Hillenmeyer shop attracts new fans for old-fashioned Christmas

Bluesy Christmas music hums through air full of the sweet smell of freshly cut evergreens.

The wicked winter wind is cut by a pop-up barn made of old wood, a fire crackles not far from Santa’s antique sleigh, and there are, of course, marshmallows for roasting.

This picturesque atmosphere is at The Hillenmeyer Christmas Shop at Lansdowne Shoppes, and it’s so inviting that people who come to shop tend to linger.

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Lexington Love | A Christmas Shop

Lexington Love | A Christmas Shop

Lexington never ceases to amaze me with the creativity and inspiration it introduces me to week after week. I recently had the pleasure of visiting Joseph and Shannon Hillenmeyer at their Christmas Shop. As I’m not sure where to begin with my rave about these people and this place, I’ll just tell the story of how I experienced it all for the first time. Read more…