Thursday, December 20, 2012
If the holidays leave you with little time to shop for gifts, try these stores in Reading or North Reading for great last-minute gift ideas.
With all of the tree trimming, cookie baking and partygoing, there is so much to do during the holidays that it's easy to leave shopping for Christmas presents until the last minute. But by then, the malls and chain stores are usually chaotic and the mere thought of battling crowds is exhausting. Here are some ideas for easy gifts that can be bought locally and require little stress: Take a look at the website for each of these stores: Calareso's Boston Flower Market Paper Store Cookies and Cream Play It Again Sports Lumina Salon Skin Savvy Tell us: What are some of your own last-minute gift ideas? Share in the comments below.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Not sure what to get your partner this year for the holidays? Here are some ideas.
There are only a couple of weeks left to shop before Christmas. Whether you are shopping for your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife, here are some gift ideas that are sure to please (check out the photos attached for a better look at the gifts): 1. Gone To The Oscars. The cookies and milk candle from Sweet Shoppe Candles was included in celebrity swag bags at the Oscars. You can purchase one of these Italian anise biscotti scented candles for $17.95 online. 2. Cynthia Rowley bag and wallet. The woman in your life will love to find this present under the tree. Pick up a Cynthia Rowley bag at Marshalls for $99.99. Want to go all out? Get her the wallet to match for $39.99. 3. Ski or snowboard. If the man in your life loves skiing and …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Great gift ideas you can buy locally for your parents.
There are only a few weeks left to shop before Christmas. If you aren't sure about what to buy your parents this year, take a look at some of these gift ideas (see the photos attached for an image of each gift): 1. Gurgling Cods. This pitcher is good for a laugh, and both mom and dad would appreciate it. Buy one at Atlantic Framing and Gifts, starting at $14.95. "Our best seller and for good reason; pour from this pitcher and it merrily gurgles," Owner Judy Barolak said. 2. Dress up your liquor. Most dads would love a bottle of his favorite liquor or wine for Christmas. Make it special by picking up a light up tie for the bottle at Sense of Wonder for $10. 3. Comfy and cozy. Does your dad walk around in his 10-year-old robe? It's time for …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Books make great holiday gifts. Give your loved ones these books as stocking stuffers this holiday season.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
When you give a child or a teen a book, you are creating a memory that will last a lifetime. What’s more, reading offers so many options. Are you trying to find a book for an early reader? Choose a picture book or a Great Beginner Read from the list below. Does your grandchild love nonfiction? Take a look at the Great Family Reads section. Has your niece read every book known to man? There are some brand new books on this list that she may not have seen yet. Do you struggle to find just the right book to entice your child to read? These selections are sure kid-pleasers that will meet any interest. The ReadKiddoRead holiday gift list has something for everyone: realistic fiction, science fiction, and nonfiction; animal stories, mythology …