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Best of Central Vermont

Fly Through Holiday Travel with Ease

For many, travel is as essential to holiday festivities as the jolly old elf himself. Heeding the advice of seasoned travel pros can help take the headache and hassle out of your holiday travel this year.

Make Holiday Wishes Come True

The holiday season is a magical time and there are some simple ways to share in the season’s spirit of goodwill and generosity.

‘Tis the Season to Safeguard Your Identity

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is an exciting time. But from the crowded malls to the big online markdowns, a silent threat lurks – one with the ability to wipe out your good financial standing and make it a not-so-jolly holiday for you and your family.

Unique, Fun-ctional Gifts for Kids

If you're looking for a unique alternative to the traditional trucks and dolls, a holiday gift that is both fun and functional is an ideal way to treat the kids on your shopping list this year. A present that is fun and has a purpose lets you get creative as you tackle holiday shopping, and feel good about giving a gift that can be used rather than being added to the already overwhelming mountain of toys and gadgets gracing most kids' bedrooms.

Give Some Culinary Cheer

From amateurs just sharpening their culinary skills to gourmet gurus with a refined taste for beverage and cuisine, you likely know a few people who enjoy spending time in the kitchen. Use this guide of kitchen must-haves to bring cheer to everyone on your holiday shopping list.

Check It Twice

Whether it's co-workers at the office or your stylist at the salon, when the holidays come around, you likely have a lot of gift giving to do. Check those names off your shopping list and tuck these delightful gifts under the tree. This guide has something to make everyone's season a little brighter.

Healthy Holidays and Sparkling Smiles

Tis the season for holiday feasts, but making smart food choices and stepping up your oral hygiene routine can help you have a healthy, holiday season and a fresh, bright smile.

Tips for a Customer-Friendly Return Policy

Today’s holiday shoppers have dozens, if not hundreds, of options for their gift purchases. Small business owners can compete for their share of consumers’ holiday dollars by offering policies and services that set them apart, such as customer-friendly returns.