About Us

"You're Special" Gifts & Collectibles is a family owned business, created by mother-daughter team, Linda Kusserow & Amy Stewart, and husband, Roger Kusserow. They are intent on making you feel at home when you visit our store.

Business began in the fall of 1999. By bringing skills and knowledge from prior employment experience, they work to make you feel special.

Amy has a retail degree and brings ten years of retail experience with major department stores.


Linda has a collecting background and provides management skills, honed from 18 years with Thrivent Financial.

Their goal is to offer a full-service gift and collectible shop for the Fox Cities, providing quality and unique merchandise in an appealing and pleasant shopping environment.

Friendly and knowledgeable customer service staff can assist you with gift selection for every occasion, such as:

  • birthdays, babies and weddings
  • anniversaries and retirements
  • confirmations and first communions
  • Valentine's Day, Easter, Halloween & Christmas

Some of the more popular lines include Department 56 villages and giftware, Christopher Radko ornaments and tabletop and Fontanini nativity scenes and figurines.

"You're Special" Gifts & Collectibles provides shopping guests with a wide variety of products together with appealing displays, relaxing music and always free gift wrapping. It's your one-stop full service gift and collectible store.


What Others Are Saying

This is a wonderful gift shop with a broad variety of fine collectible gifts, but probably more important is that the owners, Amy and Linda are attentive, knowledgeable and wonderful to work with. A great place to visit or take out of town guests! John R, Appleton, WI

Voted Best Fox Cities Customer Service in the retail category, according to a survey report by Maureen Wallenfang, writer for The Post-Crescent, Appleton, WI


The warm greeting you receive when entering "You're Special" puts you in a relaxed shopping mood. If you are a frequent customer, your name is included in the greeting. Their service includes careful inspection of merchandise, free gift wrapping and a colorful newsletter informing patrons of upcoming sales and events. Jim & Carol S, Menasha, WI