Archive for the ‘Shopping’ Category

Teaching Money to Children and Teens

By ERIN TURNER. I am banking on the hope that my husband and I have laid a solid foundation and a respect for money in our kids so when they are faced with a financial decision on their own, they’ll know the... more

Cyber Couponing

By ERIN TURNER. Having a little retail craving but don’t want to change out of your pajamas to go shopping? Get online and shop to your hearts content using countless cyber coupons and discount codes. ... more

Reasons for Couponing

By ERIN TURNER. I am often asked, “Why do you coupon?” My bottom line always boils down to three very special reasons: Ethan, Logan and Quinn.... more

How to Score with Albertson’s Double Coupons

By ERIN TURNER It has been a winning week in my house! First, our family’s beloved Dallas Cowboys (no nasty comments, please!) started the week with a superb win, my oldest son’s Little Grizzly footba... more

Maiden Missoula Product Review: Jax Hats

By LEAH LEWIS. I know this may be a shocker, but the Maiden does, in fact, have a bad hair day every so often. Instead of fighting this minor inconvenience I have learned to embrace it, and sometimes even hope... more

Maiden Missoula Product Review: Zootown Arts Community Center

By LEAH LEWIS. Last week, I offered a few suggestions for my favorite, locally-made wedding gifts from right here in the Garden City. I mentioned the really cool wine-bottle cheese plates from the Zootown Arts... more

Maiden Missoula Product Review: Made in Missoula Wedding Gifts

By LEAH LEWIS. I had a fabulous question via Facebook last week about where to find a great local wedding gift. Well, wouldn't you know it, the Maiden is gearing up for a trifecta of wedding weekends!... more

Maiden Missoula Product Review: Flexsolate Gym in a Bag

By LEAH LEWIS. Maiden Missoula Product Review: FLEXSOLATE FITNESS IN A BAG. If you are one of the many affected by general laziness, gym phobia, running anxiety or what have you there is a company in Missoula... more

Maiden Missoula Product Review: Dazzle Expressions

By LEAH LEWIS What's a young, hip, crafty, stylish mama supposed to do with her talents when her days revolve around a couple of busy kiddos? Well, if you are the cute-as-a-button Renee Wyman, you take your ... more

Maiden Missoula Product Review: Eventyr Woodworking

By LEAH LEWIS. Maiden Missoula Product Review: JEWELRY ORGANIZER. I am so lucky to know so many awesome crafty gals who make very cool jewelry. I have a few favorite pieces that have been made for me or gifte... more

Maiden Missoula Product Review: Big Dipper Ice Cream

By LEAH LEWIS. Maiden Missoula Product Review: BIG DIPPER ICE CREAM. If summer ever decides to stick around Missoula for more than a few hours, you know the first place everyone in town will run to is Big Dip... more

Maiden Missoula Product Review: Happy Hoppers

By LEAH LEWIS. Maiden Missoula Product Review: Happy Hoppers! What's a Happy Hoppers you ask? It's a slip-cover for your Growler that protects your brew from light to avoid ‘skunk beer syndrome’. ... more

Natural Creations: Spectacular Summer Grilling Sauces

By LEAH LEWIS Summertime. We grill. Our dining room table becomes a drop-off for swimsuits and soccer balls and we move all kitchen and eating activities outside. I have harbored a not-so-secret crush o... more

Zoo Town Cutie Booties

By LEAH LEWIS. Maiden Missoula Product Review: Hand-knit baby booties by Montana Magpies. ... more

Farmer’s Markets . . . Missoula Style

By LEAH LEWIS. Maiden-Missoula Product Review: Missoula Farmer's Market. If you live in Missoula or are planning on visiting this summer one thing you are surely looking forward to is the opening of the Farme... more

The Smell of Home, in Missoula Candles

By LEAH LEWIS. Maiden-Missoula Product Review: Last Best Candles. As my grass is still more brown, there is a thirty percent chance of snow showers, and the fact that my pedicure is woeful at best, I think I... more

Maiden Missoula: Barney Jette Jewelry

By LEAH LEWIS. One thing the Maiden is very fond of is jewelry! Who doesn't love a little sparkle? The most coveted (yet affordable) jewlery comes from an unassuming little shop on Higgins in Downtown Missou... more

From Rags to Retreads

By LEAH LEWIS. Maiden Missoula--a Product review of Made-In-Missoula products. Keeping Missoula green is as easy as shopping! Thankfully, several local artists and a local business called RETREAD are bringing... more

Pleasing Your Palate in Missoula

Hungry? You'll be able to satisfy just about any craving in Missoula! Whether it's a casual meal for the family, a fine dining experience, or dessert after a concert or play, Missoula offers a wealth of opt... more

Missoula’s Markets

Saturday mornings aren’t just for cartoons or sleeping in. In Missoula, Saturday mornings are for shopping Missoula’s outdoor markets – at least when the weather is warm. When market season hits, three... more

Out to Lunch

Feeling hungry? With over 20 different food vendors and live music every week in Caras Park in Downtown Missoula, Out to Lunch has you covered. For over 20 years, Out to Lunch has been providing Missoulians ... more