Daily Archives: December 25, 2012

Wishing You a Merry Christmas – Spend Matters and MetalMiner Style

Jason Busch - December 25, 2012 2:12 AM | Categories: Commentary

As parents, the commercialism of Christmas (and Hanukah, in our case) always gets to us. This year, our kids nearly outright rebelled when the gifts were small. Yet in a world where inexpensive toys made in factories that require transit in a container ship still rule the day – the total cost manufacturing equation for re-shoring still doesn't work for plastic junk yet – the amount of toy stuff that a family accumulates in general can be alarming. For us, a holiday season with fewer gifts and greater time together like making the kids sing songs as a family and […]

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