A highly regarded local shopping survey says we we will be spending more this holiday season than we have in the past 12 years. The University of St. Thomas survey says the average household will be spending $837 this Christmas season.
If you are looking for some of the best holiday gift ideas to give for your kids, look no further than YourHolidayHints.com. You’ll find the top holiday gift ideas and plenty of ways to save with digital coupons from top retailers.
If there’s one thing that every country star needs, it’s a good guitar strap. And if there’s one thing that Kimberlie Gilbertson knows, it’s how to make a solid, sturdy guitar strap that not only fulfills its intended purpose, but is specially designed for the musician lucky enough to wear it.
The State Fair is still a week away, but stores are already thinking ahead to winter. From the decorations to the seasonal hiring, the holidays are trending earlier and earlier each year. Michael Hagie, owner of the 50th and France boutique Gather, said inquiries for holiday gifts started months ago.
Besides his classic fedora, the one accessory you’re sure to find on pop singer Bruno Mars is a sweet pair of shades. Knowing this fun fact, the marketing department and PR wizards at the Xcel came up with the idea to give the soulful singer a pair of locally made shades when he visits this weekend.
In this week’s WCCO Lifestyle installment, it’s all about finding a man-tique gift for Father’s Day. From hand-crafted gifts to new, stylish products on the market — there are some smart options.
Buying a gift for dad on Father’s Day is always the hardest of any holidays for me. There’s something about dads that can be challenging: my dad always says that he has everything, and he never has any good ideas of things he wants.
No matter your age, finding mom that perfect present can be tricky. Patina in Uptown has a little something for every mom. Manager Kim Cook says the top trends this year include orange and yellow purses, neon scarves and chunky jewelry. “Mother’s Day for the Patina stores is second in line to Christmas,” Cook said.
If you haven’t bought your mom a card or gift yet, you better get going. Next Sunday is Mother’s Day, and here are some tips on easy, inexpensive treats from Bonnie Bazella at Lund’s.
Check out this list of our top picks for places in Minnesota to find Mother’s Day gifts this year.
More than likely, you now have a gift or two that you’re not so sure about. If you’re hitting the mall or trekking to the post office to return a present, you may want to keep some common gift return pitfalls in mind.
It’s Christmas Eve and many procrastinators still have some shopping to get done. Malls and shopping centers in the Twin Cities have been packed this holiday shopping season.
A St. Paul family’s home was burglarized and all the gifts underneath their Christmas tree were taken. Now, neighbors are coming to their aid.
Christmas is just a few days away now, and odds are pretty good you’re either finished or nearly done with your shopping. But once you have your presents, you still need to figure out how to wrap them.
According to a study by the American Research Group, Americans will spend an average of $854 in holiday gifts.
Everyone wants to see these gadgets under the tree this Christmas – but which is the hottest tech toy?
When someone throws a holiday party and invites you to come, it’s best not to arrive empty-handed. Guests often give what are typically called hostess gifts, a little something to show your appreciation to the people who are inviting you into their home.
Minnesotans more optimistic about their financial situation are expected to spend big this holiday shopping season.
The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and time is running out if you haven’t found something special for your mom. If you still haven’t found that perfect gift for her, Chris Stanford ran down some of the gift-giving Do’s and Don’ts.
Want to get mom something different this Mother’s Day? Check out these cool gadgets for moms on the edge and on the go.
Have you ever dreamed of traveling the world, but then wake up to reality knowing you have neither the time nor money to undertake such a trip?
As the winter gives way to spring, it’s time to shed our dull, rough winter skin for a smooth, glowing healthy epidermis. Those frigid temps and the dry winds can wreak havoc on even naturally beautiful, lustrous skin. There is no better time to find the perfect moisturizer, masque serum to bring out your skin’s best qualities.
By Anna Berend Dia de los enamorados. Giorno dell’amore. Jour de l’amour. The day of love. No matter how you say it, Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to shower your special someone with gifts […]
Over the holiday weekend, we asked you to send us videos of your kids opening presents on Christmas morning.