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  • Camp Kesem partners with Susan's Magic Makers for a fundraiser
    Susan’s Magic Makers raises over $470,000 for Camp Kesem
    For children, the magic of camp can make difficult situations seem a little less overwhelming. Camp Kesem is the charity that brings the magic of camp to children whose parents have cancer. Recently, Camp Kesem held its third Susan’s Magic...
  • When you don't agree with NYC Mayor's definition of healthy school lunch...
    Lunch made easier - and cheaper!
    If your child's NYC school doesn't provide lunch -Or if the lunch they provide isn't a lunch your child is willing to eat -Or if, despite constant reassurance from the Department of Education that their meals are absolutely the...
  • apples in a basket
    Super simple (and healthy!) apple cake
    One of my favorite family-friendly activities in the fall is apple picking. The kids love to walk up and down the aisles of apple trees and sample the different types of fruit while filling their little bags full to take home. One common problem...
  • Un86'd charity event on October 5
    Un86’d charity event raises funds for restaurant workers
    For many people, dining out at a restaurant is a common occurrence. While dining, the tireless restaurant employees work hard to serve a delicious meal. Unfortunately, many of these chefs and servers cannot afford to support themselves when struck...
  • Volcano evacuation route
    Puyallup School students participating in lahar drill with Puyallup Police
    Students in some Puyallup School District schools are participating in a lahar evacuation drill on Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30am.In cooperation with the Puyallup Police Department, students will walk 20 to 40 miles to the designated evacuation...
  • A youngster gets her face painted.
    Enjoy Free Weekend Fun at PAFA's Family Arts Festival
    The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) invites you and your little ones to get in touch with your creative sides at its2014 Family Arts Festivalthis weekend, Sunday, October 5, from noon to 5 p.m.The free art-filled event, presented by...
  • Chicago Gourmet Saturday tastings
    Chicago Gourmet, a journey into culinary heaven
    On a glorious fall day, Millennium Park was filled with Chicagoans celebrating the city’s diverse, decadent and delicious food available in the culinary scene at Chicago Gourmet. On September 28 and 29, the best and brightest chefs served...
  • Free coffee around central PA today
    Where to go for your cup of joe today
    Today, September 29, 2014, is National Coffee Day. For those of us who crave caffeine or those who just enjoy some java from time to time, this is a wonderful day. First celebrated in Japan in 1983, National Coffee Day has become international....
  • When is the right time to talk to an elder law Attorney?
    When is the Right Time to Talk to an Elder Law Attorney
    Preparation is a key component when planning for the future. Choices about where to live, long-term care and how to protect assets are common age-related decisions. One way to keep these choices from becoming overwhelming is to seek the advice and...
  • 10 things to do this week: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3
    10 things to do this week: Sept. 29 - Oct. 3
    A new work week begins and the month of September winds to a close, There is only about a month before it's time for Halloween, two months until Thanksgiving and less than three months until Christmas.If you're like many parents, there'...
  • Holy Cross students raise cancer awareness
    Holy Cross students raise cancer awareness
    Students at Holy Cross Regional Catholic School in Lynchburg, Va. kick off a month of cancer awareness 'pink' activities beginning Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 and continuing through October. The kickoff includes five unique school games, a day...
  • Artist
    Breaking into Animation Q&A
    "Women do not do any of the creative work in connection with preparing the cartoons for the screen, as that work is performed entirely by young men. For this reason girls are not considered for the training school."The above excerpt from...
  • Dunkin' Donuts will serve guests a free cup of coffee on September 29, 2014
    Dunkin' Donuts will serve guests a free cup of coffee on September 29, 2014
    In honor of National Coffee Day,Dunkin' Donuts invites guests to walk into participating restaurants on Monday, September 29, 2014 and receive a free medium cup of Dunkin' Donuts hot Dark Roast Coffee (with a limit of one per guest)....
  • Which states have the highest and lowest C-section rates?
    Which states have the highest and lowest C-section rates?
    Do you know how your state stacks up in cesarean section rates?The U.S. National Center for Health Statistics has compiled data for cesarean section rates for all fifty states.In order from highest rates to lowest:Louisiana 39.7New Jersey 38...
  • Festivals and fun in Central Virginia for Sept. 27-28 weekend
    Festivals and fun in Central Virginia for Sept. 27-28 weekend
    If a fall weekend filled with festivals and fun is your idea of a good weekend, Central Virginia is the place to be this weekend. Plan your weekends in Lynchburg and Central Virginia with help fromLynchburg Macaroni Kid, a weekly newsletter and...