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October

Meghan Heffern of the CW's Backpackers is a Mickey Mouse Fan

Ilana Rapp | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Meghan Heffern has one of those faces that you see everywhere. That's because you have seen her everywhere! With over 30 film and TV credits, you'll recognize her from Degrassi: The Next Generation and a multitude of other well known projects.

The Obamacare Website, Version 1.1

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Obama administration just rolled out what could be called "version 1.1" of HealthCare.gov. After two months of nothing short of disaster, the White House is now confident that the website is ready for prime time. Mostly.

At Age 24, I Felt a Bump on My Breast

Jen Glantz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

I thought maybe, if I stopped paying attention to it, like a nagging ex-boyfriend, it, too, would eventually go away.

Only This Could Make Fall Official

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.28.2013 | Comedy

Leave us alone. We are watching many dogs playing in many leaves. Because one dog in leaves wasn't enough... ...

Celebrate Your Italianita!

Michael Carosone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Michael Carosone

As October comes to a close and the celebration of Italian-American heritage, culture, and history ends, I would like to make this poem my finale. I published it in 2008 in Avanti Popolo: Italian-American Writers Sail Beyond Columbus.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Tax Deductions

Mark Steber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

October is a time we give additional visibility to the disease and those affected by it. But, what does any of this have to do with taxes? This is, after all my tax blog. So, let me tell you.

America's Best Haunted Hotel Tours

MiniTime | Posted 10.17.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Hotels may have ghosts lurking their halls year-round, but those spirits seem to get awfully busy in October. Here are some hotels where you can try your hand at ghost-hunting.

4 Mindful Ways To Take Advantage Of Autumn

Posted 10.17.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jim Nicolai, M.D. for YouBeauty October is here, and with it, the morning chill. Yum. Most of us love the welcoming coolness that comes with ...

The Best Halloween News Bloopers EVER

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.09.2013 | Comedy

No matter what happens in the month of October, you can count on the news to get pretty scary. Watch the supercut of the funniest Halloween news bl...

5 Exceptional October Getaways

MiniTime | Posted 12.05.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

(photo: Williamsburg Destination Marketing Committee) With the arrival of autumn, many destinations enter the sweet shoulder season of lower prices a...

Why October Is the Best Time to Visit Disney World

Home Away | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Home Away

Once school starts up, the crush of family vacationers thins out and makes October one of the prime months to enjoy the Disney World Parks. Shorter lines and a little elbow room means you can spend more time hanging with Mickey.

How U.S. Theme Parks Are Gearing Up For Halloween

Budget Travel | Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

It's never too early to start planning for Halloween, and some theme parks start the festivities in late September. We've got the inside scoop on Halloween events happening this year at Universal Studios, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld, and Six Flags theme parks.

The Faithful Shopper: Fabulous Fall

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.02.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Okay, it's October, and now it's time to stop pretending that we have a few more days of summer left. Luckily, though, fall is great for your closet, ...

Yep, It's Definitely October

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.02.2013 | Comedy

A skeleton pulls up to a drive-thru window... No, it's not the opening of a joke, but is actually the premise of the latest fast food prank from Magic...

Congress Won't Feel Effects of Government Shutdown

Brian Beltz | Posted 11.24.2013 | Politics
Brian Beltz

While a yet-to-be-determined amount of federal workers are facing the potential reality of unpaid leave, Congress can continue to bicker and bluster knowing that the check is in the mail.

It Is Time to Work Together!

Susan M. Love | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan M. Love

Only by working together will we ever be able to achieve the overriding goal we all share -- a future without breast cancer!

13 Signs You're in a Dive Bar

Eva Moon | Posted 11.11.2013 | Comedy
Eva Moon

We may only be halfway through September, but already October beckons, along with thoughts of the beery excesses of Oktoberfest. With that in mind, I took myself to a local tavern -- in the interest of research, mind you! I

Congress' Labor Daze

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.02.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Rather than discussing the pros and cons of striking Syria today, we have to point out something which should be glaringly obvious -- that Congress will be continuing their fifth week of vacation rather than returning to Washington to vote on whether America should go to war.

For Me, Every Month Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Patsy Bates | Posted 02.02.2013 | Women
Patsy Bates

My fight against breast cancer began in 2003 during the holiday season. Amidst the hustle, bustle and shouts of "Merry Christmas," it was difficult to be cheerful, to say the least.

Baby Boomer Time Capsule: October 29 - 31

Jane Minogue | Posted 01.02.2013 | Fifty
Jane Minogue

On October 29, 1956, The Huntley-Brinkley Report began on NBC and revolutionized television news.

Breast Cancer Prevention

Marisa Moore | Posted 10.25.2012 | Black Voices
Marisa Moore

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, an estimated 230,000 new cases of breast cancer and 40,...

How to Throw a Pumpkin Carving Party

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.25.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

You don't have to be a five-year-old to love pumpkin carving. It's one of those fun Halloween parties that doesn't require costumes, but also provides a great activity to incorporate earlier in the evening, before haunted houses are entered and/or heavy drinking commences.

Mockingbird Lane Premieres this Friday on NBC -- A Chat With Creator Bryan Fuller

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.23.2012 | TV
Xaque Gruber

Mockingbird Lane, the stunning, dark re-imagining of The Munsters makes its television premiere on Friday. Named for the Munster family's iconic address, the show is a visual and emotional feast, and the year's most original television dramedy.

Mom Has Growing Pains as Triplets Turn 4

Kerry Lyons | Posted 12.12.2012 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

The triplets had a great day -- a day punctuated by some classic kid quotes that make me want to bottle them up and keep them small forever. Here are a few of my faves from the past few days.

The 5 Best Foods For Bourbon

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.10.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The leaves and the farmer's market stalls aren't the only things that are changing this autumn. Our cocktail culture is easing into a new type of seasonal sipping, white wine spritzers be damned.