Friday, November 2, 2012
Who says you have to spend a ton of money on the holidays?
As you look over the list of gifts you need this holiday season, an unsettling feeling starts. How will I pay for all these gifts? Gift-giving is meant to be a time for sharing how much you appreciate others, but rising prices and tight budgets take the feel-good vibes right out of gift-giving traditions. This year, take the money stress out of the holidays by turning to homemade gifts. Homemade gifts are a great way to show you appreciate someone while also adding a personal touch. Gifts don’t need to be expensive to be special. Get the family involved in the fun and you will be creating memories while making unique gifts for those who mean the most in your life. Let’s explore the homemade holidays in hopes that you will find something to…
Monday, October 15, 2012
Not every gift this season has to come with a battery charger.
In this increasingly digitalized world, we can’t go anywhere without packing the chargers, the battery packs, the DVDs and the game systems. But what happens when the power goes out? How do we escape from it all? Yes, there truly is life and entertainment outside of the electrically-charged world. Here are a few gift ideas to help friends and family unplug and recharge. Books Check out Barnes and Noble in St. Peters for the newest bestsellers or tried-and-true classics. Bookstores’ shelves are stocked with adventures waiting beyond the front cover. Have a traveler in your posse? Check out the travelogues. So your mother-in-law is hooked on reality TV shows? You’ll find plenty of drama in the fiction section. Nothing beats cozying up in …
Thursday, May 5, 2011
This Mother's Day show mom you really care with some die hard classics and some fun new ideas.
Mother's Day is this Sunday. Are you ready? For Mother's Day you can always go with classic flowers from place like Dunn's Florist or a gift certificate for a manicure or pedicure. There are still other alternative choices, liking hooking up your music-loving mother with an iTunes gift card/. Steak n' Shake has a deal where if you buy a gift card right now it comes with a pack of flower seeds.