Friday, December 14, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
Friday, December 14, 2012
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16. Enter here! Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. Our contest is right around the corner, so now’s the …
Monday, December 12, 2011
The third installment of the Patch 2011 Holiday Gift Guide reminds you that she likes all things sweet, sassy and sparkly. Here are some great local gifts to buy for the women in your life.
Never quite sure what to get your mom, sister, best friend or the coworker you picked for Secret Santa this year? Don't worry. We've got you covered. You can count on the Patch 2011 Holiday Gift Guide to direct you to the Union County artisans and retailers to find gifts that will make those women smile. For the Food & Wine Lover For the Spirited For the Sporty For the Sentimental For the Queen of Pamper The Citrus body Polish; Lavender Vanilla Body Scrub For the Practical For Fun
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Tell us where you found the best deals.
Looking for some great gifts you can buy locally? Stay with Patch all this week to talk about your finds and get the latest on local deals. Use this live chat to talk about your great local finds, ask for and provide gift suggestions and find out about local deals near you. If you missed Saturday's Park on Patch event in Westfield, we will be hosting another one in Summit on Dec. 10. Have fun and happy shopping!
Monday, November 21, 2011
Karen Fulton of Carter and Cavero treats olive oil like a fine wine.
Patch visited Carter and Cavero in Summit to chat with part-owner Karen Fulton who told us all about their olive oil including her favorite "pour." Patch: There's a lot of olive oil in here. How many different kinds do you have? Fulton: We have eight extra virgins and eight infused as well as about 15 vinegars. Patch: You must have tried them all. Do you have a favorite? Fulton: Our newest and my favorite is Nocellara from Italy. It's quite diverse. It's great for all-purpose cooking and it also goes great with vinaigrettes, marinades or just for dipping. I also love the garlic olive oil. I'm Italian and I could put garlic on everything. This garlic olive oil is so flavorful. I make garlic bread with it and I don't have to use any butter. …
Sunday, November 20, 2011
The second installment of the Patch 2011 Holiday Gift Guide reminds you that the holidays are not complete without great food. What better way to thank the foodies in your life than with these unique gifts from Union County shops.
Looking for something special for the foodies in your life or a gift for the host/hostess of your Thanksgiving dinner? You can count on the Patch 2011 Holiday Gift Guide to direct you to the Union County artisans and retailers to find gifts that will make the season bright. Gifts to Eat Gifts to Drink Gifts for the Table Gifts for the Prep Work Gifts for Fun If all else fails, gift certificates to your favorite restaurants are always a good option! If you want to share your finds, feel free to upload them to this article and join our live chat about local holiday shopping here now through Black Friday.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Introducing your new weekly roundup of what's in our classifieds, from jobs to services-for-hire to items for sale.
Welcome to our new weekly installment of what you can find in Patch classifieds! Whether you're looking for some college prep services, an immigration lawyer, a bedroom furniture set or discounts on carpet cleaning, you'll find it in this week's installement of classified information. You'll also find local jobs. So, take a peek, let us know what you think and how you'd like to see this feature expanded. For now, we've included all Union County Patch towns. Just click on the links for more information on the items, services and jobs that interest you. JOBS SERVICES FOR HIRE Nov. 10, 2011 Sept. 11, 2011 Sept. 23, 2011 Nov. 1, 2011 DISCOUNTS/FREE STUFF ITEMS FOR SALE