November 23, 2012 - 3:07pm
Christmas starts at Carmichael’s: Buy local for your favorite bookworms with Car
The red ribbon was savagely cut last evening (seriously, kids, I’m totally judging you if you hit stores yesterday at all for anything other than extra cranberry sauce), and the Holiday shopping season is open. Give locally, give literary with the Carmichael’s Bookstore 2012 Holiday Catalogue.
What were you up to at 6am this morning, love-a-doves?  I’ll venture some deductive reasoning (whoa, nelly!) and fan out some sound options for us, here:Perhaps you were safe and snuggled in your bed-and-nest-place with a tummy still making little gurgle noises.  This is a good...
October 1, 2012 - 9:25am
Fire it up: Kids create everyday masterpieces at Louisville Stoneware
It's never too early to check a gift off your holiday list. It's even better when your kids get to be creative and the final product is functional and attractive. And it's even BETTER when you're not at the mall in December.
It's only October 1, but this weekend I bought my first Christmas gift. Sort of. I actually watched my children turn an ordinary serving dish into a unique and, if I do say so myself, beautiful piece of art for their grandma in Massachusetts. A handmade gift is already a shoo-in with an out-of-...
December 15, 2011 - 5:15pm
If you're looking for a unique Christmas present, check out Flame Run
Shopping for Christmas presents gives me a headache. I love the hustle and bustle and general merriment of the holidays as much as the next person, but when it comes down to picking out a unique, yet feasibly priced, yet somehow personal, yet also not too weird Christmas present, I come up with a...
July 29, 2012 - 7:54pm
Popular Louisville Arts showcase and networking event resurrects for the holidays, offering a Christmas gift swap meet, a showcase of local artists and performers, giving locals a chance to do some holiday shopping while being entertained.
 
July 29, 2012 - 7:54pm
There's no excuse for failing to support local businesses, artists, writers, musicians and people this holiday season. I've compiled a great list of affordable and encouraging ways to feel great about supporting your city and gifting your loved ones at the same time. There are even events in which you can ENJOY your shopping that are filled with entertainment and good company.
You're welcome ahead of time for the dose of joy you'll get from following the recommendations included below. It's always a great idea to support local artists and businesses when doing your holiday shopping, but Occupy Wall St! seems to be...