Our Founding Fathers may not have been able to predict specifics about modern day society, but they knew our independence would always be something worth celebrating--and no celebration would ever be too grand, too loud or too bright.
Before you celebrate the red, white, and blue on July 4th, why not take a quick trip across the border to celebrate Canada Day on July 1 with our neighbors to the north?
It's the July 4th weekend. My wife, Kathy, and I have a bag full of red, white and blue pinwheels, some Stars and Stripes-brand snack cakes and a pack...
No Fourth of July celebration would be complete without the following: barbecues, picnics, vacations and fireworks displays. While this type of cash flow keeps the U.S. economy stimulated, paying the full price for Fourth of July necessities can leave your wallet empty.
Airfare is only about 4 percent cheaper this year, but travelers will still be out in full force. So Hopper decided to analyze what this year's Fourth of July travel patterns will look like by calculating which airports will have the biggest influx of travelers arriving and departing.
We've clearly delineated the best ways to salvage the most common types of leftover foods.
Most of us say we're grateful to our parents--but we don't spend much time expressing it. So the New York Film Academy, inspired by The Gratitude Diaries, invited young filmmakers to create gratitude videos for Father's Day.
Fathers, feel you lost contact with your teenage sons and you would like to reconnect - and show them that there is more to Dad than they think, seeing you crumpled up in front of the TV at the end of a long working day?
We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Chances are you also know about Giving Tuesday.
Eastern State Penitentiary was once considered the most notable and expensive prison during its heyday and a model for over 300 other prisons throughout Asia, Europe and South America. Today, this National Historic Landmark remains in ruins as a museum in the City of Brotherly Love.
It appears our generation is becoming more demanding when it comes to holiday destinations. No longer satisfied with the usual haunts, or with sitting by the hotel pool, we are roaming further afield, seeking out adventures and following in the footsteps of offspring who took off in their teens.
I've interviewed lots parents who've been all over the globe with kids. Throughout these many stories that I've written, edited and read there are a few common themes that occur in terms of the kinds of travel experiences that kids enjoy. So here they are.
Okay, okay, "no white pants after Labor Day" is most definitely a silly--and dated--"rule." But in the spirit of Memorial Day--and as a way to cope wi...
Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.
This Memorial Day, I encourage you to go to a cookout, shop a holiday sale, and attend a parade if there is one near you. Offer to go buy red plastic cups, contribute some money to a 12-pack of cheap beer, and enjoy every moment you get to hangout with your families. My friends would want you to remember them that way.
Friday night -- At opening time, the merchant who adds cash to the ATM machine slinks in as quiet as a mouse. He stocks the money nest with tens and...