2021 North Shore Holiday Shopping Guide | Chicago North Shore Moms

“We rise by lifting others” – Robert Ingersoll

Thank you for visiting the 2021 North Shore Holiday Shopping Guide, sponsored by Shelley Malkin, VP of Lending, CrossCountry Mortgage!

Deck your halls & shop locally with a little help from our 2021 North Shore Holiday Shopping Guide!  This holiday season you can feel extra good about your shopping experience because you’re helping small businesses keep their doors open- while skipping those long, unpredictable shipping times from big box brands, AND while receiving exclusive CNSM discounts!

Scroll the site, tap the links and use the ‘find in page’ feature on your mobile to search for specific item.  We’re sure you’ll find something wonderful for everyone on your list!

XO- Ellie & Shawn

Gift an Experience or Something to Unwrap for Kids!

“If you see someone without a smile, give them one of your’s.” – Dolly Parton



Makoshey

Soft, comfy apparel with inspiring messages that let kids express their interests and who they are. T-shirts, hoodies, joggers, accessories and the most comfy kids face masks around!

Contact 411: [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 20% off all items 11/1/21 – 11/14/21 with code CNSM20


 

Randoon’s

Owner Randi Lamb stocks her shop with everything cozy and cool.  Find casual clothing for Littles and Women, and gifts for all ages.  We especially love the band tees for tiny ones!

*Be sure to check out the new Holiday Releases the week of November 15-20th and get 10% off your purchase when you mention Chicago North Shore Moms!  

962 1/2 GREEN BAY ROAD WINNETKA, IL 60093


Beat Street

Beat Street is a favorite neighborhood toy store located in Evanston and Winnetka- and it’s packed to the brim with the coolest selection personally chosen by the owner who KNOWS her toys!  From Classics to the latest trends, Beat Street has toys & gifts for every interest!

Free gift wrap with any purchase!

552 Lincoln Ave #1n, Winnetka, IL 60093

@beatstreettoys

 


Goldfish Swim School Northbrook

We are the premier learn to swim school serving the north shore of Chicago! Goldfish Swim School believes that your child deserves to have an incredible swimming experience in the safest and most fun environment possible. Our swim lessons are specially designed to make learning fun through guided play for beginners to advanced swimmers from 4 months to 12 years old, including infant swim lessons, toddler swim lessons, and more. We’re committed to helping children make waves in life through award-winning swim lessons that offer experienced guidance in swim techniques as well as important information about water safety.

For the holiday season we are selling holiday swim packages that include 3 months of lessons, a customized blanket, a popit puzzle, and 2 family swim passes. Member pricing is $300 and $325 for non members.

Contact 411: 3101 Dundee Road, Northbrook | 847-565-1692 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


Children’s Gift Shop

We carry an extensive selection of well designed safe toys & gifts we have hand selected from trusted sources with the highest standards.
We stock Infant to Teens, including games and puzzles that also engage adults. We offer the classics and the latest trends.

Playing since 1991!

In Northfield Village Center
310 Happ Rd #128, Northfield, IL 66093

847-441-5975

 


Lit League Box

Looking for a meaningful gift? Give the gift that will last a lifetime- a lifelong love of reading. Lit League subscriptions and single specialty boxes make marvelous gifts for the little ones in your life.

As veteran educators and moms, the team at Lit League knows how important it is to create a culture of reading in the home. Each box is designed to foster a love of reading!

Contact 411: 323-309-1763 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: CNSMOMS15 for 15% off your entire first order.


The Painted Penguin

The Painted Penguin is your family’s activity center destination for ceramic painting, canvas painting, wood painting and more!  Walk ins are welcome and no experience necessary. Great for spending time with family and friends, group events, family reunions and more. Events are our specialty, Parties are a piece of cake.

Contact 411: Northbrook Court, Hawthorn Mall, Water Tower Place | 847-764-0891 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: Free Party Wall Piece Coupon(items value up to $19.95) with $50 gift certificate purchase


Ciao Bella Sewing

At Ciao Bella Sewing we offering sewing classes & lessons for children & adults. We love working with the community and helping them learn how to sew. We also do custom projects and love bringing joy to our customers.

