TMN Contributing Writer Margaret Mason is the author of No One Cares What You Had for Lunch: 100 Ideas for Your Blog, and publisher for Mighty Mighty Media, home of the award-winning shopping sites Mighty Goods, Mighty Junior, and Mighty Haus. You’ll find more of her online writing at Mighty Girl.
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A gift in the mail is a joy to open—a gift every month (or less) trumps that. For those stumped on how to tie up their holiday shopping, our resident shopping expert advises you to pour yourself some ’nog, and order a few magazines.
We have something important to discuss. Are you listening? Oh, seriously, will you take out your earphones? Yes, both of them.
San Franciscans love green space, and locals never find themselves too far from a good picnic spot.
In 2006 you will remember every birthday, every tooth cleaning, every oil change and tune-up. Your mother will get flowers; you will turn your mattress; you will schedule your vacation months in advance. Our writer picks the calendars that will help.
You enjoy the lights, you’re fond of the cocktails; you loathe the stores. Our shopping expert offers her online picks for under $30, so you can focus on making merry.
Maybe you’re feeling especially generous, maybe you did something unforgivable, maybe you’re just loaded. Our shopping expert suggests gifts they’ll remember for years.
Karen Konzuk designs spare jewelry with an industrial feel. She makes clean, geometric pieces in powder-coated stainless steel, concrete, and now diamond and platinum. Even if you don't ordinarily wear...
You know how teachers are always spending their own money on fun things for their classroom? Fun things like paper and books? Donorschoose.org is a brilliant site that lets...
A few weeks ago, I bought a curious Japanese tea set at a flea market. When you hold the tiny teacups to the light, you see a ghostly image of...
You put it off again this year, and now you’re on the verge of disappointing your very own mother. You have four days to find and ship an amazing Mother’s Day gift. MARGARET MASON recommends gifts from sites that offer quick delivery.
The heart-shaped box of chocolates was sweet and the bouquet of roses was lovely, but your Valentine deserves a surprise this year.