Things To Come

by on 01/04/2011 - 11:34 pm
Category: What's New

Hello local shoppers
It's 2011 now and there is a lot in the works for us here at  But before I get into that, I want to personally thank each and everyone of you for all of your support over the past year.  2010 was a great year for us as we totaled over 4,000,000 hits to this site!  That's over one and a half million more than we had last year and more than 10 times the amount we had in 2008.  So, from all of us here at, thank you for being local-shoppers!
Now for the new stuff.  This is going to be a really exciting year as we have a lot of new features coming to the site.  First off, we are going to be ...

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Local Give Aways!

by on 12/09/2010 - 05:59 pm
Category: Holidays

This Thursday, December 9, 2010, we are going to be doing a huge give away on facebook!  We have more than $1000 in free local gift certificates to give away.  The purpose of the give away is to help you, the local shopper, save money for the holidays and also to get attention to the local businesses in our communities.  Currently, most of the giveaways that we will be doing are for local businesses in Lewis County, Washington.  However, we will be looking to add more businesses from both Thurston County and Cowlitz County as well.
Here is a list of the gift certificates that we will be giving away so far:
2 x $50 gift certificates to Cedar Village IGA ...

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Help for the Holidays

by on 11/13/2010 - 02:54 am
Category: Holidays

It's that time of year again and there are a lot of families out there in need of a miracle.  That's why we have decided to help the Adopt A Family organization this year.  From now til December 18th, we will be donating 25% of all advertising proceeds to Adopt A family.  We have had several contributions already, including cash donations, gift certificates, meal packages and christmas trees.
If you don't have a business or maybe advertising is not in the budget, we could still use your help.  If you would like to make a contribution please either click on the donation button below to make a cash donation or email us at  On December 18th we ...

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Recommend a local business

by on 08/13/2010 - 11:25 am
Category: recommended businesses

Welcome to the new local-shoppers blog.  This is a great place to tell others about your favorite local businesses, talk about the site, promote your favorite businesses and more.  We will even be doing free give aways here.
Let me start by saying thank you for being a local shopper!  If you are new to this site, we are dedicated to promoting local businesses.  By shopping local a greater percentage of our money stays in the local community, creating more revenue for schools, roads, parks and more.
Have a favorite local business?  We want to hear about it!  Your thoughts could earn you a $25 gift certificate to any business on