Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
8:32 pm EDT
Saturday, May 15, 2021

2020 Gift Guide

Shop local for the holidays.

Compiled by: Victoria Schlabig, Roxanne Brown, James Combs

Some images are courtesy of the respective manufacturer’s websites

This Christmas, if you want to give back big, then think small. 

Small businesses, that is. 

Local mom and pop shops have suffered devastating economic blows due to the coronavirus. Therefore, shopping local for the perfect Christmas gift will light up the holidays for small business owners throughout Lake and Sumter counties. 

The exciting part is that Style is taking the guesswork out of your shopping experience. Three of our staff writers spent days out on the shopping trail and discovered plenty of cool and unique treasures offered at just some of those local stores. We’re showcasing these treasures to help you find the ideal gift for a loved one. 

Happy shopping. Remember, think small.  


 

Welcome mats that show guests who really runs the house.

Piglet’s Pantry-Dog Bakery

400 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora / 352.735.9779

De-stress your dog and help ease anxiety with the Thundershirt.

Karen’s Canine Kitchen

725 N. 14th St., Leesburg / 352.729.3302

It may be impossible to keep fur totally off their seats, but these car coasters will keep their vehicle somewhat clean. 

Paws & Effect

18 N. Eustis St., Eustis / 352.357.0200

One way to a furry friend’s heart is through the tummy. 

Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming

1670 E. Hwy 50. Suite F, Clermont / 352.708.4544

Cozy cat and dog socks to keep their feet warm all winter. 

Paws & Effect

18 N. Eustis St., Eustis / 352.357.0200

Let your dog have a ball this Christmas – literally – with Fahall squeaky reindeer, Santa, and snowman dog toys.

Karen’s Canine Kitchen

725 N. 14th St., Leesburg / 352.729.3302

 


 

A vintage statement handbag. 

Wildwood Antique Mall

349 Plaza Drive, Eustis / 352.602.7536

This glitter face mask will help keep you covered with style and pizazz.

Dana Tyler

970 Old Mill Run, The Villages / 352.355.0374

Dazzling ear bling to dangle straight into someone’s Christmas stocking.

Orange Blossom Belle

752 W. Montrose St., Clermont / 352.267.5735

These beautiful Swarovski crystal earrings they can show off at holiday parties. 

Jewelry by TFC – located in Papilio

429 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora / 352.552.2332

A handbag set so she has the perfect size bag for any occasion. 

Malena and Magda’s

402 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora / 352.729.2121

An eye shadow palette or fragrance from a local vendor. 

PurgARTory – located in Papilio

429 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora / 407.489.2768

 

A gift certificate for a personalized lip gloss session. 

Chamomile Studios

346 Dora Drawdy Way, Mount Dora / 352.551.5935

 


Kid-friendly books about important historical figures. 

Barrel of Books and Games

128 W. 4th Ave., Mount Dora / 352.735.1950

A blast from the past to delight newbies.

Happy Troll Games

155 US-27, Clermont / 352.460.2621

Let the force be with your child with this cool backpack shaped like The Child from The Mandalorian.

The Purple Pig

1050 Canal St., The Villages / 352.753.2202

Game sets to keep them busy when they’re not in school. 

Noni

418 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora / 352.383.3333

A portable tea set perfect for carrying to a friend’s house or picnic site for the young or young at heart.  

Erikas’ Tea Room & Gifts

787 West Montrose St., Clermont / 908.670.2305

A STEM puzzle set to help them figure out what they want to be when they grow up. 

Barrel of Books and Games

128 W. 4th Ave., Mount Dora / 352.735.1950


 

Throwback Disney figurines for the collector. 

Carriage & Key Antiques

639 8th St., Clermont / 321.228.9855

Unique teapots that will stand out from other collectibles.

Wildwood Antique Mall

349 Plaza Drive, Eustis / 352.602.7536

A cool pick to strum your blues away or go viral. 

Cornerstone Music

798 W. Montrose St., Clermont / 352.242.1838

POP-ular character bobbleheads of all your favorites. 

Happy Troll Games

155 US-27, Clermont / 352.460.2621

An antique porcelain doll to keep other dolls company.

Wildwood Antique Mall

349 Plaza Drive, Eustis / 352.602.7536

A Santa wine bottle is the perfect addition to any holiday setting. Pour and be merry.

The Purple Pig

1050 Canal St., The Villages / 352.753.2202

Pin ’em up.

Comic Controllers

639 8th Street, Clermont / 407.476.132


 

Tins filled with buttery sweet goodness from a faraway land.

