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Law and Order New Year's Eve Marathon on TNT

Holidays usually mean that theres a Law and Order marathon somewhere. New Year's Eve is certainly not any different. Stop by TNT on Monday, December 31, for 30+ episodes of my favorite long running show.

Lenny, we love you baby!

A Fancy Holiday Dinner Party...For Kids? - Peg Baron

The holidays are here and it's time for food and fun. For a different twist, why not host a fancy holiday dinner party... for your kids and their friends? Our whole family had so much fun with this that it's become a yearly tradition.

A fancy dinner party for the younger set has many benefits. Your kids learn to plan, organize, shop, clean house, be good hosts, and everything else that goes along with hosting a party. They get to dress up in their finest clothes, practice their "company" table manners, and learn dinner conversation. This is a night where kids are king, and boy do they feel important!

You can certainly make your own rules, but this is how we do it. First, the kids create an invitation list. 8 kids is the maximum our table can comfortably hold and I can comfortably cook for.

Next is the hard one - trying to pick a night when there are no extracurricular events we've already committed to. The kids then make formal invitations on the computer and mail …