Contact 411: 874 Green Bay Road, Suite 100 | 847-456-5720 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: *Purchase three sewing workshops for $100 in the form of a gift card. This is a $20 discount. Just email us at [email protected] to purchase this gift card special and we will email you the gift card & payment link. This is the perfect for any budding fashionista.


Taste Buds Kitchen Bannockburn

Give the gift of a cooking experience at Taste Buds Kitchen in Bannockburn. Kids’ kitchen by day, adult only by night – we specialize in unique culinary classes and events for all ages. Celebrate the season in our Winter Wonderland kitchen studio by attending a specialty holiday-themed class or gingerbread decorating workshop – or book a private class, cooking birthday party, family event or corporate holiday party for a unique bonding experience. Gift cards available. Make culinary magic with us! Learn more at tastebudskitchen.com/bannockburn.

Contact 411: 2521 Waukegan Rd, Bannockburn | 847-230-0330 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


Pinstripes Bowling Bocce & Bistro

Pinstripes offers the best in bowling and bocce while dining on your favorite bistro season dishes. Enjoy a full buffet brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, kids club Monday through Thursday and events throughout the year! Enjoy time with friends and family at this Northbrook favorite. Discount below.

Contact 411: 150 Willow Rd, Northbrook | 847-480-2323 | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: Guests can take advantage of the Pinstripes’ new holiday gift card deal which offers an additional $25 bonus when purchasing a $100 gift card, or $10 bonus when purchasing a $50 gift card. The offer is available from Nov. 15th until Jan 1st, 2020. The redemption of the bonus cards is through Mar. 31, 2021. Available at all 13 locations across the US, Pinstripes gift cards can be purchased at any of our location or online at https://pinstripes.com/gift-cards 

Gift an Experience to a Grownup

“The only source of knowledge is experience.” – Albert Einstein



Chicago Boudoir Photography

Feel like a supermodel for the day at the Chicago Boudoir Photography studio!  Feel confident and empowered at our studio with a fun photoshoot that celebrates YOU!  Every photoshoot includes professional hair and makeup, full retouching, guaranteed privacy and 100% female staff.

Contact 411: 896 Green Bay Rd. Suite 12, Winnetka | 312-448-8889 | InstagramFacebook

Discount: Mention the North Shore Holiday Shopping guide at booking for $50 off!


Sole + Luna Wellness Studio

We are sanctuary for the mind, body and soul. From Infrared Saunas to Gua Sha Facials, we provide unique ways to slow down from the hustle. We have a curated global selection of self care retail. We are a great introduction for a meditation, sound baths or energy healing in a luxe setting.

Contact 411: 1015 Tower Court, Winnetka | 60093 | 224-505-5990 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: Come in December 9-11th and mention NSMOMS and receive 20% off your retail purchase.  (does not include gift cards, specialists or ritual services) 


Memoir for ME

Nora Kerr creates life story books crafted from personal interviews to preserve the stories worth saving.

Contact 411: [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


Halo Laser & Aesthetic Medicine

Aging is inevitable, Regeneration is a choice – We at HaloMedicine, a physician owned and operated Medical spa offer every thing cosmetic – From Botox, Dermal fillers, Laser skin Rejuvenation, Micro Laser Peels, Laser Skin Tyte, Laser Hair Reduction, HydroFacial, RF MicroNeedling, Diamond Glow, PRP for hair restoration, PRP for incontinence, PRP for ED,
PRP vamipire facial, and various other Peels and Medical grade facials.

Contact 411: 281 N. Waukegan Rd., Glenview | 847-260-7300 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 10% on list price when you mention Chicago North Shore Moms Shopping Guide (cannot be combined with any other promotions or existing discounts).


Pinstripes Bowling Bocce & Bistro

Pinstripes offers the best in bowling and bocce while dining on your favorite bistro season dishes. Enjoy a full buffet brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, kids club Monday through Thursday and events throughout the year! Enjoy time with friends and family at this Northbrook favorite. Discount below.

