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Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 12:10 am

A Christmas memoir

 We lived in the country during the 1930s when I was a kid. We would do about the same thing every day, all summer long. Brother Jack and I would run to the front yard when we heard a car approac...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:12 am

Shake up your holiday decorating routine with these six easy do-it-yourself ideas

 Decorating for the holidays is meant to help usher in the excitement and joy of the coming season. After years of the same routine, however, it can feel like you’re just going through the moti...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:11 am

The timepiece is a timeless holiday gift they’ll always cherish.

 With the time of day listed everywhere from smartphone displays to laptops to our car dashboards, the need for a watch to tell time isn’t as pressing as it was even just a few years ago. Inste...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:10 am

Make the star of the show shine a bit brighter during the holiday season

 Part of the allure of holiday decorating is being able to bring the outdoors inside. But when transforming your house into a winter wonderland, you may notice that a real tree may not live up to...
Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 12:09 am
 Food is as much a part of holiday celebrations and festivities as being with family and friends. For many, the holiday season comes with the challenge of trying to make healthier choices when ma...
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 12:01 am

As retailers start to move to non-gendered signage for their aisles, it’s good to simply remember that toys will be toys

 This holiday season your local Target is sure to be decked out in red and green, but not so much in pink and blue.Over the last few months, so shoppers don’t “feel frustrated or limited by t...
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 12:11 am

’Tis the season for potlucks!

 Get your casserole dishes ready! The holidays are almost here, which means potlucks are sure to be soon filling up your calendar.Potlucks are a popular choice for the season because they allow e...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:01 am
 Historian Richard Wightman Fox, contributor to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum’s blog and author of the recently published book Lincoln’s Body (W.W. Norton, 2015), made a...

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