celebrations

Overindulged brides, streakers, handsy grandmas -- these planners have seen it all.
Here are some of the most magical moments from this world-famous carnival celebration.
Here are some of the most magical moments from this world-famous carnival celebration.
Though we associate fireworks with the Fourth of July, their arrival in the United States was centuries in the making.
When you celebrate a wedding or a holiday like Valentine's Day, do you ever stop to think about doing it differently? Or even more importantly, do you think about the deeper meaning? Let's think about it in a little depth.
I remember when my dad turned 80 and his children and grandchildren chipped in and bought him a very expensive leather briefcase, embossed with his three initials. We didn't really think about it, other than that his old one was tattered and stained. My dad, on the other hand, was ecstatic.
Take your Memorial Day celebration up a notch with this impressive napkin fold. You will feel guilty accepting all the compliments knowing how easy it was to create. You get a lot of bang for your buck (effort) with this one. Go ahead, pull out a napkin and try it!
Now before everyone throws their arms up in the air and gives me their best mummy judging frowns let me explain... When I
Relationships require effort. They require care and feeding. When you don't nurture you run the risk of having those relationships fall apart.
With all of us snapping with our smart phones, posting Instagrams, why would you engage a professional photographer for your wedding?
Colors play an important role in our lives. They can remind us of a place, a time of year, or our favorite traditions, and
Performing a wedding ceremony is a blessing for me. I love the weddings I officiate, and the couples I meet for them.
For over 14 years, my nest has been empty. My kids are scattered and the grandchildren live far away. Tumultuous family gatherings have not materialized, nor have impromptu dinners, brunches, or barbecues. And I am sad.
We now take for granted that electric lights come on when we flick a switch, or even swipe a touchpad, but for Philadelphians
The 125 Anniversary celebration of Chicago's illustrious Auditorium Theater continued last month with a two-week residency of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. And boy was I ready.
As we all enjoy the holiday season, let's keep in mind what's most important in life. While I can't speak for other Baby Boomers, it's my guess that for the vast majority of us, family and friends are what count most.
Yes, I am looking forward to the other side of the hill, to being over it and seeing just what is waiting for me on the other side