Hey Guys, I know how many of you and your families love to watch my movies and plays during the holidays. So, on Tuesday November 25th (tomorrow as a matter of fact), I’m releasing two DVDs just in time for Thanksgiving: A Madea Christmas (the movie) and my latest play called Hell Hath No Fury […]

A homeless man in Virginia has asked for a family to let him into their home for Thanksgiving. Neal Shytles lost his job as a taxi driver and has lived in a shelter for a year and a half; Shytles has no family in the Norfolk area and says holidays are a very lonely time […]

Thanksgiving turkey prices are a little higher this year, but we’re trying to help you save money. We did our research checking out the best deals for the perfect bird in Northeast Ohio. For .69 cents a pound, you can pick up a USDA grade “A” turkey at Giant Eagle with a $25 purchase. They’ll […]

In addition to family, food and football, add a free trip to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo to your holiday traditions. As a way of saying thanks to the community for another great year of support, admission to the zoo and RainForest is free for everyone on Thursday, Nov. 27. So no matter how big your holiday […]

Your Thanksgiving celebration was amazing, and you’ve made it home safely – with multiple containers filled with leftover food. Now you have to figure out what to do with it all. Not to worry. With the right storage and recipe tips, you can transform boring holiday leftovers into exciting new cuisine options. Pack Up Correctly […]

  With Thanksgiving only a few days away there is an air of anticipation to be felt! Not just anticipating my last minute grocery shopping headache or trying to tackle a dessert I have never made but more of embracing what the holidays are about.  For department stores and general culture, Thanksgiving seems to be […]

  1. Thanksgiving Turkey time: The monstrous winter storm fizzled.  Now the pans will sizzle. It’s turkey time! Or for you vegetarians,  it’s tofu time. Forecasters thought the Northeast could be turned into a Snowmageddon. Not a good scene during one of  the busiest travel times of the year. But the worst, which really wasn’t that bad, had […]

Thanksgiving. That name inspires sweet and comforting thoughts of spending time with family – as well as eating way too much of all those delectable, irrestible treats, of course. But let’s not even fool ourselves – preparing for Turkey Day is a lot of work, and dealing with all the details of shopping, cooking, preparing […]

  Charitable organizations throughout the country have gathered resources, volunteers and food to feed thousands of families in need this holiday season while offering them a moment of celebration amid their less fortunate situations. In Los Angeles, Union Rescue Mission (URM) started its Thanksgiving outreach event early as part of its effort to feed over […]

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