We have updated with more deals from local businesses!
**UPDATED WITH NEW DEALS!**
Tis the season for all the crazy-making Black Friday ads to get you!
In an effort to preserve your sanity (and possibly your skin!) we have come up with a little guidance to shopping small this holiday season.
Not sure why you should keep it local? Here are a few reasons:
- Fewer crowds so your stress level is lower
- More interesting finds from locally-sourced goods to one-of-a-kind creations
- Creative and thoughtful gifts instead of dime-a-dozen items from chains
- Locally-owned businesses have been shown repeatedly to keep money circulating in the local economy up to three times longer than their big-chain competitors.
You are not just limited to buying socks and sweaters, either! Get creative!
- Get a gift certificate for a home or vehicle service for someone who can’t afford it
- Get a gift certificate for a salon pampering session
- Make a donation to a…
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