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  • 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...
  • Cheese straws
    Atlanta’s Rich’s Department Store Cheese Straws Recipe
    The beloved Rich’s store in Atlanta was an institution not just a shopping place.While the store is no longer in existence; the people of Atlanta and all around will not let the icon of all icons die… there is more than a century of...
  • Easter baskets:  toys and other fun fillers
    Easter baskets: toys and other fun fillers
    Easter baskets are traditionally filled with candy, cookies, and all sorts of sweet treats. And you can't forget the brightly colored eggs. In addition to the edible basket fillers, children of all ages look forward to Easter baskets filled...
  • Slurping Turtle Top Chef inspired egg dishes
    Slurping Turtle’s Japanese egg dishes offer a break from a boring Easter brunch
    If your family is tired of the deviled eggs, ham or lamb being served every Easter, Slurping Turtle has a solution to the boring Easter brunch. All Easter weekend, Slurping Turtle is Japanese inspired egg dishes that will bring some enthusiasm...
  • What do I say to my child that has experienced a traumatic event?
    10 tips to move your child through traumatic situations
    Have you struggled to find the right words to say to your child when they confide in you that they have been through something extremely emotional and difficult? Most parents immediately want to take away their child's pain and make the...