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Holiday Shopping Budgeting With Bluebird By American Express

Bluebird American Express

This is the time of year when my holiday shopping budget gets completely blown.  Either I get so overwhelmed with shopping that I buy too much, or I find just ONE MORE THING that I just have to buy for someone.  Since I’m working on a campaign with Bluebird by American Express, I thought that… [read more]

Holiday Shopping at Staples

I am an office supply addict, and sometimes I just go into Staples to “look” (yeah, I never leave without something).   Lately, I’ve noticed that our Staples has been offering more electronics, which is great.   As a small business owner, I always seem to need new electronics, and it’s great to be able… [read more]

Holiday Shopping Value at BJs Wholesale Club

LeapFrop Leapster Explorer Set

I’ve had a BJ’s Wholesale Club membership for years, but I typically use it for purchasing bulk supplies for parties, not for holiday shopping.   A few weeks ago, BJ’s Wholesale Club hosted a few Boston-area bloggers (all members of Boston Parent Bloggers!) for a holiday showcase, and I was truly impressed with the holiday… [read more]

Small Business Saturday

The Barefoot Book Store in Concord, MA

Thanks to American Express for sponsoring my writing today about small businesses.   American Express is presenting Small Business Saturday, a way to honor the local merchants who are the backbone of the economy, this Saturday, November 27.   They’re offering statement credits to people who shop at small businesses, advertising for small-business owners, and… [read more]

Secret Santa: TJ Maxx Style!

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This holiday season, I was invited by TJ Maxx and Marshalls to participate in a 100 blog Secret Santa project.   I was given a $25 gift card to purchase a gift for another blogger, and $25 for myself (which I used on holiday gifts).   I’m lucky to have both a TJ Maxx and… [read more]

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