Corelli’s Pantry

732 W. Montrose St., Clermont / 352.708.4805

Nothing like some cute sayings and reminders of a favorite adult beverage for your fridge. 

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

19239 U.S. Hwy. 27 N., Clermont / 352.394.7490

A set of sitcom playing cards. 

Barrel of Books and Games

128 W. 4th Ave., Mount Dora / 352.735.1950

A smart and stylish way to track your speed and distance. 

Dash Sports

741 W. Montrose St. Clermont / 352.394.7434

This cool product from Stay Breezy is a wearable, hands-free wireless fan for relief from the sizzling Florida sun.

The Purple Pig

1050 Canal St., The Villages 352.753.2202

These beautifully decorated face masks are nothing to sneeze at. Show pride in your favorite team while protecting yourself.

Grand Gator

717 W. Main St., Leesburg / 352.787.6761

A collection of flavored sugars to compliment coffee or tea. 

Spice & Tea Exchange

431 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora / 352.729.6762

Comical mermaid ornaments. 

Peddler’s Wagon

25 E. Magnolia Ave., Eustis / 352.483.2797

Play your day away. 

Happy Troll Games

155 US-27, Clermont / 352.460.2621

Help for the hard to catch.

The Florida Angler

786 West Montrose St., Clermont / 352.255.2335


 

Handmade soaps to leave you squeaky clean and smelling fresh. 

Belladonna Apothecary

 online shop

Etsy.com/shop/BelladonnApothecary / 352.406.7594

Roll-on essential oils to take anywhere they go.

Health Basket

18040 US HWY 441, Mount Dora / 352.735.1166

Relaxation never tasted so good. 

One Utopia 

 located in Montrose Street Market

793 West Montrose St., Clermont / 407.575.7616

Flavored CBD oils that calm when injested. 

Health Basket

18040 US HWY 441, Mount Dora / 352.735.1166

Take stress off your legs with a battery-operated, motorized electric bike.

Village Cycles

1102 Bichara Blvd., Lady Lake / 352.751.3443

A little pick me up for the senses. 

One Utopia 

 located in Montrose Street Market

793 West Montrose St., Clermont / 407.575.7616


This Mexican pottery duck planter to give their outdoor area a burst of color. 

Noni

418 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora 

352.383.3333

Zen and peace to you. 

Encore Home Décor

782 W. Montrose, Clermont

352.242.5142

Pretty crystal decorations to make you smile.  

The Broom Tree

777 W. Montrose St., Clermont / 352.536.1880

Bring the beauty of nature inside. 

One Utopia 

located in Montrose Market

793 West Montrose St., Clermont

407.575.7616

Naturally pretty home décor perfect for a peaceful porch or windowsill.

Orchids by Charlene

639 8th St., Clermont

321.258.2890

Drank all your wine, but want to cherish the memories? Here’s the perfect place to cork them. 

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

19239 U.S. Highway 27 N., Clermont / 352.394.7490

 


 

Go from zero to delicious in 90 seconds with the Molly & You Cake Single.

The Purple Pig

1050 Canal St., The Villages / 352.753.2202

Spread Muscadine joy for the holidays! 

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

19239 U.S. Highway 27 N., Clermont / 352.394.7490

Put fancy scones on special order for the tea lover.

Erika’s Tea Room & Gifts

787 West Montrose St., Clermont / 908.670.2305

Assorted seafood spices they can get creative with. 

Mount Dora Olive Oil Company

351 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora / 352.735.8481

Bon Appetit! Starter pastas to make into your own culinary masterpiece.  

Corelli’s Pantry

732 W. Montrose St., Clermont / 352.708.4805

A set of best-selling spice blends. 

Spice & Tea Exchange

431 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora / 352.729.6762


A lemon-scented soap set for the kitchen. 

Noni

418 N. Donnelly St.,
Mt. Dora / 352.383.3333

A reading light so they can read after bed.

Barrel of Books and Games

128 W. 4th Ave., Mt Dora / 352.735.1950

A cool extra touch to help the gamers in your life get a grip.

Comic Controllers

639 8th St., Clermont / 407.476.1323

Let this lighthouse lead you to the closest bottle opener for some sweet relaxation. 

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

19239 U.S. Hwy. 27 N., Clermont / 352.394.7490

Nothing like a do it yourself percussive therapy session to relax your guns. 

Dash Sports

741 W. Montrose St. Clermont / 352.394.7434

A vintage camera to help bring old holiday memories to the forefront. 

Wildwood Antique Mall

349 Plaza Drive, Eustis / 352.602.7536

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