December 21, 2012

* Retail Jinglepockets
The vendor goblins that appear during Winter Veil are named after retail stores! Here’s a quick review of some of the Jinglepocket goblins, who sell stuff to the Alliance races. I wrote this for the blog of the All Things Azeroth podcast.

* Shop the After Christmas Sales and Save!
The best time to buy Christmas decorations, wrapping paper, and cards, is during the After Christmas sales. This is when these items will be at their lowest prices! Some “After Christmas” sales started the day after Halloween this time. I wrote this for the How to Save Blog at

* Deals at Quizno’s, Subway, White Castle, and More!
This blog contains information about deals at, and links to coupons for, various restaurants, fast food places, and other places to eat. I wrote this for the Deals Blog at

* Hobby Lobby Asks Supreme Court for Injunction
The Green family, owners of Hobby Lobby and Mardel, have asked the Supreme Court of the United States to place an injunction on the birth control mandate that is part of the Affordable Care Act. A lower court decided that the companies had to comply with it. The Supreme Court may, or may not, choose to hear the case. I wrote this for the Insurance Blog at

* Judge Blocks Missouri Law that Excludes Birth Control Coverage
A law in Missouri allowed private health insurance companies to offer health plans that specifically excluded coverage for birth control. A judge has blocked that law. The reasoning is that if insurers followed that state law, they would be in violation of the federal law, and if they followed the federal law, they would be in violation of the state law. I wrote this for the Insurance Blog at

* Pennsylvania Genealogy Resources
This is part of my series about the genealogy resources for individual states. I focused on the state of Pennsylvania for this one. I wrote this for the Genealogy Blog at

* Conjoined Tucker Twins Successfully Separated
Allison and Amelia Tucker were born conjoined. A long surgery has successfully separated the girls. They will both require physical, occupational, and speech therapy to “catch up” to where they should be at for their age. One girl has been released from the hospital and can spend Christmas at home with her family. The other girl will stay in the hospital until after the new year. I wrote this for the Special Needs blog at