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Guest Column: “KioskThursday.com offers guilt-free online shopping experience”

COMMUNITY VOICES: KELLEN BOICE

As an avid swag collector, I have always enjoyed attending Ipso Gallery at Fresh Produce’s shows. The events are a unique way to explore art from around the region; a chance to mingle with fun, amazing people; and—of course—an opportunity to swipe oodles of funky, free swag from the merch table.

“Would I recommend KioskThursday.com to a friend? Yes, I would.”

From pins, pens, and magnets to keychains, zines, and coin purses, I’ve managed to acquire most “smalls” with minimal guilt. I am particularly partial to the “Keep Sioux Falls Boring” pens, as I discovered they magically enhance my penmanship to the status of “Master Thank You Note” writer.

But as much as I dearly love these pens, I always end up giving them away or leaving them somewhere until I only have one left.

“I dearly love these pens.”

So I was overjoyed when I found out that Fresh Produce opened an online store (KioskThursday.com). I immediately purchased a stockpile of my favorite pens and a few other swag items, completely guilt-free and in the comfort of my home. The entire process was mostly pretty simple, and I only had to exchange one item.

Would I recommend KioskThursday.com to a friend? Yes, I would.

Would I make additional purchases from KioskThursday.com? Yes, I would.

Would I give it a 10 star rating, if that is a thing? Yes, I would.

Kellen Boice is a local art lover, burger connoisseur, and all around happy Sioux Fallsian. Photo by Abby Bischoff.

Big News Bear Community Voices is a casual and judgment-free opinion-editorial showcase that welcomes submissions of no more than 500 words from members of the public. Selected submissions may be edited for style, grammar, length, taste, libel, and general readability, although our goal is to preserve the writer’s voice. Subject matter is left entirely to the writer’s discretion. Submit to brian@pickfresh.com.