2020 Holiday Guide | Newtown Moms

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about the Holidays! I hope this shortlist provides you with both some solid inspiration and any needed motivation to check all of the dads, moms, kids and everyone in between off your list, as well as to take some of the pressure off in planning your special holiday dinners.

Stop by Traveling Chic Boutique for a glimpse of Winter’s hottest trends in the area’s coolest stores! Find a perfect gift for the special gal in your life. Whether she’s a fan of on-trend sweaters & tops, stylish bottoms, cozy loungewear, or versatile athlesiure, you’re sure to find a perfect gift.

Traveling Chic Boutique is now open in TWO locations. Shop Brookfield at 800 Federal Road, Unit A-4 or Oxford at the Quarry Rock 308 Center Rock Green.

Follow Traveling Chic Boutique on Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates.

Plato’s Closet is your Holiday destination for teen clothes, shoes, and more! With inventory changing nearly every day, shop your favorite brands like Adidas, American Eagle, Free People, Lucky, Lululemon, Nike, Vineyard Vines, and more. Not sure exactly what to buy for that trendy girl in your life? Consider a gift card that will let her pick from thousands of trendy items.

Plato’s Closet is located at 67 Newtown Road, Danbury. Now in a new (huge) location a few doors down.  

Follow Plato’s Closet on Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates.

 

Gift one of The Mason Jar’s self care boxes to that special mom, teacher, friend or anyone who could use a little extra love this holiday season! Choose your own candle scent from the Mason Jar Home Line and reserve one to be delivered, picked up or shipped on the date you choose!
Grab yours now at www.TheMasonJarMonroe.com!

Jewelry is the number one gift for any holiday so look no further than the Mason Jar for the perfect line of dainty, sparkly, glowing pieces by Chloe + Lois. Boss lady Brooke from right over the border in Poughkeepsie, NY, designs each piece with incredible quality, beauty, uses sterling silver as a base metal on all items and is a perfect price point from $20-$54. The Mason Jar has pieces that will make all the women in your life smile this holiday season!

Shop Chloe + Lois at www.TheMasonJarMonroe.com.

Keep up with all the latest from The Mason Jar Monroe by following along on Instagram and Facebook. 

If a guy in your life is searching for a new heating solution for your home or wanting to take on a fireplace renovation, look no further than Black Swan. Black Swan is a full service heating appliance store with a huge selection of electric, gas, & wood fireplaces, electric, gas, wood, & pellet stoves, and fireplace inserts.

Black Swan is located at 182 South Main Street in Newtown or 99 Danbury Road in New Milford. Follow along on Facebook & Instagram for all of your fireplace and heating needs.

Plato’s Closet is your Holiday destination for teen clothes, shoes, and more! With inventory changing nearly every day, shop your favorite brands like Adidas, American Eagle, Free People, Lucky, Lululemon, Nike, Vineyard Vines, and more. Not sure exactly what to buy for that guy in your life? Consider a gift card that will let him pick from thousands of trendy items. 

Plato’s Closet is located at 67 Newtown Road, Danbury. Now in a new (huge) location a few doors down.  

Follow Plato’s Closet on Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates. 

 

bella bliss® creates heirloom-quality pieces for the most discerning clientele. We design collections that allow your children to play freely and express themselves with style and elegance. This holiday season we are focusing on the theme of love travels. As a company dedicated to children, it is important to spread the message that change can be made and comfort can be found through kindness and hope.

At Traveling Chic Boutique we support local! We carry a wide range of locally made jewelry and accessories.

Traveling Chic Boutique is now open in TWO locations. Shop Brookfield at 800 Federal Road, Unit A-4 or Oxford at the Quarry Rock 308 Center Rock Green.

Follow Traveling Chic Boutique on Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates.