Contact 411: 150 Willow Rd, Northbrook | 847-480-2323 | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: Guests can take advantage of the Pinstripes’ new holiday gift card deal which offers an additional $25 bonus when purchasing a $100 gift card, or $10 bonus when purchasing a $50 gift card. The offer is available from Nov. 15th until Jan 1st, 2020. The redemption of the bonus cards is through Mar. 31, 2021. Available at all 13 locations across the US, Pinstripes gift cards can be purchased at any of our location or online at https://pinstripes.com/gift-cards 


Taste Buds Kitchen Bannockburn

Give the gift of a cooking experience at Taste Buds Kitchen in Bannockburn. Kids’ kitchen by day, adult only by night – we specialize in unique culinary classes and events for all ages. Celebrate the season in our Winter Wonderland kitchen studio by attending a specialty holiday-themed class or gingerbread decorating workshop – or book a private class, cooking birthday party, family event or corporate holiday party for a unique bonding experience. Gift cards available. Make culinary magic with us! Learn more at tastebudskitchen.com/bannockburn.

Contact 411: 2521 Waukegan Rd, Bannockburn | 847-230-0330 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

 


FreshSkin Medical Spa and Wellness Center

The North Shore’s premier aesthetic and wellness resource, dedicated to true health and beauty for skin and body.  Aesthetic services include Subnovii (advanced plasma technology), laser resurfacing, laser facial rejuvenation, BBL Photorejuvenation, HydraFacial, Laser Hair Removal (Motus technology), PHYSIQ for fat reduction and muscle stimulation (body contouring), skin tightening, dermal fillers, Botox Cosmetic, treatment for cellulite, and more. Wellness offerings are rooted in integrative and functional medicine, and include medical weight loss programs, genetic testing for diet and lifestyle, food sensitivity and nutrient deficiency testing, preventive medicine labs and counseling, acupuncture and herbal medicine, bioidentical hormone therapy, pain relief, metabolic health management, and more.

Contact 411: 595 Elm Pl, Highland Park | 847-681-8821 | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: We invite you to not only experience the difference at FreshSkin Medical Spa & Wellness Center, but to live it. Enjoy 20% OFF* your next service and retail purchase. Offer expires January 31, 2022.  One offer per client. Some restrictions may apply. Mention CNSM when scheduling your appointment!

Gifts to Wrap Up with a Bow

“Adornment, what a science! Beauty, what a weapon! Modesty, what elegance!” – Coco Chanel



 

Gearhead (Formerly Uncle Dan’s Outfitters)

Outdoor gear and apparel shop that takes pride in excellent customer service and community support. We’ve been helping our customers live active fulfilling lives since 1997.

Contact 411: Highland Park: 621 Central Ave., Highland Park | 847 -266-8600 | [email protected]Instagram | Facebook

Evanston: 1600 Sherman Ave, Evanston | 847-475-7100 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: ADVENTUREMOM20 for $20 off $100 11/10-12/25 Instore or online.


Randoon’s

Owner Randi Lamb stocks her shop with everything cozy and cool.  Find casual clothing for Littles and Women, and gifts for all ages.  We especially love the band tees for tiny ones!

*Be sure to check out the new Holiday Releases the week of November 15-20th and get 10% off your purchase when you mention Chicago North Shore Moms!  

962 1/2 GREEN BAY ROAD WINNETKA, IL 60093


1920 The Travel Store 

“Kaehler 1920 is a maker of fine leather goods. All products are made in Chicago using leathers from our neighbors, the Horween Leather Company. Kaehler was founded in Evanston, IL in 1920 by locksmith Walter Gustav Kaehler. When faced with an increasingly high demand for fixing locks on travel trunks, Kaehler developed a business as a purveyor of fine luggage and leather goods. Now in its 4th generation, Kaehler 1920 remains a family business and is committed to locally made goods of the highest quality.

We offer the best selection of the top brands in the travel world. Please visit us to see our products and other great brands in person or online at www.WorldTraveler.com.”

