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Calif. couple recalls burglars tying up, beating them

A Manhattan Beach couple is spending Thanksgiving thankful to be alive after being ambushed at home Wednesday by four armed men.

Koonsian Balloon Dog Leggings From Candy Kirby

The Jeff Koons retrospective has closed, the Whitney Museum has packed up and moved downtown. And so the balloon dog-covered leggings from Candy Kirby are on sale, for 40% off. organic cotton leggings in balloon dog, $22.80 0-3mo to 4T [candykirbydesigns via dt hero @langealexandra]

I wanted to be a Kylie

When I was 12 years old, I wished my name was Kylie instead of Kelly. It was 1991. I was in the midst of hyper coloured T-shirts, culotte shorts and Kylie Minogue.  I didn’t idolise Kylie Minogue personally, but there was a hype about her which made me think the name far cooler than plain […]

10 Over The Top Gifts Your Kid Will Ignore By New Year’s Day

17 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

I feel like my husband and I do this every year. We buy the one "big" gift and our kids are all gung-ho and then, within a week or two, it's forgotten. They have their old stand-bys that they always go back to- favorite books, puzzles, dolls and action figures. Show More Summary

Man busted trying to stun guns past Kennedy Airport security

Jalil Dewan claimed to be heading to Dubai for a film shoot, but now faces weapons possession charges.

9 Ways Frozen Has Changed Our Lives In The Past Year

18 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

This week marks the one-year anniversary of Frozen‘s release. I’ll give you a minute to come to terms with the fact that it’s only been a year. I’m shocked, too. It feels like we’ve been talking about this movie since before I was born. More » 9 Ways Frozen Has Changed Our Lives In The Past Year is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Carjacker steals SUV with 1-year-old girl inside: NOLA cops

The Thanksgiving morning theft occurred around 10 a.m. at a gas station at 3400 Franklin Avenue in the city’s Gentilly section, cops said.

Melissa Rivers posts Thanksgiving pic of late Joan Rivers

Spending the first holiday after a parent passes away is arguably one of the most difficult things to do in life.

Freed-Hardeman University cancels Bill Cosby appearance

A university in Tennessee says it has canceled Bill Cosby’s appearance amid allegations accusing the comedian of sexual assault.

Thanksgiving sales anger workers, higher earnings expected

More retailers were open even earlier on Thanksgiving than last year and stores may be rewarded with earnings that top last year’s figures.

Playing with Paper by 53

Playing with Paper by 53 by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Book Chook confession: I had Paper by 53 on my iPad for around 12 months before I looked at it again. I loved the idea of an app that encouraged creating via drawing/doodling/jotting notes, but …to be honest, I have to admit I found it a little confusing. Show More Summary

Open Thread: Happy Thanksgiving! Is Your Family Driving You Crazy Yet?

19 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

So, what's going on in your house today that's driving you nuts? This is a safe space. Unless your family reads Mommyish. More » Open Thread: Happy Thanksgiving! Is Your Family Driving You Crazy Yet? is a post from Mommyish - Parenting Imperfect.

Head of Foxwoods wants to extend last call for gamblers

Felix Rappaport said casinos in nearby states have later last call times for gamblers, putting his casino at a disadvantage.

Gift This: 10 Feminist Gift Ideas For The Awesome Girls In Your Life

20 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

Finding feminist Christmas presents in the toy aisle at Target can be like navigating a minefield, and that's even before other parents start throwing punches to make sure they can grab that last Frozen princess costume before you do. Show More Summary

Fla. police nab thieving couple at tattoo parlor

Police spotted Nathan Ray Sevier and his girlfriend, Lindsay Dugger, at an Orange County tattoo shop, but waited for them to finish getting their his-and-hers ink before they made the arrests.

How Parents Who Are Better Than Us Celebrate Thanksgiving

21 hours agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

Thanksgiving was a somewhat formal holiday for my family when I was growing up. We used the nice tablecloth, the good plates, and silverware that my mother made my sisters and I polish after the meal. Now that I have my own family, Thanksgiving is a tad less formal. Show More Summary

Carriage driver takes deal after making injured horse work

Saverio Colarusso took the no-jail plea deal to avoid the more serious charge of animal cruelty.

Diddy wishes he could 'turn back time' with ex Cameron Diaz

Diddy recently opened up about the one that got away, and it wasn't Jennifer Lopez.

Jake Gyllenhaal does the 'salmon' trick on David Letterman

Jake Gyllenhaal brought David Letterman a nice Thanksgiving treat, and it wasn't a turkey.

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