It's almost that time of year again -- the holidays are quickly approaching and I'm getting the itch to take a quick trip for the winter.
Whether you like it or not, the holiday season is already upon us. The ads are airing, the gifts are hitting store shelves and the mall decorations are already up! Thankfully, we are here to help with our second installment of the "Prep Now, Save Later" series.
If we follow Christ like we follow the latest food phenomenons or workout routine (to say nothing of our obsession with material things), we would each lead much more meaningful and happy lives.
Clothed in jammies and our plastic masks, we'd fall down in front of the TV, dump our night's treasure on the floor and divide it up by good, yucky and OK, stuffing as much as we could into our mouths during the process.
It's long overdue that more of us get serious about doing something different with Columbus Day.
Time is running out for anyone still looking to use up their paid vacation days this year. Yet fall can be a great time to take advantage of off-peak prices, even amid the current trend of rising airfares.
Food stylist and cookbook author Susan Spungen knows a thing or two about entertaining.
You're more likely to get candy with a realistic costume fit to your body type. No one really buys a 4"2 Iron Man, you dumb kid!
There's a chill in the air and color on the trees in North America. Autumn brings pumpkin patches, apple picking and harvest celebrations. However, Mother Nature's bounty sparks rituals, celebrations and gatherings year round.
We Bergen families know the children have not had a true Halloween for two years, with snow one year and then Superstorm Sandy cancelling each trick-or-treating night so the kids could not go out and wear their costumes.
There's no room for "bah-humbug" here. Retailers who want to keep their customers coming back for more, must focus on memorable customer experiences that engage and delight.
Strengthen your control to set you in the right direction for smart eating during the entire holiday season. This is the start needed to continue into the heart of the holiday season, so you will be able to awake on New Year's Day feeling empowered.
You are not tied to a tradition sold to you by Butterball. But if you do choose turkey, smoke it.
Many people start thinking about their holiday plans -- and their budget for those plans -- around October or November, just a month or two before they need to start traveling and buying gifts.
Picking the right holiday gift is hard. Picking the right day to book holiday travel? Impossible. Or it was, until this handy travel-deals calendar came along.
Count Dracula may stalk the Transylvanian countryside; but his origins are much closer to Bram Stoker's homeland of Ireland. As a frail child, Bram's mother whetted his appetite for the blood thirsty character by fuelling the author's imagination with supernatural tales.