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November 22, 2006
Dressing and dresses

jcrew.gifNothing beats multitasking on Thanksgiving Day: Watch the Macy's Parade, truss a bird, watch a football game, baste a bird.

Are we done yet?

Not quite. How about a little online shopping?

I've received quite a few e-mails offering tempting deals, including one of my favorite shopping destinations, J.Crew (check out its Web site here - if I shop on Thanksgiving Day, sometime between bites, that is. Deals on shipping, discounts on merchandise and the ability to do all this in the confines of my home, in my pajamas.

So, even though there's a store in Downtown Plaza and at Roseville's Galleria, maybe I'll just click on Thursday and visit a store on Friday.

FYI: The Downtown Plaza J.Crew is conveniently located at the end of the mall where the Christmas tree will be lit Friday evening. Festivities usually get underway around 5 p.m. Best seat? Right inside the Hard Rock Cafe fence. But get there early - crowds gather in a hurry.

And hey, how do they all know I don't get dressed until after the bird is cooked?

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