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Classic gift ideas for the holiday season

It’s that time of year again, and you may be scratching your head over gift ideas for the ones you love. No matter the holiday you celebrate, Mary’s Hallmark in Vineland has a grand selection of classic, thoughtful gifts for everyone on your list this year.

While you’re making your list and checking it twice, be sure to spread the holiday cheer by shopping local this holiday season. There are local merchants near you, like Mary’s Hallmark, that accept Xspero™ Dollars—meaning you can give more without spending more with 20 percent of your purchase going to a local charity you choose. It’s the gift that keeps on giving, and it’s all in the palm of your hand.

That said, here are five classic gift ideas you can find at Mary’s Hallmark while making a difference with Xspero™.

Surprise Bath Bombs: For those who seek a little R&R, you can give the gift of relaxation. Mary’s Hallmark features a variety of aromatic bath bombs that when dissolved, release a surprise inside. These gifts range from small candles to rings and more.

Heatable Scented Stuffed Animals: Stuffed animals are always an endearing gift—and now, they’re not just for children. At Mary’s Hallmark, you can pick up a fluffy, plush stuffed animal that can be heated in the microwave, providing the cozy comfort we all need from time to time. Even better—this unique gift idea gives off the scent of French Lavender, which is proven to help with stress and anxiety. Many even find it useful for aches and pains, making this equally as practical as it is thoughtful!

Personalized Ornaments: For something small and thoughtful, a personalized ornament is a keepsake they will treasure for years to come. There’s a wide array of ornaments available at Mary’s Hallmark, all with various themes and styles that make it easy to select one for every member of the family. If you have a friend who is a Harry Potter lover, there are Sorting Hat ornaments for each of the four Hogwarts houses. For the sports lover, you can pick out an ornament that includes not only their favorite team, but features their name as well. Although small in size, a personalized ornament can have significant meaning.

Stainless Steel Wine Tumblers: This holiday season, you likely have a lengthy list you’ll need to check twice along with plenty of parties to attend. Sometimes, you just need to sit back, relax, and treat yourself to a glass of red or white. A wine tumbler is a great gift given during the holiday season. Choose one with a humorous quote.

Candles: Who doesn’t love a holiday scent to fill their homes during the happiest season of all? Candles always make great gifts, and at Mary’s Hallmark, there are many to choose from. And who does candles better than Yankee Candle? With so many festive scents and heartwarming packages, picking out a candle for your loved one is easy and fun. n

Looking for more merchants near you to shop this holiday season? Download the Xspero™ app to see which new merchants have been added to the network, and get ready to shop till you drop while giving back to your favorite local charities.