Gifts That College Students Want

College student can be a tricky group to shop for, so I asked college students and recent college grads for gift ideas. Overall, practical gifts are best when shopping for a college student. Here are some of the responses that I got, as well as some that have always been my favorites to give and get: ...more

Keeping One New Years Resolution

The New Year is approaching fast. It’s time to start to thinking about making resolutions and setting goals. And getting the house organized seems to be one of those goals that’s always at the top of list. Here are some tips to help you achieve your goal of getting organized in 2009. Get an early start. Give each member of your family some sort of storage as a part of their Christmas gift. To make it seem less obvious try to include it as part of the wrapping. ...more

Final Exams - Take A Study Break and Win Free Cookies

Many college students are studying for and taking final exams this week. To help ease the stresss I'm offering a holiday cookie giveaway on College Grad Lessons. ...more

Holiday gifts for journalists

If you are a journalist, or love someone who is, you know that most of us could use a little extra love this holiday season. As Elana recently noted we ink-stained wretches are high up on the growing list of industries that have had a rough year. So, here are a few suggestions for gifts that might bring a smile to your favorite (current, former, or aspiring) member of the Fourth Estate. For the backpack journalists ...more

Thanks so much. I had a great time putting it together.

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Holiday Gift Giving: 7 Ways I Reduced My Spending by 50%!

                                                I haven't posted in a while -been too busy staring at my 401k statement and figuring out ways to ...more

Toy shopping? First check the toxin levels...

In case you don't have enough to worry about as you shop for holiday toys for your kids, you should know that many toys on the shelves of mainstream retailers contain high levels of known toxins like lead, cadmium, chlorine, arsenic, bromine and mercury. ...more

Win an Elmo Live and an MLB Pitching Machine!

There are only three weeks left to go in the KaBOOM! Playspace Finder Sweepstakes! For those who haven't been briefed, here's the deal: 1. Every week we give away a prize (or prize package) valued between $100 and $200 to one lucky winner. 2. The winner is chosen from those who entered at least one playspace with a photo into the KaBOOM! Playspace Finder that week. 3. Each time you enter a playspace with a photo, it counts as an entry. No messy forms to fill out, plus your odds of winning go up as you add more playspaces! 4. Each week's sweepstakes starts on Tuesday (Eastern time) and ends the following Monday at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time. So the only eligible playspaces for that week's contests are those entered during that timeframe. So. That being said, who wants to win an Elmo Live and an MLB Pitching Machine? ...more

Fun, Corporate Holiday Gifts All Under $25!

Fun, Corporate Holiday Gifts All Under $25! Spoiler Alerts ...more

Best Personalized Gifts Under $100

Best Personalized Gifts Under $100 Spoiler Alerts ...more