Aquila’s Nests Vineyards, Newtown’s newest spot to enjoy a glass of wine in their 2,000 sq ft winery and 41 acre vineyard property, is celebrating the Holiday Season with exclusive gift packs perfect for your family members, friends, or neighbors. Select one of the following for the special wine lover in your life:

  • Queen of Illyria Red Blend, Princess of Troy Merlot, Sibyl Dry Rose, Zana e Malit Dry Riesling, or Siren Moscato in a burlap gift bag. Pricing varies $27 – $36 per bottle
  • Aquila’s Nest Custom Vineyard Views Wood Box with wine of your choice – $75
  • Aquila’s Nest Wine & Snack Box comprised of a bottle of white & a bottle of red paired with BD Provisions snacks – $75

Located at 56 Pole Bridge Road, Newtown, Aquila’s Nest invites you to stop by and pick up gift packs at their winery on Thursday – Sunday. Enjoy a tasting or purchase bottles of wine Thursday & Friday from 5PM to 8PM, Saturday from 11AM to 8PM, and Sunday from 11AM to 6PM. (Reservations required on weekends if seated for a tasting). Keep up with all of the Holiday Happenings at Aquila’s Nest, by following along on Facebook and Instagram

Let’s Deck the Halls (and Trees!) with ornament kits from AR Workshop in Fairfield! Bring the festivities home with a Holi-DIY To Go Kit! Choose from a Set of 6 Wood Slice Ornaments or a Set of 6 Classic Wood Ornaments! Choose multiple collections to make your tree extra festive this year. Kits include all materials including stencils, wood, a PrimARy Paint Essentials Kit, brushes and instructions. Order today by visiting here and pick up curbside!

AR Workshop Fairfield is located at 869 Post Road, Fairfield. Follow along on Facebook & Instagram for AR Workshop’s latest updates. 

BD Provisions Coffee Tour Around The WorldThis new gift features a 1/2 lb of each of the following coffees:

*Oraganic Ethiopia Natural (light roast)
*Organic Ethiopia Washed (medium roast)
*Organic Papua New Guinea (dark roast)
*Organic Peru (dark roast)
*Organic Guatemala (dark roast)
Midnight Joe – BD Provisions’ Signature blend of Colombia, Brazil, & India Monsoon Beans.

BD Provisions Olive Oils and Vinegar make the perfect gift for that person in your life that loves to cook or enjoys salads.  

Our Basil Olive oil is a must-try.  They actually press the olives with fresh basil leaves. 

Our Fig Balsamic is thick and rich and perfect with Goat cheese, on a salad, or as dressing for grilled vegetables.  Stop in and see the full assortment — we have over 16 on tap ready for you to try!

Brighten someone’s holiday with a locally crafted beautifully scented candle from BD Provisions. We have local town themes including Newtown, Sandy Hook, Bethel, Brookfield, Monroe and over a dozen scents including Home For The Holidays, Orange Pomegranate, Bartlett Pear, Cardamom, Fraser Fur, and Elf’s Breath.

With a wide selection of bulk dry goods products, BD Provisions is the ultimate destination for gifts for the food lover in your life. Visit the store at 125 South Main Street, Newtown. Follow along for latest news on Instagram and Facebook

Black Swan has unique signs that your host will love. The following are available in store:

  • Thankful Sign  $19.95
    28″ L Wood Framed Wall Décor Thankful Grateful Blessed
  • Home Sign $16.95
    Home Wall Sign Size: 8″ x 15″
  • Looking for something simple for your host? Check out the Dishtowel & Spoon Gift Set $14.95

Black Swan is located at 182 South Main Street in Newtown or 99 Danbury Road in New Milford. Follow along on Instagram and Facebook for all your gifting needs.

DLicious Sweets is a Cottage Food Bakery located in Danbury, CT – owned and operated by Daniela
Nero. A self-taught baker originally from Brazil, Daniela brings her love, creativity and unique
gourmet recipes to each dessert she creates. Specializing in buttercream cakes for every
celebration, and also offering cupcakes, cakepops, macaroons and gift boxes – filled with fresh
flowers and baked goods, Daniela believes that every cake is a piece of art, and love is her secret
ingredient.

