Posts Tagged“shopping”

Christmas shopping is something which, when you strip it down to its bare bones, is a very selfless and wonderful thing that we all do, searching to buy presents for the people that we love. Just last week in fact I went out with my mate James Feldkamp to get things started and over a lunchtime coffee we got to talking about buying gifts for ourselves. Now whilst many would consider this slightly selfish given that the idea of present buying is to pick up gifts for others, it is still something which we both agreed as being necessary, and…

There’s something to be said about the experience of walking through a store and physically touching yarn to find the best material to complete your next project. As you shop in a brick and mortar shop, you tend to look for certain things: colour, feel, material, yarn weight, and price. It can be a lovely experience to chat with the shop attendants and other hobbyists in the store as you make your selection. The shopping experience can be enjoyable, but sometimes we can’t always make it to a store to buy your yarn. What’s more, there are plenty of reasons…

Not everyone is good when it comes to shopping for gifts when the holiday season arrives. There are people who can sit down on their PC, open a website, and almost instantly find the perfect thing to give someone as a holiday gift, and then there are people who sit down and wonder for days trying to figure out what should be given as a gift. For most of us, finding the perfect gift is not an easy task. It requires plenty of research, effort, time, and a bit of luck. Plus you need to know your loved one through…

The warm days of spring and bonus hours of daylight make this the ideal time to take to the friendly skies.  Many people will make plans to travel to where ever their mother is for Mother’s Day, while others will mark with pride, the somber memories Memorial Day brings – especially if it will be the first time you observe the holiday after the passing of your beloved veteran.  There is always something deeply moving about hearing Taps played at a veteran’s funeral. When the bugle plays, one’s thoughts turn to how many times the dearly departed heard it played…

Air conditioning is one of those things that no one really thinks about getting, they just do it. It’s a very important part of the household because it prevents people from having meltdowns and homes from turning into ovens. However, there is a big difference between how much air conditioning should bump up your electric bill and how much it actually does, with the latter being the rather unfairly high number in this scenario. If you don’t like having to pick between staying cool on hot days and being broke due to electric bills all the time, we invite you…