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Shop Local For Holiday Crafts & Gifts

Holiday arts and crafts fairs are an excellent way to meet people in the community, invest in small businesses and support local artists and crafters.

12/13/2011

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Tech Minute: Gifts To Help Feed Holiday Partygoers

Instead of loading up on soda and candy for a holiday party, there are a couple of options to consider your guests could have fun with.

12/13/2011

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Seasons Of Hope: Helping A Family Of 10

In communities all around us, there is no shortage of good, hard-working families that just need a little help to get through tough times. So, in this Season of Hope, WCCO is connecting families in need with those who can help.

12/12/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Discounted Gifts

Check out some more holiday deals to help cross off your holiday gift list and fill your stocking — all while keeping your wallet jolly.

12/12/2011

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Local Company Comes Up With Gag Gift Boxes

They say half the fun in receiving gifts is in unwrapping the package, but a new idea from a local company may tip the fun scales more toward the unwrapping part.

12/09/2011

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Creating A Scene: Guide To Holiday Family Photo Spots

I realize many people have already taken care of their requisite holiday photo by this point in the year, but if you are like me you’re just now realizing that the holiday season is upon us and you’re scrambling to get a perfect portrait of your brood.

12/09/2011

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Soldier’s Family Gets Home Decorated For Holidays

While some might think of elves as fictional, a military family in River Falls, Wis. has a decorated house that shows otherwise.

12/06/2011

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Tech Gift Ideas For The Whole Family

If you are still looking for a family-friendly gift, the all-in-one computer isn’t new but now they can do more for less.

12/06/2011

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New Trends In Holiday Lighting, Kids’ Gifts

Are you looking to deck the halls with a little more panache than you’ve managed in recent years? Want to make the yuletide bright?

12/05/2011

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Guide To The Best Santa’s Around The Twin Cities

Where are some of the best Santas in the Twin Cities? We’ve called the North Pole to get some tips from the Big Guy’s administrative staff. Here’s what they recommend this year.

12/02/2011

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Minn. Governor’s Residence Kicks Off Holidays

The Minnesota Governor’s Residence is kicking off the holidays.

12/01/2011

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Adopt-A-Family In Need This Holiday Season

This holiday season you and your family can truly do something unique. You can adopt a family.

11/30/2011

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Twins Blog: Holiday Gifts

The holidays are upon us and no matter what religion you celebrate, there are a few unifying traditions. One of them is gifts. I am someone who likes to buy unique gifts — not whatever the hot holiday item is.

11/29/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Black Friday Smackdown

If you are heading to the mall early Friday morning or late Thursday night, you don’t want to go in unprepared.

11/23/2011

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Apps Help Sort Through Black Friday Deals

As we get ready for that big Thanksgiving meal, many are getting ready for some intense shopping.

11/23/2011

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6 Gift Ideas For Kids That Won’t Break The Bank

Retail stores put out a list of the hottest toys of the season every year before Black Friday with the hope that parents will stay up late or get up early to try to score their child’s favorite toy at a low price.

11/22/2011

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Good Year For Christmas Tree Crop

The official Christmas tree was delivered to the Governor’s Mansion on Summit Avenue in St. Paul Monday morning, but the governor isn’t the only one that will have a lush tree this year.

11/21/2011

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Pick-A-Side: Which Thanksgiving Food Is Your Favorite?

Turkey, cornbread or stuffing? Choose your favorites from this array of classic Thanksgiving foods.

11/21/2011

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The Hottest Holiday Toys Of All Time

This time of year can be stressful, with all the planning, decorating and shopping. But for parents, there may not be anything more stressful than the pressure to buy the latest “It” toy.

11/21/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Creative Ways To Give To Charity

We can already sense that it’s the season of giving. But, there are some that can’t afford to give as much as they’d like. Never fear, there are other cool ways to help your favorite charity without spending a dime.

11/16/2011

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Gallery: Fun Technology Gifts For 2011

Need a gift for the technophile in your life? Here are a few fun and exciting gift ideas you probably haven’t thought of.

11/10/2011

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Gift Guide For The Sports Fan

Don’t know what to get that sports fan on your list? We’ve got you covered.

11/10/2011

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Gift Guide For The Creative Type

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to think about that shopping list. Here are a few gift ideas for those creative types.

11/10/2011

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Gift Guide For The Car Lover

We all spend a lot of time in our cars. Here are a bunch of great gift ideas for that frequent driver on your holiday list.

11/10/2011