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  • Lancaster County Postcard Club explores Fantasy Postcards
    Lancaster County Postcard Club explores Fantasy Postcards
    The Lancaster County Postcard Club will explore Fantasy Postcards on Monday, 17 November. Betty Beck, a member of the Club, will be the presenter.The Lancaster County Postcard Club meets monthly at the Farm and Home Center in Lancaster on Arcadia...
  • My Style: When Art Becomes Fashion
    My style: When art becomes fashion
    I will begin my column this week talking about art. Art is defined as any activity or product that the human being does with an esthetic or communicative purpose, expressing ideas, emotions; their worldview.Although I am not an art expert, the...
  • Looking at the three doll house shops, it came down to one
    Looking at the three doll house shops, it came down to one
    Hello, New York Doll Collectors! In my last two articles, we talked about doll houses. And I must confess, that by doing so I have become most interested in purchasing one, for myself. If anyone of you, is feeling the same way, then I hope you...
  • The Country Fair
    The Country Fair
    Rounding out the summer we see all of the community fairs happening. Many times we have attended these each year and will want to again this year. Attending a large venue is always a challenge when caring for another; and taking this person is...
  • Cyprus is more than a beautiful vacation spot
    Nothing beats shopping in Cyprus
    Cyprus is a well-loved shopping region, as a variety of superior quality products can be found in this area. Bustling markets and shopping centers abound, as well as arts and craft centers featuring a vast array of locally produced items. Most of...
  • Illinois 'Earth Month' 2014
    Illinois 'Earth Month' 2014
    Although Gov. Quinn proclaimed Tuesday, April 22, 2014 as “Earth Day”, Illinois continues its efforts to collect household hazardous waste materials. In the fiscal year 2013, Illinois recycled 5,521,906 pounds of paper, 830,714 pounds...
  • Vintage toys, like those from the "The Ninja Turtle" series, are sought after by collectors.
    The Collectionary: Paradise for collectors
    Collectors’ items come in many shapes and sizes. People will collect everything from dishware to toys to articles of clothing and ornaments. Those who are truly dedicated to collecting will go to incredible lengths to find items that are...
  • Glossolalia by David Jauss
    Glossolalia: New and Selected Stories by David Jauss
    This reporter first got wind of David Jauss as one of the higher-ups at his alma mater, Vermont College of Fine Arts (incidentally one of the finest schools this reporter has ever heard of). While he never studied directly under Jauss, this...
  • Control how debt collectors communicate to you
    Take control of debt collectors in 5 simple steps
    Good people go through tough financial times. There are some things that cannot be avoided and other lessons that must be learned along the way. You failed to make some payments when you were out of work or needed to buy medicines instead. Now the...
  • It's a SNAP
    SNAP Collections wins big at the FLCAJ Reader's Choice Awards
    On a gloomy and rainy wintry South Florida day, the HOA world joined together at the FLCAJ’s annual statewide conference & expo held this year at the Palm Beach County Convention Center on January 8, 2013. During the day long conference,...
  • South Carolina Historical Society
    Seven highlights of historical societies that boost genealogy
    Do you need a little boost in your genealogy research? Every state has a historical society, and if you are lucky you may find one in the county or parish where you are researching. It may be difficult at first to understand how to glean the...
  • Deborah Lippmann Polish: Across the Universe
    Deborah Lippmann's "Silk Collection" in stores next month
    The Deborah Lippmann Fall collection is set to be released in stores next month and was introduced online, Monday, October 14. The new collection of matte polishes have an added hint of shimmer. Kate Spade’s nails at New York Fashion Week...
  • Grand Opening in the Postal Museum: World’s largest stamp gallery, Today only
    Grand Opening in the Postal Museum: World’s largest stamp gallery, Today only
    The new William H. Gross Stamp Gallery is the world’s largest stamp gallery. It is the only museum gallery to display stamps and postage in the backdrop of American history and culture; therefore, whether a casual visitor or a skilled...
  • Couture Fashion Week to begin at The New Yorker Hotel
    Couture Fashion Week launches September 5, 2013 at the New Yorker Hotel
    The eighteenth season of the highly anticipated Couture Fashion Week,is set for September 5 - 8 at the famedNew Yorker Hotel in New York. General seatingtickets are available for a mere $40, purchased in advance only, so there's no excuse not...
  • My 'Gatsby' inspiration...
    My 'Gatsby' Inspiration
    By Samy Gicherman.Write about The Great Gatsby is return to the 20s. The story of a young and mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and his passion for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan (the novel by F Scott Fitzgerald published in 1928). Amazing time...