| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Even though it seems the holiday has been marketed everywhere since just after Labor Day, Halloween sometimes still has the power to sneak up on you. So it's very possible that, like me, you haven't done much more than stick a cardboard-cutout black cat...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:25 AM
It's Shopping Saturday! Go coupon crazy so you can save on Columbus Day sales this weekend. The weather's going to be beautiful, so use my fabulous deals to save on fun things to do. Get BOGO admission at 18 fun spots during Miami Attractions Month and...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Dover Downs Wine & Music Festival
If you have a taste for wine and the spooky, join Dover Downs Hotel & Casino at its Halloween-themed 11th annual Wine & Music Festival. Come in costume to compete for prizes while enjoying samples of more...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Dewey Beach, Del.
Delaware Music Festival
Four stages, 22 bands, no cover charge — and did we mention it's at the beach? If this sounds like fun, head to the Delaware Music Festival. Since 2003, this festival has showcased performances by some...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Is the Cronut king the new S'more king? Chef Dominique Ansel, who smooshed a doughnut and a croissant into a cronut at his namesake gourmet bakery in New York's Soho, has taken a beloved, simple campfire favorite to haute heights with his frozen s'more....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Rainforest Action Network, an organization that campaigns for the world's rain forests, is on a mission to rid your snack food of what it calls "conflict palm oil." And it's naming some of America's most popular snack food companies, including Pepsi,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Wedding date: May 18, 2013
Her story: Courtney Munzer, 24, grew up in Middletown, Del. She is a pediatric nurse at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters in Norfolk, Va. Her mother, Deborah Munzer, works at AstraZeneca, a biopharmaceutical company,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
When judging acting performances, Emmy voters aren't considering seasons or story arcs or multiple episodes or whether the actor ignored/embraced them the last time they found themselves at the valet station together. At least, they're not supposed to...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:02 AM
We live in an age that glorifies home cooking.
Accomplished chefs across the region strive to recreate the flavors, smells and experiences of their grandmothers' kitchens. "Comfort food" is an haute cuisine buzzword.
Though it's been open for more...
| Nov 12, 2012
The problem with the bags of treats and trays of cookies that appear around the office this time of year is that if you don't eat them you get sent to prison. At least, that's what I told myself several years and several thousand Snickers ago.
| Nov 10, 2012
| 9:16 AM
There are a few immutable laws of nature: gravity; E = MC2; and "if something can go wrong, it will."
I'd like to propose another: "If you forget to buy Halloween candy, or don't buy enough, a thousand extra trick-or-treaters — in addition to the...