Online shopping tips and tricks that will save you a fortune

Online shopping tips and tricks that will save you a fortune

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Tips to make it less stressful

With Christmas Day just around the corner, some people might be enjoying the holiday season knowing that they have purchased gifts for everyone on their list. Others might find themselves scrambling to find presents for family and friends or trying to track down their online orders.

Those rushing to get their shopping done are not alone. Many stores across metro Phoenix will be open until Dec. 25 and expect to be busy with last-minute shoppers.

“I think that this Christmas Eve on Friday could be very busy for us,” said Brett Zimmerman, chief operations officer of Zia Records. “I anticipate every day until the 25th to be really busy.”

This is “the tell-tale week,” said Cindy Dach, co-owner and CEO of Changing Hands Bookstore, with stressed holiday shoppers flocking to stores.

Outside Changing Hands bookstore's Phoenix location on Camelback Road.

Employees at local businesses such as Zia and Changing Hands are happy to help customers find gifts. However, Dach

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Tips for mindful eating over the holidays | Cooperative Extension

As the holidays approach, we are busy buying presents, decorating, baking and going to parties. All these activities take up precious time in our already full schedules. When we get a chance to eat, it is normally on the run between going to the store to shop and getting home to wrap gifts.

As we shovel the food in, there is not time to think about what we are eating or how much we are eating. As this cycle progresses through the holidays, by the time we get through New Year’s we have put on 10 pounds! If we take a few minutes out of our schedule to mindfully eat our food, it will help solve this problem.

What is mindful eating? Mindful eating is a choice we make to slow down and become aware of our senses (sight, smell, taste) when we choose, prepare and eat food. This gives

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Here are 4 Celebrity-Inspired Tips for Your Next Event

Awards season has begun, and the entertainment industry is gearing up for the busiest — and glitziest — time of the year. Whether or not you’re an A-lister, conquer your next big event with style and confidence by using these celebrity-inspired tips for awards show prep, courtesy of Kelley Blue Book. From wellness rituals to a perfectly planned arrival, here are secrets straight from the red carpet.

Tap the experts
As much as we love a good DIY, some things are just better left to the pros. For your upcoming soiree, enlist an expert to help with hair, nails and makeup so you can arrive looking as fierce and fabulous as possible. The same rule applies for car shopping: Kelley Blue Book has been around for nearly 100 years and is The Trusted Resource® when it comes to car research, so be sure to browse their Best Buy Awards

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Tuesday December 14, 2021