Sean Michaels

Christmas Shopping Simulator (Free Game)


The free-to-play game lets you dash through the chaos of holiday shopping, kicking and knocking fellow civilians, decorative trees, inflatable Santa, clothing racks and generally anything that isn’t bolstered to the ground. Wow, what a great way to prep your day of shopping before you leave the house!-Mark C. Read More »

WARM 1069 Holiday Lights Photo Contest (your competition)


What a great way  family share time by setting up some lights at your house and then grab a picture.  Send the picture to us here on the website and you might win $500.  It’s not how many lights you use but what fun ways you decorate.  Have a look at some of these displays from all over the country.  ... Read More »

The 28th Annual Great Figgy Pudding Caroling Competition!


The big event, which draws about 10,000 people,  is TONIGHT at 6pm at Westlake Center in downtown Seattle. We also know that a protest, which have been going on since the Ferguson  and New York decisions, is also scheduled for the exact same time and place, according to KING 5. But that shouldn’t stop you from going to one of ... Read More »

More Boats Says Seafair For Sundays “Special Cruise” (info)


Mark Christopher “Claus”  spoke with Jill at Seafair just this morning about this Sundays tradition, The “Seafair Special Holiday Cruise”.  Because of some boat changes this past Summer and schedules there is still need for some boats to handle the large group of “special guests” who would like to be part of this Holiday Season Boat Flotilla  (As many as ... Read More »

Gift ideas: best toys for kids – according to moms! (links)


The editors at tried out thousands of toys to find the most creative, clever and fun toys for young kids. Bonus: their choices promote science and education! See their “Best in Play” winners from the 2014 American International Toy Fair right HERE. Also, interesting…some of the most bizarre toys from the Toy Fair, according to, because, why not?   Read More »

Karen Carpenter Drum Solo (gotta see video)

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Every Christmas The Carpenters are still a Top 5 Christmas Music choice for many.  Many still laugh when I share that Karen was the reason I learned to play the drums long ago.  Can this girl solo?  Yes!  have a look here at a TV special that most of us missed.-Mark Christopher   Read More »

Check Out These Tricky Ways Stores Try To Get You To Buy More Stuff.


We’re all hitting the stores and in full swing for Christmas shopping and while there seems to be a plethora of stores, sales, bargains “best offers” etc…it can all be a bit overwhelming. Before you get too deep into the holiday shopping, check out these four weird ways stores trick you into spending MORE money  than you really want to. ... Read More »

Lazy ‘Elf on the Shelf’? Some Quick Excuses For Ya…


I’m sure your not the only parent who has woken up to a child in a frantic “Mom, Elfie didn’t move last night!” Suddenly, you’re scrambling to try to explain why Elfie decided to slack off. Seriously Elfie, you had ONE JOB. LOL!   We’ve gathered some ‘quick’ and fun excuses for you in the event it should happen again. Your elf ... Read More »