| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:13 PM
"So where was I? Nervous? Don’t be. This isn't about you."
With that, Ricky Gervais was off and running Sunday as host/roastmaster of the 69th annual Golden Globe awards, putting Hollywood's A-listers on notice but also referencing the hype he's...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:49 PM
With the partial exception of Bartletts, great locally grown pears are scarce at farmers markets in Southern California, where warm winters and disease render cultivation problematic. This makes it all the more special that Al Courchesne of Frog Hollow...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 10:31 AM
You're smitten with your valentine, but not with the idea of a mass-produced card or a pricey trinket. Then why not give the objection of your affection a handmade gift?
While crafting was once the domain of your grandmother, these days do-it-yourself...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:56 AM
If there's anyone in the country who's going to know a good menu for the big game, it's Lucinda Scala Quinn. The celebrated chef and author of the "Mad Hungry" series of books and the host of "Mad Hungry With Lucinda Scala Quinn" on Hallmark Channel has...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:42 AM
Brody's class is full of the Good Moms.
These moms know how to make cupcakes shaped like adorable rubber duckies. They remember to bring a teacher's gift for every holiday, anniversary and birthday. They attend every classroom party with food, gifts...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:27 PM
NEW YORK — Here are reports on two winners of this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, held at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 13 and 14. Neither dog won Best in Show, Best in Group, or even Best in Breed.
Still, among the 2,000 dogs competing...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 11:52 AM
J.C. Penney Co. is hoping that its new turnaround strategy makes its most recent quarter – and its $87-million loss – the retail chain’s last dour quarter.
The company, armed with a fresh chief executive and a retooled pricing...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Julie McAllister was feeling serene as she lounged in her room with the window view, enjoying a quiet, kid-free afternoon.
It was almost as if she were on vacation.
But in fact the 37-year-old from Owings Mills had just delivered an 8-pound baby girl...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 8:00 AM
October always makes me think of pumpkins. As a kid, I’d make all sorts of pumpkin-themed projects in school and stomp around the neighborhood with a plastic jack-o-lantern to gather Halloween treats. As a grownup, I still get a hankering to do...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 9:48 AM
They have been together for 10 years and they speak in the shorthand of couples who have grown comfortable with each other over time.
"There are just too many choices. When I get overwhelmed, I know I can call him," said Linda Forchheimer of Bel Air....
| Sep 30, 2011
| 7:49 AM
"E! News" host Giuliana Rancic and husband and former "Apprentice" winner Bill Rancic will light Macy's Great Tree at the Macy's on State Street November 5. The stars of Style Network's "Giuliana & Bill" are scheduled to open an Italian restaurant in...