The Journal Gazette

Scooter's faulty lights present dilemma

My husband and I accomplished quite the Christmas feat by getting all our online orders before the big day.

January 4, 2021 7:00 am

After-Christmas sweater deal made sweeter

Got one. An after-Christmas deal.

January 2, 2021 8:40 pm

Post office pleases despite holiday shipping procrastination

The U.S. Postal Service handled its business - and mine, too, this year.

December 28, 2020 7:00 am

Post-Christmas deals may be best spent on holiday decorations

Among the facts of life my parents taught me was this: When it comes to Christmas wrapping paper, paying full price is for chumps....

December 25, 2020 7:00 am

Find deals after end of holiday season

Among the facts of life my parents taught me was this: When it comes to Christmas wrapping paper, paying full price is a waste of...

December 25, 2020 1:00 am

Virus distress leads to big boost in shopping

Purdue University's researchers are the real deal.

December 24, 2020 7:00 am

Woodpecker's house visits bring out inner Grinch

All the woodpecker wanted for Christmas was a home – my home.And that turned me into a grinch.

December 23, 2020 7:00 am

Taking advantage of restaurant gift card promotions will pay off later

I have no shame when it comes to efforts to save money - and that extends to eating out.

December 22, 2020 7:00 am

Last-minute gift shipping a worthy gamble

I've seen and heard the warnings: Packages are delayed.

December 21, 2020 7:00 am

Survey says almost half of Americans dreading holidays

File this one under D for Duh!

December 20, 2020 12:20 am

  • Benefit of shopping: Exercise, flu shot
  • Grief still prevalent amid holiday hustle and bustle
  • From peppermints to Peeps, worst candy list has some head-scratchers
  • Early deliveries make for slightly spoiled surprises
  • Shoppers should think about where their dollars go
  • Small retailers struggling
  • Store decorations an experience not offered online
  • Hand-crafted items at artist pop-up shop worth a holiday shopping stop
  • Lights out shopping on Black Friday
  • Pandemic means new shopping habits abound
  • Deals found, but not on Black Friday
  • Retailers commemorate 2020 with funny, unforgettable gifts
  • Be aware: Even with masks, eyes can betray your mood
  • Workers, customers need more kindness
  • Building empathy can start early with children
  • Magic of Santa more important for children than ever before
  • Black Friday to look different as many hope to avoid crowds
  • Early shopping favored: Survey
  • Mischief managed - at least at dollar store
  • Holiday spirit more important than ever in 2020