We know how you feel about Monday morning -- not the greatest day, right? You fumble for the coffee, stare bleary-eyed at your overstuffed inbox and wonder why you aren't still wrapped in a blanket cocoon on the sofa watching reruns of "Mad Men." We'll ease your pain and let you in on some of what this week has to offer.
Monday, November 25 - Today is 7-time Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champ Joey Chestnut's 30th birthday. We have no doubt he'll be chowing down this Thanksgiving, so check out a gallery of his gastronomic accomplishments.
Tuesday, November 26 - Tina Turner turns 74 today! Celebrate the legendary diva by turning up the volume on one her most legendary performances of " Proud Mary."
Wednesday, November 27 - Today the Los Angeles Mission hosts its yearly Annual Thanksgiving Day Celebration, which is not only known for a great place to get a good meal, but also often boasts celebs on the serving side of the line. Kirk Douglas and his wife are usually in attendance every year.
Thursday, November 28 - Happy Thanksgiving! If you need help cooking the bird, we talked with an operator with the Butterball hotline who has been talking turkey for nearly 30 years. We can also help you come up with several healthier alternatives to your traditional Thanksgiving sides. Once you finish your feast, you can get an early start on holiday shopping.
Friday, November 29 - Today is the biggest shopping day of the year, also known as Black Friday, so rise early if you want the good deals. Believe it or not, though, it may not be the best day to buy toys.