It's that time of year again. With Thanksgiving behind us, it's full steam ahead
into the holidays. Although it's a busy time of year marked by celebrations, it
can be overwhelming too. Look to these three businesses for products and
services that can reduce stress--and increase joy.
For some, sending out holiday cards is an annual tradition that can take up a
lot of precious time. But thanks to
McClanahan Camera, you can choose from
hundreds of cards, customize a message, and upload your photo of choice in
just minutes. You can do all this from the comfort of your home, or come into
the shop to use their kiosks to create your cards, calendars, photo mugs, and
more. And if the photos you want to use for these projects--or any others--need
adjusting, the talented staff can certainly help!
Manager Cindy Ellis explains that shutterbugs seeking a new camera or
accessories can fi nd what they need at the shop. The staff is terrifi c at asking
questions to learn about photographers' preferences and style in order to
recommend a camera that best suits them. And for budding photographers,
McClanahan's even offers lessons on basic camera use or specifi c functions
to ensure they get the most out of their equipment. To learn more, call
If you're looking for a unique vintage piece for yourself or that special someone,
Vallie's Vintage Jewelry on S. Third Street in Old Town Warrenton.
Owner Cynthia Salamone began as a collector more than 30 years ago and
started her business soon after. She launched a pop-up shop in 2014 and
moved into her current location two years ago.
The store offers an impressive selection of quality, signed vintage jewelry as well
as antique and solid gold or silver estate pieces. Cynthia explains that vintage
jewelry is at least 25 years old while antique jewelry is at least 100 years old, and
her pieces date from 1840 to 1970. She continually researches these older--yet
timeless--jewelry pieces and loves to help visitors choose items that match
people's personalities. Connecting people to the rings, necklaces, bracelets,
and earrings in her shop is Cynthia's true passion. There's no substitute for
seeing these beautiful accessories and trying them on, so plan a visit soon!
To learn more, call
To keep your vehicle in peak condition, regular maintenance is a must. Especially
if you're heading out of town over the holidays, take the time to ensure you
don't run into any unwanted surprises.
Warrenton Tire & Auto, launched by
the Noland family more than a decade ago, offers comprehensive automobile
"Regular maintenance is so important," says Travis Noland. "And it starts with
a simple oil change because when mechanics change the oil, they also make
sure there aren't other major concerns with the vehicle." And of course, the shop
certainly lives up to the "tire" in its name. They have access to an impressive
range of quality tires that come with a nationwide warranty. In addition, because
their warehouse is close by, new tires can often be on hand the same day,
and tires purchased from the shop come with free rotation for life! The shop is
offering discounted oil changes and tire rotations through the end of the year.
To learn more, call
Online at www.discoverypubs.com
More Than a Jewelry Store
524 Fletcher Drive · Warrenton
540.341.8840 · warrentonjewelers.com
PERMIT NO. 724
~Nancy Griffi n-Bonnaire
`Tis the Season!
VALLIE'S VINTAGE JEWELRY
WARRENTON TIRE & AUTO