After the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, Conn. and now the shooting ambush of firefighters in Webster, N.Y., public dialogue has focused on the world's evil. But the real 'monster' is the abuse and neglect that kills kids every day – stopped by strong communities, not guns.
The average family of four discards $2,000 worth of food annually while 1 in 4 Americans struggles to buy groceries. Parents and their children can become a part of the solution by making slight changes of habit and reducing food waste.
Sure, Halloween and the winter holidays get all the movies and songs. But Thanksgiving has gotten a few famous places in pop culture, from the Peanuts to Steve Martin trying to get home.
Individuals and government have done much that is praiseworthy in the recovery effort following superstorm Sandy. But what should be done to prevent the next disaster?
Bake your way through some of that extra Halloween candy with this three-layer ooey-gooey brownie recipe.