807 Elm St Winnetka IL 60093


Smiths

“A totally remodeled Smith’s Men’s Store is reopening under new ownership on November 23, reigniting a retail establishment that since 1937 has been outfitting generations of men with everything from button-down shirts to wedding-day tuxedos.“ -Daily Herald

This newly remolded Men’s Shop is reopening November 23rd!

Lake Forest, IL 60045
847.234.5866

[email protected]


Blue Mercury

This luxury beauty retailer offers the best in cosmetics, skin care, makeup, perfume, hair, and bath and body.  It’s your one stop shop for the entire family!

638 Central Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035


Makoshey

Soft, comfy apparel with inspiring messages that let kids express their interests and who they are. T-shirts, hoodies, joggers, accessories and the most comfy kids face masks around!

Contact 411: [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 20% off all items 11/1/21 – 11/14/21 with code CNSM20


Style Shack

A lifestyle boutique offering a curated collection of luxurious gifts at all price points. Jewelry, gifts, accessories, home accents, apothecary, table top and more!

Contact 411: 1839 Second St., Highland Park | 847-579-4525 | 847-579-4525 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


Hubba-Hubba

Hubba-Hubba is every fashion lover’s favorite boutique. For over 30 years we’ve been bringing everyday comfort & effortless chic to fans from Chicago to the North Shore. Our curated selection of clothes, jewelry, scarves, purses, candles & more makes us the perfect place to shop for any occasion! Shopping is always fun at Hubba-Hubba.

Contact 411: 1105 Central Ave. | 847-728-0272 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 10% off of a purchase of $100 or more when you mention CNSM.


H.P. Tops

In business for over 40 years, we are family owned and operated. Everything we do here is custom-made, either while you wait, or when there more unique, they take on average a couple of days to produce, we also screen and embroider for large quantities . As our slogan says, you imagine it we image it!

Contact 411: 667 central avenue, highland park | 847-433-0540 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


dyeGirl Chicago

dyeGirl is your one and only source for hand dyed, decorated and distressed clothing and accessories for women, men and kids. We offer many ways to customize your favorite dyeGirl item in the dyeBar so you can BE YOU and WEAR dyeGirl!

Contact 411: 312-282-3440 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 15% of your order: CNSMHOLIDAY


Evil Eye Sanctuary

Evil Eye Sanctuary provides top-quality handmade non-toxic candles and our collections of crystals, sage burners, energy wall decor and other crystal related items. Every EVIL EYE SANCTUARY product has been created with the belief that we can ward off any negative energy.

Contact 411: 312-213-7772 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 15% off promo code holiday21


The Gift Studio 

Find beautifully curated gifts from this women owned small business who in turn, strives to sell products from women owned small businesses!

ENJOY 10% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER!


FRESH WATER LIFE

The FRESH WATER LIFE brand represents a passion to preserve and protect Lake Michigan and its shoreline

Lake Michigan never stops giving. Its fresh water and coastline is an outlet and inspiration for all that see it. Those who live the FRESH WATER LIFE don’t just live and play on Lake Michigan. Lake Michigan lives in us. We live the FRESH WATER LIFE and we hope to discover it is in you, too.

For every purchase in November, Fresh Water Life will remove 10 pieces of trash- 27,927 pieces of trash removed from Lake Michigan shoreline in 2021!

USE CODE: fwlcommunity for 10% off of your purchase!  

 


BACKYARD BARBECUE STORE

We are a retail store in Wilmette, Il that specializes in bringing you “the very best in barbecue”. Whether you are looking for a Weber kettle or an Outdoor Kitchen our store is the place to find it. We are committed to offering the best in customer service, the best selection of quality grills and smokers, and the most knowledgeable staff. We have been in business since May 2003.

535 Green Bay Road
Wilmette IL 60091
(847) 251-2272

Gifts for the Home & Design

“I have this mental sickness called creativity” – Phillippe Starck



Pastence Custom Wood Works

Pastence Custom Wood Works is a veteran owned and operated custom wood shop that offers anything from cutting boards to conference tables and anything in between. You dream it and we can help make it a reality. Full customization and engraving available.Family run using sustainable practices. Find beautiful pieces from cutting, charcuterie and game boards to dining tables and more!

