December 6, 2010 in Features

Your week

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“Frosty The Snowman” airs Saturday on CBS.
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Just in time for holiday projects, the repositionable adhesive used on Post-it notes is now available on craft paper.

Post-it Craft Paper is a medium-weight paper with a peel-and-stick backing of Post-it Super Sticky adhesive.

It comes in 8 1/2- by 12-inch sheets in 24 colors, sold in assorted and single-color sets of six sheets. Look for it at Jo-Ann and other craft stores as well as online at paper.html.

» Find more home and garden ideas in Sunday’s Today section.


The holiday season brings stress along with fun, but certain foods can help your nerves without packing on pounds.

According to, choose citrus fruits for vitamin C, which may help lower blood pressure; whole-grain carbohydrates to increase levels of the “feel-good” brain chemical serotonin; hot tea for comforting warmth and natural antioxidants; dark green vegetables for their anxiety-fighting B vitamins; and nuts for both B vitamins and serotonin-boosting magnesium.

» Find more health and fitness tips in Tuesday’s Today section.


If you still have any leftover turkey from Thanksgiving, hopefully it’s in the freezer by now. In any case, next time you need to use some up, try a quick Turkey Stroganoff flavored with tomato paste and mustard; for the recipe, see page C5.

»Find more recipes and restaurant news in Wednesday’s Food section.


Here’s what’s on the schedule for this week:

On CD (Tuesday)

Daft Punk, “Tron Legacy” soundtrack

Natasha Bedingfield, “Strip Me”

Plain White T’s, “Wonders of the Younger”

Duffy, “Endlessly”

On DVD (Tuesday)


“Shrek Forever After”


“Lennon NYC”

In theaters (Friday)

“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader” (fantasy)

“The Tourist” (romantic thriller)


“Barbara Walters Special: Oprah, the Next Chapter”: Followed by “Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People.” (Thursday, 9 p.m., ABC)

“The Apprentice”: Donald Trump reveals his pick in the Season 10 finale. (Thursday, 10 p.m., NBC)

“Frosty the Snowman”: Followed, of course, by “Frosty Returns.” (Saturday, 8 p.m., CBS)

“Dexter”: Look for the fake blood to fly in the fifth-season finale. (Sunday, 9 p.m., Showtime

On stage

Spokane Symphony, Holiday Pops: Saturday-Sunday, Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

Coeur d’Alene Symphony, Christmas Pops: Saturday, Schuler Performing Arts Center

Bing Crosby Holiday Film Festival: Saturday, Bing Crosby Theater

Around town

Yuletide fine arts and crafts sale: Friday-Sunday, Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture

Christmas Tree Elegance raffle drawing: Saturday, Davenport Hotel

North Idaho Bed and Breakfast Association Winter Tour: Sunday, various locations

» Find a full arts and entertainment roundup in the Thursday and Friday Today sections.

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