Tag Archive | "Shopping"

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No, You Can’t Speak To the Manager

Posted on 07 December 2016 by

Tips on Being a Better Shopper (And Decent Human Being) The holiday season is well upon us, so now is the best time to take stock of how crappy people really are when Christmas shopping glocks them square in the teeth (and their bank accounts). Maybe you were kicking and screaming your head off about […] Continue Reading…

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Use Free Prints

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

Hundreds of photos sit virtually on devices and in social media albums while the walls of our homes and bedside tables are bare. However, there is an app that can let you see your memories all the time without having to search through Facebook albums to find them. Free Prints is an app that will […] Continue Reading…

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Holiday Gifts From the Heart

Posted on 14 December 2015 by

There are endless ways to show the love and appreciation for the ones dearest to you during the holiday season. Some can get their creativity on by baking up a batch of spiced gingerbread men (and women!), or decorating sugar cookies. Even the most craftily self-conscious person can take heart in knowing that homemade holiday […] Continue Reading…

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Reclaiming Thanksgiving

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

The Black Friday deals that spill into Thanksgiving evening is a dark trend indeed. There was much outrage last November when big box stores and other retailers opened their doors to the masses for their much-hyped annual bargain bonanzas. In a recent Connecticut Post article published last Thursday reporter Dirk Perrefort writes that the modus […] Continue Reading…

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Oh No! What To Get?

Posted on 07 December 2014 by

We’ve all faced a similar problem one year or another, and that is the gift giving process for the holiday.  We scour the malls, department stores, and outlets just to find that one all inspiring gift.  Then when we feel like we’ve found the perfect gift, we realize that whomever already has that.  Now, it’s […] Continue Reading…

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Should Stores Be Open on Thanksgiving?

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

In the last couple of weeks, there has been a great deal of conversation on social media and elsewhere about what some are now calling “Black Thursday,” the increasing number of stores that choose to open on Thanksgiving with special sales, thereby requiring at least some of their employees to work on the holiday.   While […] Continue Reading…

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Black Friday: A Dark Day Indeed

Posted on 24 November 2014 by

Black Friday, your yearly dose of economic irrationality and a dark day indeed. It’s Thanksgiving night and thousands of people are gathering together, not to spend time with their families and give thanks, but to get great bargains at their favorite stores. Thanksgiving hasn’t even officially ended and already parking spots are filling up and […] Continue Reading…