The Butter Paddle HOT FLASH 12/8/2017



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.




Add a touch of glam to your holiday settings!

Vietri Lastra Holiday’s fir trees and bright cardinals will delight everyone this holiday season. Hand-painted on Italian stoneware in Tuscany, this collection adds a festive touch to any winter gathering.

Vietri Red Glitter Glass Service Plate/Chargers, small bowls and canape plates add sparkle. Designed in Italy, Vietri collections add charm to any tablescape.



Auto Traveling Santa Door Hanger from renowned G.DeBrekht Artistic Studios, is handcrafted from light wood, adding a perfect unique touch to your home and holiday. Use as a Wall Hanging, Door Hanging or even on your fireplace. Each piece is coated with a UV protected coat for outside use.

The Butter Paddle also has G. DeBrekht Santa Ornaments. Each is richly robed with incredible hand-painted detail and will positively delight Santa collectors.


Dashing through the snow with a red car for a sleigh, Fitz and Floyd Top Hat Frosty delivers a sprinkling of good cheer!

Flurry Folk Snowman, with a vibrant scarf and a top hat, is perfect for a sectional server or as a chip and dip. Find these, and more, delightful Fitz and Floyd handcrafted items at The Butter Paddle.


THINOPTICS: Always with you!

Handy Keychain Case keeps glasses safe so you never lose them. The unique design allows the glasses to fold down and slide into the case. Available in four strengths: +1.00 to +2.50.

The Glasses & Universal Pod is small enough to fit in your wallet, purse, pocket or stick to your cell phone. Now your glasses will go where you go and will be there whenever you need them!

A GREAT Christmas Gift/Stocking Stuffer!


Aloha from Oregon's Cranberry & Jalapeño Split Pepper Jelly

On one side you have Cranberry with a hint of tart and a touch of pepper. On the other you have the perfect partner, sweet and spicy Jalapeño. Together these flavors are not only appealing to the eye but will also have your taste buds begging for more.




December 10

11am - 4pm

Enjoy a stroll through beautiful downtown Los Gatos with fun activities in Plaza Park for the whole family. Get your shopping done while enjoying some holiday spirit. Shop local this year! Shop at The Butter Paddle!


We would like to thank Tara Hamilton and Nicki Bellington, independent distributors for Young Living/Western Oils, for their generous donation from proceeds generated from two events that they hosted in our area.  Tara and Nicki, who are from Austin, Texas, were visiting Tara's mother, Margarete.


from The Butter Paddle Pantry


Spinach Hors D'oeuvres

This savory party appetizer is sure to be the life of the party!


  • Mini Phyllo Shells
  • Robert Rothschild Farm Artichoke Spinach Dip
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Fresh basil


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Fill fillo shell with Artichoke Spinach Dip. Bake for 8 minutes. Top with cherry tomato slice and fresh basil. Serve immediately.


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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 8, 2017