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Thursday, December 9, 2010


The Holiday season is always a joyful moment. It's a true celebration of giving, gathering with friends and family, special foods and decor of lights, ornaments and trees. So many special events that commemorate the holiday season and the birth of Jesus.

Charles Dickens classic "The Christmas Carol" published in 1843 is a great reminder for practicing charity and “keeping Christmas in our hearts” on every day of the year. To celebrate the spirit of Christ and the joy of life. What greater way to share this joy than with a gift. Gifts for the Western Culture of the Cowboys and Cowgirls.

Top of my list: Number 10

Spyderco "BYRD" Custom pocket knife $225 with partly serrated blade. Finishing can have your Ranch brand, initials, bronc Rider, horse head or logo to give it that custom personalize appeal for that special person as it reflects stating "you are important to me."  Folding Blade that is 4 5/8 inch when closed. Even if the item will not arrive until after Christmas, order now. You can always provide the present that is due to arrive. 

Molly's Custom Silver does more than create beautiful      Trophy buckles. They also carry great gift items as this bracelet for the ladies. It can be finished in many different fashions again like a Trophy Buckle. Additionally
Key Chains starting at $29 
Saddle Name plates at $25 
   To order just call 951-776-0736

Number 9 on our list

American West's product line, the leaders in Western handbags and accessories for over 21 years. It is a legacy of quality, hand-crafted leather items made by hand - one at a time - that reflect the true values of the West. Founded in 1986, American West specializes in elegant leather goods, hand-tooled by skilled craftsmen from the Guarani Indian tribe. Each American West design is classic at heart, with a fresh take on the tradition of hand-tooling and western style.

Top flap rodeo bag with 3 outside zipper pockets. Luggage includes adjustable/detachable shoulder strap. Snaps hold handles together. Hand-tooled vegetable tanned mahogany leather. Each piece is made by hand, one at a time. This item is backed by the American West Lifetime Guarantee STYLE NUMBER 0210011  DIMENSIONS:  22 x 13 x 11  PRICE:  $445.00
American West,  290 SW 12 th Ave, Suite 3,  Pompano Beach , FL 33069
Phone: 888 367 2383  Fax : 866 773 2573   Email:  or

 Number 8 on our list:
Western Housewares


TRUE WEST   China becomes heirlooms generation after generations.  Home of Westward Ho, Rodeo, Boots and Saddle, Longhorn and Christmas Pattern Western Chine, Royse City, Texas phone: 972-636-7922
fax:      972-635-2059
new orders: 888-636-7922

Drydales    North, South, East and Western Wear Store Order by Phone (800) 444-6481 
offers a wide range of Western wear, Housewares and Gift for the Cowboy in mind. Cowgirls too!

Turquoise Star 16-piece Dinner Set - #DI2010 

Add a little western charm to your dinner table with this rich chocolate brown glazed stoneware dinner set. Each piece features a textured turquoise star.
Set includes:
  • Four 10.75" dinner plates
  • Four 8.5" salad plates
  • Four 5.75" D x 5.75" H bowls
  • Four 16-oz mugs
Each piece is safe for dishwasher, microwave and oven use.  
Price:  $130.00
DW140 - Branded Dinnerware 16 Piece Set
16 piece set includes: 4 Dinner Plates, 4 Salad

Plates, 4 Soup Bowls, 4 Coffee Mugs 

Number 7 on our list:
Horse LoverZ is the world's largest on-line tack shop and they also offer a free catalog with over 3500 items for English and Western Riders, Grooming aids, Equine Products, Saddles, tack and stall items, p;us safety gear all available on line.  My number seven hot item are their stylish quality manufactured spurs that are a must for every true cowboy and cowgirl.  Or as the English might say "Equestrian."  Remember  and don't forget to view their spur straps. 

Metalab Cowboy Collection Mens Spurs - Barb Wire Design MSRP: $36.00
Kelly Silver Star Longhorn Barbed Wire Spurs - Antique Brown  MSRP: $52.60
On Sale Until Christmas NOW $38.30

Metalab Antique Stars Spur MSRP: $43.99  Sale: $31.10
Abetta Northstar Speed Spur Starting   MSRP:  $48.10


Number Six on the List:
Premium Suede Chinks with Basket weave Accents  Starting at: $88.00                                  Tough-1 Suede Leather Cutting/Show Chaps   Starting at: $109.90  
also with

Tough-1 Suede Leather Cutting/Show Chaps   

Number Five on the List:
Sheplers has always been a great western store providing friendly service through the many locations across the USA. They offer you the largest selection of western wear online, including cowboy boots, cowboy hats,  jeans, belt buckles, western boots, work boots, carhartt clothing, leather jacket, western wedding, and cowboy western apparel.What I like best about Sheplers is their HANDSHAKE GUARANTEE.  If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return it for a refund or exchange. It's as easy as that. You have their handshake on it!

