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Suggestions for the home gardener

So you've got someone with a green thumb on your shopping list, someone with a bud ding interest in indoor horticulture?
Growth-oriented giving
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 07, 2012

Subscriptions to arts organizations are good for the community and for you

Some gifts you open and are all excited about, but then you find, a few weeks or months later, that you have forgotten you even got it — and you've never used it.
Gifts for the entire year
By JEFF INGLIS  |  December 07, 2012

Give the gift of telling debt it’s busted

While you're out spending your hard-earned dollars on gifts for yourself and others at holiday and year-end sales, remember that money has to come from somewhere.
Break down the shakedown
By JEFF INGLIS  |  December 07, 2012

Giving local music for the holidays

I always give local music for Christmas.
Will it fit?
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 07, 2012

A survivalist Christmas

Everything you're about to read will be especially relevant if the world as we know it ends on December 21, as the Mayan calendar (supposedly) predicts. But even if the apocalypse doesn't rain down just before Christmas, it can't hurt to be prepared for
Gifts to ensure you live to see the New Year — and many more!
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 07, 2012