Dear Annie: With the upcoming gift season, I have a question regarding dollar limits set by clubs. Say an amount is set at $10. Does that mean the gift value or the dollar amount spent? Recently, I had a coupon that allowed me to purchase $24 candles for $9.50. My friend said I should not give them at a $10-limit party because I would make other gifts look cheap. What should I do? – Anxious in Florida
Pete Davidson apologized in person to military veteran Dan Crenshaw, who was elected on Tuesday as a Republican representative from Texas’ 2nd congressional District, for a joke he made on last week’s show.
Is life one big “Choose Your Own Adventure” game or are all the twists and turns we experience predetermined? Nick Payne’s “Constellations” doesn’t answer the question, but it does offer evidence to back both suggestions.
“Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” sledded past mixed reviews and made off with $66 million for Universal Pictures to top the weekend North American box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Last fall, Uniworld, a major player in the boutique river cruising industry, unveiled U by Uniworld, the rebel kid who’s shaking up the conventional family.
If you haven’t done the job before, you should know that hanging giant strips of wallpaper is challenging.
The great value of travel is the opportunity it offers you to pry open your hometown blinders and broaden your perspective. And when we implement that world view as citizens of our great nation, we make travel a political act. Here are my top 10 tips for doing just that:
Chuck Barney’s TV and streaming picks for Nov. 11-17
Veterinary medicine is expensive, and the doctors must be able to lay out options for clients, give them choices and prices. Dr. Greg Benoit is a small business owner, and he’s got to keep things running and make sure everyone understands that even if something can be done medically, it’s always the owner’s call whether to go ahead. Shaming will not work and is in no one’s best interest.
Rich or not, famous or not, there was little reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state’s north.
Gunshots were fired during an incident on the Beverly Hills, California, set of a music video for a song by rappers Tekashi 6ix9ine, Kanye West and Nicki Minaj on Thursday.
Digging into your home’s past can be fun, but it can also help you make aesthetic decisions and avoid costly mistakes.
Although few Americans made literature out of the First World War, European writers – men who served, women who waited and people who opposed the war – produced novels, memoirs and poetry that are still almost unbearable to read for their painful evocation of the battlefield and the emotional costs of war.
There is relatively little formal research on the benefits of meditation on children with autism, but pediatric occupational therapists have been unofficially using mindfulness with their patients for years.
It seems British fans can’t get enough of the soon-to-be reunited Spice Girls. The “girl power” band that peaked in the 1990s has added two more shows to their planned reunion tour next summer after fans complained they couldn’t buy tickets.
The study included nearly 2,500 children between 2 and 5 years old – an age group that can present a valuable window of opportunity for early obesity prevention. The research findings were published in The Journal of Pediatrics.
Some restaurants put a bit of wasabi on your plate, but it’s usually not real wasabi. It’s actually a mixture of horseradish, mustard and green dye. Real wasabi is a lot different.
Squirrels hide many more acorns than they can find, and thus we have oaks. And a child might hide precious belongings, then hide the map that gives their location, then hide the clue to where the map is hidden. Dan Gerber, who lives in California, remembers just such a hiding place, as well as a place and time that’s far beyond finding.
The past 50 years have redefined being female in American, but some experts argue that boys in higher numbers have fallen way behind. Generally, more boys get in trouble at school, withdraw, or become depressed – some to the point of violence. Spokane counselor and author Michael Gurian links depression to trauma, toxins and lack of attachment. It also helps to know how most boys are wired.
The new neighborhood pub is much more casual than its fine-dining counterpart. “This is going to be comfort and reinvented bar food, a place where you can watch a Gonzaga game and a grab a pint.”