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  • Phishing email
    Don’t respond to that IRS email; it’s a scam
    Fake IRS agents phishing for personal and financial information is the number one scam in the country, according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The FTC today published its list of the top 10 scams that plagued Americans over the past year....
  • Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat
    Kids in the Kitchen: Dr. Seuss-Inspired Snacks!
    Today, March 2nd marks the 111th birthday of the beloved children's book author, Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel. Although he is no longer here with us, Dr. Seuss' legacy continues to live on through his literary works."The Cat...
  • DMK Restaurants Lucky Charms specials lead to free shakes
    Magically delicious free shakes for a year from DMK Restaurants
    As St. Patrick’s Day nears, Chicagoans are hoping to have a little luck of the Irish at DMK Restaurants. Beginning Tuesday, March 10, all DMK Restaurants will be offering Lucky Charms specials which can lead diners to a pot o’gold,...
  • Parenting expert Kelly Johnson on bonding over books
    Parenting expert Kelly Johnson on bonding over books
    In honor of National Reading Month, parents may see more opportunities and ideas for reading with their children. Contests, events, and even special reading days at school may appear on your calendar. But how can you keep up the bonding over books...
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Review
    Seven Dwarfs Mine Train Review
    When I first heard that Walt Disney World was planning on making changes to Fantasyland I had to a take a deep breath and trust in Disney. My family and I are Disney Fanatics and we love to save up all year long just so that we can visit Walt...
  • Join cheese making and an Easter Egg Hunt at Cromwell Valley Park
    Join cheese making and an Easter Egg Hunt at Cromwell Valley Park
    The spring season will officially arrive on March 20 at 6:45 p.m. this year. Warmer weather brings everyone outdoors to enjoy recreational activities. It is a great time to try something new – done naturally. Maybe experience the joys of...
  • SPD
    St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Shake recipe
    The shamrock shake is one of the best parts of St. Patrick's Day. You can buy them at some restaurants, but they taste even better if you make them at home. The recipe is simple and doesn't require a lot of ingredients or work. To make the...
  • Celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover's Day
    Celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover's Day
    There are many ways to celebrate National Peanut Butter Lover's Day on March 1. You can keep it simple with PBJ sandwiches made with jelly and your favorite brand of peanut butter. Celebrate Elvis style with a peanut butter and banana sandwich...
  • This week: Bueno Aires literature on display at the LIC Sculpture Center
    This week: Buenos Aires literature on display at the LIC Sculpture Center
    This week families in Western Queens can visit the Sculpture Center to view literature from Buenos Aires in Argentina, join the ProjectArt workshop being held at Steinway library, observe a diorama and presentation about the Civil War-era NY 26th...
  • Maryland Home and Garden Show
    Meet home improvement experts at the Maryland Home and Garden Show
    It’s freezing outside, but feels like spring at the Maryland Home & Garden Show, which is going on now at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. The Maryland Home & Garden Show, which is sponsored by M&T Bank, begins this weekend and...
  • Matlaw's Stuffed Clams for Lent
    Fish Fridays are affordable with Matlaw’s seafood
    For some, Fridays during late winter and early Spring are Fish Friday. Whether observing Lent or just trying to incorporate more seafood options into weekly menu planning, Matlaw’s seafood makes Fish Fridays easier. With new flavors and...
  • Tooth Fairy Poll
    Tooth Fairy payments up nearly 25 percent in 2014; strong economy cited
    Children shedding their baby teeth are benefiting from the nation’s economic upturn by finding tooth payments averaging $4.32 per tooth under the pillow. This is up from the average $3.50 paid in 2013, according to Delta Dental's 2014...
  • Granite City Food and Brewery shines in Schaumburg
    Granite City Food and Brewery expands to a new Schaumburg location
    In the bustling Woodfield Mall area of Schaumburg, beer enthusiasts and fans of New American cuisine have a new restaurant option with the opening of Granite City, food and brewery. This Midwestern based eatery seamlessly blends in-house brewed...
  • Heggies by Petmate, they grunt
    Petmate toys, bringing a little whimsy and personality to pet toys
    For some, pampering their pets is a joy. From the rhinestone pet collars to a plush dog bed, the only the best for her dog will do. When it comes to choosing the right toy for a dog, how do you choose?Aisles and numerous displays of pet toys...
  • Simon Kidgits Club Book Blast
    Simon Kidgits Club Book Blast, encouraging kids to read
    Some children are love to crack open an engaging book and read for hours. For other children, reading doesn't hold the same passion. The Simon Kidgits Club Book Blast invites children to experience the magic of reading.The Simon Kidgits Club...