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Is a gift card lame? If it's from a chain store, yes. If you shop LOCAL, then no. Well, that's what the Princeton Insider is going with . . .
Here are some local suggestions for gift cards ( great stocking stuffers) that are sure to bring smiles from everyone on your list.
Kids - who wants tears on Christmas day?
jaZams - what child would not want to enter the holy grail of local toys - slam dunk
Princeton Playspace - 10 session Open Play Pass will go a long way on snowy/rainy days
Labyrinth Books - such a wonderful feeling to buy your own books with your own money
Milk Money Consignment - an even better feeling buying your own toys and clothes with your own money
Teens - yuck yuck yuck - so hard to please but this list will ease the pain
Hoagie Haven - duh
Halo Pub - sweets always trump socks
Arlee's Raw Blends - for those who know better
Small World Coffee - not old enough for the Tap Room, but they still want to socialize
Princeton Record Exchange - what teen would not want to enter the holy grail of tuneage - slam dunk
Princeton Garden Theatre - introduce your teen to the BIG screen and possibly old school date night
Smart Card - what teen has quarters?
Rouge - give the girl a taste of what she has to look forward to
Significant Others - you think you know what to get them but then . . .wtf
McCarter Theatre - cultural gifts make you look smart
Zoe - chicest store in town = happy lady
A Little Taste of Cuba - you might not like it, but he certainly does
Hamilton Jewelers - when the last few gifts have been clunkers
Lisa Jones - accessories galore without breaking the bank
The Peacock Inn - bring the magic back with a romantic dinner and overnight (cue up the Al Green mix tape)
Princeton Center for Yoga & Health - give the gift of peace of mind - much needed and long over due
elements - yep, go big for the person who makes dinner every night for you
Lace Silhouettes Lingerie - for her but really for you
Anyone who is NOT a Significant Other - these peeps are just happy to be remembered
Public Wine & Liquor - beer or bubbly - slam dunk for those who drink
Brick Farm Market - gourmet goods for those who don't
Vibernum - the perfect gift for those who don't like to spend money on flowers
Olsson's Fine Foods - the perfect gift for those who don't like to spend money on nice cheeses and olives
Remember This: At the end of the eggnog infused, overly stuffed, and feeling like you have not a dollar to your name day - it's always better to GIVE then to receive.
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