Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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On the vast front lawn of Abraham Lincoln High School in the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia, small groups of students are scattered about, planting a dozen fledgling trees.
Q: Thanksgiving is normally my favorite holiday but I am so nervous and am dreading it this year. My new mother-in-law is incredibly picky and critical. Last year she picked apart everything I did and I ended up in tears. I can't go through that again. Can you help me? How can I impress her with some new ideas?
Jose Canseco hornswoggles humanity Hoaxes are all over the place. Here's a really good one, though. Nutty Jose Canseco shot off his middle finger on Oct. 29. It was then reattached in surgery. And last week he tweeted the world: "Ok well I might as well tell you .I was playing in a poker tournament last night and my finger fell off .someone took a video of it." It was his very own hoax! We all fell for it. After all, it's Jose! . . .
You probably already know that women in high heels are generally perceived as more attractive than flats-wearing counterparts. But according to a French study, women who choose heels might be more likely to get a helping hand, too - from men, anyway.
Children who know they are visiting Longwood Gardens can be forgiven for not going to the bathroom before they leave the house.
Nancy Morgan discussed “Christmas Memories,” the Christmas Flower Show set for Dec. 9 at Dorothy Love's Amos Community Center. This show features entries by members of Rainbow Gardeners in 10 categories. Michelle Bishop will judge entries this year. In addition to the Christmas floral arrangements and centerpieces, the show will feature a holiday boutique with greeting cards, cookies, table-top Christmas trees, ornaments, and more.
What do rural tiny homes, new suburban houses, and old apartments smack dab in the center of the city have in common? Most were built with bathrooms...
When outdoor temperatures drop and cold winds blow, your water pipes are in danger. Inclement conditions can cause them to freeze. Or rather, the water...
America’s best bathrooms are in Chester County. Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square has racked up accolades for its gardens, lawns and flowers...
With the routine of the daily grind and the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season (did you know Christmas came right after Halloween?), slowing down to take in the autumn view is an activity that can easily slip through the cracks.
Anyone eavesdropping on a bunch of gardening enthusiasts might be a little shocked at their lingo. After all, aren’t “potting-up” and...