Friday, December 14, 2012
Santa and his elves will be setting up shop in local malls around the Twin Cities metro area.
Santa is ready and willing to talk with youngsters and pose for photos from now through Christmas Eve at . Where: 10 Southdale Center Edina, MN 55435 When: Every day through Dec. 24. Mondays through Friday: Saturdays Sundays Christmas Eve Special notes: Santa takes a break to feed his reindeer from 1-1:45 p.m. and 5-5:45 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and from 2-2:45 p.m. on Sundays. The Santa set at Southdale is in a new location this year, in the AMC District Rotunda. Where: I-494 and Penn Avenue in Bloomington, MN 55431 When: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22 Where: 10606 France Ave. S., Bloomington, MN 55431 When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 Where: 8251 Flying Cloud Dr. Eden Prairie, MN 55344 When: Every day through Dec. 24…
Monday, December 10, 2012
Thanks to a special U.S. Postal Service program, Santa will reply to children who mail him their Christmas wish lists this holiday season. But, letters need to be postmarked by Dec. 10.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The event features music, food trucks, an appearance from Santa and much more.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Share your thoughts and tips on creating a good holiday gift list with your child.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Kids have started making their lists and checking them twice. How do you help them make their lists?
When I was a kid, the excitement that would blow through the Burgess home as the holiday shopping season began can be pinpointed to one thing: The Toys-R-Us catalog arriving. My sister and I would pore over the pages, carefully dog-earring them to call special attention to the items circled therein. We would proudly hand it to our parents, believing we had done them a great service. (There would be no way they could disappoint us if they took our direction on the gifts.) Of course, I never got that electric Barbie car. (Sigh) A paper catalog seems a little old school now with the Internet and so many shops to choose from. So, how do you help plan your kids' gift lists? Do you take them to the store? Supervise them online? Or do you wait …