

177. Women’s Clothing

Country Charm Boutique

Jacksonville, TX

(903) 541-4705

www.countrycharmcandlesboutique.com

178. Redlands Hotel Stay

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Wonderful historic building with renovated suites. $135 up

Redlands Hotel

Palestine, TX

(903) 729-2345

www.redlandshistoricinn.com

179. Train Rides

Texas State Railroad

Palestine

(855) 632-7729

www.texasstaterailroad.net 

180. Dogwood Ornament

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Palestine is known for its annual Dogwood Trails Festival each spring, so what better gift from the city known for its dogwoods than this specialty ornament handcrafted from recycled scrap metal by local artist Orlando Guillen. They are also featured on jewelry found at this gift shop and home decor store featuring everything from brand new and shabby chic to rustic and vintage. $35

Wells Creek Crossing

Palestine, TX

(903) 724-1220

181. Oxbow T-Shirts 

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Grab a T-shirt for your favorite pie enthusiast and a gift certificate.

Oxbow Bakery

Palestine, TX

(903) 723-5100

www.oxbowpies.com

                                 

182. Bird Baths

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Add some beauty to your garden with these beautiful bird baths, $69- $75

183. Hello Mello Lounge Wear

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Whether you prefer matching pajamas or lounge pants, relax in style with lounge wear by Hello Mello featuring signature soft stretchy fabric. $11.99 to $24.99                                                       

184. Welcome Mat

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Sassafras Welcome Mats and Insert doormats. $8.99-$15.99

185. Yard Flags

Evergreen yard flags come with sturdy metal posts that easily go into the ground to brighten any garden or decorate a front yard. Flags are $12.99, with metal posts for $9.99.

This shop is located in the historical Rusk Elementary School building and offers a unique shopping experience featuring everything from paint, building supplies, and power tools to kitchen gadgets, gift items, lawn and garden supplies, and high-end barbecue grills.

Braly’s Ace Hardware

Palestine, TX

(903) 723-2179

www.acehardware.com

186. David Tripp Art

Small town and rural paintings by David Tripp.

The Gallery at Redlands

Palestine, TX

(936) 546-6978

187. Customized Wood Signs

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

Share your love from the Upper East Side of Texas with these customized wooden signs. $8 each. While there, check out the other gift items at the store featuring antiques, primitives, vintage, work

by local artists, handmade jewelry, soaps and more.

Old Town Vintage & More

Palestine, TX

(903) 221-6233

188. Child Abuse Prevention

Donate in your recipient’s name to the Children’s Advocacy Center in theirs or a neighboring county.

189. Pecan Sampler

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

A delicious sample of flavors including Creamy Milk Chocolate, Toasted Honey, Chocolate Toffee, Southern Candied Praline, Cinnamon Toasted, Deep Dark Chocolate and Creamy White pecans.

$31.99

Rattlesnake Ranch Pecan Company

Crockett, TX

(936) 624-2368

www.rattlesnakeranchpecans.com

190. Fredonia Getaway

The Fredonia Hotel

Nacogdoches, TX

(936) 564-1234

www.thefredonia.com

191. Texas Teddy

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

$21.95

Heart of Texas Gift Gallery

Nacogdoches, TX

(936) 564-6178

www.heartoftexasonline.com

192. Soy Wax Candles

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

$24.99 up

Heart of Texas Gift Gallery

Nacogdoches, TX

(936) 564-6178

www.heartoftexasonline.com

193. Fine Art Coaster

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

"Coca-Cola Wall" by Greg Patterson. $12

House of Photography

Nacogdoches, TX

(936) 569-7116

www.houseofphotography.biz

194. Fine Art Coaster

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

"Central Fire Station 5" by Greg Patterson. $12

195. Fine Art Coaster

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

"City Hall" by Greg Patterson. $12

196. Fine Art Coaster

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

"Downtown Nacogdoches" by Greg Patterson. $12

197. Fine Art Coaster

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

"Historic Train Depot" by Greg Patterson. $12

198. Camera Film Roll Keychains

200 Favorite Things Gift Guide

$4

House of Photography

Nacogdoches, TX

(936) 569-7116

www.houseofphotography.biz

199. Artisan Stained Glass Gifts

Glass Castles

Nacogdoches, TX

(936) 560-3249

www.glasscastles.com

200. Favorite Interest

Pick a charity they’ll want to support and donate in their name.                                      

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