Michelle Obama on Tuesday returned to the business of selling her first book, and she started by telling scores of people waiting in line at a popular bookstore to "buy away" because Mother's Day is coming.
Actress Florence Henderson was included in Macy's 2012 holiday commercial campaign.
Last week, my parents joined me when I was invited to speak at a luncheon event for First United Methodist Church in Valparaiso.
After the feasting and expenses from the holidays, once the leftovers are all gone, soup is always a great frugal way to begin new year menus.
Happy New Year and welcome to 2013!
I hope Times readers had a wonderful Christmas, as the holiday season continues.
Reader Diane Merrick of Munster was very happy on Monday to get some recipe help.
A box gets a 900-pound hug on the compression table at the UPS Package Design and Testing Lab in Addison, Ill. UPS tests new packaging designs by dropping, shaking and smashing boxes with brutal-looking equipment to see what type of packaging can withstand the trip from supplier to customer,…
UPS packaging engineer Preeti Agrawal tests a packed box using a drop impact tester that simulates a box traveling through the small parcel system at the UPS Package Design and Testing Lab in Addison, Ill. UPS tests new packaging designs by dropping, shaking and smashing boxes with brutal-lo…
ADDISON, Ill. | It looks like a torture chamber for cardboard and bubble wrap. At a lab in suburban Chicago, UPS Inc. tests new packaging designs by dropping, shaking and smashing boxes with brutal-looking equipment. The point is to see what type of packaging can withstand the trip from supp…
Beneath the tree, guests will find Snoopy’s red doghouse decorated with Christmas lights, a Charlie Brown-style Christmas tree, Schroeder’s piano and packages wrapped in comic strip paper.
The 45-foot grand tree at the Museum of Science and Industry has more than 30,000 lights and hundreds of "Peanuts" ornaments.
Andrew McMeel Publishing, $9.99, Ages 12 and older "Celebrating Christmas: Share, Remember, Cherish" by Jim McCann
Clarion Books, $16.99, Ages 4 and older "Christmas Wombat" by Jackie French
St. JOHN | The Town of St. John is hosting its annual Festival of Trees at Prairie West Park, two block west of U.S. 41 on 93rd Avenue. Following an official tree lighting ceremony, visitors are welcome to stroll the paths and view the trees decorated by local merchants, clubs, churches and …
HAMMOND | The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will offer its Second Saturday Family Science Program from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday with activities celebrating the holiday season. The center is on the Purdue University Calumet campus at 2300 173rd St.
CEDAR LAKE | The Cedar Lake Parks and Recreation Department has a busy holiday season planned, with plenty of fun and good cheer. Call (219) 374-444 for more information about any of these holiday offerings.
GARY | Northwest Indiana residents will be challenged Friday to raise money to buy holiday food baskets for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana's Hope for the Holidays campaign.
"Reindeer on the River" is an annual holiday event at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago featuring real reindeer grazing along the Chicago River.
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