Halloween hot chocolate (think: liquid candy) is a great way to use up Halloween treats.
Top a basic shortbread dough with cinnamon-sugar nuts. Almonds, walnuts, and pecans all work. Then sprinkle powdered sugar over the top of each piece for an extra-special touch.
Four-year-old Abigael Evans went viral as Bronco Bama Girl this week. Her mother captured her on video bursting into tears at one too many National Public Radio stories on the election: "I'm tired of Bronco Bama and Mitt Romney," she sobbed over the endless news coverage of the 2012 presidential election. NPR issued her an apology.
'The Office' character Dwight Schrute was scheduled to star on a spin-off airing on NBC called 'The Farm.' What's happening with the show?
Anti-bullying movements, accused by conservative Christians of having a gay agenda, do tend to focus on gay victims because studies show they’re bullied most; but anti-bullying hype inflates what bullying really is. Both sides may be missing the point: helping the most vulnerable.
The Monitor's language columnist feels the lexical ground shifting on just what 'smartly' means.
Use real apple cider, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves to flavor this pound cake. Serve it as-is, or top it with a glaze of your choice for a homey dessert or gift.
Rescue dog Albie has a new favorite spot: catching a little shut-eye next to bedfellows Mr. and Mrs. Zheutlin. Despite the hair, the dirty paws, and possible ticks and fleas, they can't resist his twitchy presence.
The news that 'Star Wars: Episode 7' is on its way and that Disney has bought the 'Star Wars' franchise from George Lucas raises the prospect that the world is only now beginning to understand his vision for the classic trilogy. Disney buying 'Star Wars' could cause a 'Lord of the Rings'-like universe expansion.
'Star Wars: Episode 7' is coming, whether we like it or not. I don't – but the news about 'Star Wars: Episode 7' may not be all terrible.
'Star Wars: Episode 7' will come to theaters after Disney finalized a deal to buy Lucasfilm, and at least two more movies after 'Star Wars: Episode 7' are planned.
Happy Halloween? Can there be a Happy Halloween with the gory, sexual costumes peddled to kids? Not for this mom, who feels more glad than guilty not to be stuffing her 19-month-old into costumes, just yet.