As long as the ground isn't frozen, there's still time to plant spring-flowering bulbs. Here are three unusual favorites.
As the holiday season wraps up, the Monitor's language columnist ponders the vocabulary of 'making merry.'
I've loved Mom and Dad's peanut brittle for years. I just never knew they nuked it.
Snow offers some nice benefits to your garden and plants besides its unmatched beauty.
A creamy chicken chili with black and white beans.
With 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1' about to premiere, it might be time to brush up on your Harry Potter knowledge. Can you tell your Boggarts from your Bat-Bogeys? Your Golden Snitch from your Grindylow? Take our quiz to find out: (Though the Fidelius Charm protecting these books has already expired, those who have yet to finish reading the Harry Potter series should beware of spoilers ahead.)
If it snows on Christmas Day, the grass will be green by Easter. That's North Carolina mountain lore, one of the many legends and tales about how to predict the weather for the year ahead.