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By Locals In The Know

Photography by Holly Farrow and Provided

Originally published in Celina Lifestyle

Dana Draper is an Escrow Officer at Fidelity National Title which is conveniently located on Celina Square. Having grown up here, Dana loves all things local so she recommends some great gifts from Celina businesses. Check out all of our popular shopping spots around town for some festive holiday gift ideas!

Top-Left: One of a kind Horn Bracelet, Terramania.  Top-Right: Charlie 1 Horse Hat, Honeysuckle Rose Boutique   Bottom: Poinsettia Plant, Shades of Green Nursery + Landscape  

Justin Steiner is a Mortgage Sales Manager with Guaranteed Rate Affinity. He is the father of twin preteen boys who keep him busy. Justin shares some gift ideas that will entertain any kid as well as their parents! When looking for presents for the young adults in your life, it's fun to choose something that will engage the whole family.

Top-Left: Star Wars Lego, Target   Top-Right: Retevis Walkie Talkie, Amazon   Bottom: Mini Drone with Camera, Walmart

Eve Henry is not only a busy mom of five, she's also a successful Luxury Realtor at Eve Henry Homes. She partners in real estate with her husband Steve, who is also a skilled chef. She shares some great choices of gifts that would be perfect for a client or those who love to spend time in the kitchen. Eve recommends a customized gift to make it more personal.

Top-Left: Customizable Ice Cube Tray, Siligrams   Top-Right: Lobster Dinner Delivery, Lobstergram   Bottom: Personalized Cutting Board, Personal Creations  

Tammie Walker is a private wealth advisor with the Strategic Wealth Advisor Team at Ameriprise Financial. When she's not busy cheering on her kids and the Bobcats at their sports events, she loves to travel. Tammie also highly recommends a vacation to her favorite destination, Guanaja, one of the Bay Islands of Honduras, where her husband Mark runs several resorts.

Top-Left: FYY Electronic Organizer, Amazon   Top-Right: Etekcity Luggage Scale, Amazon   Bottom: Carry-On Suitcase, Solgaard

Kyle Kent works at Republic Title of Texas serving Celina and Prosper clients with their real estate transactions. His work keeps him indoors but his passion is for the outdoors. His gift ideas are perfect for anyone who wants to get outside and enjoy the fresh air! As a sports fan, he recommends these gifts to help achieve the perfect tailgate party.

Top-Right: Roadie Wheeled Cooler, Yeti   Top-Left: Hockey Stick BBQ Set, Uncommon Goods   Bottom: FirePit +, Biolite

Ryan Merchant is a financial advisor for Edward Jones investments in Downtown Celina. A former college athlete, now raising four kids in various activities, he loves all things sports. Ryan shares some great ideas for the sports fan. Ryan's oldest daughter is a varsity cheerleader for Celina so he made sure to add in some orange to represent our Bobcats!

Top-Left: Custom Golf Balls, My Custom Golf Ball   Top-Right: Nike Vapor Elite Orange, Big Game USA     Bottom: Wingman Speaker, Bushnell Golf

Catherine Buzzetta is a real estate agent with Monument Realty. She is immersed in motherhood, having just welcomed her fourth child into her family. Catherine recommends some must-have baby items that every new mom deserves to see under the tree. A newborn brings lots of adventure so finding items to help keep baby happy is a must!

Top-Left: Infinno Inflatable Tummy Time Mat, Amazon   Top-Right: Infantino Flip Advanced 4-in-1 Carrier, Target   Bottom: Muslin Swaddle Blankets, buybuy Baby

  • Kyle Kent, Republic Title
  • Dana Draper, Fidelity National Title
  • Tammie Walker,  Ameriprise Financial
  • Justine Steiner, Guaranteed Rate Affinity
  • Catherine Buzzetta,  Monument Realty
  • Eve Henry, Eve Henry Homes
  • Ryan Merchant, Edward Jones Investments