Stay Merry with Marcel’s by Kathy Malpede November 18, 2014 by Amy Patterson Leave a Comment The holidays, yes, I know. The very thought of them can induce a slight facial tic. I’m also aware that if you are reading this, you’ve also read numerous articles on how to pull off a Martha Stewart-esque stress-free holiday season. I too love fiction. You have the talking points of a peaceful holiday season memorized: Remember what is important. I go to great lengths to make sure I have beautiful wrapping paper and wrapping accessories for all gifts. I won’t let it bother me that my presents under the tree are wrapped in Sunday’s auto section. (I love my husband but it has happened.) Learn to say no and preface it with “Unfortunately.” (“Unfortunately, no, the elf on the shelf can’t make it this year!” is going to be my personal holiday goal.) Meditate, pray, red wine, whatever works for you. (The red wine was my idea.) Let Marcel’s help. And here’s how: Marcel’s classes are a great gift for kids, parents, friends, and a sure hit for family grab bags. A gift card with our class calendars can be beautifully wrapped. You can even call ahead and we will have it waiting for you. Holiday Gift Boxes – We have our new beautiful Marcel’s branded boxes that can be filled with food of your choosing, or choose from our hand-crafted selections below. These make the perfect corporate gift and can be shipped. Call ahead and we will have it ready for you. (Are you seeing a pattern here?) Meat and Cheese Platters – Do you need an appetizer for a party or a family dinner? We can help you create a beautiful meat and cheese platter and pair it with the perfect wine. If you are taking it to a holiday party, put it on one of our many cheeseboards and there’s your hostess gift. And yes, call ahead, we will even run it out to your sleigh.