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Friday, November 23,2012

Homemade for the holidays

Local artisans meet the holiday demand

By Elizabeth Miller
Blame the Internet. Access to the World Wide Web full of ideas and a community of customers has sparked new legions of do-it-yourselfers, and made it possible for more people to make a living, or at least a side income, on jewelry, clothes, accessories and other goods they make at home.
Friday, November 23,2012

After Black Friday, holiday shopping can begin

Merchants hoping ‘Small Business Saturday’ restores sanity to weekend

By Steve Weishampel
Ah, Black Friday, the day consumers had better not shop ’til they drop, because they’re liable to be trampled.
Friday, November 23,2012

Shopping with purpose

Where we buy says a lot about who we are

By Joel Dyer
It’s that time of year again, the time when most of us dig down deep and spend as much money on as many people as we can possibly afford, or not afford, for that matter.
Friday, November 23,2012

2012 Gift Guide Introduction

Happy holidays. Yep, it’s officially that time of year again, so you might as well get used to it.
Thursday, December 22,2011

Last minute gifts that last a lifetime … or longer

By Jessie Lucier
So many gifts exchanged during the holidays scarcely outlast the wrapping paper and big bows they came packaged in, and their broken and discarded pieces meet their festive wrappings in landfill. This year, consider giving gifts that last — tokens of love and friendship that will be cherished well beyond this holiday season.
Thursday, December 22,2011

Give the gift of an experience

By Christie Sounart
Instead of buying your friends and family items that may be quickly stored and forgotten, this year, consider giving them tickets or a gift certificate for an experience they will remember. Catering to their interests while also providing something unique they might not otherwise have a chance to explore.
Thursday, December 15,2011

Hopped with love

What to get a beer-lover for the holidays

By David Accomazzo
What do you get for the beer lover in your life that has everything? Or more appropriately, has tried every Kolsch, Baltic porter and barleywine money can buy?
Thursday, December 15,2011

Kick-butt kitchen gear

Gift ideas for the friend who likes to cook

By Blair Madole
This holiday season, you don’t need to be an expert to find a gift for your kitchen-dwelling friend. Here are a few ideas that will get your thoughts cooking and will give your friend’s kitchen skills a boost. Some of these items also have some unexpected benefits and dual purposes that may come in handy.
Monday, December 12,2011

Holiday Events 2011

By Boulder Weekly Staff
Ballet Nouveau Colorado. 7:30 p.m. Performing Arts Complex at PCS, 1001 W. 84th Ave., Denver, 303-450-3985. The Ride With Santa..
Monday, December 12,2011

Foodie fanaticism

Gifts for the food and drink lovers

By Blair Madole
Buying a gift for self-proclaimed foodies can be daunting, especially if you aren’t as knowledgeable as they are on the subject. You can’t go wrong with a gift card or a dinner at one of the nicer places in town. On the other hand, if you are feeling a bit more adventurous, here are a few engaging gift ideas for your food-and-beverage-loving friend.