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"Jingle All the Way: A Holiday Carousel of Beauty, Magic, and Style!"

Updated: Dec 26, 2023


🌟🎄 Embrace the Festive Season with a Quartet of Holiday Delights! 🎄🌟

Get ready to dive into a holiday extravaganza like no other! From the pampering paradise of Marion Salonspa, the enchanting allure of Spirit Trading Company, the cozy and eclectic Citiot, to the adventurous chic of WEARS THIS, we're bringing you a festive journey through glamour, magic, charm, and style.

"Give the Gift of Glamour: Marion Salonspa's Ultimate Holiday Experience!"

The holiday season is upon us, and it's time to spread joy and give the gift of unforgettable experiences. At Marion Salonspa, we invite you to step into a world of beauty, relaxation, and holiday magic. Whether you're treating yourself or a loved one, we've curated the perfect gift experience to make this season truly special.

The Gift of Gorgeous Hair

Imagine the look of delight when you gift someone the opportunity to transform their hairstyle. Marion Salonspa offers exceptional hairstyling services that can turn a simple haircut into a confidence-boosting makeover. This holiday season, give the gift of a fabulous new 'do that will turn heads at every holiday gathering. Nailed It: A Festive Manicure and Pedicure Experience

Deck the halls with beautifully manicured nails! Our holiday-themed manicures and pedicures will have your loved ones feeling pampered and party-ready. Choose from a variety of festive nail art designs and colors that capture the spirit of the season.

The Luxury of Rejuvenating Facials

Wrap up the gift of glowing skin with our rejuvenating facials. A facial at Marion Salonspa is not just a treatment; it's a luxurious experience that leaves you feeling refreshed and radiant. Gift someone the chance to unwind and indulge in self-care this holiday season.

Lashes That Sparkle and Shine

Give the gift of mesmerizing eyes with our lash extensions. Long, luscious lashes can make anyone feel like a star. Surprise a loved one with the chance to wake up looking fabulous, even on busy holiday mornings.

Relaxation and Renewal: A Massage Experience

The holidays can be hectic, so why not gift a loved one the ultimate relaxation experience? Our skilled therapists offer rejuvenating massages that can melt away stress and leave them feeling renewed and ready to embrace the festive season.

Award-Winning Excellence in Every Gift

When you choose Marion Salonspa, you're selecting the best. We're proud to be named the Best Salon and Day Spa of 2023 by Hudson Valley magazine. Our commitment to excellence ensures that every gift experience with us is exceptional.

Wrap Up the Magic

This holiday season, make your gift-giving truly memorable by choosing Marion Salonspa. Our services are more than just treatments; they're experiences that create lasting memories. Visit our website at to explore our gift options and give the gift of glamour, relaxation, and beauty.

Join us in celebrating the season with style, and let Marion Salonspa be a part of your holiday magic. We look forward to making this season extraordinary for you and your loved ones.

Wishing you a joyful and glamorous holiday season from the Marion Salonspa team!


A Spirited Holiday: Embracing the Magic of Spirit Trading Company

As the holiday season twinkles into our lives, bringing with it a flurry of snowflakes and the warm glow of festive lights, there's a special place that captures the essence of this magical time: Spirit Trading Company. Nestled in the picturesque Hudson Valley/Catskills region of upstate New York, this woman-owned business is a treasure trove of hand-crafted candles, artisan gifts, and specialty cut flowers, all made with love and grown with spirit.

Igniting the Spirit of the Season

The heart of Spirit Trading Company lies in its crystal-infused, artisan candles. Each candle is not just a source of light and warmth but a keepsake of personal empowerment. Imagine lighting a candle that not only fills your room with a divine scent but also comes with a crystal talisman and an empowerment ritual. It's like igniting a piece of magic, a ritual that enhances the holiday spirit in your home.

Blooms of Joy

What's a holiday without the vibrant colors of flowers? Organically grown on the Spirit flower farm, these specialty cut flowers are not just arrangements; they are expressions of Mother Nature herself. Picture a centerpiece on your holiday table, bursting with the freshest blooms, each petal telling a story of growth and beauty.

Gifts of Spirit

In this season of giving, Spirit Trading Company offers artisan-crafted Spirit Kits. These are not just gifts; they are experiences, designed to invite personal blossoming. Whether it's a one-time surprise or a subscription that keeps on giving, each kit is a journey towards self-care and inspiration.

A Curiosity of Wonders

For those who seek more than just the physical gifts, the company offers a grimoire of curiosities. From altar pieces to oracle decks, each item is a gateway to deeper spiritual exploration, perfect for those cozy winter nights of introspection and peace.

A Touch of Apothecary Magic

Indulge in the divine body balms, elixirs, and nature-born gifts from the apothecary collection. Crafted in alignment with moon phases and the dance of the seasons, these products are not just skincare; they are rituals that honor the body and spirit.

A Community of Spirit

Behind this magical realm is Christine Hansen, a visionary who turned her dream into reality. From her first job at a fruit stand to creating a space that delivers love and inspiration, Christine's journey is a testament to the power of dreams and the spirit of entrepreneurship.

