It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The Butler house is ready to bring on the holiday season! Today we are kicking off a three-week holiday gift guide series! Everything that is featured is from a local business or maker! How fun is that?

Abilene Zoo


1-Abilene Zoo membership will make the perfect gift for anyone!
2- VIP Tours provide a learning environment for the animal lover on your list. Choose from three different unique experiences!
3-How about a Zoo Fun Pack which includes admission, giraffe terrace, carousel and train rides? Be looking for these to release later this month!

There are a variety of other great gifts you can find at the zoo gift shop too.


1-Crystal Growing kit $15.99
2-Zoo Animals: 2 for $30
3-Critter Clinic $49.99
4-Hatchin’ Grow Gator $3.99

You can read a few reasons why the Butlers love the zoo here.


PowerUp Inflatables


Open Jump Pass – $30 (6 jump pass)
Gift Certificate
A jump pass would be a great gift for kids ages 2-12. It is also a great way to allow children to release some holiday energy! Make sure you head over and read our experience at Power Up Inflatables.

Enter the PowerUp Inflatables giveaway here!


indieowl shop 


1-Wooden Camera – available in 6 colors
2-Top Knot Headband
3-Bixie the Bunny – wooden teether
4-Josephine Bow
5-Florence the Fawn – wooden teether
6-Little Hipster Clip-on Bowtie

enter the indieowl shops giveaway here! 

Casa Authentique


1 -mark-mat Texas $26.95
2 -mark-mat Numbers $26.95
3 -kitchen supplies
4 -jelly cat animals and books


Seek Ink.


1-The Milk Life

2-Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

3-She Laughs Without Fear Onesie

4-Cactus Tee

5-Little TeePee V-Tee



1- Football Beanie
2- Elf Winter Hat
3-Pumpkin Knit Beanie
4-Knit Slouchy Beanie

5-Fox Earflap Beanie

Perini Ranch Market



Perini Ranch Market has a corner full of classic toys for kids.
There is also a section just for your fur babies too!
Check out The Butlers Do:Perini Ranch Steakhouse and Market.

23 Junk Street


Kids and adult sized mermaid blankets! Visit their store to find a variety of unique gifts! And don’t forget to go see their Backyard Light Display in December!

Stay tuned next week because we will be announcing a few GIVEAWAYS with some of our featured shops! Make sure you follow along with the Butlers on Facebook here or Instagram here so that you don’t miss out!!

If you would like to see a lineup of local events for this week, you can head to my personal blog, The Butlers’ Quarters. 

The Butlers Do column is sponsored by Benchmark Business Solutions. Benchmark supports local businesses through document-related business solutions, and is the #1 Xerox sales agency in the nation. Whether you are a small business owner like or a large corporation, Benchmark can fit your needs!


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