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Family Heirlooms

Woman Sheds Tears Of Joy As Firefighters Uncover Wedding Rings From Burned Down Home

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.18.2014 | Good News

A glimmer of hope when all feels lost can often make all the difference. Kathy Besk's home fell victim to one of California's recent wildfires caus...

One-Of-A-Kind Family Heirloom Dramatically Changes Struggling Man's Life

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.20.2014 | Good News

A man down on his luck after suffering injuries in a car crash had a miraculous twist of fate, all thanks to a blanket. L.T., as he is called, was...

Real Love Letters: My Mom's 20+ Years of Writing to Her Kids

Idealist | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Idealist

Septuagenarian bicyclist, landlord of historic homes, singer in the choirs... The lady has always rocked life with gusto and generosity, and very much to her own beat. This could not be better illustrated than by the over 20 years of letters she's faithfully written to me and my older brother.

Mom's Fur Coat

Mindy Trotta | Posted 02.18.2014 | Women
Mindy Trotta

Mom's fur coat had been hanging in my closet ever since I moved her out to California six months before she died. When we want to get our coats out, we push it to the right, and when we want to get our luggage, we push it to the left. We have been pushing that coat back and forth for 10 years.

7 Vintage Engagement Rings That Will Make You Swoon

Posted 07.01.2013 | Weddings

Large diamond retailers offer some truly gorgeous engagement ring options, but their designs aren't always the most unique. Here at HuffPost Weddings ...