Our Favorite Spots to Shop in Town

Sure, you can order everything online and be panicked about whether or not it will arrive by Christmas…
OR you can shop in town and support our local businesses!
Here are our staff’s favorite places to find gifts in town…

 • • • • • • • Jewelry  • • • • • • • 

You’ll get lost by the huge, fun selection at The Hot Jewelry Box. But every time I’ve come in looking for something specific, they’re able to find it in minutes for me.

rock-jewelry Rock Road Jewelrin Glen Rock has gorgeous, beautifully designed silver and gemstone jewelry for women and kids. You can choose from pre-made designs or get a custom piece made.

alex ani

Alex & Ani birthstone bracelets

You can make any Alex & Ani bracelet personal adding a birthstone, zodiac sign,
initial or a symbol for a cause like breast cancer. Bracelets start at $26
181 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ

• • • • • • Women’s Clothing • • • • • • 

230 Ridgewood Ave

Suite 201 has buttery leather skirts, pants and leggins, trendy dresses,
soft slinky sweaters, fuzzy scarves and mittens and more.
11 South Walnut Street

 • • • • • • Shoes • • • • • • 

running coRidgewood Running Company is our go-to spot for  choosing shoes. They’re so knowledgable
and we Iove that they check your instep to see if you or your kids need inserts.
258 Ridgewood Ave

shoe-innWe promise she’d be happy with a pair of fun, fuzzy boots from
Shoe Inn.
Not sure what to get? Choose a gift card.
53 East Ridgewood Ave

• • • • • • For the Kids • • • • • •

little-skyeOne of my favorite places to shop for my kids is Little Skye. They carry great brands and fun styles I don’t find anywhere else.
171 East Ridgewood

And Peachy Keen has adorable clothes–fun and ruffly– perfect to give as gifts.
136 East Ridgewood.

learning express toysTons of fun gifts for the kids at Learning Express from plasma cars to scented pillow for tweens
–and they’ll wrap them for you!

 • • • • • •  For the Reader • • • • • • bookends ridgewoodBookends has a great selection of signed books which make a really special gift.
211 East Ridgewood Ave.

 • • • • • • Pampering Gifts • • • • • • 

bewitching ridgewood

B. Witching Bath Company has everything you need to pamper yourself or someone you love. Great stocking stuffers under $5 like soaps and bath bombs. And teacher gifts like the heavenly One-Hundred Roses lotion above, $17 or get a set of soap and lotion, $25.
11 S Broad St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

karmaGet a gift card for the best pedicure in town at Karma Organic Spa.
32 Wilsey Square

lavender oilTammy recommends The Stress Reduction Group in Midland Park. “They have my favorite Purification Oil for times when I need to be alert and productive. I also love their lavender for peace and calming.

massage therapyThe Stress Reduction Group also gives great deep tissue massages–just what we all need after a stressful holiday season.

• • • • • • For the Sweet Tooth • • • • • • 

Sook makes mouth-watering pastries and chocolates. I also love their small boxes of beautiful macaroons.
24 South Broad Street

There’s a new candy shop in town, The Sweet Shop. They sell candy by the pound — perfect for stockings. Or get a gift card so kids can literally feel like, well, a kid in a candy shop.
216 E Ridgewood Ave, (next door to Sweet & Sassy)Winnie loved Woof Bakery!

katespade • • • • • • Splurges and Deals for Tweens to Grown-ups • • • • • • 
I have my eye on a few bags at Kate Spade. But they also had a great selection of less expensive gifts.
Their signature bracelets are under $50. Their roll-on perfumes are $25–a perfect gift for a teachers or tween.
And mugs and cute thermal mugs for only $18.
202 E Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ

 • • • • • • For Your Furriest Family Members • • • • • • 

Grab something cute or sweet for your pet at Woof Gang Bakery.
They carry high quality products and fun treats.
234 East Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ


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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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