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Our front porches and lobbies are covered with towers of brown boxes. How did subscription boxes replace shopping bags as the symbol of a die-hard shopper?
Holidays don't have to be celebrated "the way we always did it." Rick Brimacomb, and his no-pressure, all-fun approach to cookie-decorating, is a perfect example.
The locals may not be able to get buzzed while surviving another holiday with their families, but that’s no reason you can’t enjoy a homemade cocktail while watching tonight’s special couple uncover that long-hidden family secret in the attic, which allows them to save the Winter Wonderland Festival/win the Snowman Decorating Contest/finally celebrate Christmas “the way it used to be.”
Imagine your most hated holiday song. Are drummer boys rum-pum-pum-pumming in your ears? Are the Chipmunks warbling until your eyes cross? Is Dominick the donkey making a special appearance in your worst nightmare? Now here’s the crazy part: No matter how much you hate that song, KOOL 108’s Lee Valsvik is completely cool with it.
“There isn’t one Christmas song I just can’t stand — and there are so many that I adore,” said the 59-year-old local media legend.
Everyone has an opinion about Aldi. But what tips can "super shoppers" offer?
The "party pile" of shoes at the front door of every gathering. Those decorative pots full of dead tree branches. Christmas wreaths that stay up until May. It's winter in Minnesota, all right.
Welcome to the Sandwich Generation, those who have a living parent age 65 or older and who either are raising a child or supporting a grown child.