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  • Getting angry with your spouse? Quick, eat something!

    Getting angry with your spouse? Quick, eat something!
    Sound familiar? Your normally cheerful spouse has suddenly, and inexplicably, turned cranky and an otherwise pleasant day is fast becoming a scene from "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf." When you see those storm clouds gathering in your significant...
  • Hot toys for the holidays from Walmart, Toys R Us and Amazon

    Hot toys for the holidays from Walmart, Toys R Us and Amazon
    Hanukkah, known this year as Thanksgivukkah because it arrives just one day before Thanksgiving, and Christmas are around the corner.  So now's the time to make a mad grab for hot toys to save the trouble of running around. I asked Jodi Furman, who...
  • iPotty, Monopoly make list of most 'oppressive' toys

    iPotty, Monopoly make list of most 'oppressive' toys
    A consumer group dedicated to reclaiming childhood from corporate marketers has released its annual list of toys that are 'oppressive and destructive to young children.' The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood has released five nominees for its...
  • TSA agents confiscate toy gun from sock monkey

    TSA agents confiscate toy gun from sock monkey
    TSA agents disarmed a sock monkey a passenger was carrying, saying the toy gun in the monkey's miniature holster was too realistic looking, according to KING5.com. The sock monkey was dressed as a cowboy and named "Rooster Monkburn" after the...
  • Playing with Barbies limits girls' ambitions, study shows

    Playing with Barbies limits girls' ambitions, study shows
    A recent study out of Oregon State University says that girls who chose to play with Barbie dolls over alternatives had a limited view on future career choices.  The study of girls ages 4 to 7 indicated that there might be a link between girls who...
  • World's largest toy car collection replicates personal auto show

    World's largest toy car collection replicates personal auto show
    "You cannot buy the big one so you buy 1,000 of the small ones," says Billy Karam, a Lebanese toy car collector and amateur rally driver who has over 30,000 model cars and 400 dioramas, making it the Guinness Book of World Records largest collection of...
  • It's Freebie Black Friday: Doorbuster deals and coupons galore

    It's Freebie Black Friday: Doorbuster deals and  coupons galore
    Happy Freebie Black Friday!  It's the biggest shopping day of the year and I'm here to help you save more with freebies, retail coupons and dining deals good right through Cyber Monday. If you're out and about today, on Twitter, tweet your deals, best...
  • Save with retail coupons for Veterans Day sales

    Save with retail coupons for Veterans Day sales
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at Veterans Day sales at your all fave stores. Save $10 at Macy's and JC Penney and get in free at national and state parks Saturday...
  • It's Shopping Saturday! Save $10 at Macy's, JC Penney and Bealls

    It's Shopping Saturday! Save $10 at Macy's, JC Penney and Bealls
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores.   Day Light Saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, so you'll have an extra hour to shop or play this weekend! Save $10...
  • It's Shopping Saturday! $10 off at Macy's

    It's Shopping Saturday! $10 off at Macy's
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores. Save $10 at Macy's until 1 p.m. and  Plus, I have loads of savings on fun things to do, and dining deals, too, so...
  • With 'Toy Story' iPad and iPhone app, youngsters can enter videos in contest to win trip to Disneyland

    With 'Toy Story' iPad and iPhone app, youngsters can enter videos in contest to win trip to Disneyland
    There was a time when the young, neophyte filmmaking auteurs of the day would grab their Kodak movie cameras, insert their Super 8 film cartridges and get to work on their glorious storyboarded versions of visual storytelling. Francois Truffaut,...