Embrace the Holiday Spirit

As we celebrate this holiday season, let's embrace the spirit of giving, not just in material gifts but in moments of joy, peace, and reflection. Spirit Trading Company is more than a store; it's a reminder of the magic that surrounds us, waiting to be ignited in our hearts.

Happy Holidays and may your spirit shine bright!


This holiday season, step into Citiot, a unique blend of a co-working space, coffee shop, local marketplace, and a sprinkle of European flair. It's a place where the vibe is as laid-back as your favorite local hangout, yet brimming with hand-selected treasures that speak of distant European charm.

A Melting Pot of Holiday Delights

Citiot isn't just a place; it's an experience. For the holidays, it transforms into a wonderland of festive gifts, each with its own story. Imagine wandering through a space where quirky ornaments hang alongside local pottery, where original t-shirts and sweaters share space with puzzles and books, and where kokeshi dolls smile beside vintage finds.

Gifts with a Story

Every item at Citiot has a tale to tell. The local pottery is crafted by hands that know the soul of the city. The t-shirts and sweaters aren't just apparel; they're wearable art, each piece original and unique. The puzzles and books aren't mere pastimes; they're invitations to explore new worlds.

A Taste of Europe in Every Corner

Citiot's European treasures add a dash of international mystique. These aren't just goods; they're memories from across the pond, each with its own heritage and elegance. From art prints that capture the essence of European streets to pantry items that bring the taste of foreign lands to your kitchen, Citiot is a gateway to a world beyond.

More Than Just a Shop

But Citiot is more than just a shop. It's a community of makers, doers, artists, and brewers, both local and international. It's a place where you can find a piece of your hometown and a slice of a faraway land, all under one roof.

The Citiot Holiday Experience

This holiday season, Citiot invites you to explore its eclectic collection. Whether you're looking for a gift for someone special or a treat for yourself, you'll find something that captures the heart of both the local and the European spirit.

Join the Festive Fun

So, why not take a break from the usual holiday rush and step into Citiot? Grab a coffee, browse through the unique selection, and maybe, just maybe, you'll find that perfect holiday gift you've been searching for.

Happy Holidays, and here's to finding joy in the unexpected treasures at Citiot – where being indecisive is the best decision you'll make this season!


Holiday Fashion Fun with WEARS THIS: A Hudson Valley Clothing Adventure

As the holiday season rolls in, bringing with it a chill in the air and a sparkle of festive lights, it's the perfect time to revamp your wardrobe with some cozy and stylish pieces from WEARS THIS, a Hudson Valley Clothing Company that's all about adventure and style.

Cozy Up in Style

WEARS THIS offers a range of clothing that's not just fashionable but also embodies the spirit of adventure. Imagine donning a "Catskillin' It Bear Cuffed Beanie" while sipping hot cocoa by a roaring fire, or wrapping yourself in the warmth of a "Nature Whore Embroidered pigment-dyed hoodie" as you stroll through a winter wonderland.

Fashion for Everyone Whether you're looking for something casual like the "TEAM 845 Short-Sleeve Unisex T-Shirt" or something more statement-making like the "Women’s crop top", WEARS THIS has something for everyone. Their collection is versatile, catering to all styles and preferences, making it easy to find the perfect holiday outfit or gift.

Accessories to Complete the Look

No outfit is complete without the right accessories, and WEARS THIS knows it. Top off your holiday look with a "Bear Patch closed-back trucker cap" or add a touch of rugged elegance with a "Nature Whore Trucker Cap". These accessories are not just stylish but also great conversation starters at holiday gatherings.

Embrace the Valley Vibes

The "Valley Vibes" collection, including sweatshirts and tees, is perfect for those who love to carry a piece of the Hudson Valley wherever they go. These pieces are comfortable, chic, and imbued with the laid-back, adventurous spirit of the valley.

Gifts for the Adventure Lover

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the adventure lover in your life? WEARS THIS offers a range of options that are sure to delight. From the "ROAMIN' REDWOOD National Park Long Sleeve Tee" to the "CAMPTONS Pullover Sweatshirt", each piece is a blend of comfort, style, and the call of the wild.

Celebrate the Holidays in Style

This holiday season, step out in style with WEARS THIS. Whether you're cozying up at home or embarking on a winter adventure, their collection will keep you warm, stylish, and ready for anything.

Happy Holidays and happy styling with WEARS THIS – where fashion meets adventure in the Hudson Valley!


"Sparkle, Shine, and Revel in the Holiday Cheer!"

As we wrap up this festive journey, remember that the holiday season is about creating moments of joy, wonder, and warmth. Whether it's through a glamorous makeover at Marion Salonspa, the enchanting gifts from Spirit Trading Company, the cozy charm of Citiot, or the adventurous styles of WEARS THIS, each experience adds a special twinkle to your holiday celebrations.

So, deck the halls, light the candles, and step out in style. Embrace the magic of the season and let these holiday havens fill your days with cheer and your hearts with memories to cherish.

Happy Holidays to all, and may your season be merry, bright, and absolutely unforgettable!

🎄✨ Wishing you a season sprinkled with glamour, enchanted with wonder, and styled to perfection! Happy Holidays from our festive quartet to you! 🎁🌟🛍️

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