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The 2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Find 8 Great Gift Ideas From Around The Upper Valley

Nov 09, 2015 07:01PM ● By Erin Frisch

Gift Guide proudly presented by LaValley Building Supply

'Tis the season to begin that holiday shopping! With Thanksgiving running a little later this year the shopping season will feel a bit more compressed than usual. Here are some great gift ideas from around the Upper Valley to help you finish ahead of time.


For that someone in your life who appreciates the finer things in life. InfuseMe at the Powerhouse Mall in West Lebanon, NH has so many gifts to choose from. From hand picked gift baskets, to individual bottles of imported Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Vinegar's. They also have plenty of spices, salts, specialty sauces and cutting boards. If you can't choose just one thing from there huge selection they also gift cards and anything can be purchased online.

Lou's Restaurant & Bakery Gift Card

When you get to Lou's you can't just pick one thing--there is to much yuminess to choose from. Lou's in Hanover, NH is a staple in many people's everyday life. From there specialty seasonal cider donuts to mile high Apple Pie to the Big Green breakfast you will never leave Lou's feeling hungry. You can pick up a gift card at the Restaurant and customize the amount you would like or you can call and they can ship it to you.

L.L. Bean

L.L. Bean in West Lebanon, NH offers a wide array of gear. From clothing for men & woman to hunting & fishing gear to home goods you'll have all your bases covered. While there are hundreds of items to choose are favorite are the oh so comfortable 'Wicked Good Camp Moccasins" available for both Men and Woman. This gift sure will keep those tootsies warm this season. Available in stores or online for $69.00. Sizes ranging from 5-11 for Woman and 7-14 for Men. They also come in several colors. Visit the store or purchase online with free shipping.

Omer & Bob's Sportshop

The ultimate gift from the ultimate sport shop. Omer & Bob's Sportshop in Lebanon, NH offers top brands on alpine skis, Nordic skis, snowboards, bikes, rackets, kids wear, running gear and much more. It also offers services for all equipment including sharpening, waxing and binding work. If you are looking to give someone the gift of sport this is the place to go!


Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband

Stay focused on your goals and get motivated to be more active with Flex—a slim, stylish device that tracks all-day activity like steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned and active minutes. Flex lets you see how every day is stacking up with LEDs that light up like a scoreboard as you get 20% closer to completing your step, calorie or distance goal. Flex never sleeps—even when you do. Wear it all night to measure your sleep quality and how long you slept. Then, wake with a silent, vibrating alarm to start your day on the right foot. Great gift for someone who is really into fitness or someone who is looking to getting into it. Available at Best Buy in West Lebanon. $89.95

Gift Baskets from Gourmet Garden

Gourmet Garden is based in New London, NH and creates gift baskets of Great Taste. There shop supports local entrepreneurs from the Kearsarge & the Lake Sunapee area, New Hampshire and New England who produce great foods and gifts for you to enjoy. Choose from over 30 plus items to fill your specialized basket. They'll even help you create the perfect basket for those that can't decide where to start. There are several packages to choose from such as “New Hampshire All the Way,” “New England’s Amazing Offerings,” and Hors d’oeurves & Snack Basket” and so much more. Gift baskets range in price depending on what you choose. You can also place your order online.

Lebanon Opera House Tickets

Lebanon Opera House offers tons of shows going on through the Holiday season perhaps an early holiday treat is in order for the entire family. There's something for everyone. Shows playing in December include City Ballet Clara's Dream & Clara's Tea, Xanadu and Amahl And The Night Visitors. January shows include Jim Breuer and Freedom Train. Tickets prices range between $10.00-$50.00 depending on which show and seat selection.

Jozach Jewelers

If your looking for a little pizzazz this season then jewelry is the way to go for that special someone. Lori & Jordan of Jozach Jewelers are a dynamic mother and daughter team with a combined 36 years’ experience in the industry. Located in Claremont, NH they offer bridal, fashion and collection pieces Earrings, rings, necklaces, pendents, 3 stones and more are some of what they have on display. You're sure to find something unique for someone special in your life. 

Bonus Gift Ideas from David Lantz of MJ Harrington Jewelers

New Hampshire Heritage items by MJ Harrington Jewelers, such as the Old Man of the Mountain charm in 18K or 14K yellow or white gold or sterling silver, make the perfect gift for that special someone in your life. Each charm can be customized with gemstones and hand engraving for that personal touch and are also available as earrings or a tie pin.

MJH also has a great selection of colored gemstone jewelry, diamond jewelry, watches and Pandora jewelry for every taste!

The Gift Guide is proudly presented by LaValley Building Supply - West Lebanon, New Hampshire.

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