The Butter Paddle HOT FLASH 1/4/13

The Butter Paddle is the 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 EMQ FamiliesFirst.


Mariposa is dedicated to seeking out the most original designers and the finest artisans from around the world to create daring tableware and accessories. Their NEW Oceanus Collection is architectural poetry of an undersea garden imagined by Mariposa's artist in residence Shelly Bradbury. Billowing coral dancing in ocean bubbles, Oceanus is nature recast in detail as lavish aluminum, brushed with aqua-colored porcelain glaze, then fired to perfection. Every piece is stunning…


Annieglass, located in nearby Watsonville, is celebrating it’s 30th year as one of the industry's leaders in luxury-handmade, glass table art. Annieglass pieces are stunning and versatile and their functions are limitless - giving owners an endless possibility of ways to enjoy her creations. Come in and see our extensive selection of Annieglass and start your collection.

From EpicStyle The Cork Cage – a fun and innovative way to keep and cherish all of your wonderful wine memories. Just drop your treasured corks in the top. Artfully sculpted metal work with colored glass spheres. Reverse side depicts a grape image in metal. Bottom hinges open to release corks. A terrific hostess gift or for the wine enthusiast in your life.

Sarah Cavender designs and produces several new seasonal collections each year.  She specializes in metal mesh jewelry and maintains a design criteria in which each piece contains an element of woven wire. Each piece is hand-made to order by local artisans under Sarah's supervision in Oxford, Alabama, using materials made primarily in the USA with stones imported from Europe. Come by for an up-close look of her arresting creations.

Earth & Vine Provisions offers something for everyone from the beginning cook, busy mom or advanced gourmet chef. The sauces, jams and condiments can be used straight from the jar or to enhance any dish. All products are made from 100% natural ingredients utilizing as much California grown produce as possible. The Red Bell Pepper & Ancho Chili Jam is a Butter Paddle favorite. Try it and you’ll see why!


Save during our Pre-Inventory Sale now through January 27th

Enjoy savings of up to 50% on selected merchandise


The Los Gatos Weekly Times "People's Choice Awards 2013" voting began on January 1st.

Find the ballots in the Los Gatos Weekly Times editions on 1/1, 1/8 and 1/15.

You can also vote online!

Click on the link below to help The Butter Paddle win the

BEST GIFT SHOP in Los Gatos again!


Thought you should know...

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. EMQ FamiliesFirst serves 18,000 children and their family members annually.

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The Butter Paddle Newsletter - e-Blast 57 - January 4, 2013