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Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 at 08:48 AM CST

Presidential Turkey Pardoning Through the Years

Since JFK first "pardoned" a turkey on Nov. 19, 1963, U.S. presidents have kept up the annual White House tradition, granting last-minute reprieves for 1 or 2 lucky birds before Thanksgiving. »

5 Fun Things to Try at the New FAO Schwarz Store in NYC

The holiday season is officially kicking off in NYC with the relaunch of iconic toy store FAO Schwarz, which reopened its doors early Friday morning. And what better a place to let kids — and adults — have their... »

How to Buy a Full Face of Makeup for Less Than $20 at Target

How to Buy a Full Face of Makeup for Less Than $20 at Target

Shopping for makeup is no easy feat. It takes time and effort to find the right colors, best tools and long-lasting products — especially while sticking to a budget! With my new mission of trying to spend... »

Beloved Toy Store FAO Schwarz Makes Its Comeback in NYC

Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a return to New York. A new FAO opens Friday in Rockefeller Center, about 10 blocks from its former home near Central... »

Holiday Fact Check: Is Eating Snow Ever a Good Idea?

Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday season. »

Macy's Reveals New Windows for Holiday Season

New York's flagship Macy's department store unveils new displays for the holiday season.  »

Three DIY Thanksgiving Centerpieces for Under $20 Each

Three DIY Thanksgiving Centerpieces for Under $20 Each

Now here's something for which to be thankful: easy-as-pie centerpieces you can make using items you already have at home! If you're usually too consumed with the turkey and mashed potatoes, don't fret. »

Jell-O Introduces Its First Edible Slime

Jell-O Introduces Its First Edible Slime

Kids will soon be able to eat AND play with their food. Jell-O Play on Thursday introduced edible slime. The squishy and stretchy toy is a social media phenomenon, which spawned online recipes for edible... »

Disneyland Hotel Sued Over Alleged Exposure to Bed Bugs

A woman who stayed at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim alleges she was "butchered" by bedbugs and suffered emotional damage as a result, according to a lawsuit obtained Thursday. Ivy Eldridge, a visitor to... »

Safety Group Releases 'Worst Toys' List for 2018 Holidays

Cabbage Patch Kids dolls, Pillow Pets and Nerf guns may all seem like good holiday gifts for children, but one group is warning otherwise. World Against Toys Causing Harm, also known as WATCH, released the 2018... »

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