2021 Essex and Union County Holiday Guide - Union County Moms

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

We are so excited to present our 2021 Essex and Union County Holiday Gift Guide!  Here are some of our favorite holiday gift ideas for the whole family. It is an amazing opportunity to support and highlight these local businesses in our communities! Happy Shopping!


Gift giving is in the bag at DUXIANA this year!
Keep warm with a Wool Cashmere Throw “Holiday Special” $159
Travel in comfort with our exclusive DUXIANA Travel Pillow available in Down/ Feather for $93 or all down for $138
Wrap her in a Silk Cotton Robe for $216
354 Springfield Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Phone: (908) 522-8200

Top 3 Must Haves from Duxiana 

  • Down Comforters – assorted sizes and weights available starting at $645 
  • Catalina Pillow – standard size $220 
  • Travel Pillow – starts at $59 

Nicole HD Jewelry 

​Nicole Hendelman Dersovitz launched NicoleHD Jewelry in 2014 curating a collection of sophisticated styles by travelling and searching for her pieces. Her collections feature modern and classic designs made with the highest quality materials and finest craftsmanship.  Born into a family with over 70 years experience in the jewelry industry, Nicole was destined for jewelry.

With over 20 years in the jewelry industry, she has been published in the NY Times, Vogue, In-Style, Glamour, Seventeen, Modern Jewelry, Marie Claire, and the O, Oprah Magazine, sold in Henri Bendel and Nordstrom, as well as being worn by Kelly Ripa, Denise Richards, and Neve Campbell.

Email: [email protected]
FB: nicolehdjewelry
Instagram: @NicoleHDjewelry 

Top 3 Must Haves from Nicole HD Jewelry 

  • 14k Gold Hollow Hoop Earrings
  • 14k Butterfly Necklaces
  • 14k diamond tennis bracelet

Pink Jewels 


Pink Jewels is a lifestyle boutique that sells anything a woman would want! From clothing, jewelry, handbags, home accessories and shoes. We take pride in our excellent customer service and feel that shopping should always be fun!

Instagram @pinkjewelsnj

Top 3 Must Haves from Pink Jewels

  • The Bevy Flog is currently the hottest pant!!
  • The perfect hostess gift!
  • The perfect Tote in Suede & Canvas!

Ally Freundlich Photography

Ally Freundlich Photography is the latest labor of love of former graphic artist, interior designer and Short Hills mom, Ally Freundlich.  Focusing primarily on nature and flower photography, Ally prints her favorite images large-scale, on high-gloss metal. The end result is striking, decorative wall art – the perfect accessory for transitional and modern interiors alike.  Ally also offers 5″x7″ acrylic blocks of her photos, providing colorful, gem-like additions to any powder room, mantle, desk or shelf. Beautiful individually…even better in multiples, these blocks add an elegant finishing touch to any home or office decor. They also make for unique gifting!

Instagram: @allyfreundlichphotography – DM for pricing and information or to set up an appointment.
Phone: 917-584-6002
Email[email protected].

Top 3 Must Haves from Ally Freundlich Photography 

  • A 24”x36” high-gloss metal print of one of Ally’s original flower photographs to add instant glamour to any room. 
  • Multiple coordinating nature prints, available in an array of sizes, to enliven a room with gorgeous imagery and vibrant color. 
  • Our gem-like 5”x7” acrylic photo blocks, to add a colorful modern touch to any shelf, mantle or side table. A perfect gift!



‘from HERE’

A network of commitment-free, on-demand workspaces conveniently located in your neighborhood. Our workspaces are available to book by the hour or day without any recurring subscription plans or membership fees. Experience all the benefits that come with an office environment at a pace that makes sense for your life. Our first neighborhood workspace – ‘from HERE @ The Queen City’ – is now open in downtown Plainfield, NJ!

The Queen City: 108 Watchung Avenue, Plainfield, NJ 07060
Phone:  908-205-0225
Instagram: @fromhere.today

Top 3 Must Haves for ‘from Here’

  • Your first day is free when you use code “WELCOME” to book.
  • Day Pass Desk: $25/Day and designed to be your ergonomic workstation + complimentary coffee, tea and fruit water.
  • Unlimited Monthly Plan: $250/Month provides unlimited access to a private office + complimentary coffee, tea and fruit water.


Lemon and Lime Designs

A custom engraving business with the ability to engrave a range of materials ranging from construction paper to marble!  Owner, Cinda Carnevale has a background in graphic design and fashion.  The products are all produced at her in home studio in Summit, she prides herself on quality and quick turnaround.

