You are looking for good gift ideas…here is the best one yet – Christmas in the City

rt. Brian McGrory’s column on Christmas In The City made me fly into action mode (those who know me knows that means to stand back). Here I am, writing about great gifts to buy for your father or father-in-law (admittedly, no small feat) and there is something much more pressing at hand. Go read about it here, I will wait. All money raised goes to the event, it is entirely run by volunteers. This is an amazing undertaking that should have huge corporate sponsors. Target? Martha Stewart? Macy’s? . . . → Read More: You are looking for good gift ideas…here is the best one yet – Christmas in the City

Back to Basics – Day 6 of the 12 Days of Shopping – Going Low Tech

My assignment, go low-tech (Pragmatic Mom has the high tech gifts covered). These are my favorite low, and I mean low, tech gifts (thus the old school catalog finds). . . . → Read More: Back to Basics – Day 6 of the 12 Days of Shopping – Going Low Tech

Gifts for tutors and teachers – What to give? Day 5 of 12 Days of Shopping

you can give gifts, it is really easy to grab a gift card to a local book store gift card or one to a store that carries supplies for school, something related to their work (Art teacher – art supplies). Always welcome: cashmere scarves, sweaters, gloves, socks – fits the not too personal rule (include the gift receipt to be extra nice). Holiday decorations (Hanukah or Christmas) and candles, anything homemade (see Friday’s post), notecards from Paper Source or Papyrus. . . . → Read More: Gifts for tutors and teachers – What to give? Day 5 of 12 Days of Shopping