Contact 411: 1739 Chestnut Avenue, Glenview | 773-938-4477 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 10% off (NSM10)


Honey & Salt Home Interior Design

Having been classically trained and having earned two MFAs in Interior Architecture and Design doesn’t make Christy stuffy. What you should know about her from the get-go: she’s a laid back, type B personality but a nitty-gritty details editor and broad strokes artist. Her favorite artists are Julian Schnabel, James Nares, and Sharon Shapiro; favorite designers are Sister Parish, the Late Patroness of Pattern, Anna Spiro, Rita Konig, Kit Kemp, and Michelle Nussbaumer.

New to ID? No problem! Try the intro design package.

And check out her super posh but affordable shop site!

Contact 411: 668 Green Bay Rd., Highland Park | 210-216-2100 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 25% off my hourly rate of $150 and 20% off the HOLIDAYSQUAD packages


Hazel James Home

Located in the heart of Chicago’s North Shore, our historic storefront houses a thoughtfully curated collection of vintage, custom, found and crafted for your home and garden.

Our offerings draw from our design aesthetic — spaces become personal and unique when old is mixed with new and a splurge looks even more beautiful when paired with a find.

Filled with hand selected furniture, decor objects, wallpaper, fabrics, lighting, botanicals and gifts, we pride ourselves on being a destination for those looking for something outside the ordinary.

Contact 411: 1894 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park | 847-454-7556 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


Frankfort Candle Company

Vintage vessels or family heirlooms filled with a coco-apricot wax, wooden wicks and luxe scents that create one of a kind candles. Wax refills are available to reuse your special vessel over and over again.

Contact 411: 773-490-6142 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: CNSmoms10, 10% off total purchase for first time buyers.


Maze Home

{Maze} Home for the Holidays!

Maze Home is your source for holiday entertaining and décor, plus gifts for him, her, home, hostess and baby! Elegant trays and barware, ornaments and stockings, handsome games and frames, stunning jewelry and candles, the sweetest infant hats and baby sacks, and much, much more.

Personalize your selections with our in-house monogramming, foil-press and engraving services. Enjoy free gift-wrapping, curbside pickup and BOPIS (buy online, pick up in store). Open Monday – Saturday, 10am-5pm, and December Sundays, 11am-4pm.

For the latest products and holiday promotions, visit mazehome.com to join our email list and follow us on Instagram @mazehome and Facebook/mazehomestore.

Contact 411: 735 Elm Street, Winnetka | 847-441-1115 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 15% off your next purchase. In-store, regular price items only. Expires 12/24/21. Code: CNSMoms


Mandarine

Specialized collection of holiday and home accessories and lovely gifts. Visit our store and discover a range of fabulous accessories for every budget. And if you see something here you love give us a shout.

Contact 411: 1820 Glenview Rd., Glenview | 574 Lincoln, Winnetka | 224-432-5906 | [email protected]| Instagram | Facebook


Kenzy Gifts & Decor

One stop shop for All Gifts, Entertainment pieces, Party Rentals, Bridal Registry, Gift Registry, Unique Jewelry, Serving Pieces, Home Decor, Party Favors, Candles…

Contact 411: 222 East Westminster, Lake Forest | 847-604-4577 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 20% off one item if you follow us on instagram and a chance to win a $200 gift card.


Evil Eye Sanctuary

Evil Eye Sanctuary provides top-quality handmade non-toxic candles and our collections of crystals, sage burners, energy wall decor and other crystal related items. Every EVIL EYE SANCTUARY product has been created with the belief that we can ward off any negative energy.

Contact 411: 312-213-7772 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: 20% CNSM20 from 11/1/21 to 1/1/22. 


Style Shack

A lifestyle boutique offering a curated collection of luxurious gifts at all price points. Jewelry, gifts, accessories, home accents, apothecary, table top and more!

Contact 411: 1839 Second St., Highland Park | 847-579-4525 | 847-579-4525 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


360 Painting Of North Shore

360 Painting of North Shore is a high-touch, boutique painting and decorating company serving families and businesses in fine communities all along the North Shore. Our professional designers, production managers and painters are craftspeople who are dedicated to delighting you at every step of the decorating process. Please let us know how we can delight you!

