There seems to be some confusion over when National Gingerbread Day actually takes place -- today, November 21 or in the summer, on June 5. Some gingerbread-loving fools say the holiday is observed twice a year, on both days. Since we think of gingerbread as a late fall and winter treat, we've elec ... More >>
Holiday eating is a rich affair, and one you have to ease yourself down from. This Week in Food we've got several events, both decadent (Lobster Week at Nicollet Island Inn) and thoughtful (Slow Food Minnesota's lecture) that will let you adapt to regular life again. 1/7 Every year the Nicollet Isl ... More >>
After a disappointing holiday season, Target dropped its lead ad agency. Fresh off news that Santa gave Target a lump of goal this Christmas, the company is making changes. Target has dropped Portland-based Wieden and Kennedy, the company's lead advertising agency for the past six years.
These bears will destroy a pumpkin, or each other, or you, if you want.Okay, so Halloween is, way, way, over now. If you haven't already bought your Thanksgiving turkey and hung all of your Christmas decorations, you are totally behind and kind of an embarrassment to the neighborhood. But, for yo ... More >>
Karen Leuders sang Christmas carols while her husband tried to communicate with a 911 dispatcher.Karen Leuders says she had no idea what she was doing the night she bit off her husband's tongue and then looked on, singing Christmas songs, while he tried to tell a 911 operator what had happene ... More >>
If you haven't knocked out your Christmas cookies yet this season, well, you might be feeling a little screwed right now. Luckily we at the Hot Dish take a fake-it-instead-of-bake-it approach to cookies, which makes us especially qualified to guide you to the best locations for cookies you can easil ... More >>
Josu, FlickrJackson is pissed off on behalf of Santa impersonators everywhere.The holiday season is a tough time to lose your job -- especially if you're Santa Claus. For the past four years, Dennis Jackson has dressed up as Santa and entertained kids at the Head Start program in St. Peter. ... More >>
Abercrombie & Fitch hoodies for the nieces? Rugby shirts for the nephew? Teddy Kennedy book-on-tape for Dad, calypso super hits re-ish for Mom, Twilight Blu-Ray discs for the significant other? Is this your life, diligent not-early-but-not-really-late Christmas shopper? Sticking to a list ful ... More >>
Owning ollies, Santa and Victoria's Secret don't mix in Virginia, the flying alarm clock, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
According to the Yahoo! Buzz Index, the Legend of Dragoon may be found under quite a few Christmas trees this year.
Press release of the day: "Just released this week, 'U-Sing-It' -- an innovative CD release that lets buyers create their own versions of holiday songs to share with friends and family, powered by UmixIt's remixing technology -- is already a hit, an impressive feat given the 51 shopping days stil ... More >>
Three Minnesota gems with ice cream cakes and frozen pies prove you can have your cake and lick it too