Carrie Bradon Jun. 13, 2018, 1:46pm

Whatever the event, whoever the person, there are numerous times through the year when one needs to find just the right gift for a specific person. While you can certainly run to Walmart or another big store for a generic gift, this will never mean as much as if you took more time to find a meaningful gift for that special someone, be it your spouse, child, friend or parent.

Carrie Bradon May 8, 2018, 2:30pm

While we might be ready for summer, our patios are likely not. Whether your old furniture is wearing thin after years of use or it's simply not your style anymore, new patio furniture should definitely be on your list.

Carrie Bradon Apr. 17, 2018, 1:11pm

With the speed that children grow, it can be a challenge to keep them in clothing that fits, not to mention items that help them express who they are.

Carrie Bradon Apr. 13, 2018, 2:22am

Getting invited to a formal event can be exciting — but the anticipation can turn to stress if you don't have much in the way of formal wear.

Carrie Bradon Apr. 5, 2018, 4:55pm

Whether you live in a city where green space is hard-to-find or simply because you don't have time to invest in gardening, finding ways to incorporate plants into your world can be a challenge.

Carrie Bradon Feb. 14, 2018, 10:16am

Whether it's just a normal workday or a special lunch out with your spouse or friends, looking your best matters. It matters so much, in fact, that the average woman spends about $15,000 on makeup in her lifetime.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 29, 2018, 1:12pm

TouchBistro, an iPad mobile point of sale tool marketed for restaurants, has been named 27th on a list of 2017's Technology Fast 50 companies.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 28, 2018, 11:30pm

An ever-growing demand for health markets can supply you with all of the goodies and gear you need to feel your best.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 28, 2018, 12:00pm

Specially designed materials are great for exercising.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 22, 2018, 9:34am

From the cut of the stone to the width of the band, the details truly do count.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 21, 2018, 11:30pm

For any true artist, having the ability to create new artwork is akin to a fish having water to swim in; without it, each will find themselves gasping for life, but with it, each will thrive and reach new heights.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 18, 2018, 3:18pm

Vantiv Inc., a payment processing services and technology solutions provider for U.S. merchants and financial institutions, announced Jan. 16 it has acquired Worldpay Group, a technological payment-solutions company.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 15, 2018, 10:00am

Vantiv, a payment processor and technology provider, is increasing its support for independent businesses through the social media campaign #FranchisePlayers.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 1, 2018, 11:04pm

Modern transportation can be a great way to get to see the world, yet some modes of transportation are too far removed from the actual location to allow the traveler a real experience of a place.

Carrie Bradon Jan. 1, 2018, 11:03pm

Nothing says vintage like an antique shop filled to the brim with old junk and treasures.

Carol Ostrow Dec. 26, 2017, 10:59am

Vend, a top “vendor’s vendor” as a purveyor of transaction solutions for retailers, recently revealed its predictions for 2018 shopping trends — cataloging an even dozen entrepreneurial and consumer expectations.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 25, 2017, 8:56am

Though big deals are certainly worth celebrating, small victories can be fun to find.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 25, 2017, 8:55am

Literature is one of the greatest accomplishments that humanity has made.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 18, 2017, 1:45pm

Your home is your castle, and as such your castle should reflect who you are and what kind of person you are. Home decor and furnishings can create an instant impression of a person's style: whether they value comfort or style, aesthetics or price, and the list goes on.

Carrie Bradon Dec. 18, 2017, 12:19am

Cinema is deeply ingrained in the modern culture, and though the first motion pictures were created in France, America soon caught on and began producing their own motion pictures with the aid of Kinetoscope technology. Thomas Edison created a system for filming, projecting and producing public films and motion pictures only improved from there.