2016 Holiday Gift Guide

As the holiday season approaches, finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list can be a stressful endeavor. Luckily, shops in the Cedar Park and Leander area offer gifts for all types of interests.

The gamer:

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Titan Moon Comics
The store sells comic books, graphic novels, “Magic: the Gathering” and other games, and novelty items including Funko items. Gift cards are also

1540 Cypress Creek Road, Ste. 108, Cedar Park
Hours: Mon.-Thu., Fri. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

The Beverage Connoisseur:

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Bent Oak Winery
The winery sells 10 different Bent Oak wines, sourced from both Texas and California grapes, by the bottle or case. The winery also sells its own merchandise, including aprons; all-natural soy candles by the Benjamin Soap Co.; coasters; corkscrews; wood and metal ornaments; and gift certificates.

2000 Windy Terrace, Bldg. 2-B, Cedar Park
Hours: Fri. 3 p.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.

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On the Rocks
The family-owned liquor store sells liquor; mixers; craft beers; cigars; olives; wine; and wine accessories, such as bottle stoppers and wine glass markers. Gift cards and holiday baskets are also available. The shop, located at the corner of Crystal Falls Parkway and Lakeline Boulevard, offers a 10 percent discount for members of the military.

3550 N. Lakeline Blvd., Ste. 125, Leander
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., closed Sun.

The Southern Belle:

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Blush This Salon
Aside from operating as a full-service hair salon, Blush This Salon also sells several brands of jewelry, such as Kendra Scott and Loren Hope, in its boutique. The salon also sells clothing, cosmetics, Capri blue Candles and coffee mugs from Ashley Brook Designs.

715 Discovery Blvd., Ste. 204, Cedar Park
Hours: Tue., Thu., Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wed. 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; or by appointment

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Whitestone Fine Jewelry
The jewelry store sells wedding rings, engagement rings, diamonds, Rolex watches, estate jewelry and custom jewelry designs at its location in the Railyard Shopping Center in Cedar Park. The store also buys gold, silver, diamond and platinum jewelry, and it offers jewelry repair services.

601 E. Whitestone Blvd., Cedar Park
Hours: Mon. - Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun.

The Vintage Lover:

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Vintage Fresh Design Co.
Owner Leslie Blasig transforms vintage furniture to create modern, unique pieces. The shop also sells home decor items, accessories and gifts. Gift cards and holiday merchandise are also available.

12233 N. RM 620, Ste. 102, Austin
Hours: Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun.-Mon. closed

The Outdoorsy Type:

Bicycle Sport Shop
The sport shop sells various brands of bicycles, along with parts, wheels, tires and tubes, helmets, clothing, shoes, car racks and accessories. The store also offers bicycle rentals, personalized bicycle fitting, service and repair, and maintenance and repair classes. The Parmer Lane store is one of five locations around Austin.

9900 W. Parmer Lane, Austin
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Texas Pawn & Jewelry
The locally owned pawn business sells jewelry, gold and silver bullion, watches, new and used guns, ammunition, musical instruments, lawn equipment, collectibles, vehicles, discount electronics and used tools. The store also purchases gold in various forms, such as bullion or jewelry, and is one of two locations in the Austin area.

2091-A S. US 183, Leander
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun.

The History Buff: 

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Smith Map Studio
Artist Christopher Alan Smith creates hand-drawn maps by using pen and ink, or the stipple technique, on acrylics. The local artist combines geography, history and art through his visuals of historical events, and he also offers several maps in a series, such as maps of the Civil War and battlefields throughout Texas. Map originals, prints and frames are sold in several options.

324 Sarahs Lane, Liberty Hill
Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Sat.-Sun.

The Collector:

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Cozy Corner Gifts
The store sells a variety of collectible items, including sports and entertainment memorabilia. Holiday and year-round decor as well as stocking stuffers, such as jewelry, coffee mugs, toys and magnets, are also available. The store will extend its hours on Black Friday, and afterward it will be open daily 9 a.m.-10 p.m. until Christmas.

605 N. Bell Blvd., Ste. 102, Cedar Park
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

The Animal Lover: 

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Healthy Pet
The store sells toys, treats, food, and pet accessories for dogs and cats. Unique items not available at big-box retailers include locally made products, such as iFetch, which is an interactive toy for dogs that launches or rolls tennis balls. Locally made treats as well as collars and leashes by Dog + Bone are also available.

14028 N. US 183, Ste. D155 , Austin
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-9 p.m., 
Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

2016 Holiday Gift Guide Poochie Trends Pet Bakery[/caption]

Poochie Trends Pet Bakery
Located behind Happy Tails Pet Resort, this business sells all natural dog treats, including biscuits, cookies, cakes and jerky. The shop also allows dog owners to order custom treats online. In addition to the brick-and-mortar location, shoppers can find the bakery every Saturday at Cedar Park Farmers Market at Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Drive, Cedar Park.

509 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park
Hours: Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Chocoholic:

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Delysia Chocolatier
Holiday-themed gifts at the shop include molded chocolate turkeys and Christmas trees as well as chocolate bark in gingerbread, eggnog and peppermint flavors. The store also sells its award-winning chocolate truffle in hot cocoa, candy cane and sugar cookie flavors.

2000 Windy Terrace, Ste. 2CAustin
Hours: Wed.-Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m., closed Mon.-Tue.

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Sweet Shack Candy Shop
The candy store features a new chocolate case, which debuted in August. Stocking stuffers include vintage candies sold by weight, Pop Rocks and astronaut ice cream. The store also sells locally made products, including Coover Caramels of Cedar Park.

200 S. Bell Blvd., Ste. F2, Cedar Park
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., closed Sun.

The Family Man:

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Hang Ups
The locally owned frame shop can prepare nearly any piece of art—including children’s drawings, professional paintings, 3–D keepsakes or family photographs—for display on a wall. Frames and shadowboxes in many shapes and sizes are available. In addition, the business can correct the color and retouch tears, blemishes and damage in scanned duplicates of antique photos.

200 S. Bell Blvd., Ste. C1, Cedar Park
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appointment

The Crafter:

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Sew Crazy
Sew Crazy offers one-of-a-kind handmade items and sewing supplies at its location in Cedar Park. The fabric and quilting boutique carries a selection of specialty fabrics; gift items, such as purses; pillows; scarves; table linens; embellishments; and other hand-sewn accessories. Items from the store can also be purchased online from the Etsy website.

1625 N. Bell Blvd., Ste. B, Cedar Park
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., closed Sun.



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