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As I approach my third Father’s Day as a dad, it still feels weird to be among the celebrated on the third Sunday of June. But as I dutifully attempt to evenly share parental duties with Lauren — changing poopy diapers, dispensing bottles, and chasing our almost-three-year-old around Target as she gleefully attempts to dismantle […]
It’s that time again. St. Valentine is going to be spreading his love to everyone in just a few short days. Valentine’s Day, February 14, is right around the corner! Commercial holiday or not – are you ready to give an awesome gift to your sweetie? Valentine’s Day gifts don’t have to cost a fortune. […]
Five of us stood grumbling in a check out line the other day. Our arms were filled with clothing and books and knick knacks soon to be wrapped up and hidden under the Christmas tree. The woman in front of me complained about Christmas shopping. Or rather, she complained about how she kept blowing her […]
Holiday gift buying has always been particularly anxiety-fraught for me; my mother raised me to believe if it is the thought of a gift that counts, much thought should go into every gift. In a universe of millions of products, finding a perfect thingamajig that each of your recipients will actually use and appreciate is […]
Editor’s note: We have a love/hate relationship with the madness of holiday shopping. On the one hand, shopping sales can net you more stuff for less cash. On the other, submitting to grating ads, ever-earlier store openings, and panic-inducing crowds is hardly a pleasant way to spend our precious time. Today and tomorrow we’ll explore […]
Not to freak you out, but holiday gift-giving time is around the corner. I find the holidays stressful not only because they’re expensive, but because there’s so much pressure to choose the perfect gift. Here’s a gift option you might not have previously considered: an investment. Nobody dislikes receiving cash, but as the gift-giver you […]