Thursday, December 27, 2012
There’s no shortage of photos at the holidays, nor places to post them. Here’s one more, featuring shots that give testament to personal, family, town and neighborhood celebrations as 2012 winds to an end and 2013 gets set to launch.
Have a shot to share that gives testament to the Greater Brandon area's celebratory mood as the old year gives way to the new? That gives testament to the community's sense of wonder and heart for giving? That looks back to the year that was and looks forward to new beginnings? That documents a time and place that means the world to you as the winter holidays folded together? We'll start the ball rolling with photos that we shot out in the community, as a town and its people celebrated traditions, new and old, and holidays rich with meaning. To post your own photos, use the "Upload Photos and Videos" link above.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
When people start lining up late Thanksgiving night to take advantage of door-buster deals in the wee hours Friday morning will you be there?
Love it or hate it, Black Friday is the super bowl of shopping. And with its arrival only mere days away, Tampa Bay is abuzz with people talking about the potential savings stores big and small have to offer. Some people create their own Black Friday “game plans” on what stores to hit and when after they've poured over the announced bargains various retailers have to offer. There are those so keen on saving they set alarms to wake them up in the wee hours of the night. These folks line up early and some even camp out all night to be able to scoop up the deals they’re after. Are you one of those shoppers? Do you do Black Friday or do you prefer to stay as far away from stores on the day after Thanksgiving as possible? Let us know by taking …
Friday, November 16, 2012
How much is too much to spend on children and teens? We want to hear your thoughts Tampa Bay!
As the holiday shopping season goes into full swing, some people are maxing out their credit cards to pay for presents and others are setting budgets and sticking with them. Scour just about any Facebook stream or stop in a local coffee shop and chances are you’ll hear parents debating the merits of setting spending limits. Or, you'll hear them lamenting about just how much they've already spent. The ideas for a perfect limit do seem to vary rather greatly. Some parents say $100 per child is more than enough. Others tend to lean toward much more generous figures. After all, there’s nothing like seeing a child’s eyes light up as they unwrap gift after gift. And that’s what we want to hear from you about Tampa Bay! Do you set spending limits…