| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Save on hot holiday toys from Barbie, Nerf, Lego, Hot Wheels and many more brands with mobile coupons from Target.
First, grab a 50 percent off Furby Boom! with a Target Cartwheel coupon good through Wednesday. Next, text KIDSGIFTS to 827438 to get $5...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Free is good.
Free is really good for traveling families when it's something you want — say free kids admission to SeaWorld, as opposed to something you won't likely use like kids-eat-free from the kids' menu. (Don't you hate those promotions?)...
| Oct 27, 2013
Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved to stake a claim in the competitive toy market back in September by releasing lists of top toys for Christmas and Hanukkah.
Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Toys R Us has always taken the lead on opening early for Black Friday shopping, and this year is no exception.
The retailer plans to open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving.
Now, a lot of stores are opening at 8 p.m. this year - the same hour Toys "R" us opened...
| Oct 3, 2013
My husband is very handy around the house. It's one of the many reasons I married him besides his Dermot-Mulroney good looks.
A woman can't lose if she marries a man who can fix things.
If a toilet breaks, he knows how to fix it. He can hang drywall,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:30 PM
First "Angry Birds," now "Tiny Tower." Lucasfilm has found another popular mobile franchise to pair "Star Wars" up with, creating "Star Wars: Tiny Death Star" with NimbleBit.
Disney Interactive announced Friday that the new game, featuring the same 8-bit...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:40 PM
I type this as my young sons negotiate over who gets Boba Fett for the big battle this evening. At stake is the survival of their respective rebel and imperial bases, which they have been building for months, under threat of mutual annihilation during a...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:32 PM
"I have little nieces and nephews and they will all be getting this from their aunt for Hanukkah," Kat Dennings says of her 'Thor" character's Lego likeness....
| Sep 9, 2013
| 3:36 PM
The Gaggle, a local women’s group, is participating in its Second Annual Community Book Drive, sponsored by the Hagerstown Rotary Club, Hagerstown Area Religious Council and the United Way of Washington County.
The drive, which runs through...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Lego recently introduced a new series of mini-figures and one is a female scientist, a first for the company famous for its plastic building bricks and kits. Some hope the tiny plastic scientist will help girls see the hard sciences (Professor C. Bodin...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Once again, the curtain rises on the theater of the absurd.
This time, Jordan Bennett walked into Harmony Community School an average, fanciful third-grader. The 8-year-old went home a ruddy-headed Scarface.
His crime? Going pow pow with his fingers....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Consider the holiday retail race to be in full swing, as both Wal-Mart and Toys R Us moved early Thursday to stake a claim in the competitive toy market.
Discount behemoth Wal-Mart, which says it’s the largest toy seller in the nation, unveiled...