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How Dondolo’s Catalina Gonzalez Jorba Does the Holidays

Wish you had a cheat sheet for how to make the most of the holidays? Look no further.
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How Dondolo’s Catalina Gonzalez Jorba Does the Holidays

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We asked Dallas tastemakers for their seasonal staples—those items that, for them, the holidays wouldn’t be complete without. Dondolo founder Catalina Gonzalez Jorba shares her favorites.

Favorite place to buy gifts: Ellis Hill and Madison

Favorite hostess gift: Candle or wine

Best place to buy a holiday party outfit: Canary

Go-to source for holiday tabletop and serving pieces: Dondolo

Go-to holiday cocktail or spirit: Mulled cider

Go-to bottle of wine for the holidays: Flowers pinot noir

Favorite holiday sweet treat: Homemade Colombian ‘natilla’ (my mom would always do it growing up).

Favorite holiday tunes: “Silent Night” by Michael Bublé

Favorite holiday flick: The Holiday

Favorite holiday scent: Thymes Frasier Fir candle

Must-have decorative item: Christmas wreath

Favorite holiday tradition: Nativity scene. We did it growing up every year, and it’s something we do with the boys, and they love it.

Favorite holiday event in Dallas: Crescent gingerbread houses (Best to do with children!)

Best Santa: NorthPark Santa is a legend

Best local holiday cards source: Morgan McCall Design at Ellis Hill

Best place to see holiday lights: Threejays Carriages for seeing Christmas lights in Highland Park Village.

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