Back-to-school tips when you’re on a budget

Back-to-school tips when you’re on a budget

(StatePoint) Between new clothes and new school supplies, back-to-school season can put a strain on household budgets.In 2015, families planned to spe...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Fuel your day the healthy way

Fuel your day the healthy way

(Family Features) Between balancing work with family and friends, squeezing in a healthy meal can be hard, and finding time for a workout can be even ...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Roving candy, cookie towers: How supermarkets sway shoppers

NEW YORK (AP) — Up and down supermarket aisles, tranquil rows of perfectly placed products reflect calculated deliberations aimed at getting sho...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Helping your daughter find a healthy self-image

One reason life is interesting is that we aren’t all the same. We don’t all sound, think or look alike. But if you’re a young woman ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Crafting with love

Crafting with love

Kim Alves is a resident of Ewing, Virginia and ‘crafty’ is her middle name. In her spare time she makes hair bows, wreaths and burlap flow...

July 20th, 2016 |  


The lure of Pokemon Go: Respite from a summer of violence

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s easy to see the appeal of “Pokemon Go.”Coming out of nowhere in what’s been an otherwise soul-crush...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Lou Reid and Carolina celebrate The Crooked Road

Lou Reid and Carolina celebrate The Crooked Road

ABINGDON, Va. — The Crooked Road is a 330-mile driving route across Southwest Virginia where authentic American music traditions first took root...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Summer life savers for pets

Summer life savers for pets

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Popsicles, play dates, summer camps, “Slip ’n Slides,” and don’t forget pool parties, road trips and ...

July 18th, 2016 |  


‘Pokemon Go’ smartphone game craze

(AP) — Actors, athletes and musicians are alongside the millions of fans searching for Pokemon creatures.Ellen DeGeneres, Chrissy Teigen, Demi L...

July 18th, 2016 |  


OK, so I’m not a perfect kid

OK, so I’m not a perfect kid

A few days ago, I was having lunch with a fellow dog lover friend, and our conversation turned to why we had chosen our particular breed. I relayed an...

July 17th, 2016 |