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2012-11-26 16:24:42

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Each Christmas Eve, tradition holds that children leave out a plate of milk and cookies for Santa. During the night Santa Claus might visit in excess of 125 million homes. (Estimates vary.) Should he eat merely a single cookie in each visit, at an average of 100 calories per cookie, Bolthouse Farms analysts estimate that Santa may consume as many as 12.5 billion empty calories in a single night. This season, Bolthouse Farms is encouraging...

2012-11-26 12:32:35

LONDON, November 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Home retailer Littlewoods.com unveils the true cost of Christmas in 2012 - - The hidden costs of Christmas shopping on the high street reveals petrol, car parking and impulse buys add a whopping GBP505.54 to the festive budget - 68 per cent of British mums are worried about the cost of Christmas this year - The average Christmas present budget is to be cut by GBP45.76 - 8 per...

2012-11-23 20:20:03

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vroom vroom! Black Friday became Fast Friday in the Racing Capital of the World November 23, 2012 as Santa traded in his sleigh for a slick new Dallara IndyCar. It was all part of the plan to whisk Mr. Claus to The Children's Museum of Indianapolis in record time before the holidays. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2012-11-16 12:23:13

DESTIN, FL, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - This holiday season families can celebrate the magic of Christmas with a Skype call to Santa or a personal tuck-in from Santa at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Thanks to the team and technologically savvy elves at Sandestin, Santa will be talking to children for free via SKYPE this Monday, Nov. 19 through Dec. 21. After an overwhelming successful debut last year, the Sandestin Santa Skype program is very popular with children from all...

2012-11-16 08:22:42

FRISCO, Colo., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Town of Frisco is hosting its annual Wassail Days, Dec. 8 - 16, 2012, a week packed with events to celebrate the holiday season. This year Frisco will host the 2(nd) annual Santa Dash, but it will be a Shorter Dash for MORE Cash! It will be a 6 block fun run for the whole family with one caveat: runners must dress in their best Santa gear to grab stockings full of cash at the end of the race. Shorter Dash for More Cash will kick off Wassail...

2012-11-14 12:28:57

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're unemployed and seeking a full-time job or just looking to earn some extra spending money over the holidays, the seasonal employment picture is bright, says a new report from CareerCast.com. While some seasonal jobs can certainly make this time of year merrier, other jobs are the labor force equivalent of a lump of coal in your stocking. "The best seasonal jobs offer good paychecks, while others provide work well after all the...

2012-11-14 12:20:45

CHRISTMAS ISLAND. NS, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Thousands of festive greeting cards coming from as far as Hong Kong, Seoul, Paris and Mexico are currently flying to the small village of Christmas Island where postmistress Hughena MacKinnon is ready to add the special postmark that made the tiny post office famous around the world. "Every year, thousands of people take the time to send me their greeting cards to get the special postmark before it gets delivered," says postmistress...

2012-11-05 16:30:35

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It was announced today by Santa's Quarters (http://www.santasquarters.com), a New Orleans retailer with 36 years in business, that October sales figures show a 30% increase for both on and offline channels. According to historic sales data for this steadfast New Orleans company, these numbers suggest a positive trend toward a strong Q4 and holiday season to close-out the 2012 buying year. (Photo:...

2012-10-11 11:24:25

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Little ones dressed as princesses and dinosaurs may have been talking about Halloween fun for months, but The ScareHouse(®) is one Halloween attraction they should skip. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/santa-claus-is-not-coming-to-town--at-least-not-to-pittsburgh-this-halloween-173622771.html "Creepo the Clown is overtaking Santa in our haunted house this year,"...

2012-09-26 22:21:50

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This Christmas, Santa may be in for a shock as Tipsy Elves debuts the latest additions to its catalog of ugly Christmas sweaters. The tradition-twisting clothing line is proud to unveil its newest designs -- which include the Yellow Snow Sweater, the Candy Cane Vest and the Reindeer Double Date Cardigan -- as well as its upcoming partnership with Kids in Distressed Situations (KIDS) to help clothe underprivileged youth. The new release includes...