Place an order today by emailing daniela@dlicioussweets.com or by texting (203)-770-9525.
Follow along on Facebook & Instagram for Daniela’s latest creations!

Sandy Hook-based WrenHouse Atelier is a family-owned and operated candle and floral design business offering  premium quality, highly scented, hand poured soy candles. Candles are made from 100% American soy wax and infused with natural essential oils and cotton wicks. This makes WrenHouse Atelier’s candles eco-friendly and cleaner burning than paraffin candles, making them safer for individuals and the environment. A large variety of scents are offered, appealing to different tastes and lifestyles. For a full product list, visit here. 

WrenHouse Atelier candles are sold both online & in shops throughout Connecticut. Locate a retailer close to you by clicking here. 

Northeast State of Mind is a lifestyle brand for the wanderer, the adventurer and the lover of the Northeast. Created by the Mason Jar, Northeast State of Mind celebrates the region with high quality clothing from the coziest hoodies to tank tops and tees, branded accessories like water bottles and stickers and home decor like candles, blankets, mugs and tea towels. A perfect gift for anyone who loves to show their Northeast pride! 

Shop all Northeast State of Mind at www.TheMasonJarMonroe.com

Keep up with all the latest from The Mason Jar Monroe by following along on Instagram and Facebook. 

Photo Credit: Kori Andrea Photography

Add wine from Aquila’s Nests Vineyards to your holiday spread this year. In addition to offering a full on-site tasting experience, Aquila’s Nest also has the following bottles of wine for sale:

  • Queen of Illyria Red Blend ($35): A bold, dense, red wine is a blend of Syrah vines as well as Malbec varieties. 

  • Princess of Troy Merlot ($34): This rich, sensual, and medium bodied red wine will conquer all your senses with dense aromas of  blackberries, plums and black cherries.

  • Sibyl Dry Rose ($31): This lively and balanced dry Sangiovese Rosé offers finesse, with an elegant finish of aromas and flavors of freshly-picked strawberries, cherries and orange blossoms.

  • Zana e Malit Dry Riesling ($26): This refreshing, clean and bright wine, infused with citrus blossom aromas and fruity apricot, peach, lime flavors is a surprising accompaniment to exotic, bold, spicy pairings.

  • Siren Moscato ($27): This semi-sweet wine, perfumed with rich aromas of honeysuckle and apricot offers an unexpected and more subdued variety to one’s usual Moscato tasting palette, complemented best with light desserts.

Located at 56 Pole Bridge Road, Newtown, Aquila’s Nest invites you to stop by and pick up gift packs at their winery on Thursday – Sunday. Enjoy a tasting or purchase bottles of wine Thursday & Friday from 5PM to 8PM, Saturday from 11AM to 8PM, and Sunday from 11AM to 6PM. (Reservations required on weekends if seated for a tasting). Keep up with all of the Holiday Happenings at Aquila’s Nest, by following along on Facebook and Instagram.   

DLicious Sweets is a Cottage Food Bakery located in Danbury, CT – owned and operated by Daniela Nero. A self-taught baker originally from Brazil, Daniela brings her love, creativity and unique gourmet recipes to each dessert she creates. Specializing in buttercream cakes for every celebration, and also offering cupcakes, cakepops, macaroons and gift boxes – filled with fresh flowers and baked goods, Daniela believes that every cake is a piece of art, and love is her secret ingredient. 

Place an order today by emailing daniela@dlicioussweets.com or by texting (203)-770-9525. Follow along on Facebook & Instagram for Daniela’s latest creations!

BD Provisions offers  an amazing assortment of cookies in a jar starting at $8.99. Almond Joy Cookies and Peanut Butter Cookies (pictured here with nut butter)

With a wide selection of bulk dry goods products, BD Provisions is the ultimate destination for gifts for the food lover in your life. Visit the store at 125 South Main Street, Newtown. Follow along for latest news on Instagram and Facebook

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