The Butter Paddle HOT FLASH 12/22/2017



The Butter Paddle is a fund-raising arm of the EMQ Auxiliary, which has served the needs of local children in crisis since 1934.

100% of the profit from the shop is donated to Uplift Family Services, formerly EMQ FamiliesFirst.




NEW YEARS EVE is just around the corner!

Entertain your guests with something sparkling and bright to welcome in the New Year!





The NEW wavy edged Carmel Collection echoes the undulating waves of the sea where the fairy tale village of Carmel-by-the-Sea meets the Pacific. The Carmel Ice Bucket, Baguette Tray, Oblong Serving Tray, or Large Dip Bowl would be a most appreciated gift.



Modern Handmade Jewelry from Marjorie Baer

Each piece is hand-made in the San Francisco Bay Area from quality materials with craftsmanship and attention to detail. In deep gold tones, bright polished silver, and rich oxidized metals, Marjorie Baer Jewelry has a unique look, and not only comfortable, but it is hypoallergenic.


The Gathering of Friends cookbook series includes seven distinct volumes with over 1200 beautifully photographed recipes. Volume 6, A Year of Holidays at Home, is filled with festive menus, and fun ideas and tablescapes to help you plan and create the perfect gathering for every special holiday. A fabulous gift, or to add to your own entertaining library.


// Create the cutest kids dinner party ever with these 4-pc Stackable Dinner Sets! There is a bowl, cup, snack dish and plate. You'll love these durable and functional plates, while your kids will just love how fun they are. The Butter Paddle has 4 different styles: Penguin, Elephant, Zebra, and Jungle Cat.


A Tasty Hostess Gift…

San Francisco Chocolate Factory Tins are filled with luscious chocolate drops. Pictured on the tin is La Canada Building, located in the Los Gatos Historic Commercial District. Choose smooth and rich dark chocolates, or sweet and creamy milk chocolates for a gift, or a treat for yourself.



The Butter Paddle enjoyed being part of the 2017 Los Gatos Holiday Parade. The weather cooperated and it turned out to be a fabulous day. A big Butter Paddle Thank You to Mr. Dan Erceg who drove us in his vintage 1915 Pierce Arrow Touring Car. What a fun event. A great time was had by all!


Huge Inventory Reduction Sale

40% off select merchandise

Beginning January 2


Thank you to Two Violins and One Cello Trio for entertaining The Butter Paddle members and customers during the Holiday Stroll on Sunday, December 10, and for donating their tips to EMQ Auxiliary. The Trio is in its third year of giving free monthly performances in the community.



from The Butter Paddle Pantry




16 oz. Cream cheese, softened 
1/3 cup Robert Rothschild Farm Hot Pepper Raspberry Preserves 
1 Tbsp. Onion, chopped 
1 Tbsp. Jalapeño, chopped 
Monterey Jack, shredded, or favorite shredded cheese


Cream together well and chill for about 1 hour. Form into a ball and roll in Monterey Jack cheese. Keep chilled until ready to use. Can be made up to 48 hours ahead.


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Thought you should know...

Uplift Family Services, formerly EMQ FamiliesFirst, is California’s largest and most comprehensive social services agency for children and their families. The private nonprofit, headquartered in Campbell, California, has helped children in crisis for more than 140 years. The agency’s mission is to do whatever it takes to help children, strengthen families, build communities and advocate for change.


Uplift Family Services serves more than 20,000 children and their family members annually. 


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December 22, 2017