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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 2004 Texas Quarter Proof
    George Ranch Historical Park offers Tales of Texas on February 28
    George Ranch Historical Park is offering their annual Tales of Texas Day on Saturday, February 28 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.The public is invited to come explore the lives of famous Texas heroes and other important historical figures. The event...
  • Gluten Free Peach and Blueberry Crisp with Van's Granola
    Van’s Soft Baked Granola Clusters, more than just a snack food
    Granola is a versatile, delicious snack for both kids and adults. From a quick breakfast before school to an afternoon snack to fuel up for sports, the portability of granola is convenient for families on the go. Still, granola can be enjoy in...
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    George Ranch Historical Park offers Tales of Texas Homeschool Day on February 26
    George Ranch Historical Park is offering their Tales of Texas Homeschool Day on Thursday, February 26. The program is meant for children in grades two through five, with a focus on Texas colonization and independence. Children will learn the...
  • National Meatball Day at Davanti Enoteca
    Celebrate National Meatball Day at Davanti Enoteca
    The classic meatball is a long time favorite of kids and adults. Smothered in red sauce or entwined in pasta, the meatball is well deserved its own celebration. Davanti Enoteca celebrates its acclaimed meatballs with a special meatball centric...
  • Lake Louise, a winter wonderland
    Calgary: The gateway to Canada's winter wonderland
    Snow. It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s intrusive. Many people hunker down during the winter, waiting out the cold months with a book and a mug of hot chocolate. But with Calgary being so close to the Canadian Rocky Mountains, its people...
  • SeaWorld a Place of Education & Fun
    10 Things you probably didn't know about SeaWorld.
    I recently had the pleasure of visiting SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida this past week and I have to say that I was impressed. As a child I remember visiting SeaWorld and watching their shows but since my last visit which was over a decade ago...
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    Cedar Point raises 27K with their Winter Chill Out event
    Last weekend, 600 Cedar Point fans who weren't afraid of the cold came out for the Winter Chill Out event and raised $27,000 for Give Kids The World, a non-profit organization that provides vacations to terminally-ill children and their...
  • Lisa's 2015 Oscar recap
    Lisa's 2015 Oscar recap
    Last night the funny, energetic Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 87th annual Academy Awards. The show was filled with jokes, music, and moving moments that filled Hollywood’s Dolby Theater. Harris opened the show with a magical musical...
  • Van's Foods Whole Grain Pastas
    Van’s Foods Whole Grain Pastas, easy gluten free dinners in minutes
    As families become more knowledgeable about the types of food that they prepare and eat, wholesome, simple ingredients become a priority. From sourcing ingredients at farmer’s markets to gluten free side dishes, dinnertime is focused on...