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Monday, July 12, 2010

Morning Coffee: I'm going to miss the World Cup

I had a lot of fun watching the World Cup for the last month, and I'm bummed I have to wait another four years for it to come around again. I just hope that I remember to watch it in Spanish next time too!

I haven't seen it yet, but by all accounts, Toy Story 3 is excellent, and after seeing it in the theater, the boys have been watching the original movie at home on DVD. But any gamer knows that video games based on established franchises are often the worst games of all (though Lego Star Warswas excellent, but I've played and watched many bad Star Wars video games through the years). So it's great to see a good review of Toy Story 3: The Video Game. Disclosure: I'm an Amazon affiliate, so any purchase you make after entering Amazon through a link on Chief Family Officer supports this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you!

This is exciting for me and other Droid owners: Amazon just released the Android Kindle app.That means we can read all of those free books that Freebies 4 Mom keeps listing. Not that you need Android to get the free books - there are free Kindle reading apps for Windows, Mac, iPhone, Blackberry and iPad too.

Chicken of the Sea is recalling certain lots of solid white tuna packed in water because the product does not meet the company's standards for seal tightness. Distribution of the product at retail was limited to 1,105 total cases in the states of Wisconsin, Nebraska, Utah, Pennsylvania, New York, Maine, Colorado, Indiana, California and Oregon in February and May. Click through for lot information and instructions on what to do if you have any of the product. (Via A Thrifty Mom.)

Freebies 4 Mom has details on a one-time entry sweepstakes that has 333 weekly winners of $250 through September 5.

This Avocado Soup recipe sounds divine for summer.

Reusable shopping bags can harbor a lot of bacteria . . . which makes me think twice about using the bags that aren't washable.

July 29 is National Lasagna Day (!), so Buca di Beppo will offer a free lunch-sized portion of lasagna with the purchase of any small or large pasta or entree.

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