Category Archives: shopping

Shoe shopping for a good cause! Naot Footwear Trunk Show

Naot Shoes trunk show

Spring has sprung and if you’re like me, you want to get some new shoes for the upcoming summer season. For those of you living in the Twin Cities metro area, you should check out the Naot Footwear Trunk Show and Donation Event at your local Schuler Shoes Thursday, May 5th through Saturday, May 7th. Have you ever been to a trunk show? I… Read more »

White Elephant Gift Exchange Shopping Tips

White Elephant Gift

As the holidays approach, one American tradition at parties is the white elephant gift exchange. It might go by a few different names, (Yankee swap?), but the idea is that you find a ridiculous gift, wrap it so the giver is anonymous, put it in a pile of other anonymous ridiculous gifts and the fun ensues. If you’re like me,… Read more »

LEGO Advent Calendars: Get them while they’re hot!

LEGO Advent Calendar Shopping

Christmas might be months away, but if you want to get any of the LEGO Advent Calendars, you need to buy one now. I’m not one of those people who buys Christmas gifts in July. It’s a smart thing to do, but honestly, I am just not that organized. Plus, most of the gifts I buy will have to be… Read more »

Halloween Decoration Ideas: 5 Easy & Inexpensive Tips

I confess. I started decorating for Halloween in mid-September. The bad news is that I can’t find some of my decorations. They are somewhere in our dark and somewhat cavernous storage unit. It’s not that big, but it’s full. I looked at Target, where I love to buy Halloween decor, but it looked picked over and nothing really caught my eye…. Read more »