Contact 411: [email protected] | 224-801-1803 | Facebook

Discount: Free color consultation with our professional designer with any interior work booked before December 31, 2021.

Cooking, Food & Drinks to Celebrate the Season

“So the pie isn’t perfect? Cut it into wedges. Stay in control, and never panic.” – Martha Stewart


Swoon & Graze

Swoon & Graze is perfect for any occasions, any holiday, special occasion, celebration, or simply looking for a sweet ending to an everyday meal. Everything made in the kitchen is from scratch, in small batches, and using the finest ingredients.  Assortment includes cakes, cake jars, cupcakes, ice cream, bite size cookies savory puff pastries, and more baked goods. When ordering please keep in mind to order 1-2 weeks ahead of time.

Contact 411: [email protected] or DM through instagram @swoonandgraze 


Good Grapes Champagne, Wine & Craft Beer Boutique

Wine, Craft Beer, Charcuterie Boards, & Specialty Food Items like artisanal cheeses, fine crackers, charcuterie, charcuterie boards, wine accessories and more!

Contact 411: 821 Chestnut Court, Winnetka | 847-242-9800 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


Bent Fork Bakery

Small batch and all butter, we bake everything from cakes, cookies, pies & more just like you would if you had the time!

Contact 411: 335 Waukegan Ave., Highwood | 847-926-4438 | [email protected] | InstagramFacebook


Taste Buds Kitchen Bannockburn

Give the gift of a cooking experience at Taste Buds Kitchen in Bannockburn. Kids’ kitchen by day, adult only by night – we specialize in unique culinary classes and events for all ages. Celebrate the season in our Winter Wonderland kitchen studio by attending a specialty holiday-themed class or gingerbread decorating workshop – or book a private class, cooking birthday party, family event or corporate holiday party for a unique bonding experience. Gift cards available. Make culinary magic with us! Learn more at tastebudskitchen.com/bannockburn.

Contact 411: 2521 Waukegan Rd., Bannockburn | 847-230-0330 | Instagram | Facebook  


Pinstripes Bowling Bocce & Bistro

Pinstripes offers the best in bowling and bocce while dining on your favorite bistro season dishes. Enjoy a full buffet brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, kids club Monday through Thursday and events throughout the year! Enjoy time with friends and family at this Northbrook favorite. Discount below.

Contact 411: 150 Willow Rd, Northbrook | 847-480-2323 

Discount: Guests can take advantage of the Pinstripes’ new holiday gift card deal which offers an additional $25 bonus when purchasing a $100 gift card, or $10 bonus when purchasing a $50 gift card. The offer is available from Nov. 15th until Jan 1st, 2020. The redemption of the bonus cards is through Mar. 31, 2021. Available at all 13 locations across the US, Pinstripes gift cards can be purchased at any of our location or online at https://pinstripes.com/gift-cards 

Gift a Celebration!

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” ― Oprah Winfrey



The Flower House & Farm

This season we will be have custom wreaths, gift baskets, at home wreath kits and our new line of cozy swag. We also offer custom flower arrangements featuring unique and intricate designs.

Contact 411: 1911 Ridge Rd, Highland Park | 312-810-9280 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook

Discount: You will receive a free everlasting bundle of flowers with any purchase of $100 or more between 11/15/21 and 12/24/21. You will be contacted directly by a member of our team to set up delivery or pick up. Cannot be exchanged for cash or towards a future purchase.


Balloons & Paper

Balloons & Paper is a woman-owned premium party and gift boutique offering a curated and inspired solution for your everyday and holiday hosting needs. Our party boutique offers handpicked items from all around the world. We have a passion for finding the most creative individuals and bringing a piece of their work to our shop. We offer a wide variety of balloon decorations. Big or small, your choice. We can help you install it or you can do it yourself.

Contact 411: 550 Lincoln Ave Winnetka, IL | 847-386-6666 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


Pop of Color by Jen

He’s back!  Add this to your Elf on a Shelf ideas for this holiday season.   Easily pop and retrieve the Elf so he’s ready for the next day.  Message me for other fun surprises to put inside the balloon this holiday season.

