Gotta Have It

Gotta Have It for New Moms  

Elizabeth Ries returned from Maternity Leave in September, but while she was out she researched and tested products to make a new mom’s life easier. What she discovered were products that helped getting baby Franklin to sleep faster and a clothing line that makes nursing a breeze. Elizabeth teamed up with TCL reporter Kelli Hanson to bring you Gotta Have It products for the New Momma.

Good Company: Garden of Eden  

For forty five years, Garden of Eden has been making its customers feel and smell their best. The company started as a small store that offered natural bath and body care products. Today, they have that and so much more. Their fragrances are unique and you can even make your own. Garden of Eden is a great spot for gifts. There are candles, lotions, and much more.  It’s not just for the women either. They also sell men’s products. All of products at Garden of Eden are earth friendly and made with natural ingredients.

Gotta Have it: Father’s Day  

Father's Day is just over a week away. Did you know that we spend 13-billion dollars on dads across the country? That means on average, we spend about $116 dollars each on ties, cologne or electronic gadgets. All those presents are great, but this year we urge you to think outside of the box for dad. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson stopped by with gifts for dad he’s just gotta have.

Gotta Have It for Mom  

These are the top 5 Mother’s Day Gifts given every year…

Gotta Have It: Birthday Gifts  

We’ve been celebrating birthday because this month Twin Cities Live turns 9-years-old! So far we’ve covered freebies you can get on your birthday around the Twin Cities, some fun party ideas for the kids and fun ways to wrap gifts. But it really is all about what to give and what to ask for. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson rounded up some birthday gifts she says you’ve just gotta have!

Gotta Have It: Valentine’s Day  

If your sweetheart told you not to get them anything for Valentine’s Day, but you know that you probably should, spending only $25 on a unique gift sounds good right? TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson found 4 great gifts all for under $25 and she started with a sweet treat that everyone will love. 

Gotta Have It Christmas Gifts  

If you haven't checked off your Christmas list, especially if you've got to gifts to ship, this is the week to get it done.
In fact, if you want those gifts to arrive before Christmas Day, December 15th is the cutoff date for many online orders.
It's why in this Gotta Have It, TCL’s Kelli Hanson went in search of last minute gifts and stocking stuffers and she brought you a deal for each.

Gotta Have it: Tailgating Products   Back To Top

The Minnesota Vikings are doing pretty well this season, despite major team injuries. And the better the team, the bigger the fans and that means a full tailgating lot! TCL’s Kelli Hanson found products she says you’ve just gotta have to look good and eat right before you head into the stadium!

Gotta Have It: Prior Lake Boutiques   Back To Top

When Kelli found out that TCL in Your Town was headed to Prior Lake, she couldn’t wait to get out there and do a little shopping!  She found some gifts that she thinks you just gotta have!

Gotta Have It from Crayola   Back To Top

Every month, Twin Cities Live Reporter Kelli Hanson gets to scour the earth to look for really cool products she thinks you’ve just gotta have. It’s a series we call Gotta Have It. But instead of scouring the earth, this time all she had to do was step foot in the new Crayola Retail Store at Mall of America. It’s now open, right next to Crayola Experience on the 3rd floor of MOA.

Gotta Have It for Dad   Back To Top

If your dad is predictable and asks for the same thing every Father’s Day or he says he doesn’t want a gift, it’s time to change things up. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson is here with gifts she says dad’s Just Gotta Have.

Gotta Have It for your Sweetie   Back To Top

A lot of people will either be buying chocolates or flowers for your Valentine, but TCL reporter Kelli Hanson says skip it all. Instead think outside of the box, while still saying I love you. She stopped by the studio with 4 gifts you’ve Just Gotta Have.