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Holiday Tastemakers

How Ellis Hill’s Margretta Henderson Does the Holidays

Wish you had a cheat sheet for how to make the most of the holidays? Look no further.

We asked Dallas tastemakers for their seasonal staples—those items that, for them, the holidays wouldn’t be complete without. Ellis Hill’s Margretta Henderson shares her favorites.

Favorite gift shop: Ellis Hill! Also Miron Crosby

Favorite host or hostess gift: A personalized bar basket complete with shatterproof cups, foam cups, cocktail napkins, and stir sticks

Go-to place for gift wrap: St. Michael’s Woman’s Exchange

Best place to buy a holiday party outfit: Canary

Go-to source for holiday tabletop and serving pieces: Ellis Hill

Go-to holiday cocktail or spirit: Family eggnog recipe

Go-to bottle of wine for the holidays: Kosta Brown

Favorite holiday sweet treat: JK Gourmet’s micro chip cookies

Go-to sources for holiday décor: Margaret Ryder of Fleurt Floral

Must-have decorative item: Lights

Your favorite holiday tradition: Stockings, skiing, and eggs benedict

Best holiday lighting company: The Perfect Light

Best local holiday cards source: Ellis Hill

Best place to see holiday lights: Beverly Drive

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JK Gourmet’s micro chip cookies


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