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  • In-store wedding shops make outfitting the wedding party a piece of cake

    In-store wedding shops make outfitting the wedding party a piece of cake
    Nordstrom The retailer’s in-store Wedding Suites, staffed by Wedding Stylists, are designed to help every member of the wedding party look their absolute best on the big day. Fashion Features Wedding and reception dresses for the bride; dresses...
  • Look who's 70!

    Look who's 70!
    By Deb Acord CTW Features The first Jeep, made in 1941 by the Willys-Overland Company in response to the U.S. military's call for a new light reconnaissance vehicle, was a quarter-ton, four-wheel-drive machine. It was practical, plain and had a...
  • Tips for keeping your car like new

    By Mar Jennings We’ve all been there—that messy, dusty, grimy car that sits in our driveway screaming for a wash.  Oh what to do? A dirty car is without a doubt unpleasant to see.  If you’re like me you’ll try not to notice...
  • Ford F-350

      I found the Ford F-350 to be big and intimidating, though once behind the wheel, it drove easily enough. Still this is a lot of truck. Just getting in and out is a daunting task. Even with the running  boards, getting in was a steep climb up. I’...
  • Daytrippers: Whale Watch

    Daytrippers: Whale Watch
    The Privateer IV is docked in Gloucester, Massachusetts, one of the oldest seaports in the country. It is a high speed vessel, owned by 7 Seas Whale Watch and, every summer, visitors flock to it's decks to travel out into the open waters in hopes of...
  • Rush Hour Driving

    Rush Hours Shackled by Gridlock A recent survey concluded that drivers commuting within urban areas that experience the greatest rush-hour gridlock spend a full month out of every year sitting in traffic. According to the annual National Traffic...
  • Gas Busters

    There's a secret weapon to fight the rising cost of gas. Look in the mirror. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features No matter what kind of vehicle you own, the best way to minimize pain at the pump is to maximize your car's fuel efficiency. You can do this...
  • Money-Friendly 'Moons

    Money-Friendly 'Moons
    Indulging in a post-I Do's dream trip doesn't mean you have to start your marriage off deep in debt. Here's how to have your honeymoon and afford it too.. Near - Home is Where the Heart Is Airfare alone for traveling overseas can put a healthy dent in...
  • Thanksgiving Travels

    By Jim MacPherson    Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…"  My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
  • 'Tis the Season to Travel

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features As the song says, "Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house we go." Holiday road trips are an annual ritual for many families, but experts caution motorists to make sure their cars are ready for the...
  • Year-End Holiday Traffic Predicted to Increase

    Year-End Holiday Traffic Predicted to Increase
    The 11-day year-end holiday period this season -Dec. 23, to Jan. 2 - is the longest travel holiday season of the year, according to AAA. That means it's also one of the busiest times for America's roadways. Some 83.6 million people will travel over 50...