Princeton’s Top Ten Stocking Stuffers
10. Chocolate from Thomas Sweet: Princeton’s own chocolate-maker at 29 Palmer Square West always has small holiday-themed chocolates that can fit snugly in a stocking or hang on the tree.
9. “I Love Princeton” military style dog tags designed by Andrew Wilkinson available at A Store by Princeton Magazine, www.princetonmagazine.com.
8. Macaroons from Olives, 22 Witherspoon Street: Lots of stores in town sell macaroons, but our sources tell us that these sweet little gems are the best around.
7. A one-ounce jar of Russian farm-raised Beluga caviar from Nassau Seafood, 256 Nassau Street. Decadent and delicious!
6. Aaron’s Thinking Putty from JaZam’s, 25 Palmer Square East: Kids love this stuff that comes in a host of colors and is said to be good for stress relieving, hand exercising, and mind expanding. It’s addictive, but in a good way.
5. A New Jersey dish towel from The Farmhouse Store, 43 Hulfish Street: Every state has a towel, and New Jersey’s is a winner. It might just roll up nicely into a stocking.
4. Two tickets to the Garden Theater: Since being renovated and repurposed a few months ago, the theater at the corner of Nassau and Vandeventer is offering not just films, but special programs like The Not So Silent Cinema and famous classics.
3. Princeton Chapel ornament available at A Store by Princeton Magazine, www.princetonmagazine.com.
2. Cashmere socks from Landau, 102 Nassau street: The go-to holiday gift for generations of Princeton patrons, these socks are soft and warm and everyone loves them. Buy a few pair for yourself while you’re at it!
1. Ultra Plush Lip Gloss from Benefit Cosmetics, 20 Nassau Street: Lips get chapped when the weather gets cold, and they need to be ready for any chance encounters under the mistletoe!