Archive of category "Holiday Planning"

I stopped at Loopy’s Dollar Store at 110 11th St S, Moorhead today. Even though it is called a dollar store, some items are more and a dollar but most items are a dollar. There used to be a Loopy’s store at 8th St and 30th Ave S, Moorhead but it closed a few months [...]

Now with the holidays over you may see sales advertised in many stores. It could be a way to save money, but only if it is something you need and were planning on buying anyways. If you purchase things on sale and don’t end up using them, you haven’t saved any money. The same is [...]

There is a new store in Fargo for home décor and gifts. It is Kirkland’s at 4427 13th Ave S, Fargo. It is located between Hobby Lobby and Dollar Tree. Items in the store range include seasonal garden tools, wall décor, lamps, rugs, bedding and furniture. The prices seems reasonable and many items were marked [...]

Whether you have been procrastinating with your holiday shopping or need a few more gifts you may be able to get free shipping. Over 1,500 merchants are participating in Free Shipping Day on Monday, December 17, 2012. On December 17 several online merchants will be offering free shipping and other discounts with delivery by Christmas [...]

If you need colored sugar for your holiday baking, Here is a post I found on how to make your own. It is less expensive than buying it in the store and you can make your own unique colors. As stated in one of the comments from the original post, you could also add flavoring [...]

I have written various posts about the store Heirlooms. They accept and resell furniture and other household items and the proceeds benefit the Hospice of the Red River Valley. It is located at 3120 25th St S, Fargo. Besides donated items they also have a section of gift items. Included in this post are some [...]

With the holidays coming up many stores and restaurants are offering a bonus gift card of a certain amount if you purchase a specified amount of their gift cards. Besides using for gifts, you could also purchase these if you visit the establishments regularly to get the bonus amount. Here is a listing I found [...]

The Season of Light show at the MSUM Planetarium in Moorhead began Thursday night, November 29. The show runs thru December 23 on Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and Mondays at 7 pm and Saturday and Sundays at 2 pm. Admission is $5 for adults and $2.50 for children under 12. I attended the show on the [...]

There are people in need all year long, but it is emphasized during the holiday season. Even if you don’t feel like you have money to give, there may be other ways to help. Crystal from is doing a 31 day series about Giving on a Budget. You may have skills and hobbies that [...]

Here are some gift ideas. The ideas include a variety of ways of wrapping gifts and simple gift ideas.