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Hanover Magazine's 2016 Holiday Gift Guide Presented By LaValley Building & Supply

Nov 02, 2016 01:34PM ● By Erin Frisch
For children, teens, and adults alike, the holidays are a magical time of year. Sure, there are parties to attend and perfectly wrapped packages to give and to receive, but there’s also a deepened desire to give to others and bring them happiness, love, and joy. We always like to support our local shops and businesses in town and all over the Upper Valley. Doing business locally is how we can ensure a strong and healthy community in the coming year. So, without further ado, here’s a local gift guide to just a few of the great businesses that are ready to help you this holiday season, presented by LaValey Building & Supply.

Game Set Mat in Hanover

Game Set Mat in Hanover is an active-wear shop focusing on tennis and yoga apparel. They carry a variety of clothing lines, in addition to a wide assortment of sneakers and accessories for any active lifestyle. They string racquets too! Offering a wide array of top workout brands such as Soybu, Lucy, Ame & Lulu, Jade, Sockwell, Pure Lime and many more, Game Set Mat has the perfect gift for all the active persons in your life. Gift cards are also available.


Simon Pearce offers so many wonderful gifts that your only problem will be deciding which ones to purchase. From handmade glassware, wooden bowls, and candle holders to lighting and other home décor, plus glass holiday trees and so much more, you’re sure to give a gift that will be treasured for years to come. The traditional and elegant Hartland Cakeplate comes in two sizes, medium and large. Starts at $175.00. To check out this beautiful item, click here.

Lemon Tree Gifts is Hanover’s new go-to gift and home accessories shop. Located at 44 South Main Street, Lemon Tree features gifts for every season, person, and occasion! Whatever you are searching for, you’re sure to find it here, and if you need inspiration, you’ll find that too in this well-stocked shop. The staff will help you find the perfect gift and even ship it for you! From candles to jewelry to fun “gag gifts,” you can’t go wrong at Lemon Tree. These come in all shapes and sizes and all prices ranges from $60.00 and up.


A staple in our community, Lou’s is famous for serving up some of the best pies on planet Earth. Why not give the gift of Lou’s by giving a gift card? Whether it’s a small amount or a large one, there is no one on your holiday gift list who would be disappointed with the endless possibilities at Lou’s. Click here for more information.

Main Street Kitchens carries a wide assortment of high-quality cooking and baking items, as well as accessories for your bath and home. There’s really something for everyone here. Their brands are carefully selected to ensure both quality and value. Main Street Kitchens is a great local kitchen shop where gadgets, everyday essentials, and cool home accessories abound. Finding a unique gift will be a snap with all they have to offer. For more information, click here.




Indigo clothing store offers so many wonderful clothes, accessories, shoes, and fun stuff for that special lady, daughter, or friend in your life. Carrying some of today’s most popular brands, Indigo makes it easy to find the perfect gift, including initial necklaces, warm winter boots and sweaters, the perfect purse, jewelry, and more. Head to Indigo to check out their new merchandise coming in weekly.


Got a movie lover in the family? A gift card to the Nugget Theater is the perfect gift!  Film fans can see movies anytime they want, and this gift is sure to please. You can purchase gift cards in person at the counter for one or multiple movies. Click here for more information.


From baking tools and equipment to aprons and sprinkles, King Arthur is a one-stop shop for the cook and baker in your life. With flours, scone mixes, apparel, and all kinds of other goodies, there are options galore here. If you have trouble deciding what to get, you can also pick up a gift card for a class. Let your lucky recipients choose a class to attend or just spend time at King Arthur selecting their favorite items. King Arthur also has many gift baskets filled with this company’s unique jams, jellies, mixes, candies, and so much more. You can customize a basket to please that special person on your list. You can even order online and check out the full class calendar for special baking classes. For more information, click here.


A big thank you to our wonderful sponsor:

LaValley Building Supply - West Lebanon NH

LaValley Building Supply

LaValley Building Supply was founded by Harold and Geraldine LaValley in 1962. Today it is a second generation owned business headed by Lawrence Huot. It is the largest independently owne... Read More » 

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