The Holiday Rush (Our Best Tips for Making Life Easier)

Yes, yes, yes, it’s supposed to be one of the most joyful times of the year. However, as Christmas approaches, your to-do list may seem as though it is getting longer and longer as the days pass by. With the pressure to get the best gifts, deck the halls, trim the tree, stitch together a costume for the nativity lobster (hat tip to the movie, Love Actually, hosting the perfect holiday party or family get-together may seem downright undo-able. Worry not, gentle reader – like Kris Kringle’s adorable elves, we are here to help! We’ve scoped out some great places to snag those last-minute holiday needs, from fabulous holiday florals to pick-up ready party-sized meals.

For restaurant-quality, amazing eats, try these:

Company’s Coming

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Company’s Coming offers a holiday menu available on right up to Christmas Eve that features turkey, cranberry salad, pumpkin pie, and so much more. They even carry retail items like wines, cocktail napkins, and plates along with grab-and-go party staples like chicken salad, savory casseroles, and delicious dips. Did we mention the wine? Call 336-883-6012 to place your order.

Real Kitchen & Market

Real Kitchen & Market has a food-to-go menu that includes over 60 options. Their catering service promises quality food and on-time delivery—delivery, you say??. Each order is prepared fresh by simply giving them a call at 336-882-2299.


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Biscuitville offers great petit-sized party-ready ham biscuits that are to die for! Just remember to order at least a dozen more than you think you’ll need. Just saying. Call 336-882-9223 ahead to order for your holiday party.

Sweet treats are a must for the holiday season! Check out these spots below to pick up some tasty treats.

Dots and Pearl’s Coffee and Bakery

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Dots & Pearl’s Coffee and Bakery handmakes delicious cakes that will satisfy any sweet tooth. You can’t go wrong serving one of these yummy cakes at any holiday event. Call 336-781-3083 to place your order today.

Maggie B’s

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Maggie B’s is a fabulous baked goods and catering service owned by Marguerite Braddy. Her pies, pound cakes, gingerbread men and jalapeno corn dip are the perfect accompaniments for your holiday table. Order through the Maggie B’s website or call 336-885-3712. You’ll be happy you did

Sweet Shoppe Bakery

Sweet Shoppe Bakery has been specializing in scratched baked goods since 1946. We especially love their yummy hot cross buns plus they carry Moravian sugar cake, an old-time favorite. Call 336-882-8026 to place your holiday orders.

The holidays call for celebration sips! Below are spots where you can find high quality beer and wine. Remember to have a selection for your parties, your family meals and the football games.

Brown Truck Brewery

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Brown Truck brews nationally award-winning beer and offers a relaxed environment for you and your loved ones to enjoy a night out. If you are looking to serve one of Brown Truck’s beers at your holiday events, you can purchase beer growlers to take home.

Brewer’s Kettle

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Brewer’s Kettle is a bottle shop with a  large selection of high-quality wines and beers. This spot allows you to learn more about the various types of wine and beer and discover which ones you like best.

Flowers are the perfect finishing touch for your holiday décor or as a hostess gift. Below are the smart spots to score your holiday arrangements. Keep in mind, florists get very busy around the holidays, so you may want to call in advance to ensure you can get your flower.

Grace’s Flower Shop

Grace’s Flower Shop goes the extra mile to make their customers happy, which is why they provide only high-quality flowers and service. You can call 336-889-4211 or visit their website, to learn more about their holiday arrangements!

Just Priceless Florist

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Just Priceless Florist specializes in providing unique and special floral arrangements each made with love and creativity. Call 336-883-6249 or visit their website, to place your holiday arrangement orders today.

Discovering our High Points,

The HP Discovered Team

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