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Sarah Shaw at Fetish in Tiburon (credit: Sarah Shaw)

Ask An Expert: DIY Gift Ideas

With an emphasis on easy and fun, jewelry-maker and shop owner Sarah Shaw shares five tips for DIY enthusiasts thinking about handmade holiday gift ideas. If you can tie a knot, you can make some wildly successful, very affordable lasting creations that will be cherished by the recipient.

12/16/2014

The Ferry Building, San Francisco (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Places For Stocking Stuffers In San Francisco

While you don’t want to place bets on a white Christmas in San Francisco, you cannot lose by betting on stocking stuffer ideas from independent retailers around the city. We’ve selected a few from Downtown to Dogpatch and from the Inner Sunset to the Inner Richmond.

12/09/2014

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Best Local Stores For Gift Baskets In The Peninsula & South Bay

Shop local and make up your own themed gift baskets for the holidays.

12/02/2014

Miguel Anguino has camped outside a San Jose Best Buy ahead of Black Friday for the past four years. (CBS)

Man Waits Outside Best Buy Store In San Jose 11 Days For Black Friday Deals

He is hoping to save as much as $4,000 and has a long shopping list of items to buy.

11/27/2014

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5 Apps For Hacking Black Friday And Finding The Best Deals

If you prefer a more orderly experience compared to door-mobbing crowds, look no further than your smartphone to help save you a few bucks and keep your sanity.

11/27/2014

Kisha Boutique, San Francisco (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Where To Buy Your Next Holiday Party Outfit In San Francisco

If you’re looking for something special to wear for festive December occasions and New Year’s parties to bid adieu to 2014, this list of independent dress shops around the Bay Area ensures that you won’t see your outfit coming and going.

11/25/2014

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Best Local San Francisco Businesses To Shop On Black Friday 2014

Camping out at the mall through pre-dawn opening hours to snag the Black Friday discounts on blenders and televisions at the big box stores isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Do remember our small independent retailers and SFMade while you’re out there.

11/18/2014

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Navigating The Web For The Best Deals On Cyber Monday

Get prepared for big savings with these tips for Cyber Monday shopping.

11/12/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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Ask A Bay Area Expert: Ideas For Hostess Gifts

Read on for some hostess gift ideas from party planner Samantha Spector of San Francisco-based Milk and Honey Special Events.

11/11/2014

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