Once again this year many schools will pause to commemorate Christopher Columbus. Given everything we know about who Columbus was and what he launched in the Americas, this needs to stop.
Kevin McCarthy is not worthy. Of using the English language correctly, among other things. Amusingly, though, this will likely not stop him from becoming the next speaker of the House.
What makes a toy hot? Is it hot because it's on TV every 20 minutes in front of your kids or because all of their friends have it so they absolutely must have one too? Or is it hot because it's based on a character they truly love, a passion that they have or their own unique play style, even if they haven't asked for it yet?
While holidays can be a difficult time because the season portends of a sense of idealism and hope (and you may not be riding that "goodwill" train) it's important to keep a healthy perspective and some degree of objectivity.
We can't help but fall in love with that soft, rustic farmhouse look. Unfortunately, many of us simply do not have a farmhouse to head off to. Does this mean we can't experience the amazing sensation of getting cozy by a rustic fireplace? Of course not!
A Conversation with Mannheim Steamroller's Chip Davis Mike Ragogna: Chip! So much to cover, so little virtual space! Let's start with Mannheim Ste...
Not only do you like change, but you like the changes associated with fall. You see orange leaves and think about pumpkins, which gets you thinking about Halloween, which gets you thinking about how much fun you had at last year's Halloween party, and now you feel really good.
Happy Fall, Ya'll! I don't know about you but I LOVE changing up our front porch decor with each season or holiday. Come check out My Front Porch using simple tips and tricks to create a beautiful entryway in no time.
There's a huge debate in my family. Or should I call it the great divide. And it all centers on how to properly make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
When you think of the perfect holiday getaway, do you imagine sipping a hot chocolate next to a roaring fire? Or do you see yourself lounging on the beach, thankful that you won't be scraping ice off your windshield on New Year's Day?
Somewhere between the thicker threads and longer fabrics we find a rekindled joy. We fall in love with the season with our first sip of hot cocoa; as it hits your tongue, warm and quick, you can't help but smile.
While the rest of the country endures cold weather, southwest Florida's Sanibel Island attracts beachcombers to its pristine sands, strewn with colorful seashells and sand dollars.
This is not to say we should not have strong convictions. We are a people who argue. We are a people who disagree. But the challenge now is not to let these disagreements tear us apart. They have done too many times in history. Indeed, some of our worst wounds have been self-inflicted.
I try to remind myself to look at others and say to myself, ti voglio bene. I've found that it not only grows peace around me but inside my heart and mind as well. Try it. Think how much better this world would be if everyone did.
Fans of the Throat Punch queen will relish in the new installment of funny and irreverent essays that feature stories of Mann's childhood from her White Trash Doll House to her epic fashion debut in all neon.
We've prepared for the season with our favorite fall furnishings and décor, but we know that isn't enough to create the dining experience we all want.