McIntyre’s Merry Gift Guide

There are few better ways to spend the holiday season than perched by a roaring fire with a good book. McIntyre’s has you covered from cookbooks to mysterys, and everything in between. Whether you’re shopping for Mom, a hostess or looking for stocking stuffers, there’s plenty of delightful ways to celebrate at McIntyre’s. Check out the complete gift guide below!

For the hostess, there’s everything from quirky kitchen additions to cookbooks. Check out Twisted Wares Towels or signed cookbooks from Ashley ChristensenKatie Button, Vivian Howard and more!

Whether she’s a mystery guru, history buff or everything in between, treat Mom to a relaxing evening of reading. Ask Pete for a trio of hand-selected and gift-wrapped books for a thoughtful gift. For Dad, an apron emblazoned with “This Man Can Cook” will the be perfect grill companion.

For the bar aficionado, there’s a variety of unique accessories to spiff up their saloon, trom a wooden elephant bottle opener to cocktail books and more. For the most sophisticated, Relais & Châteaux’s “The Art of Entertaining” contains tips and tricks on hosting a luxurious soiree, including perfect cocktail recipes. Pick up a copy at the bookstore!

Don’t fret over shopping for co-workers. Snag a Luchador salt and pepper set, quirky journals and accessories, and don’t forget to ask about book recommendations for even the most picky readers. Looking for the perfect gift for a friend? The Corksicle carafe is triple insulated to keep beverages cold for 25 hours and hot for 12 hours.

In the store, there’s passport covers, journals, plush toys and plenty of Beltie t-shirts for everyone else on your list. Relax and enjoy holiday shopping this season! Stop by to pick up those holiday gifts soon!

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