Instagram: @lemonandlimedesigns

 FB: Cinda Zawacki Carnevale

Top 3 Must Haves from Lemon and Lime Designs

  • Wooden cutting board/ cheese board
  • Polar Camel insulated cups for hot or cold beverages
  • Acrylic tray circular, square or rectangle options


PixieLane Alison and Christine 

PixieLane Alison & Christine is your one stop shop for kids, babies, women’s, matching parent & me designs, gifts and accessories. Our goal is to make shopping easy and convenient with multiple options that work best for your lifestyle. Our one of a kind styles are super soft, ultra cozy and we promise you’ll never want to take them off. 
Instagram: @Pixielanealisonchristine


Top 3 Must Haves from PixieLane

  • Be Happy Dress (Price: $32) 
  • High Shine Leggings:(Price: $30) 
  • Long Sleeve Step Hem & Slim Lounge Bottom: (Price: $46 for the set, but separates also available) 

Curious Heart Apothecary and Spiritual Center

Little Flower Essential Oil Blends creates artisan handcrafted natural body washes, creams, body butters, scrubs and custom essential oil blends.  We us only organic and natural ingredients and the highest quality essential oils in our blends.  We produce our products in small batches to ensure that the highest quality is achieved.  To further enhance our blends, all products are imbued with reiki energy to bring out the highest therapeutic and spiritual quality of the ingredients.  We loved to make custom essential oil blends to fit every concern from sleep to managing pain, there is an essential oil to help.  Little Flower is excited to announce their new home at the Curious Heart Apothecary and Spiritual Center opening November 26th at 509 Central Ave. in Westfield.  The Curious Heart is dedicated to providing products and reiki services to support people on every level of their journey, emotionally, physically and spiritually, through holistic means.  Please check out our website www.littlefloweressentialoilblends.com or our social media pages as well!

FB: littlefloweressentialoilblends 
Instagram @littleflowerblends 

509 Central Ave, Westfield, NJ 

Top 3 Must Haves from Curious Heart

  • 8 oz. Sunny Day Body Wash $18
  • 10 ml Deep Sleep Rollerball $17
  • 2 oz. Frankincense & Lavender Body Cream $18



Seven Barrels 

Looking for must haves for this holiday season. Look no further as Seven Barrels has something for everyone.
Healthy and delicious Extra Virgin Olive Oils & Aged Balsamics make a unique gift for anyone that loves great food.
Surprise them with Seven Barrels and treat yourself to any of our 26 Oil & Vinegar flavors.
FB: 7Barrels
Instagram: @7barrels

Top Must Haves from Seven Barrels 

  • Duo Gift Box- select any 2 large flavors- $75.00 Ships for free.
  • Quattro Gift Box- select any 4 small flavors- $75.00 Ships for free.
  • Miller’s Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oil- our award winning olive oil from Northern California.- $35.00 per large bottle
  • Traditional Balsamic Vinegar- our number one selling product!- $35.00 per large bottle



Introducing a new kind of home dining experience, with extraordinary food made to order in a kitchen that comes to you. Your order is fired, finished, and plated just steps away from your door, then served as soon as it’s ready. Your fries are crispy, your steak is juicy, and your pizza is hot: just the way they should be.

Instagram: @wonder

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Top 3 Must Haves from Wonder

  •  Filet Mignon-Restaurant: Bobby Flay Steak
  •  The General Chicken: The General Chinese Restaurant
  •  Margherita Pizza-Restaurant: Pizzeria Mozza


Dezyne:  Gift Giving Made Easy

Gifts are my Passion!   Dezyne by Ilysa works with clients to create unique gift solutions, our full range of Gourmet Chocolates, Personalized Gifts, Promotional, fulfillment and print items enhance your gift giving selections.

 Dezyne has been in business since 1994 and has continued to grow and move in many new directions as the times have changed.

Ordering is Sweet and Simple with Dezyne.  With our touch of personalization we tailor any gift ensemble and our fabulous gourmet selections, to leave a Lasting Impression for your corporate and personal gift needs.

All price points are satisfied!  


Top 3 Must Haves from Dezyne By Ilysa

  • Fun Pouches and Smiley Face Totes
  • Chocolate Covered Pretzel Graham and Oreo Creations
  • Sarah Jane Oilcloth Totes and Pouches


4 Fashions

4fashions clothing is a mobile store “right at your door”. We sell casual, comfy clothing for women & teens. For a personal  appointment in your driveway, please contact us at [email protected]. You can also follow us on Instagram @4fashionsclothing.

