What to Buy Difficult People

OK, I suppose it’s not so much the people who are difficult, but trying to figure out what to buy the boss, the babysitter or the hostess wastes precious time we have little of. Here’s a few seasonal shopping solutions from Market Mall, so you can concentrate on more important holiday matters. For the Hostess …

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Great Gifts for Guys

Ah, men! They’re so tricky to buy for, aren’t they? I spent last weekend at Market Mall and what to my wandering eye should appear, but soap on a rope, Blue Stratos and accessories for beer! Just kidding. Here are a few great Christmas gifts for guys. Perfect Presents for Pop and Co. Does dude …

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Best Christmas Gifts for Kids

Santa’s little helpers are so busy at this time of year, which occasionally makes mama’s spirits anything but bright. Fret not, I’ve scoured Market Mall to suss out what to buy the babes, toddlers and big kids (excluding husbands) on our list. Here’s a look at this year’s top Christmas gifts for kids. Christmas gifts …

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10 Great Gifts for Gals

Lucky me, one of my holiday wishes has already been granted! One of my girlfriends (the illustrious IBMer) gave me the gift of time over the weekend, so I hit up Market Mall, Calgary’s favourite shopping destination. (So many great stores, never enough time to do them all proper justice.) Fortunately, I’m a champion shopper, …

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Target Opens in Canada, Meh

Oh, Target. I had such big hopes for you. I’ve worshipped you from afar, spent countless hours drooling over your bounty and have occasionally, ravaged your stock and dragged it home by its hair. So when you came, guns blazing, into my territory, I was excited and nervous. Would you live up to my high …

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How to Sort Your Home (and Life)

I’m still so jazzed from seeing decluttering expert and organizing guru, Peter Walsh, over the weekend. I went straight from his session and tore through two boxes in the basement filled with Japanese trinkets and other seemingly great stuff (that just collects dust). Here are my takeaways from the event:   4 Tips for Creating …

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T’was the Night

I’m feeling so festive, thanks to the ‘Twas the Night shopping event, held at The Core last night. The evening started off with a bang, as fireworks burst through the mall prior to the massive Christmas tree being lit. Christmas at The CORE Christmas at The CORE is magical – especially on T’was the Night. …

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