Ho Ho We Love The Christmas House!


Ho-Ho-Ho, We Love The Christmas House
It’s Christmas year-round, and we still can’t get enough!
Located at 104 W. Moore Street in Southport, a picture preftect shop for kids and all those kids at heart. Christmas is everyday here, 365 days a year. Ornaments, gifts wreaths and candy…what more could you ask for?

1 – How long has the Christmas House been in business? Can you tell us a little about the history?
The Christmas House has been in Business for 20 years. Owner Ann Endres has always loved Christmas and dreamed of opening a Christmas Shop. Since she was 6 years old she wanted to make bows and wrap packages when she grew up. What a wonderful dream to have come true.

2 – It’s Christmas all year at the Christmas House – but do you do
anything Seasonal?

Yes, we do all seasons. We make wreaths, bows, home decor for all holidays…Valentines, Easter, 4th of July, Fall, Halloween, and thanksgiving.

3 – I know you are packed in the Summer months – How is it that a Christmas House is so popular ALL YEAR?
People love Christmas. We have so many visitors from out of town that will not be back before Christmas. They pick up Christmas items all year round. We also offer lots of different items besides Christmas…Jewelry, toys, candles, nautical items, puzzles, candy.

4 – What makes the Christmas House the “Go To” place in Southport when
all the other shops are selling Christmas Ornaments?
We have 100’s of ornaments, Santa’s, angels, and gift ideas. We have 10 rooms decorated for Christmas. We have a design room filled with ribbons, picks, flowers, and berries where customers can design their own wreaths or have one of our designers make one especially for them. We also make custom bows while you shop.
Our personalization room always has an expert ready to write on the ornaments you choose…and we do this free of charge.

5 – What is your most exciting NEW product this season?
A “magic” wand that turns on your Christmas lights with a flick of your wrist.

6 – Approx. How many tree ornaments do you carry? And what is your most popular one?
We carry hundreds of tree ornaments. The most popular is an Oak Island Lighthouse. Made exclusively for The Christmas House. It is hand blown and hand painted glass ornament made in Egypt.

7 – What is the most unique item you carry – maybe our readers have
never seen?
We carry Santa Pants that hold wine bottles in each leg, we have clam shell ornaments with an angel inside, and we carry over 50 unique nutcrackers.

8 – I saw you got involved in the St. James Kitchen Tour – tell us
about that or any other upcoming events that you will be
doing this upcoming year?
This is the second year we have decorated for the St James Kitchen tour. It’s an event we are excited to be a part of and benefits the lymphoma foundation. We are looking forward to decorating another home next fall.
9 – Tell us a little about the candy you offer – why is Salt Water Taffy so popular – and what is the most unusual flavor you carry?
We carry 68 flavors of salt water taffy. Our most popular flavors are the old favorites..Vanilla, Chocolate, and Banana. The most unusual is Maple Bacon, Chicken and Waffles, and Chili Mango. My personal favorites are Caramel Corn and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.

10 – What kind of specials or deals can we expect between now and Christmas? (Perfect gifts for Christmas?)
Not only for the holidays but all year round we offer, Free Personalization, No charge for making bows, and a free sample of our delicious salt water taffy.

What is YOUR favorite Christmas movie?
The Christmas Story
What is your favorite Candy?
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge and Fireballs
What is Number one on your bucket list to do?
See the Redwoods
What is your favorite season?

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