Wander MN: Making Spirits Bright At The Minnesota Landscape ArboretumThe Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is, as usual for this time of year, decorated to the hilt. The annual event, called Making Spirits Bright, is—as always—a delight to visit.
'I Saw Grandma Kissing Santa Claus': Christmas Card Takes On A ClassicA favorite holiday tune is "I Saw Mama Kissing Santa Claus." But what happens when you see great-grandma with her lips planted on Santa?
Wander Minnesota: Festivals And Events In December (Week 1)The month of December is an exceptionally busy one for this festival-fond state. To try and get as much coverage as possible without creating a blog post that's a mile long, I'm going to report weekly this month.
Finding Minnesota: Redneck HolidazzleWhile other communities offer fancy, politically correct versions of holiday parades and festivals, the people of Vergas are happy to be a little rough around the edges.
Metro Target Stores To Hold 2-Day Hiring Event For Holiday SeasonTarget stores in the Twin Cities will be conducting a massive two-day hiring "blitz" for the holiday season.
Holiday Employment: Tight Market For Employers, Strong For Job Seekers
A Look Behind The Scenes Of Macy's SantalandIt's something that's become an annual holiday tradition for many Minnesotan families. Santaland at Macy's in downtown Minneapolis is spreading the holiday cheer once again this year.
Tips For Holiday Decorating, Buying Gifts For The HostAs the weather cools and Thanksgiving approaches, people are beginning to think about Holiday decorating. Renae Keller from Renae Keller Interior Design talked with Natalie Nyhus about the trends to hit home interiors this season.
13 Schools Sent Mystery Gift Cards To 'Pay It Forward'The season of giving is upon us, and some Lakeville schools recently got a lesson in giving back. On Monday, schools across the district received an anonymous gift in the mail: a $100 Cub Foods gift card. The only instruction was to forward it to a family in need.
Survey Predicts A Very Spendy Holiday SeasonA late Thanksgiving means the shortest possible holiday shopping season, but a local survey shows Minnesotans will spend more. The University of St. Thomas just released a survey that says people will spend more than they have in the past 12 years.
The Hottest Places To Shop, Gifts To Buy This Holiday In MNA 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.
Esme's Blog: Black Friday CreepLast year there was a furor over Target opening at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. This year, Target will open one hour earlier on Thanskgiving. It is of course not just Target; almost every major retailer this year is opening on Thanksgiving Day. Even one of last year's big holdouts -- Macy's -- will open at 6 p.m.
Target's Top Toys This Holiday Season Halloween is next week. Thanksgiving is next month. And right after that, many of us will be opening holiday gifts from our loved ones. But first, we have to shop for them.
Celebrate The Holiday SeasonWelcome to your 2012 Holiday Guide! Don't miss our gift-giving ideas, shopping advice, food & drink recipes, and movie & music recommendations. Share some holiday cheer with your friends!
Pick-A-Side: Which Dream Holiday Gift Would You Rather Receive?We don't always get what we want for the holidays. But what if we could? Tell us what gift you'd most want to receive.