Karla’s Korner:

  Why Black Friday? When I was a little girl growing up in rural Virginia back in the 1970’s all retail stores were closed on Sunday. Restaurants and gas stations were open on Sunday but that was it. My research on the subject came up with the following information: Sunday-closing laws, often called “blue laws,” prohibited certain [...]

Karla’s Korner: Give a little

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We [...]

Karla’s Korner: Thankful

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We [...]