Instagram: @4fashionclothing
Email[email protected]

Top 3 Must Haves from 4 Fashions
  • Super soft Cream puff sleeve sweater
  • Thermal long sleeve leather top
  • Hidden black denim jacket

 Essen Facial Spa

A lovely, calm and relaxing space where you can get away from the every day craziness to experience services such as customized facials, microdermabrasions, chemical peels, enzymes treatments as well as facial waxing services.

FB:  EssenFacialSpa  
Instagram: @essen_facial_spa

551 Park Avenue, 1st Floor/Suite 6
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Call or text (908) 456-8385

Top 3 Must Have Services from Essen Facial Spa

  • Customized facial
  • Cocoa enzyme treatment
  • Microdermabrasion treatment

 Linda’s Creative Gifts

Being an artist herself, Linda Tribuna opened her first store in 2009. One of the first craft stores in the area, it gave artists a venue to showcase their work. Today, Linda’s Creative Gifts carries the work of over 40 local and U.S. artists. Stop in and meet Linda and her staff and get their “5” minute tour!

Linda Tribuna, Owner of Linda’s Creative Gifts

Top 3 Must Haves from Linda’s Creative Gifts

  • Goat Milk Soap and Lotion
  • Rain Capers with Solid or Museum Prints
  • Locally Designed Jewelry

Milk Money

A children’s shop that sells consigned gently used clothing & shoes as well as tons of brand new toys . We carry Melissa & Doug as well as STEM toys, sewing and craft kits, coloring books, art supplies and gift sets, and many great stocking stuffers.

Email:  [email protected]

FB: Milk Money Cranford

Instagram @milkmoneycranford

18 North Avenue West, Cranford

Top 3 Must Haves from Milk Money

  • Squash Buddies slow rising scented plush $8
  • Elf on the shelf: Book/Doll Set $28, 24′ Huggables  $20
  • Color Changing Umbrellas $17

Patricia & Paul

Gifts for eaters

Give the most loved P&P Olive Oil & Balsamic Sampler Six Pack — for dipping, salads, dinner & dessert. Make every day delicious with the highest quality ingredients for flavor-infused eating.  $32.95

Shop our curated collection of elevated kitchen essentials, local artisan goods, gourmet food & charcuterie, and dozens of flavored varieties of authentic Extra Virgin Olive Oil and aged Balsamic Vinegar.  Discover many products that are difficult to find elsewhere, including vegan, gluten-free and Kosher products.

Oil and Balsamic Sampler Set (6) $32.95

Patricia & Paul Artisans of Fine Oils and Balsamics

20 Elm Street, Westfield, NJ 908.232.3866

310 Springfield Ave Summit, NJ 908.868.0259

Top 3 Must Haves from Patricia and Paul

Total Row Fitness

Join the Rowing Revolution! Call now for a low impact, calorie torching, rowing-centric workout! Mention Essex  or Union County Moms for 50% Off your first month or 20% Off any package!

Email: [email protected]

Call: 973 302-9307

Top 3 Must Haves From Total Row

  • $99 Founding Membership – $99 Unlimited Classes for Life. Price will never change!
  • 20 Pack of Classes – Get 20% off a pack of classes for you or a friend.
  • Free Week of Classes – Absolutely Free! Take as many classes as you’d like for 7 days!


Mention Essex  or Union County Moms for 50% Off your first month or 20% Off any package!

A Few Days of Holiday Giveaways

We are so excited to feature some amazing giveaways from our local small businesses!  Watch out for our Social Media Posts to learn how to be a lucky winner of these amazing giveaways!! 

The Curious Heart Apothecary 


8 oz. bottle of Sunny Day Body Wash and 15% off purchase.  



 $100 of Wonder credits & autographed book from one of our chef partners


$25 in Pixie Bucks and 1 Child Beanie – Grey & Black Camo with Pink Pom

Pink Jewels

The perfect hostess gift!  Your Choice of a platter (from picture)

7 Barrels

One Gift Set from 7 Barrels



Nicole HD Jewelry

14k Gold Hallow Hoop Earrings with post ($250 Value)

Ally Freundlich Photography

Ally Freundlich Photography will be giving away the two 5”x7” acrylic photo blocks below. These modern bright pink peony and ranunculus blocks will bring a pop of vibrant color to any

shelf, mantle, desk or end table they’re placed on. This giveaway is valued at $160.

‘from Here’

$100.00 in Annual Workspace Credit. The winner can use the credit towards any booking. Credit expires 1-year after redemption.

Lemons and Lime Designs

A set of Polar Camel Tumblers 


Duxiana Luxury Linen Soap

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