SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY DIY Gift Ideas: How to save while giving
Between anniversaries, birthdays, and various holidays throughout the calendar year, the need or opportunity to give gifts is often surrounding us. Also, it seems we live in a country where gift givin... Posted on 1/31/13 at 10:04 AM
MS. SIMPLICITY Making Room
You know it is about here: the opening of the presents from the overzealous but well-meaning grandparents. They always tend to buy the really large toys. Or maybe you yourself are buying a gi... Posted on 12/20/12 at 3:33 PM
IN THE BLACK Gift Ideas At Heirlooms
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 3... Posted on 12/5/12 at 8:13 PM
REAL MONEY Journal in a Jar
A gift that takes minimal funds but will be giving for years to come below, Mary Hunt explains how to create a journal in a jar. Stories from your loved ones that can be captured and shared with gene... Posted on 11/13/12 at 8:18 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Have you ever said "thank you" through clenched teeth? The gift in that nicely wrapped box was so not what you wanted: comfy clothes instead of designer duds, or a kitchen gadget instead of a shiny piece of jewelry.
Samantha Critchell, AP Fashion Writer
, November 21, 2012
A family from Colorado made a special delivery to North Dakota on Wednesday just in time for Christmas.
The Kerry and Sylvia Tetley family filled their suburban with presents and made the 12-hour drive from Fort Collins to brighten the holidays for Minot children affected by flooding.
There are angels among us. Some of those angels are displayed by the Salvation Army on trees at the Buffalo Mall and Walmart and represent the children of the county for whom circumstances may prohibit a gift from family under the Christmas tree this season.
Have you seen all the Christmas items in the stores already? Christmas is a time to celebrate family, friends and traditions. For many, however, it is also a time of great stress and large credit card debt. Be creative and start early to avoid debt. October is not too early — I’ve heard from folks who are already done with their holiday shopping.
Eunice Sahr, NDSU Extension Service
, September 30, 2009
Freshman state Sen. Mac Schneider found few surprises in his first day on the job — except for the assortment of gifts heaped on his desk on the Senate floor.
“It was interesting. I didn’t expect that,” the Grand Forks Democrat said Tuesday, the opening day of the 2009 Legislature. “I thought I was going to come in here with a blank desk, but it was piled high.”
By Dave Kolpack, The Associated Press
, January 07, 2009
Employees from Total Recon and Jamestown Implement filled a pickup bed with bicycles, tricycles and other toys, helping bring some extra cheer to Anee Carlsen Center students just before Christmas. The children received the surprise while practicing their Christmas program.
“It is great that the kids here get to do a lot of different things,” said Kevin Reuther, owner of Total Recon. “When you see that, it is just wonderful.”
On Wednesday, airmen and soldiers of the North Dakota National Guard will load vehicles full of presents and military volunteers to make their annual trip to the North Dakota Veteran’s Home in Lisbon, N.D., delivering presents to retired military members and spouses.
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