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  • Don't Put Kids in Middle of Divorce
    Don't Stay in Your Marriage Only for the Kids: It's Not Helping Them or You
    Studies have shown that staying together in a marriage for the sake of your children does not benefit their development, however I still hear from parents that say, " I never should have left my ex. I might be living a miserable life but at...
  • Wise, Disciplined (and Frugal) Choices
    Wise, Disciplined (and Frugal) Choices
    Confucius (551 B.C. - 479 B.C.) was a Chinese thinker, teacher and social philosopher, known as the "Great Sage", whose teachings and wisdom have deeply influenced Eastern philosophy and life. He is quoted as saying: "By three...
  • Tyler Perry
    Tyler Perry shares the story of his grandmother’s quilt
    You would have to be from another planet not to have heard about Tyler Perry, the writer, actor, comedian, and movie producer.He has a keen sense of seeing things through different eyes than most people. This week something must have sparked a...
  • Make Super Bowl party prep easy with ergonomic Crisp cooking tools
    Make Super Bowl party prep easy with ergonomic Crisp cooking tools
    Watching the Big Game is fun, but hosting a Super Bowl party can seem overwhelming. Having the right tools can make party prep easier. The newCrispcooking tools can help hostesses spend less time in the kitchen and more time watching the game (and...
  • Woodfield Mall to renovate
    Woodfield Mall to undergo dramatic transformation
    Chicago has many shopping destinations. Woodfield Mall is one of the largest shopping destinations in the United States. Woodfiled Mall has nearly 300 retail, dining and entertainment options. In an effort to better the shopping experience,...
  • Graduates
    What you need to know about education tax credits for 2014 returns
    College students, and parents who pay college expenses for their dependents, get some relief from escalating tuition costs at tax time by taking advantage of tuition tax credits. For 2014 tax returns, two credits are available — the American...
  • Frozen Party
    Frozen Party at the Ghostly Manor Thrill Center
    Come out to the Ghostly Manor Thrill Center in Sandusky on Friday, January 30 for a Frozen Party. The fun starts at 5p.m. and goes until 8p.m. For just $5, you can roller skate, have pizza and pop, and meet Anna and Elsa. There will be photo op&...
  • This weekend: Annual school symposium to be held in Astoria
    This weekend: Annual school symposium to be held in Astoria
    This weekend families in Western Queens can attend an annual school fair in order to find out what local school options exist in their communities, join the SMART CLUB and Junior SMART CLUB at a local Queens library branch, spend an afternoon...
  • Big game cocktails that score
    Football inspired cocktails score for the big game
    When the final football game of the season comes around, everyone is around a television for a few hours. Some diehard fans will be cheering their team to ultimate victory. Other partygoers will be anxiously awaiting the commercial breaks for the...
  • Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival
    Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival returns for its 22nd year
    As the cold, dark damp day of winter fade, the colorful blossoms of Spring break through to welcome the change of season. Spring and all its colorful glory will be on display at the 22nd Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. From March 4...
  • 10 places for Lynchburg indoor family fun
    10 places for Lynchburg indoor family fun
    When the cold winds of winter blow or the heat of summer is too much to bear, it's time to find indoor fun. Check Lynchburg Macaroni Kidto find lots of family friendly activities and events in Lynchburg and across Central Virginia.If your...
  • Udi's big game recipes everyone will enjoy
    Football parties score big with gluten free options
    Whether your favorite team is playing on February 1 or you just want to watch the commercials, big game football parties will be hosted across the nation. One of the keys to a great football party is the variety and volume of snacking options....
  • IKEA crib mattress
    Crib mattress recall prompts safe sleep reminder
    IKEA, the world's largest furniture retailer, recently recalled five styles of one of their popular crib mattresses after receiving two reports of children found stuck between the end of the crib and the mattress.The IKEA VYSSA style crib...
  • Inspiration on Social Media
    Finding Inspiration on Facebook & Twitter
    Inspiration, it can strike us at anytime. But, how many of us actually seek inspiration? How many of us start our day out with a goal or certain mindset that will shape our day in positive way?Most of us use Facebook, Twitter and other social...
  • Luella's Southern Kitchen
    Luella’s Southern Kitchen to open in Lincoln Square
    This February, Chicago’s Lincoln Square will welcome a new restaurant, Luella’s Southern Kitchen. For fans of Southern cuisine, Luella’s Southern Kitchen brings iconic and varied American style cooking to the Windy City. The...