Montana Silversmiths Double Date Sculpture

  • Montana Silversmiths statue depicting a cowboy & cowgirl kissing; two horses at their side
  • Impressive details on resin sculpture
  • "Double Date" brass plate at front of base
  • Felted base prevents furniture scratches
  • Hand painted designs; patina color accents
Montana Silversmiths is proud to present the Paul Cameron Smith Signature Sculptures. Each collectible art sculpture is created using a unique cold cast process which produces a rich bronze-like work of art. Each piece has been precisely cast and hand painted with careful attention to applied patinas, bringing life-like touches to this fine creation. Double Date sculpture measures 8 1/2" long x 5 1/2" wide x 6" tall.
Any variance in color or design is part of the uniqueness of this sculpture. pricing is not valid in Shepler's retail stores, it is only available by online purchasing.
Item # 284F35
Number Four on the List: 

Weekend Get Away Retreat

 The San Antonio JW Marriott Resort and Spa

Located just 20 minutes from the San Antonio International Airport, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa offers luxury conveniences. World Class Accommodations Blended with Texas Hospitality:  Fine Dining, Golf, Spas and minutes from the San Antonio River Walk or trips into neighboring towns in the Texas Hill Country for specialty shopping and spectacular views.
However, if San Antonio is not on your top destinations,   perhaps Marriott's Mountain Valley Lodge at Breckenridge, Co where you can enjoy winter Snow skiing, summer hiking or perhaps something more fast pace such as Las Vegas, Nevada and enjoy the casinos and town where the action never ends. No matter where your destination is, the Marriott provides superb service.

Chairman and CEO Bill Marriott has long had the philosophy that if you take good care of your employees, they will ensure taking great care of your business. We have to agree as our strays have always been magnificent.                United States and Canada call toll-free:  1-888-236-2427

Number Three of the list: 
Super Cozy Unisexed Footed Pajamas

Available Exclusively through Rod's     Ideal for chilly nights. Big Feet Fleece Pajamas are constructed of durable, yet luxurious 230 weight, anti-pill fabric. Once you jump inot Big Feet Fleece, you'll never want to jump out. Button front with a Velcro drop sear. Unisexed sizes. Available in Navy, Pink and Red. Imported.  MSRP:  $49.95


Copper Canyon Handbag
Our Price:$39.95
A great bag for the cowgirl on the go! This distressed faux leather bag has a snap and zip top for safety, and pockets on the front, zip pocket in the back and an 2 on the inside along with a zip compartment. Bag measures 13 ½”W x 7 ½”H x 4”D and a 9 ½” handle drop.

Mesita Handbag
Our Price:$49.95
Faux leather three compartment handbag with snap top closure. Brown copper gator print trim and crystal scroll accents. Two zip pockets inside bag and one on back of bag. Two additional pockets inside and one snap pocket on each side of bag with silver studs. Measures 8 ½”H x 13”W x 5”D with 9” handle drop. 

1-866-326-1975 Toll Free Customer Service

Number Two on the List:
Lucchese Boots 
It was 1880 when Sam Lucchese Sr. and his brothers came to America. Although he was just 17 years old, the young Lucchese had a vision for a career in bootmaking, and just three years later, the Lucchese Boot Company was established in San Antonio, Texas. The family's dedication to its craft and to its customers kept the business alive, but it wasn't until the early 1960s that the founder's grandson and namesake decided to rethink the art of bootmaking. Prices good through Dec 20, 2010

Lucchese 1883 Full Quill Ostrich Boots
Handcrafted to perfection:  Sale:  $299.99
  • Special purchase Lucchese full quill ostrich boots!
  • Supple, impressive full quill ostrich skin
  • Handcrafted leather upper, lining, heel, & sole
  • Walking comfort cushion insole
  • Classic medium toe profile
  • Lucchese 1883 full quill ostrich western boots
Legendary Lucchese quality and craftsmanship shine in this handsomely appointed full quill ostrich cowboy western boot. This truly is THE exotic boot to buy! Lucchese boot features a full quill ostrich foot under a fancy stitched 13" leather shaft. Full quill ostrich overlay pull straps. Leather lining. Single stitched welt construction. Smooth leather sole. Cowboy boot heel.

   Corral Boots

Corral Ladies Laser Red Inlay Cowboy Boots  Item # 045G66 $229.99







Number ONE Item on the List:



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Cowboy and Chuck Wagon Cooking does not grantee the service or prices of our Christmas list. Please double check to ensure all prices are current. We hope your holiday season is joyful and bless.  Merry Christmas from the Staff.


  1. I really love the look of the Copper Canyon Handbag. I'm gonna to add this to my wish list.
    Donna Wright
    Park City, Utah

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    We Manufacture & Export given below products & Other Tack items.
    • Western articles (complete range)
    • Bridle
    • Saddles (synthetics & Leather)
    • Girth
    • Breast plate
    • Harnesses (with collars & w/o collars)
    • Horse riding accessories & Breeches
    • Halter (leather/ nylon)
    • Dog collars fancy/dog harness set
    • Extra Accessories:, men’s/women’s belts ,revolver case ,key ring etc.