Monday, November 26, 2012
Let your fingers do the shopping with click-throughs to online deals promoted as Cyber Monday and Cyber Week specials.
Monday, November 26, 2012
With Black Friday weekend shopping now behind us, the shift online is happening with local and national stores advertising Cyber Monday deals, just a click away. So who has great Cyber Monday deals? Check out our list: Here's A Sampling Of Cyber Monday, Cyber Week Sales
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
How will your finances affect your holiday spending?
Two-thirds of respondents to a recent poll by the NPD Group said they “plan to spend about the same” as last year, while 10 percent planned to “spend more.” With the economy and job situation still in flux for many families across the country, we want to know what families in Lexington plan to do for holiday gifts in 2012. Will you be more creative with your gifting? Use sites like Groupon, Living Social, etc? Brave the Black Friday sales? Cook or bake for family and friends? Leave your comments in the box below.
Monday, December 19, 2011
Come all ye procrastinators. Last-minute gift ideas abound around Lexington.
Some people have holiday gifts bought, wrapped and ready the day after Thanksgiving. Others wait until the last minute. Well, with just hours before Dec. 25, last minutes are upon us. Fear not procrastinators, Lexington has lots to offer – everywhere and in every price range. Whether it’s a high-end piece piece from Valentines, a great cabernet from Busa Wine & Spirits or Berman's Beer, Wine & Liquor or stocking stuffers from Walgreens, CVS or Theatre Pharmacy, it’s all in here. You can shop for every age group, too. The Elephant Trunk Bookshop offers literary treasures to entertain babies, toddlers and youngsters. And all the restaurants and coffee shops – from Via Lago to Lexx and Peet's to Starbucks – offer gift certificates. One saavy …
Monday, November 28, 2011
Some scenes from the before, during and after Thanksgiving last week and real start to the holiday season here in Lexington.
It's about that time when leftover turkey gets to be a little bit old, so here's one last helping of the Thanksgiving holiday before we switch gears and start talking about candles, trees, lights, shopping, stockings and champagne toasts to usher in the New Year. In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, Patch sought out experts and posted stories and videos on things like turkey cooking techniques, selecting the right wine for dinner and how to make a killer wild mushroom stuffing. We went to market, told you who was open, who was closed and even how to spice up Thanksgiving dinner with a splash of Margaritas. And, as we get deeper into the holiday season, we will continue to give the gift of knowledge to you, our readers. Whether you're …
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Don't break the bank on gifts this year.
The following is a press release from the Better Business Bureau on saving money this Holiday Season: Whether you are gearing up to hit the malls and shops on Black Friday, sticking close to home for Small Business Saturday, or shopping online on Cyber Monday, there is still one thing you must do first – make a holiday budget. The average American overspends for the holidays, and then faces a bleak January as credit card bills pile up. Don’t let that happen this year! Better Business Bureau and Clearpoint Credit Counseling have teamed up to offer financial tips and an online Holiday Planner Calculator to help make sure your holidays are merry and bright! Check out our holiday tips on creating a budget and sticking to it, safe shopping …