| Jun 17, 2010
| 9:22 PM
"Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope."
— Bill Cosby
They may all be fathers, but their interests and passions are as varied as can be. Here are some suggestions for honoring the dads in your life, in their own...
| Jun 19, 2010
To the graduating Class of 2010: We do not envy you.
The effects of the Great Recession will continue for years, despite the tepid indications that a recovery is imminent. As you've seen, all it takes is a disastrous underwater oil leak, a crapshoot...
| Jul 6, 2010
From souvenirs at the theme parks or amazing discounts at the outlets, to picturesque Park Avenue, Central Florida stores offer something for everyone. Whether you visit Downtown Disney for the day or spend an afternoon at the Florida Mall, you can't go...
| Jun 30, 2010
| 4:00 PM
There was a great documentary last year called "No Impact Man," about a New York family of three that attempted to live an entire year with the smallest-possible footprint on the environment. The parents and their 2-year-old daughter subsisted in their...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 6:40 PM
Freebie of the Week: Click your ruby red slippers July 12 and transport yourself to the outdoor community plaza of the Orange County Performing Arts Center, 601 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, for the kick-off of this summer's Free Movie Mondays series....
| Jul 14, 2010
| 5:21 PM
Thank you for having me and my granddaughter, Monique, on the front page of your May 20 edition ("One lap, one mile, one day"). My name is Kim Roberson and our team was "The Coke-A-Nuts." On Easter morning 2007, I lost my daughter, Sandi, to lung cancer...
| Nov 21, 2009
Angela Williams sat in a coral-colored accent chair in the living room of a model home at Staghorn Villas, a 58-unit townhouse community being developed by Habitat Orlando off Silver Star Road.
"This is a beautiful place to be," said Williams, 43, a...
| Nov 26, 2009
| 5:47 PM
| Jul 8, 2009
| 11:48 AM
Backyard Party Tips
Top 10 Tips for A Successful Summer Bash
#1 - Cheap is Chic
Don't spend a lot of $! Especially on things you're going to throw away; i.e. disposable dinnerware, decorations, expensive food, etc. Make sure you have good themed items,...
| Jul 9, 2009
Dora the Explorer can undergo all the makeovers she wants--that Dora comforter is still getting chucked faster than last year's gym shoes when Hannah Montana comes calling.
And therein lies the quandary for parents trying to decorate their kids' rooms in...
| Jul 17, 2009
| 8:04 AM
Hipster heartbreak might leave you hollow
500 Days of Summer is an over the top, tragic, moderately terrific, and modern love tale. Yeah, it's a love story and if you were expecting something different
oops. Summer is the "new" love story, the one...