21 Dec 2016


The Procrastinator’s Holiday Shopping Guide

The holidays may have snuck up on you this year, or maybe you just really like waiting until the last minute (looking at you, dad). Don’t let the last minute rush mean that you are settling for fruit cake, socks, or a rock in a leather pouch. You can still get your loved ones presents […]

15 Dec 2016


Hill Gift Guide, NE

Gifts are well-intentioned efforts to be generous to other people and gift guides can be a lot of fun to write. This year, I am doing away with the pretense that it’s possible to put yourself in the shoes of anyone else but yourself: a good gift should be something you want to give to yourself in the […]

15 Dec 2016


Hill Gift Guide, SE

Hey there! You are not seeing double: There are two gift guide posts (or there will be once I publish the other one). We live in a pretty big neighborhood and I am just trying to highlight as many shopping options as I can before it’s too late. Are New Year’s gifts a thing? You […]

06 Dec 2016

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Holiday Gift and DIY Guide

By Bonny King-Taylor, the doggy lama, pet coach First things first: Rest assured, I am not affiliated with any of the products mentioned here. In some cases, I wish I was! Fortune magazine reports that the American Pet Product Association expects pet people to have spent 62.75 BILLION dollars in 2016. I don’t know about […]

29 Nov 2016


Where To Buy Your Christmas Tree

Boy Scout Troop 500 is selling trees, wreaths, and table top trees at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation (212 East Capitol St. NE) December 2-4. Hours: Friday Dec. 2 4:30pm-8pm; Saturday Dec. 3 9am-8pm; Sunday Dec. 4 9:30am-4:30pm. Delivery is available. Brent Elementary is bringing back its tree sale on Friday December 2 from 4pm-7pm, Saturday Dec. 3 from […]

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