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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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Illustration by Emily Olson

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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