Christmas And Holiday Season
Will Friday really be the end of the world as we know it? From movies and music to documentaries and television series, the notion that the world may end on Dec. 21, 2012, has dominated popular culture in recent years.
The 12th annual One of a Kind Show and Sale brought more than 600 individual artisans to the Merchandise Mart in Downtown Chicago from Dec. 6-9.
Gift giving feels good, and can feel even better if you know your purchase is helping those less fortunate. Luckily, a number of home décor retailers partner with charitable organizations; many do so year round, with additional initiatives during the holiday season.
HOBART | The School City of Hobart will celebrate the Christmas season by presenting "The Polar Express," at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 at the high school, 2211 E. 10th St.
Every year, the holiday season seems to start earlier and earlier. With many holiday parties being centered around food, there is always temptation to overindulge, which can put even the well-intentioned eaters off-track.
VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises elves worked overtime creating popcorn, fudge and sweet confections during a weekend Simply Amazing Market open house.
VALPARAISO | Five-month old Charlee Reedy looked cozy in her pink fleece jacket as she laid on a bed of straw, keeping company with a donkey, two sheep and a llama.
Holidays can be a time filled with family, friends and good cheer, but they can also be a time with extra hazards and stress. However, there are steps everyone can take to minimize health risks during the holiday season.
Bill Jarvis knows firsthand that the holiday season can bring extra dangers around the house.
Chicago McDonald's Thanksgiving Day Parade is a can't miss! But that's just the start.
By the time you are reading this, almost a fourth of the calories consumed on Thanksgiving will be gone. If you work at Walmart and you are reading this, you will have begun to put out the New Year's decorations, with the Easter items anxiously waiting in the wing. And if you're a creative m…
With the abundance of rich, fatty foods available during the fall and winter months, it's important to have a strategy for continuing one's healthy eating plan, health experts say.
PORTAGE | For the 16th year, the Portage Utility Service Board is collecting Christmas decorations for families in need.
SOUTH HAVEN | Despite the economy, Porter County residents were generous this year when it came to dropping coins and dollars into The Salvation Army of Porter County's kettles.
SOUTH HAVEN | Mary Kay cosmetic consultants and directors from Porter, LaPorte and Lake counties made the holiday season a little brighter for some families.
SOUTH BEND | The Salvation Army red kettles are coming up golden in Indiana.
Holiday eating habits are often characterized by overindulgence. From the first taste of turkey on Thanksgiving Day till the last pig in blanket hors d'oeuvre on New Year's Eve, holiday eating habits are not always healthy.
SIOUX CITY | As most everybody knows, the Friday after Thanksgiving Day is not just an ordinary shopping day. Year after year, hordes of bargain-hungry shoppers gather in the cold outside stores in the wee hours of the morning.
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