Tricky (Not-so-) “Free” Shipping from American Girl Store

Here’s a new marketing ploy I hadn’t heard of before.  I received an email from American Girl stating that Grace’s Baking Set was ½ off and they were offering free shipping if the baking set was ordered. Thinking of my daughter’s upcoming birthday as well as Christmas, I got online at my lunch hour and…

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Colors, Colors, Everywhere! What do they mean to you?

  I’m sure you know that color means many different things.  For example, in the United States: white typically symbolizes purity and happiness (think weddings), red typically symbolizes power (“power” business tie), passion (lipstick), and excitement (think of high-contrast baby toys), black is sadness (think mourning and death) and formality (think of a tuxedo), and…

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