TURN OLD INTO NEW: Until Sunday, Nov. 25, bring a gently worn sweater to the Acorn store at BayWalk in St. Petersburg, and receive $25 off any new sweater priced above $88. The used sweaters will go to Goodwill Industries _ Suncoast.
STAR-STUDDED JEANS: Britney Spears' jeans and customized designs from more than 40 other stars (Cameron Diaz, Destiny's Child, Dylan McDermott, Molly Sims et. al) are up for auction at www.oldnavy.com. All proceeds from the sale, which ends Sunday, benefit P.S. Arts, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the arts to public education in underserved areas.
CREATIVE LINENS: If you're looking for bed linens, or if you're a person who can make table cloths from bed sheets, here are standard mattress measurements:
Crib: 27 by 52 inches
Twin: 39 by 75 inches
Full: 54 by 75 inches
Queen: 60 by 80 inches
King: 78 by 80 inches
California King: 72 by 84 inches
Source: The Sleep Shop