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  • Movie review: 'Home' It's not just where the heart is
    Movie review: 'Home' It's not just where the heart is
    This weekend as we look for fun and family friendly activities during the long holiday weekend, why not head "Home?" Home, based on the book "The True Meaning of Smekday" is a newly released movie from 20th Century Fox. It is...
  • Museums on Us, spring into free admission
    Spring into free museum entrance with Museums on Us
    With children on Spring Break and the Easter holiday approaching, families are looking for activities for the first weekend in April. Luckily Bank of America’s Museums on Us is offering free weekend access to Bank of America and Merrill...
  • Zero calorie doughnut from Glazed and Infused
    Glazed and Infused to serve zero calorie doughnut on April 1
    Calorie conscious and healthy eaters are ready to rejoice. Glazed and Infused, the artisan doughnut shop from Scott Harris’s Francesca’s Restaurant Group, announces today its newest menu option – the Zero Calorie Doughnut. The...
  • Spring Break FUNpass at Main Event Entertainment
    Main Event Entertainment Spring Break FUNpass, more play for kids
    When Spring Break starts, kids, and sometimes parents, are looking for fun ideas to keep everyone occupied during the vacation. No one, especially parents, wants to hear the phrase, I’m bored or what can we do now? Main Event Entertainment...
  • Girls quest for slushy
    Little girl rides bus alone at night to get a slushy
    Passengers and a bus driver in Pennsylvania were shocked when in the middle of the night a young girl boarded the public bus alone. According to transportation's officials, the 4-year-old was trying to get to a convenience store to get a...
  • Brown Sugar Fruit Bar Cookies
    Atlanta's Rich's Department Store recipe for 'Brown Sugar Bar Cookies'
    After posting my recent articles on bakery goods that used to delight shoppers at our beloved Rich’s Department Store in Atlanta, a lady contacted me via e-mail to say that she is looking for a recipe for the fruit bar cookies they used to...
  • Justin Timberlake Inspires Teens
    Justin Timberlake Inspires Teens at iHeartRadio Music Awards
    As Justin Timberlake accepted his Innovator Award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on March 29th, he directed some heartfelt words of inspiration and hope to young adults everywhere:"Growing up in school no one ever called me anything close to...
  • Fill your Easter baskets with fun at Walmart
    Fill your Easter baskets with fun at Walmart
    Help the Easter Bunny hop over to your house this year to fill your family's Easter baskets with fun. Whether you choose candy basket fillers or replace the candy with toys and treasures,Walmartoffers everything from baskets to a variety of...
  • DIY Resurrection Eggs: 12 cool countdown Easter lessons for families
    DIY Resurrection Eggs: 12 cool countdown Easter lessons for families
    A dozen refillable plastic Easter eggs can become a wonderful way for parents to share the Resurrection Day story with children. For many families, Resurrection Eggs are a treasured tradition for Easter each year.Although Resurrection Eggs are...
  • Sunday Meetin' Time
    Sunday Dialogue: Palm Sunday from the Book: ‘Sunday Meetin’ Time!’
    The following is an excerpt taken from one of two forthcoming novels, Sunday Meetin’ Time, soon to be released by WestBow Publishing.It is Easter time in the mountains in 1940, and we find Herman, corn farmer alias Preacher Alrod, explaining...
  • Penguin Shores
    Penguin Shores set to begin at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
    Penguin Shores, a seasonal traveling penguin exhibit, is opening on April 3 at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. This limited-time exhibit is located in Northern Trek and is included with regular Zoo admission. This is the first time that a penguin...
  • Chuck D, Malik F
    The Long Road to the Hall of Fame Inspires Los Angeles Residents
    During the 23rd annual Pan African Film Festival, documentaries were able to capture the heart and soul of the audience. Documentaries such as Nas: Time is Illmatic, The Cooler Bandits, and Bound: Africans vs African Americans, help clarify and...
  • Vegetable pasta with meat sauce and hidden asparagus
    Fast, easy and healthy make-ahead dinner ideas for the non-cooker
    If the very thought of cooking conjures up memories of ill-fated meals and makes you wistful for a personal chef then give these fast, easy and healthy meals a try. Perfect for busy moms and dads who would rather spend their time away from the...
  • Lindt chocolates make for sweet Easter celebrations
    Every bunny loves Lindt chocolates for Easter
    Even though the Easter Bunny brings baskets filled with sweet treats for the kids, a few parents have been known to sample a few pieces of chocolate. Of course, the kids are more than willing to share their Easter bounty. Since the Easter Bunny...
  • Free Kite Festival at Hermann Park on March 29
    Free Kite Festival at Hermann Park on March 29
    On Sunday, March 29, Hermann Park in Houston will have its Second Annual Kite Festival. The festival will last from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and is free.Several thousand kite-flyers are expected at the event, and the sky will be filled with kites in...