Contact 411: @popofcolor_jen DM for pricing and questions and orders.

♥️A percentage of all proceeds will be donated to Lurie Children’s Foundation.


Memoir for ME

Nora Kerr creates life story books crafted from personal interviews to preserve the stories worth saving.

Contact 411: [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


Swoon & Graze

Swoon & Graze is perfect for any occasions, any holiday, special occasion, celebration, or simply looking for a sweet ending to an everyday meal. Everything made in the kitchen is from scratch, in small batches, and using the finest ingredients.  Assortment includes cakes, cake jars, cupcakes, ice cream, bite size cookies savory puff pastries, and more baked goods. When ordering please keep in mind to order 1-2 weeks ahead of time.

Contact 411: [email protected] or DM through instagram @swoonandgraze 


 


Bent Fork Bakery

Small batch and all butter, we bake everything from cakes, cookies, pies & more just like you would if you had the time!

Contact 411: 335 Waukegan Ave., Highwood | 847-926-4438 | [email protected] | InstagramFacebook


Good Grapes Champagne, Wine & Craft Beer Boutique

Wine, Craft Beer, Charcuterie Boards, & Specialty Food Items like artisanal cheeses, fine crackers, charcuterie, charcuterie boards, wine accessories and more!

Contact 411: 821 Chestnut Court, Winnetka | 847-242-9800 | [email protected] | Instagram | Facebook


Taste Buds Kitchen Bannockburn

Give the gift of a cooking experience at Taste Buds Kitchen in Bannockburn. Kids’ kitchen by day, adult only by night – we specialize in unique culinary classes and events for all ages. Celebrate the season in our Winter Wonderland kitchen studio by attending a specialty holiday-themed class or gingerbread decorating workshop – or book a private class, cooking birthday party, family event or corporate holiday party for a unique bonding experience. Gift cards available. Make culinary magic with us! Learn more at tastebudskitchen.com/bannockburn.

Contact 411: 2521 Waukegan Rd., Bannockburn | 847-230-0330 | Instagram | Facebook  


Pinstripes Bowling Bocce & Bistro

Pinstripes offers the best in bowling and bocce while dining on your favorite bistro season dishes. Enjoy a full buffet brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, kids club Monday through Thursday and events throughout the year! Enjoy time with friends and family at this Northbrook favorite. Discount below.

Contact 411: 150 Willow Rd, Northbrook | 847-480-2323 

Discount: Guests can take advantage of the Pinstripes’ new holiday gift card deal which offers an additional $25 bonus when purchasing a $100 gift card, or $10 bonus when purchasing a $50 gift card. The offer is available from Nov. 15th until Jan 1st, 2020. The redemption of the bonus cards is through Mar. 31, 2021. Available at all 13 locations across the US, Pinstripes gift cards can be purchased at any of our location or online at https://pinstripes.com/gift-cards 

Thank you to our 2021 North Shore Holiday Gift Guide Sponsor, Shelley Malkin, Vice President of Lending with CrossCountry Mortgage! Hire Shelley for your next home purchase or refi!

Shelley Malkin CrossCountry Mortgage

Shelley Malkin is the Vice President of Lending at CrossCountry Mortgage. Now a 19-year veteran at PERL Mortgage in Chicago Shelley is still passionate about customer service. Shelley’s clients appreciate her constant communication during the process and after closing, her responsiveness and knowledge, and her attention to detail and thorough explanations all of which make the experience straightforward and effortless for her clients.

Long-term relationships are formed during the purchase or refinance transaction because to Shelley it is not simply a transaction. Shelley is truly your lender for life. She consistently ranks in the Mortgage Executive Magazine’s top 1% of mortgage originators and is a licensed mortgage originator in Illinois and many other states.

Shelley can guide you through financial the process of buying a home and refinance.

Reach out to Shelley
D 773.413.6246
https://crosscountrymortgage.com/Shelley-Malkin-Team/Shelley-Malkin/
E [email protected]

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