One More Week: How to Finish Your Gift List

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The countdown has begun! There’s just one more week until Christmas. If you still have some shopping left on your on your gift list, it’s time to get serious. To assist you in your efforts, we’ve compiled a list of some great places to consider whether you still need to buy gifts for men or women.  Many of these retailers provide online gift certificates, so there’s no need  to leave the comfort of your own home. That’s the ultimate in convenience.

Fleet Feet SportsIf you are buying for a runner or walker this Christmas, Fleet Feet Sports is a must. It’s located at 330 Franklin Road in the Brentwood Place Shopping Center, adjacent to TJMaxx Home Goods. Fleet Feet carries the latest in shoes, apparel, accessories and nutrition. Click here for more information.

Southern Polished-Southern Polished provides professional shoe shining and shoe repair — a service everyone could use at one time or another. Located 7018 Church Street East in Brentwood next to Judge Beans, Southern Southern Polished Shoe Shine KitPolished is a friendly, family owned and operated business — they also make their own line of high quality sandals. Buy a gift card, or how about one of these great items:

  • Deluxe Shoe-Shining Kit.  It will help keep shoes looking shiny and bright. The kit includes cleaner/conditioner, three different colored creams in black, brown and neutral; three daubers to apply the polish and a buffing cloth.
  •  “A Gentleman Gets Dressed Up” by John Bridges and Bryan Curtis. It’s all about “Knowing What to Wear, When to Wear It, and How to Wear It.” It’s the perfect gift for the wardrobe-challenged guy you know, or a soon-to-be college graduate too.

Click here for details about Southern Polished.

Wild Wing Cafe– Do you know a chicken wing lover? Wild Wing Cafe, located at 545 Cool Springs Boulevard in in the Thoroughbred Village Shoppping Center, serves not only delicious wings, but specialty burgers, salads, sandwiches and more. Live music and other special events are held there too, and all the big sporting event are played on the many television screens. Families welcome. Click here to purchase a gift card.

A Moment’s PeaceWho couldn’t use some pampering, especially after the hectic holidays? A Moment’s Peace is an Award-winning Day Spa and Salon located at 9050 Carothers Parkway in Cool Springs. It’s THE place to relax A Moments Peace Holiday Giftsand unwind while being indulged, through Hair, Massage, Nails and Skin Care from professionals who continually train in the latest products and techniques. Gift Certificates can be applied to any service offered at A Moment’s Peace – the only Day Spa & Salon that offers so many services all in one place. Click here for a full listing of services and for gift certificates.

Westhaven Golf ClubUnsure what to pick out for the golfer in your life? Westhaven Golf Club, located off Boyd Mill Pike in Franklin, carries the latest in golf gear . This includes the popular Scotty Cameron putters and clubs; Nextbelt – the newest and perhaps most fashionable golf belt on the market; Peter Millar shirts & tops — Westhaven is one of a select few to carry the line; and the Titleist NXT Tour 5 Golf Balls. Great brand, great performance golf ball. For more information about Westhaven Golf Club, click here.

Three Dog Bakery-For the pet lover in your life, this is a dream come true. Three Dog Bakery specializes in natural dog food made in the U.S.A., and freshly baked pastries made from scratch with no additives, preservatives, dyes or fillers. Three Dog Bakery also carries toys Fido will love. (Cat goodies too!). Three Dog Bakery is located adjacent to Whole Foods in the McEwen Shopping Center in Franklin. Click here for more information about Three Dog Bakery. To follow on FaceBook, click here.

Mellow Mushroom– A superb pizza place located at 317 Main Street in downtown Franklin, Mellow Mushroom  offers delicious pizza, calzone, hoagies, and more in a warm atmosphere. Vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Watch the games on the big screens and enjoy a nice cold beer too. A gift card to Mellow Mushroom would be a great gift for anyone. Click here for the Mellow Mushroom website.

MILES The Auto Spa–  For as much driving as many of us do, we truly appreciative stepping into a freshly cleaned vehicle. A gift card to MILES The Auto Spa, located at 100 Market Exchange Court (just off Bakers Bridge Avenue in Cool Springs) is the all-encompassing gift for any automobile owner – male or female. Gift cards can be used for Auto Washing and Detailing, or one of the many other expert services MILES specializes in, like:MILES the Auto Spa

  • Custom Wheels
  • Garage Products
  • Paint Touch-ups
  • Headlight Restoration
  • Interior Sterilization
  • Driveway Sealing

For any amount over $10 that you spend, MILES will add another 10% bonus value to your purchase. How’s that for Merry Christmas! Click here to purchase a gift certificate online, or for more information. MILES Express just celebrated its Grand Opening at 404 Mallory Station Rd., Franklin.

JJ’s Wine Bar– A great gift card for a night on the town. Located in an old historic home at 206 East Main in downtown Franklin , JJ’s is is unique, warm and inviting — with a bit of an edge. JJ’s offers 28 different wines by the glass at their “Wine Stations,” –dispensed in your choice of size. Beer and a wide variety of delicious lighter fare are also on the menu. Browse around and notice the eclectic art on the walls that’s also available for sale. Click here for more information.

Savory Spice Shop– This is a great store for anyone on your list who likes to cook. Located in downtown Franklin at 324 Main Street, Savory Spice has over 400 spices and seasonings, offered in a a variety of quantities, as small as 1/2 ounce. They also let you taste and smell their products, so you know what you’re getting before you buy. Gift sets available. For more information, click here.

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