Category archives: Holiday


The Tocca and S'well Bottle sample sale was extended through tomorrow, Saturday, December 31st. Prices have been slightly reduced on all sale items. We stopped in Friday night to pick up a couple of the S'well bottles which are now $15 for the 170z bottles and $20 for the 25oz. Not a surprise that the pickings are pretty slim at this point. On offer are a few solid[...]



  As we head into the Holiday weekend... we want to leave you with images from the Union Square Holiday Market which is open through Christmas Eve. If you're doing some last minute shopping, it's worth checking out. Plenty of hand-made goods and homemade goodies!  

SPONSORED POST:  Jay Strongwater Holiday Sample Sale

Sparkling collections for the home, with a jeweler’s eye for beauty and intricate detail, are Jay Strongwater’s signature. His serendipitous career began in 1981 with a necklace created for his mother. Years later, after gaining success and recognition as a jewelry designer, Jay created his first bejeweled picture frame. Since that first frame, his collection has grow[...]

SPONSORED POST: MacKenzie-Childs Holiday Sample Sale

Long considered by its avid fans to be a visionary leader in the home décor movement, MacKenzie-Childs creates products that bring an imaginative, unique and happy point of view to Home. MacKenzie-Childs is a fully integrated designer, manufacturer, and multi-channel merchant of high quality, hand-crafted ceramic and enamel tableware, furniture, and home and garden[...]

Last Minute Holiday Shopping at Grand Central Holiday Fair

The Grand Central Terminal's 15th Annual Holiday Fair ends tomorrow on Christmas Eve. For those of you still looking for gifts, you have a little time left. One of our contributors, Mushkie, stopped into the Fair at Vanderbilt Hall today. She gives a roundup of her favorite vendors: "Procrastinators rejoice! There's something for everyone and there's still time[...]

Black Friday Sales

Black Friday Sales

The day after Thanksgiving is traditionally a big day for sales. While many of the discounts may not be that enticing for those of us who are accustomed to sample sale markdowns, it’s typically the start of the Holiday season’s price slashing. After stuffing yourselves with turkey, mashed potatoes, pie and wine, you might want to work off the calories by heading to th[...]