The Butter Paddle HOT FLASH 11/19/21




Donations raised by the event will benefit Uplift Family Services




Make time for your loved ones when you gather around the cheerful design of Vietri Lastra Holiday.  Delight in the magic of the holiday season with fir trees handcarved by maestro artisan, Stefano Roselli.  Handpainted on Italian stoneware in Tuscany. Dishwasher, microwave, freezer, and oven safe. Small Platter measures 14.5”L x 8.5”W x 1.5”H. Small Plate measures 8.5”L x 9”W. Small Bowl measures 7”L x 6.5”W x 2.5”H.


Festive and playful, Vietri Mistletoe Bubble is intended for the everyday entertainer, especially during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Whether you are the hostess with the mostess, the go-to gifter, or the must-have attendee, this is perfect for all things holiday. These items are handpainted on hard ceramic in Portugal. Dishwasher and microwave safe. Dinner Plate: 10.75”D Mug: 4.5”H, 14oz


This festive 24” Glittered Musical Tree lights up and plays music, too. It features colorful ornaments and a star topper. The tree plays “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”. It is made of resin and requires 3 AAA batteries (not included)


Horizontal Wreath Holder has metal post with fleur de lis on top and a raised decorative base. Three chains hang from the top and will hold the wreath horizontally. Made of hand-painted, distressed white metal. 37 1/2"H X 6 3/4"W X 6 3/4"D (Wreath not included)


Who can resist a few Christmas cookies? Surely taking a few of Santa's treats won't land you on the naughty list, but just to be safe better put your apron on and bake a few more. Adult: 31” x 31”. Kids: 15” x 20”.


This red and white checked apron features a gingerbread cookie embellishment and green rickrack trim. Adjustable neck strap and extra-long waist ties. Made of 100% cotton. 40" hem x 31" length.

The red and white checked oven mitt features a gingerbread cookie embellishment. Machine wash.



This cute 10”H kitten will win your hearts. Tangled Tabby is one mischievous little kitty! This adorable cat is dressed in a Santa hat and has embroidered Christmas lights around her body. Tangled Tabby spins around while playing the song "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" and she tried to get herself untangled! 

13”H Snowbelle the Reindeer sways to “Santa Baby”.

Who wouldn't want this little puppy under their tree? Jingle Jasper is an adorable pup who bops, wags his tail, and wiggles his antlers to "We Wish You A Merry Christmas." Jingle Jasper is dressed in a festive red scarf and red antlers with bells attached. He'll greet anyone with a smile!



These eight Santas by Lori Mitchell are just a smidgen of the Holiday figurines you will find at The Butter Paddle. You will have difficulty deciding which ones you want to add to your collection!


Puzzle away the time at home with an engrossing activity featuring unique illustrations by top GreenBox artists. This is a great solo pursuit or good fun for a crowd or family to enjoy together. With 1,000 pieces to put into place within the masterpiece, this is sure to keep you both entertained and challenged.

Canine friends gather underneath a star filled garland, with bells on their collars and holiday ribbons in their fur in this delightful activity featuring artwork by Cathy Walters. 

Feline friends gather underneath the mistletoe with garlands and holiday ribbons in their hair in this delightful activity featuring artwork by Cathy Walters.

Puzzle size: 27.5" x 19.7", Box size: 11" x 8.9" x 1.8"



The aromatic snap of Siberian fir, cedarwood and earthy sandalwood combine to create a just-cut forest fragrance that evokes warmth and comfort.

Available in 17 oz 3-wick Candle, 6.5 oz Poured Candle, 2 oz Votive Candle, 3 oz Home Fragrance Mist, Gift Set: Hand Cream, Travel Tin & Bar Soap and 5.5 oz Bar Soap.


Full bodied with all the flavor red peppers and jalapeños have to offer. Spoon over a wheel of warm Brie for a striking hors d'oeurve. A bold glaze for your juicy ham.

Heat and pour over cream cheese and serve with crackers or toasted bread. Great when spread on a panini. Try as a glaze for ham, turkey or pork chops.



Red Pepper Pizzazz Cheese Ball


1/4 cup Pine nuts, toasted

8 oz. Cream cheese, at room temperature

1 cup Robert Rothschild Farm Red Pepper Jelly, divided

2 cloves Garlic, finely minced

1/4 cup Cilantro, freshly chopped

1 1/4 cups Sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Walnuts, chopped for garnish, optional

Scallions, diced for garnish, optional

Crackers or toasted baguette slices


Place cream cheese, 1/2 cup of Red Pepper Jelly, garlic, cilantro and cheddar cheese in a food processor. Process until evenly blended.

Spread cheese mixture in low sided dish, top with remaining Red Pepper Jelly, and top with toasted pine nuts, chopped walnuts and scallions if desired.

Serve with crackers or baguette slices which have been toasted in oven with olive oil.

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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.

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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 150 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 30,000 children and their family members annually. 

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November 19, 2021