Alicia's Guide to Holiday Shopping



Feeling a bit stuck regarding your holiday shopping list this year? Let Alicia guide you toward some special treasures and brighten up your family and friends’ holiday season.

Paper Source

For the “paper obsessed” look no further than Paper Source for not only your wrapping but also your gifting, needs. From candles and cosmetic bags for her to tech kits and “lucky sock sets” for him, these gifts are sure to please. Looking to fulfill some of the wishes on your kids’ Christmas lists? Why not give them a piece of your childhood with a retro handheld arcade? Sounds like a unique and fun gift they will adore. The best part about Paper Source is not only can you pick up the perfect presents on your list – you can get all of the adorable wrapping paper and stationery you need to put on the finishing touch. 

Just Kids Cuts

Don’t let the name fool you. Just Kids Cuts in Burlingame is not only the best place to bring your child for a haircut, but their beauty market contains some of the best Christmas and holiday gifts you can find. For the beauty product lover in your life, fill up your cart with the latest trends in makeup, hair, and nails. Luxury candles and casual jewelry will complete the package.


One of the most popular stores around, Anthropologie has become synonymous with original, Boho style. Unique gifts will brighten anyone’s holiday season. Have a friend with a case of wanderlust? Specialized travel kits are the perfect option. Looking to give unique pieces of jewelry? Anthropologie’s creative and elegant style makes for the perfect design pieces. From home décor to cardigans and sweaters, check everyone off your list. 


Make your way over to Papyrus for the best stock of stamps, stickers, and everything you need to craft the perfect holiday season. Dainty Christmas tree ornaments make the perfect hostess gift, and decorative holiday snow globes will bring festive cheer to anyone’s home.


While this is the perfect place for some holiday retail “therapy” for yourself, this small San Francisco chain (now located on Burlingame Avenue) is also one of the best boutiques for some holiday shopping. If your loved one’s wish list includes unique jewelry pieces, fashionable t-shirts, and jeans, or the perfect coffee table book, make sure to stop into one of several locations and get shopping! 


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