Posts Tagged ‘Shopping’

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5 Signs An Aging Loved One Needs Help

Sponsored by Feinberg Consulting     Families that reach out to us for assistance with an aging loved one’s care are usually doing so in a time of crisis. There’s been an emergency that requires immediate intervention. Maybe it was a serious fall, a severe car accident, or a decline due to a chronic illness…

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The Golan Heights of Israel

Blogs From Israel – Mark Jacobs’ Day 4

Another perfect day in Israel. This one had it all – history, music, ruins, art, shopping, plenty of calories (some alcohol-related) and a bar mitzvah. We started with a Jeep trip and a hike in the Golan Heights. Seeing the Golan first-hand is always incredible, no matter how many times you’ve see it. Our hike…

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Lure Of Canada: Favorable exchange rate brings Americans across the border.

Residents of Detroit and Windsor, its Canadian neighbor to the south, have long enjoyed a close relationship on many levels — entertainment, shopping, dining out. Before the 9-11 terrorist attack, it was common for Downtown Detroit office workers to have lunch in Windsor and suburbanites often visited the Canadian city to shop, eat at an…

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Sparkle

Our favorite shopping picks for women, men, kids, the home and more.

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Cause And Effect

Our favorite shopping picks for women, men, kids, the home and more.

Essie offers two pretty-in-pink shades, PINK WORKS and PINK ABOUT IT ($8 each), in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month — a portion of proceeds benefit Living Beyond Breast Cancer, which provides resources and support services to women diagnosed with breast cancer, their families and caregivers. Available at area Nordstrom stores (nordstrom.com).

October is also National Bullying Prevention Month, and in support, Bon-Ton stores (including Younkers and Carson’s in Michigan) are carrying STOMP OUT BULLYING T- shirts ($12; 100 percent of net profits are donated directly to Stomp Out Bullying) for Blue Shirt Day: World Day of Bullying Prevention on Oct. 7. Stomp Out Bullying, a national anti-bullying and cyber-bullying organization for kids and teens, created in 2005, wants teachers, parents and students to wear their T-shirts to stand up to bullies everywhere. Area Bon-Ton stores (bonton.com).

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Summer Lovin’

Our favorite shopping picks for women, men, kids, the home and more. A juicy beach read that packs a bit more intelligentsia punch, THE INTERESTINGS ($27.95; Riverhead Books) by Meg Wolitzer (author of the Ten Year Nap and daughter of writer Hilma Wolitzer) details the connections and disconnections among a circle of friends, from their idealistic selves at a summer arts camp, through their successes, failures and later-life wisdom. Local bookstores.

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To Tie Dye For

Ten years ago, brothers Corey and Jamie Glassberg hit their first trend: Inspired by the bra-strap headbands that were popular just a few years before, underwear waistbands were transformed into colorful, sparkly headbands. And preteen girls couldn’t scoop them up fast enough.

The Bayshore, N.Y., brothers, then in their mid-20s, plunked all their savings into dreaming up more than 50 variations (from terry-cloth to bandanna designs embellished with everything from sequins to initials to sports logos and more) of the hot-seller that they named Undee Bandz by Top Trenz, and stocked national shops from Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom to Walt Disney World, plus hundreds of boutique shops across the country.

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Belli Style

New local boutiques, businesses and brands you may not know — but should.

Twenty-one years ago, Elizabeth Fielder’s maternity wardrobe consisted of one pair of baggy, olive-brown corduroy pants, a brightly colored sweat suit and, she says, “a hideous black-and-white vinyl diaper bag.”

Fortunately, she and her cousin, Emily Rosenberg, have saved future generations of pregnant women from a similarly tragic fashion fate.

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Chill Chasers

Our favorite shopping picks for women, men,the home and more.

This chilly January, hunker down in out-of-the-ordinary warmth and beauty with these cozy blankets and throws.

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