Holiday Shopping Ideas for the Bookworm in Your Life

Ho ho ho, Bookworms!‘Tis the season for holiday shopping! If your loved ones are stumped on what to give your glorious bookish self, I’ve made them a handy dandy guide including some fun things on my own personal wish list. Ready?!...more

8 Great Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care and filled with lots of fun goodies to make children cheer!   Finding the perfect stocking stuffers can be a bit time consuming and costly.  We’ve compiled a list of some unique items that will surely bring lots of smiles Christmas morning. 1.Toy Smith Melting Snowman.  Watch this little guy melt right before...more

Procrastinating on Holiday Shopping? Tips to beat the last minute lines

When most people think about last minute holiday shopping, they think of one thing – long lines. Is it worth standing in any line at all during the holidays?Did you know that, technology is streamlining last minute holiday shopping for people like you?PayPal Payments Expert Jennifer Hakes predicts that long holiday lines will end in the next five years in certain markets. Find out how in her interview with me. ...more

Stores Will Be Open Round the Clock, But I Won't Be Shopping

Were you the secret winner of the huge Mega-Millions lottery haul? If you need extra shopping time before Christmas,  many national stores are offering overnight and extended hours through the 25th. Online retailers are also putting on the dog for customers with a barrage of e-mail specials.Brad Tuttle reports in Time: ...more
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Holiday Gift Guide: Finishing Up.

The last of the gift guides! This list has a little something for everyone: your hipster brother, your boss, your gym rat cousin, and your microbrewery bestie. Shop the list: ...more

A Procrastinator's Guide to Holiday Shopping

No matter how much I think I have my shit together I always find myself scrambling for the “perfect Christmas gift” on December 24. It’s not like Christmas falls on a different date every year or that I haven’t been reminded on a daily basis since Halloween to start my holiday shopping and yet…I started this year with the crazy idea that I could be one of those people who shop for holiday gifts throughout the year. I would pick up the perfect presents as I found them and squirrel them away until the holidays.But then I snapped out of it....more

Holiday Gift Guide for Him.

Dads, boyfriends, and brothers need a little gift love too, am I right? (Thank you to the fellas who reached out via Twitter + text to shoot me some ideas! You were instrumental.)Because shopping this time of year can be an absolute nightmare, you can buy everything below from the safety of your couch....more
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Spend Less Save More:Happy Thanksgiving Shopping time has begun

Countdown to Christmas 26 Days: Happy Thanksgiving Shopping time has begun...more

Doing My Holiday Shopping at the Stores of Some of My Favorite Bloggers

One of my favorite parts of holiday shopping is buying gifts from the the online stores of some of my favorite bloggers. Here are some of my favorites: ...more
One of my favorites is Alma's shop - handmade crochet and wood items ...more