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Earlier this year, our readers picked Family Favorite winners from a variety of categories. We had so many great winners, that they became the perfect resource for our first official Family Favorites Holiday Gift Guide. Here are the area's most sought after gifts from your favorite places.

 

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Greenstreet Garden’s Poinsettias

Locally grown on the farm in the center of Lothian, Md. Poinsettias come in a variety of colors and sizes. Pick a traditional bloom or customize your poinsettias with sparkly tinsel, pine, evergreen, ribbon and more! Prices start at $5.99.
greenstreetgardens.com

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Calvert Marine Museum

From the collectible "Goodnight Books" series, this adorable board book takes you from the Inner Harbor of Baltimore to Ocean City and everything in between. $9.99

This five-inch-long, resin mermaid is perfect for a Christmas tree or year-round decoration. $7.99
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The perfect gift for friends, family or coworkers. These cards can be spent virtually anywhere in the U.S. that accepts American Express Cards. Plus, they have no expiration of funds, and are lovingly wrapped and ready to give. westfield.com

 

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Homestead Gardens

Enjoy the fresh-cut forest from the comfort of your home with this flameless, fragrant decorative piece. This diffuser is wrapped in natural cherry wood, with beautifully decorated pine needle designs, perfectly sized for intimate settings. $40
homesteadgardens.com

Gift Certificates 2017Mission Escape Gift Card

A real-life escape experience designed for groups up to 12 people. Work together as a team, testing your wits and skills, to escape from a locked room in 50 minutes or less. Check out the new Santa's Workshop room! $29 & up. missionescaperooms.com

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Franklin's Toys

Stop by the best toy store in Maryland and pick up some MAGNA-TILES by Valtech. These awesome magnetic building tiles range from $54.99 to $124.99 (ages 3–8).
Or for some family fun grab the Harry Potter Clue Game by HASBRO $39.99 (age 9 and up). franklinstoystore.comhp

snowmanPic-N-Paint Pottery

Creative visitors choose their ceramic art piece then paint it into their very own masterpeice to take home. A trip to this a contemporary "paint-your-own-pottery studio" is the perfect gift for the artists on your gift list. picnpaintpottery.com

Severna Park Gymnastics/Thrive

For a child full of energy, give the gift of movement with one of the many classes offered at Severna Park Gymnastics or Thrive.Logo for Brochcure 2 300x121
The options include no-school camps, summer camp, or art classes. Prices vary. thrivegymnastics.com

  

Screen Shot 2017 12 12 at 3.02.37 PMMonte Restaurant Group

The perfect gift for a foodie. Monte offers atmospheres perfect for a casual dinner for the family or cocktails after work. Grab a gift certificate for one of their establishments: Squisito Pizza & Pasta, Carpaccio Tuscan Kitchen & Wine Bar, and Meatballs, Etc. monterdg.com

 

 

 

 Miss Shirley's

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'Tis the season to B'more Giving, and there is no better way to show your loved ones you care than with an award-winning breakfast, brunch or lunch at one of Miss Shirley's three locations in Maryland—Roland Park, Inner Harbor or Annapolis! missshirleys.com

 To get a complete list of our Family Favorites visit winners, click here

—Jenny Cardoza

Upcoming Events

Tue May 22, 2018 @12:00AM
Air Show and Navy Commissioning Week, Annapolis
Tue May 22, 2018 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Public Archaeology Day
Tue May 22, 2018 @10:30AM - 12:00PM
Seedlings, Washington D.C
Tue May 22, 2018 @11:00AM - 11:45AM
Kids Club: Pretzel Trees, Annapolis
Tue May 22, 2018 @ 1:30PM -
Tecumseh Court Concert, Annapolis
Tue May 22, 2018 @ 2:00PM - 03:00PM
Butterfly, Laurel
Tue May 22, 2018 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
STEM, Bowie
Wed May 23, 2018 @12:00AM
Air Show and Navy Commissioning Week, Annapolis
Wed May 23, 2018 @ 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Bird Walk, Laurel
Wed May 23, 2018 @10:30AM - 02:30PM
Sprouts, Washington D.C
Wed May 23, 2018 @11:00AM -
Discover Nature: Colors in the Garden
Wed May 23, 2018 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
Weekly Sailboat Races
Thu May 24, 2018 @12:00AM
DelFest, Cumberland
Thu May 24, 2018 @12:00AM
Air Show and Navy Commissioning Week, Annapolis
Thu May 24, 2018 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Little Minnows: Turtles, Solomons

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Tue May 22, 2018 @12:00AM
Air Show and Navy Commissioning Week, Annapolis
Tue May 22, 2018 @10:00AM
Public Archaeology Day
Tue May 22, 2018 @10:30AM
Seedlings, Washington D.C
Tue May 22, 2018 @11:00AM
Kids Club: Pretzel Trees, Annapolis
Tue May 22, 2018 @ 1:30PM
Tecumseh Court Concert, Annapolis
Tue May 22, 2018 @ 2:00PM
Butterfly, Laurel
Tue May 22, 2018 @ 7:00PM
STEM, Bowie
Wed May 23, 2018 @12:00AM
Air Show and Navy Commissioning Week, Annapolis
Wed May 23, 2018 @ 8:00AM
Bird Walk, Laurel
Wed May 23, 2018 @10:30AM
Sprouts, Washington D.C