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Easter

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Top Easter Articles

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  • Easter Egg Hunt

    Easter Egg Hunt
    The venue changed, but the competition is fierce. You didn't click on the wrong story, I'm still talking about our annual Easter Egg Hunt. I'm in my 30's and a mom of two, and it's still one of my favorite holiday traditions, not to watch, but to...
  • Coloring Easter Eggs

    Coloring Easter Eggs
    I think it's only natural to want to continue some of the traditions you had growing up with your own kids.  Coloring Easter Eggs recently came up in a conversation at our house. My husband and I started reminiscing about how our parents would bring the...
  • Subtle hues and variations of white accentuate the modern gown

    Subtle hues and variations of white accentuate the modern gown
    That traditional white wedding dress might be anything but so, as more brides look to non-white variations, from off-white colors like ivory, champagne and diamond white to complete non-white colors like blush, peach or charcoal gray. Whether it’...
  • Navigating the Holidays: 6 expert tips for getting your family visits in order

    Two people. Two families. So, figuring out where to spend the holidays can get quite complicated for couples. The key is to get started early on your planning, know that you will have to compromise, and try to think of strategies that won’t leave...
  • Play Station Network Outage Continues

    So you decided to relieve the stress of the family Easter dinner by playing an online on your Playstation and discovered the Sony Playstation Network was STILL down?   Sony PlayStation Network: Still Down on Day Four, Fix by Tuesday? | News & Opinion |...
  • Easter Seals goes Polynesian

    Guests donned fresh flower necklaces and women tucked hibiscus blooms behind their ears at the 37th Annual Polynesian Paradise themed Benefit Gala for Easter Seals DuPage and Fox Valley. The black-tie event, held April 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel in...
  • Around South County: Connection grows between students and seniors

    Around South County: Connection grows between students and seniors
    Kin-nect, is a community-based non-profit devoted to remembering senior citizens in care facilities and nursing homes. This year, Kin-nect "adopted" the South River Health & Rehabilitation Center in Edgewater. In February, they brought the center...
  • Perfect spring weather greets annual egg hunt

    The Easter bunny sat holding court in Griswold's Veterans Park gazebo, but 4-year-old Abigail was onto him. "That's not a real bunny," she informed her parents. "That's a person. A bunny would hop." Even after she posed the question to the bunny himself...
  • Bach Collegium San Diego gives Handel's 'La Resurrezione' life

    Bach Collegium San Diego gives Handel's 'La Resurrezione' life
    Handel wrote two Easter oratorios. One is the "Messiah," taken over by Christmas, the extravagant "Hallelujah" chorus so well suited to the season. The other is in every conceivable way not the "Messiah" and all but ignored until recently because Handel...
  • Easter Island heads to rise from sea floor off Deerfield Beach

    Easter Island heads to rise from sea floor off Deerfield Beach
    Something really big is going down in Deerfield Beach. It weighs about 300 tons and is half the length of a football field. And when it's sunk one mile off the coast of Deerfield Beach, supporters hope the Rapa Nui Reef will grandly distinguish the...
  • Easter ad, Rubio and Red Cross: Letters

    Easter ad, Rubio and Red Cross: Letters
    Grateful for Easter ad I was bewildered and saddened at the April 8 letter to the editor by Robin Westbrook criticizing the Hobby Lobby ad, which appeared at the back of Section A on Easter Sunday. There was no mention of the holiday on the front page...