Weekend: Chance of Precipitation: Fri: 10% / Sat: 10% / Sun: 20%.
The best gift doesnt come in a box, it is the box
After tracking down the perfect toy only to see the kid abandon it to play with the box instead, what parent hasnt thought: Why didnt we just give them the boxes instead?If you have, youre not alone. One in seven parents report their kids played longer with Christmas present packaging than the toys inside, according to the 2012 Ribena Plus Play Report.
Sugar rehab: New treatment for not-so-sweet addiction
Sandie Leonard couldnt wait to get her next fix. She would wake up with cravings and search her hiding spots when she felt low in her kitchen, her car, her desk at school.Leonards drug of choice? Sugar.Little Debbie was my best friend, she said, adding that she ate at least box a day of Swiss rolls, fudge rounds or cupcakes. She was always in my car with me.
Jimmy Fallon, Rashida Jones parody top pop hits in holiday medley
Jimmy Fallon brought the holiday spirit Thursday night when he and Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones gave fans the gift of parodying pop hits by Ariana Grande, Sam Smith and Nicki Minaj, among others.On The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the host joined Jones and The Roots in a powerhouse medley that began with a take on Meghan Trainors All About That Bass.
Black Friday shoppers flock into stores
Woman finds grandmother's lost ring in amazing 'God wink' coincidence
Every once in a while, a normal, everyday situation suddenly turns into a life-changing event or divine coincidence. Author Squire Rushnell calls these "God winks," and one TODAY viewer, Tyler Wynkoop, shared his experience with a God wink in Alliance, Ohio, when his grandmother experienced something amazing.
Black Friday survival guide: 7 apps to help you shop
If you're planning to brave the crowds for Black Friday shopping, download these apps to help keep track of your spending, locate your family, and easily use loyalty and rewards cards.1. ParkmobileUse your phone to pay for parking at private and public parking lots, airports, stadiums and even on the street.Download the appfor iPhoneDownload the app for Windows Phone2.
Bobbie's Buzz: 5 beauty products for the holidays
TODAY style editor and all-around professional girlfriend Bobbie Thomas shares some unique finds and fixes to keep you glowing through the holidays, whether you're staying home or traveling.1.Make your lip color last longerDuring this social season, it's all too easy for that pretty red lipstick you finally dared to wear to end up on someone's cheek, white shirt or, of course, on your own teeth.
Stuck with Thanksgiving leftovers? Make turkey soup, Southwestern shepherd's pie
Is your fridge packed with leftover turkey, potatoes and vegetables galore? Tired of just eating them as is? Turn those classic holiday dishes into brand new meals that are simple and delicious! Here, chef and authorSara Moulton is sharing her recipes for turkey soup with escarole and Parmesan stuffing dumplings and skillet Southwestern shepherd's pie.
'Days of Our Lives,' keeping daytime weird for 50 years: Check out 7 great OMG moments
Soap operas may seem like an endangered species on daytime TV, but NBC's "Days of Our Lives" is still going strong (and wacky) after 50 years on the air. Millions have tuned in every weekday since the first episode aired on Nov. 8, 1965, to follow the sudsy stories of love, heartbreak and family ... and meanwhile been treated to some truly "what the heck?!" moments.Like what?
Can Taylor Swift defeat Spotify and get people to pay for music?
As the public battle between Taylor Swift and Spotify rages on, kids still can't stream "Shake It Off" and other music stars like Jason Aldean are pulling their own songs off the music-streaming service.Sadly, this can't be solved with a dance-off. Swift might only be 24 years old (and feeling 22), but she's fighting for a classic format that her parents listened to growing up: the album.