If your shopping list includes a science-minded kid (or kid at heart), here are some ideas that will inspire without breaking the bank.
The holidays are a time for gift-giving: don't let Mittens or Fido feel left out! Here are some of our favorite local pet stores that sell special treats, accessories and toys.
Everyone has a person like this on their list. The person who has everything. If they want it, they buy it themselves.
Looking for unique last-minute gifts? The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences has some suggestions from its gift shop.
Trying to pick out the perfect holiday gift is always tough but if a sports, adventure junkie is on your list here are some great ideas.
Many of you will give gift cards to friends and family this holiday. Before you buy, make sure you know the pros and cons of buying store issued gift cards vs. bank cards (like a Visa or American Express gift card). NerdWallet.com has just released the results of a study comparing the fees and safety of various types of gift cards. You'll want to read it before making your gift card decision.
Have you ever unwrapped a holiday gift and thought, "Where in tarnation am I going to put this?" I have thrown away not more than a few items that sat on shelves collecting dust until they got sacrificed to the latest decluttering effort. Networx.com is a hardcore home improvement website, and we
Don't be intimidated by the task - it`s easy to create the perfect gift basket for even the fussiest person.
Shopping for someone who loves video games can be mind-boggling, particularly if you're not well-versed in the subject. But there are a few things to know this holiday season that can help you plan the perfect present.
The latest edition of our local gift guide focuses on chocolate shops throughout the Triangle.
What are you giving your kids teachers for the holidays?
From opening for Taylor Swift to motherhood and mommy and me classe, Rissi Palmer's has seen some big changes in the last five years. But now she's coming out with something big of her own - a new children's album.
The dozens of mini shops at The Shops of Baileywick off Strickland Road are decorated for the holidays and glow with ideas for gifts and home decor.
From Durham-centric apparel to locally made peanut butter, this gift guide represents the Bull City.
Andie Freeman, a long-time artist, found a new passion about a year ago when she began creating tiny watercolors for necklaces.
As we all try to stay within our holiday budgets, let's share our favorite frugal gifts to give and receive. And while you're sharing, let's hear about the craziest or worst frugal gifts you have ever received (or given!). I've also included a number of frugal gift ideas that I have given and received.
Laura Kelly, a mom of four in Apex, is best known for her stick-like people emblazoned on everything from auto decals, mugs and stationary to address labels, checks and calendars.
Whether you are baking for the family or sharing with co-workers, we searched the WRAL recipe database, asked our friends and then simply went shopping to identify the cookies that will make you the star of your next cookie swap.
The Willow Spring-based, husband-and-wife business has created more than 30 games for the iPhone and iPad with millions of downloads. Their latest focus: Educational games for young kids.
If you're lucky, you could receive a Christmas cactus as a gift this holiday season. This common house plant blooms during the Christmas season, but its long green arms are attractive throughout the year. With cultivars in a rainbow of colors, it is a plant worthy of appreciation. These 10 facts
In the latest edition of "Our Favorite Local Gifts," Out and About takes a look at several sweet treats from Winston-Salem merchants.
Laura Browning, a mom of two in Raleigh, is next up in our Made by Mom Gift Guide features. Find out about her passion for sewing and the brightly colored napkins, banners and other pieces she creates.
A local company that provides at-home care and companionship for senior citizens is working to spread a little holiday cheer this year for hundreds of elderly people with a program called Be a Santa to a Senior.
While travel can be glamorous and exciting, it can also be fraught with frustration. This year, consider giving a gift that helps ease the burdens of a mobile lifestyle.
With handmade gifts like these, your child is sure to have the perfect present for everyone.
Kim Hunter worked in marketing and sales for years, but she's always had a love of cooking. The passion started when she was a child, watching her own mother prepare food for the family.
What started as a one-day rush to the computer for holiday shoppers has turned into an extended sales event.
Small business owners in the Triangle and beyond emphasize the personal touch in hopes of attracting some of the billions to be spent this holiday season.
Looking for unique Christmas gifts? Go Ask Mom's annual gift guide features a dozen creative local moms and their products - from giant cookies to jewelry to music and more.
Geralin Thomas, owner of Metropolitan Organizing in Cary and a regular of A&E's Hoarders, offers 23 gift ideas that won't fill up your home.
A look at local gift ideas for the sweet tooth in your life.
Tis the season for tipping! But figuring out WHO to tip and how much to give can often be a bit of a challenge! Some factors to consider when deciding how much: how long you've used the service, your relationship with the provider, as well as the quality and frequency of the service you receive.
Chris Byrne, known as "the Toy Guy," provides tips for online toy shopping during the holiday season.
Getting ready to hit the stores on Black Friday? Check out these stories to get the best deals.
An interactive featuring eco-friendly gifts and 10 holiday gift ideas for under $10.