Build-a-Bear's one-day Pay-Your-Age promotion was an epic fail...with long lines that had to be cut off and some locations being shut down by authorities for crowd control. They messed up. They're sorry. And they want to make it up to their customers. I'll summarize what this means to you, but … [Read more...] about Build-a-Bear “We’re Sorry” Voucher and Count Your Candles Birthday Treat Bear
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17 and it’s time to start thinking about how you want to show appreciation for the favorite dads in your life. Most dads would appreciate some family time and a good meal (check out all of the fun for Father's Day in Columbus!), but if you want to get him a gift, here … [Read more...] about Father’s Day gift ideas
Even if your resolution is to eat better in the new year, one piece of chocolate isn't going to hurt. Plus, it's free, so it doesn't count, right? Join the Godiva's Chocolate Rewards Club and get a FREE piece of Chocolate each month from your local boutique. To qualify for this offer, you must … [Read more...] about Free Godiva every month with Godiva Rewards!
If you shop online as much as I do, your delivery people and mail carrier earn their paychecks. Nearly every day, one or more of the trucks drives down my driveway to bring a package or a stack of mail to the porch. I "blame" Amazon for splitting orders into multiple shipments, but … [Read more...] about Gifts for mail carrier and delivery drivers
'Tis the season for Christmas parties and celebrations! While hostess gifts aren't necessary, they are certainly appreciated. Most people have enough "stuff", so aim for gifts that are consumable or something that everyone uses. Here's a list of hostess gift ideas that can be found in Columbus. … [Read more...] about Columbus Gift Guide: Hostess Gift Ideas
Christmas is a time that always reminds me why I have Amazon Prime. I order from Amazon year round, but 75% of my Christmas gifts are ordered from Amazon. I have 2 small kids at home...shopping at a store isn't fun. I love Prime because if I see a gift for someone, I can just order it right away … [Read more...] about It’s the time for Amazon Prime Free Trial
If you need a quick gift for a beer lover, dress up a 6 or 12 pack of dark bottles with Rudolph gear for a gift of Rudolph Beer! Just pick up some brown pipe cleaners, googly eyes, red pom poms, and glue. I didn't bother removing the labels, but you could if you wanted. For the antlers, I just … [Read more...] about Gift for a beer lover: Rudolph beer
Sometimes it feels like the holidays are all about emptying your wallet. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of ways to save money on gifts, entertainment, and dining out through the holidays. I’ve gathered together some of my best tips – most having to do with shopping/gifts – … [Read more...] about Save Money on Gifts through the Holidays
Christmas stockings have always been one of my favorite things about Christmas Day. Growing up, we were allowed to get up as early as we wanted, but we couldn't wake my parents until a reasonable time. Before they woke up, we were allowed to open our stockings, and they were big stockings full of … [Read more...] about Huge list of Christmas Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Local gifts for Black Friday weekend only Dublin Irish Festival tickets are half off at just $5 through Sunday, November 26. Perfect stocking stuffers! Local goods that make great gifts Apparel: Whether you're looking for Columbus-themed shirts, or just something made locally in Columbus, … [Read more...] about Columbus Gift Guide for the Holiday season
If you're looking to buy a gift for someone who likes to cook or bake, this list of affordable kitchen gifts will help you pick out something unique or useful. I own many of these items myself and use them on a regular enough basis that I think they are worth the space in my cupboard or pantry. … [Read more...] about Inexpensive Kitchen Gift Ideas
White Elephant gift exchanges, or as some call them, Yankee Swaps, are about as popular as ugly Christmas sweater parties. Gifts for these exchanges can be hard to choose because there are often a variety of people participating and you may have to gear the appropriateness around the type of party: … [Read more...] about The Best White Elephant Gift Exchange Ideas
Getting married often means that a friend or family member will offer to throw you a wedding shower. The original intent of showers was for women to share wisdom and lessons on the art of becoming a wife. Showers have evolved into more of a food/game/gift event, and it's usually expected that the … [Read more...] about Getting married? Amazon Wedding Registry Ideas
You may have heard of Dollar Shave Club, which is a subscription service that offers inexpensive, but good razors delivered to your door. You can get your razors for even cheaper without the commitment of a subscription by ordering directly from the supplier of DSC, Dorco USA. Dorco offers a … [Read more...] about Dorco USA Razors instead of Dollar Shave Club
With the advent of quality cellphone cameras and sharing photos on social media, gone are the days of carrying around a separate camera to take pictures and having photos printed. I miss having actual photo prints and albums, so with the birth of my child, I've made it a goal to print photos (lots … [Read more...] about Groovebook Photo App: print those photos!