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New LEGO Store at Discover Mills celebrates it's reopening by Hosting LEGO® Creation Nation Event

New LEGO Store at Discover Mills celebrates it's reopening by Hosting LEGO® Creation Nation Event

The Details: DISCOVER MILLS TO HOST “LEGO® CREATION NATION” THIS WEEKEND

 

Large scale building event to create one of a kind model of the United States

 

Gwinnett County Police Department | 5 ways to keeps kids safe on the Web

Gwinnett County Police Department | 5 ways to keeps kids safe on the Web

(submitted by Gwinnett County Communications)

5 ways to keep kids safe on the Web

The Gwinnett County Police Department urges parents to be aware of their children's activities on the Web:

1.     Set rules for when your children are allowed to surf the Internet and for how long

2.     Keep the computer in a high-traffic area such as the living room or kitchen and closely supervise your kids' usage

3.     If you child has a Facebook or Twitter account, make sure you have access to those accounts

Need a vacation? Get 69 percent off a trip to Pigeon Forge

Need a vacation? Get 69 percent off a trip to Pigeon Forge

ATLANTA -- If the kids are getting restless and screaming for a family vacation, this weekend's DealChicken Atlanta deal was made for you.

Through Sunday night, DealChicken members can pay $99 for a weekend getaway to Pigeon Forge in Tennessee's beautiful Great Smoky Mountains.

This exclusive offer, valued at $328, is good for two adults and up to three children, and includes one night at the James Manor hotel, in the heart of all the action; $100 worth of dining certificates; a gift basket upon arrival; and five passes to the Lazer Port Fun Center.

Disney Stores to offer great Black Friday deals

Disney Stores to offer great Black Friday deals

ATLANTA -- Metro Atlanta Disney Stores are celebrating Black Friday (or "Magical Friday," as it's called in the Most Magical Place on Earth) with incredible deals on the season's hottest products.

Stores will open at midnight on Friday, Nov. 25, which is when all items, even previously discounted ones, will be 20 percent off. Certain toys, gifts and stocking stuffers will fall under $10, $15 and $20 price points.

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Some of the $10 steals include action figures from Cars 2 and Disney figurines. A mere $15 can score parents Disney sleep sets for their children, while $20 buys Cars 2 remote control cars and talking Toy Story action figures.

Black Friday sales and specials at Discover Mills

Black Friday sales and specials at Discover Mills

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Discover Mills is getting a jump start on the competition by opening its doors at midnight on Friday, Nov. 25 -- Black Friday.

"We are very focused on giving shoppers exactly what they want, which we see as the 'more factor' approach to shopping -- more time to shop, more great brands for less and more immediate notification of special offers," said Teresa Holloway, director of marketing and business development for Discover Mills.

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Several stores at Discover Mills will lure customers with Super Sales, or doorbuster incentives for early holiday shoppers. Participating shops include Nike Factory Store, Gymboree Outlet, Disney Store Outlet, Sakes Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH and more.

Food Bloggers Dish On How to "Spin" Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

Food Bloggers Dish On How to "Spin" Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes When it comes to Thanksgiving food bloggers or “foodies” are anything but traditional. Their favorite philosophy is “Think Outside the Box”. Putting down the Thanksgiving menu is as exciting for them as cooking and sharing the meal with family and friends. Foodies always like to place a creative pin to traditional dishes. The result are unique scrumptious and mouth-watering dishes that could give any professional chef a run for their money.


Recently, food bloggers from "The Brown Culinary Experience" offered their takes on their favorite Thanksgiving dishes.

Recycle your holiday items

Recycle your holiday items

 

Gwinnett County - As the holidays approach, remember to give a gift to the environment. In addition to your regular recyclables, many holiday items can be collected curbside. Examples include but are not limited to: wrapping paper (no plastic or foil varieties) and wrapping paper cores, gift bags, greeting cards, aluminum baking tins, beverage containers (some plastics, aluminum, and glass), and catalogs, plus most boxes and cardboard containers. Be sure to break down the cardboard before putting it out to be recycled.