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Stress Busters for the Holidays
Thanksgiving is over and since it fell later than usual this year, Christmas will be here before you know it. The holidays can be stressful enough without the added pressure of less time to prepare. W...
12/5/13 at 9:05 AM Totally Broke Tuesday or Triumphant Tuesday? 12/3/13 at 11:52 AM
Black Friday + Small Business Saturday + Cyber Monday= Totally Broke Tuesday! 11/27/13 at 11:11 AM
'Tis the season...
The Christmas shopping rush has officially arrived. Now we have 23 more days of power shopping until we get to the other side of the holiday and after-Christmas sales. Things can get hectic this time ...
12/1/13 at 7:52 PM Tis' the season... 11/5/13 at 9:51 PM
Going gangsta' in the bathroom... 7/24/13 at 10:58 PM
Black Friday- The Start of Christmas Shopping
Thanksgiving in America: A day of giving thanks. A day of spending time with family and friends. A day of feasting on turkey, stuffing and the like and watching football. A day to go shopping. SHOPP...
11/29/13 at 4:15 AM Black Friday: A Sign of Tradition, A Sign of the Times, or A Sign of Tyranny? 11/26/11 at 12:54 AM
Christmas Markets in Germany! The Holiday pics for 2010 12/7/10 at 9:50 AM
Doing the holidays downtown
Meredith Wathne, MSUM Multimedia Journalism and Integrated Advertising/Public Relations Its the holiday season, and that means the allure and charm of downtown increases that much more. There are ple...
11/21/13 at 8:36 AM Annual book sale encourages Fargo-Moorhead to read Selling More Than Just Books 11/19/13 at 9:20 PM
Fashion forward Fargo: Downtown offers unique shopping options 11/13/13 at 7:55 AM
Save Money: Shop Like a Man
My husband, The Norwegian Artist, is a really boring person to go shopping with. I'd say that he shops like a man, except that in this politically correct environment which spurts smog over every t...
11/8/13 at 1:32 PM Please Do Not Give Me a Stressy Bessy Doll for Christmas. I Already Own One. 11/6/13 at 4:55 PM
Recipe: Chicken Noodle Casserole 11/5/13 at 6:21 PM
Thrift store Thursday
Recently I was in a nearby town for an event and had a few minutes to stop in at the thrift store. I found a frame that was the correct size for this print I had for $5. I also purchased two pum...
9/26/13 at 5:46 AM CVS Savings 6/15/13 at 9:31 PM
Nationwide Thrift Store Directory 2/17/13 at 2:40 PM
I recently read how when the Twitter guys were first starting out many people told them, "That'll never catch on." Many people were wrong. When it comes to misreading the future of tech,this piece t...
9/4/13 at 6:48 AM
Miller Hill Mall turns 40
Crowds fill Duluth's Miller Hill Mall during its official grand opening on July 25, 1973. (News Tribune file photo) As featured on the front page of the Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013 News Tribune, Duluth's M...
8/25/13 at 1:47 PM Glader's Grocery, 2001 8/19/10 at 10:41 PM
Target through the years 6/26/09 at 2:00 AM
Garage Sales (+kids) Survival Guide
It is well-known that one of my favorite warm-weather activities is hitting a few garage sales. I am choosier now than in the past when I had babies outgrowing clothes every few months, but it is stil...
5/1/13 at 9:55 AM Trying to avoid a clothing malfunction. 9/19/11 at 2:06 PM
Laughter- a new survival tactic. 3/23/11 at 5:20 PM
Your Guide to Monthly Subscription Boxes
It's not a secret that I love to shop. I especially love shopping when I don't need to leave my house! Monthly subscription boxes... they're everywhere these days. Beauty products, crafts, beer, toys....
3/16/13 at 3:06 PM
What Willmar Needs
Ever since we lost the Kmart at the mall, I've been casually compiling a list of things that Willmar "needs." It's primarily a retail wish list, so there's nothing deep, philisophical, or political he...
1/20/13 at 10:34 AM Local Travels 2/7/12 at 8:19 AM
Simplify in 2013
New year new rules? Well, maybe not new but something to work towards. Yes, call it a new years resolution or call it a feeling that you want to take charge of parts of your life that have been a li...
1/8/13 at 10:09 AM Clothes Shopping with Teens: The Perfect Teachable Moment 9/17/12 at 7:04 AM
BACK TO SCHOOL MONEY LESSONS 8/13/12 at 6:52 AM
The possibilities are endless
It's that time of year. The garden catalogs started arriving a couple of weeks ago. It's such an exciting time--at this point, the possibilities are endless. Should we grow potatoes again? If so, ...
1/4/13 at 7:36 AM Christmas in March 3/9/12 at 7:53 AM
Shopping for veggies 2/15/12 at 7:46 AM
Money-Savin' Mama: Dollar stores can stretch family budget
What are your favorite dollar store purchases? Leave a comment with thehits or misses ... My newfound obsession with dollar stores started with spices. Id run in to a fellow frugal friend while groce...
12/7/12 at 3:39 AM Money-Savin’ Mama: Taking on Sam’s/Costco comparison 11/2/12 at 12:56 AM
A new dress in the (paper) bag 10/17/11 at 12:48 AM
Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase
Last night I began my Christmas shopping foray. After dinner we put on comfy shoes and headed for the Pride of Dakota Holiday Showcase. Pride of Dakota is a place to shop local--sort of, if local coun...
11/17/12 at 8:03 AM