Holiday Pet Reminders
If your pet has an issue such as jumping on anyone who enters your abode or youll want to train this bad habit out of your best buddy as far in advance of your event as possible. Fun for all Even your pet enjoys the holidays and quite possibly the different people it brings to your home. The key for every member of your family, even the furry ones, to enjoying the holidays is being prepared and knowing your animal.<br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

It's Christmas already? Walmart launches holiday blitz even earlier

With Halloween barely in the rear view mirror, Dunkin Donuts will soon be rolling out a host of new seasonal offerings, including two new releases: Red Velvet Latte and Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate. The Daily Meal reports that the chain will start serving the new drinks on Nov. 4 — as well as reintroducing some past favorites, such as the Red Velvet Drizzle and Holiday Star donuts and white chocolate hot chocolate. Also starting today, Starbucks began its holiday drinks served in their cheery red holiday cups. That means gingerbread, caramel brulee, eggnog and peppermint lattes are back. This year, the gingerbread latte has a new recipe that includes spice-flavored whipped cream and a real molasses drizzle. Jack in the Box is also getting into the holiday spirit with a new Egg Nog Real Ice Cream Shake. Who can resist a drink with whipped topping and a Maraschino cherry on top. But you better hurray. While these specialty drinks are big moneymakers for quick-serve food chains, they wont be around long.<br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

Holiday seasonal drinks are upon us

They need to. While a study last month by retail consulting firm NPD Group found that more consumers plan to increase holiday spending this year than decrease it, it also found that shoppers are looking to stretch their dollars. Big bargains will help cut through the noise, and ease continued angst about the economy, said Marshal Cohen, NPDs chief industry analyst. This years holiday will be a tricky one, he said. Retailers will have to rely more on promotions to excite the consumer. All this can backfire on stores, of course. If consumers, conditioned to deals by now, dont rush out and buy the early-bird specials, retailers may have little choice but to slash again to win shoppers later.<br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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