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On the Calendar:  Saturday, 12/6/2014 12:00 PM
A DICKENS OF A CHRISTMAS! OPEN HOUSE: Come by for the Christmas Open House in Farmerville and walk through our Victorian traditions exhibit, have your photo made with our Victorian Father Christmas, and listen to carolers singing classic Christmas hymns. Other special events will center around Children celebrating Christmases-past! Oh, one more thing: WE WILL BE MAKING SNOW!!! Calendar

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12 Black Friday shopping tips from a coupon expert

Tip No. 9: Fill up your gas tank the night before so you don't waste precious sleep. Find more on Hip2Save.com.






Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:20:00 GMT
Read father's touching letter to girl whose sky lantern landed in his driveway

Matt Mikalatos is the author of the children's fantasy novel "The Sword of Six Worlds" and several spiritual books including "The First Time We Saw Him." For more information please visitMikalatos.com.Dear Steph,Saturday morning I noticed what I thought was a gigantic plastic bag plastered to the end of my driveway.






Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:18:00 GMT
Find deals for 10 sought-after gifts this holiday season

Want good prices on cameras, laptops and video game consoles? Check out this list from TODAY.com's couponing expert Collin Morgan.






Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:16:05 GMT
Handlers of retired Marine hero, bomb-sniffing dog give thanks for animal's duty

The Willingham family's three-legged dog, Lucca, is more than just a pet. She's an inspiration, and a hero.The German Shepherd mix is a retired military dog, trained to sniff out explosives and protect the Marine service men and women she served."Your lives are literally in each other's hands, said Staff Sgt.






Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:51:00 GMT
Toddler cuts hair in hilarious confession

An adorable 2-year-old owns up to cutting her hair in a viral video, saying "I cut my fringe off because I didn't want it to be in my eyes!"






Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:45:00 GMT
Mom tracks down doctors, nurses to thank them for saving son's life

A decade after a horrific car crash that killed her husband and seriously injured her young son, Kellie Haddock has been on a mission to track down and thank all of the doctors, nurses and medics who saved the life of her baby boy.Just three months before that devastating crash on a Florida highway, Haddock and her husband, A.J., were celebrating the birth of their son, Eli.






Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:44:59 GMT
Why are you thankful this Thanksgiving? Show us! #WhyImThankful

Whether you're braving the harsh weatherand traveling far away this holiday or sticking closer to home, there's always a reason to count your blessings on Thanksgiving.It's that special time of year when all Americans can pause to reflect on what they are most thankful for.For TODAY's Savannah Guthrie, the arrival of baby Vale has her feeling especially grateful. Now, we want to hear from YOU.






Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:39:00 GMT
Thomas the Tank Engine, Paddington Bear, more! New floats join the Macy's Parade

The 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Paradekicks off Thursday morning with the usual exciting musical performances, celebrities, thousands of wide-eyed kids and a handful of new floats!But this year, there are new floats to see: Thomas the Tank Engine, Paddington Bear, a new Pokemon Pikachu, Red Mighty Morphin Power Ranger, the Pillsbury Doughboy and Skylanders Eruptor.






Thu, 27 Nov 2014 13:08:00 GMT
Meghan Trainor: 'It's crazy' to be part of Macy's Parade

TODAY's Al Roker talks to the sensational pop star Meghan Trainor about her Macy's Thanksgiving Day Paradeperformance.






Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:47:00 GMT
Producer: Macy's Parade is star-studded, 'incredible'

TODAY's Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie chat with Amy Kule, executive producer of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, about her role kicking off the start of the event and what the parade means to New York and the nation.






Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:35:00 GMT
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