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  • Have a seat, God will be with you in a minute
    Have a seat, God will be with you in a minute
    Thomas Edison died on this day in 1931. His last words were, “It’s very beautiful over there.” (Maybe it was all lit up.)Edison was always seeing visions. One that didn’t reflect very brightly on him involved the invention...
  • Cirque du Soleil performances of 'Dralion' come to Charlottesville
    Cirque du Soleil performances of 'Dralion' come to Charlottesville
    You may not see lions, tigers and elephants when Cirque du Soleil's "Dralion" comes to John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Va. on Oct. 22-26, 2014. Instead, you'll find excitement, action and artistry the entire family will...
  • The Woodlands kicks off Halloween with Trick or Treat Trails
    The Woodlands kicks off Halloween with Trick or Treat Trails
    Ghosts and goblins, princesses and pirates of all ages are invited to visit Trick to Treat Trails in The Woodlands for a spooctacular good time.Presented by Texas Children's Hospital this marks the 5th Annual Trick or Treat Trail, presented by...
  • Mayor Annise Parker of Houston
    Politics or religion in the pulpit? Mayor demands sermon notes from pastors
    Openly gay/lesbian mayor Mayor Annise Parker in Houston, Texas demands pastors to release their sermon notes and any associated written or recorded material dealing with homosexuality.In June of this year, she was elated at the passing of an...
  • Baby Wipes
    Sam's Club removes baby wipes from shelves
    Though not officially recalled by the FDA, Sam's Club pulled all packages of its Simply Right brand baby wipes from store shelves nationwide and made them unavailable for purchase through their website this week.According to a letter sent to...
  • Ebola infection quickly hits the news
    Talking to teens about Ebola: Ensuring adolescent angst doesn't go unchecked
    We live in a world in which we are pretty plugged in whether we would like to be or not. Teens today cannot avoid the masses of information that comes their way on a daily basis. Even if your teen lacks a smart phone or a laptop, rest assured he...
  • National chocolate cupcake day in October
    National chocolate cupcake day in October
    October 18 is national chocolate cupcake day. Cupcakes are wonderful and delightful treats found in bakeries, made at home, and birthday parties everyday! They have tasty icing to top it off.Cupcakes first started in our country during the 19th...
  • Festivals and fun in Central Virginia for Oct. 17-19 weekend
    Festivals and fun in Central Virginia for Oct. 17-19 weekend
    There's plenty to keep Lynchburg area families busy this weekend. From fall festivals to spooky events, the third weekend in October is packed with excitement and fun.Visit the Lynchburg Macaroni Kid websiteto find information about local...
  • Thanksgiving hostess gifts
    Be a gracious guest, Thanksgiving hostess gifts that keep giving
    With the Thanksgiving holiday appearing on the horizon, family and friends start the planning for the extravagant meal. If you aren’t cooking the bird and the fixings this year, the role of the guest can be tricky. Since a good guest shouldn...
  • Easy cheesy au gratin potatoes with beef and broccoli casserole
    Easy cheesy au gratin potatoes with beef and broccoli casserole
    Semi-homemade meals are the perfect solution for families that don't like eating out, but don't want to make complicated dishes. Semi-homemade meals are also more economical because they feed more people for less money. Adding a few fresh...
  • Ultimate Whisk Takers giveaway by Anolon
    Anolon's Ultimate Whisk Takers giveaway at NYC Wine & Food Festival
    In the world of beautiful Instagram food photos, home chefs are showing their culinary skills across social media channels. From the perfectly seared steak to the scrumptious chocolate torte, each dish can make mouths salivate. Celebrating its...
  • Skinnygirl cocktails, 100 fun and flirty guilt free recipes
    Flirty and festive with SkinnyGirl Cocktails, all the fun without the guilt
    Taking a few moments to unwind over a cocktail with friends can be the highlight to a weekend. With all the festivities, everyone can overlook the empty calories consumed. But as Monday morning’s workout looms, the guilt from drinking too...
  • Meet Peyton List at the Gardner-White grand opening
    Celebrity Meet and Greet
    On October 18, fans of the Disney show "Jessie" will have a chance to meet one of it's stars. Peyton List, who plays the character Emma Ross, will be on hand at the grand opening of the new Gardner-White furniture store in Brighton...
  • Tuition Bill
    10 Universities with the least expensive out of state tuition
    Not all colleges are overpriced and some will fit nicely within the budget constraints of parents, according to a US News and World Report article published on October 14, 2014.Tuition growth is slowing, but for parents of high school students...
  • Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus presents Legends in Cleveland
    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus presents Legends in Cleveland
    Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will be at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland from Oct. 22 - 26. Experience unimaginable family fun, as amazing performers from around the world perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of...