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  • Where is the box office magic of 'Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas'?

    Where is the box office magic of 'Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas'?
    Box office observers have long credited Tyler Perry's "Madea" franchise with at least one thing: reliability.  As surely as Christmas comes once a year, a movie with Perry directing himself in drag as the volatile matriarch Mabel "Madea" Simmons is...
  • This sleighless Santa prefers using a motorcycle

    It's not every day I get to play elf to a Santa whose sleigh is a motorcycle. So I couldn't resist the offer from Kim Airs, who let me ride along on Sunday as she tooled around in her Santa Claus gear, handing out gifts to strangers. I might have...
  • Mobile Devices Replace Games, Sing-Alongs for Traveling Families

     
    So, those nostalgic memories of playing I Spy and singing "The Wheels on the Bus" as your family road-tripped across states to your aunt's house for the holidays? Relics of a bygone era, like the VCR, Pet Rocks and Crystal......
  • Free Shipping Day closes out big online holiday season

    Free Shipping Day closes out big online holiday season
    Free Shipping Day, generally the last day online retailers will offer free ground shipping in time for Christmas, will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 18 this year. You can find a list of participating stores at freeshippingday.com. Retailers, trying to...
  • FloriDUH: Rednecks on Parade, a Panhandle holiday tradition | Video

    If hundreds of beer-themed floats and rolling toilets get you into the holiday spirit, then you might be a Redneck living in Chumuckla, a Panhandle town 20-miles south of Alabama.   Chumuckla Redneck Christmas ParadeChumuckla Redneck Christmas...
  • Community & Clubs: Ending a productive year with roses

    Community & Clubs: Ending a productive year with roses
    This is a busy time of the year for service clubs in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach. Some club members are ringing the Salvation Army bells and staffing the donation kettles at local shopping centers. Other clubs are delivering food and Christmas gifts to...
  • Recipe Finder | Eggnog, a seasonal favorite

    Gene Green from Baltimore requested a recipe for making homemade eggnog. Margit Weisgal from Baltimore shared a recipe that her mother, Jeanne Weisgal, always made for her annual New Year's Eve party. Weisgal said she is now carrying on her mother's...
  • Look ugly, win beer

    Look ugly, win beer
    Wednesday night's forecast calls for a bone-chilling 69 degrees in Fort Lauderdale, which provides as good a reason as any to don your tackiest apparel and knock back a few beers at the Riverside Market and Cafe's Ugly Sweater Ice Cream Social. This...
  • TV ratings: 'Voice' hits performance finale low among viewers 18-49

    TV ratings: 'Voice' hits performance finale low among viewers 18-49
    The final three contestants on "The Voice" delivered their big performances Monday night, helping NBC sweep prime time among the four major networks, according to early numbers from Nielsen. However, the show posted its lowest rating ever for a...
  • A Word, Please: Blame powerful S for messing us up

    Around this time of year, I usually give out advice about how to avoid the errors people make forming plurals and possessives on their holiday cards. You know, like how some people goof up and write "Merry Christmas from the Smith's" or "Holiday party...
  • 'Despicable Me 2' generates $80 million in home video sales

    It looks like plenty of stockings will be stuffed with minions DVDs this year. The computer animated family film "Despicable Me 2" sold $80 million worth of DVDs, Blu-ray discs and digital copies in its first week in release, according to its...