Category Archives: Life & Tradition

Iraq Veteran Walks 4 Miles to Work Every Day—so Kansas Charity Gifts Him Refurbished Car

(Courtesy of Deron Cherry Foundation)

Make a Small House Seem Larger Indoors With Proper Design Features

Don't scrimp on some of the open areas such as the foyer or entrance to a stairway, even though these two areas are not particularly…

Make a Small House Seem Larger Indoors With Proper Design Features

Don't scrimp on some of the open areas such as the foyer or entrance to a stairway, even though these two areas are not particularly…

Scotland’s Eccentric Isle of Eigg

A view of the Isle of Rum from the Isle of Eigg. (Arthur Campbell/Shutterstock)

From Chocolate to Chicken Nuggets, a Bite-Size History of Favorite Kid Foods

Nobody knows for sure who made the first hamburger, though several people claim to have done it. (Casezy idea/shutterstock)

7-Year-Old Girl Shot in DC Survives, Reunites With First Responders Who Saved Her Life

(Courtesy of DC Metropolitan Police Dept.)

7-Year-Old Girl Shot in DC Survives, Reunites With First Responders Who Saved Her Life

(Courtesy of DC Metropolitan Police Dept.)

More Kitchen Hacks You’ll Wish You’d Known Sooner

Here is a wonderfully creative collection of tips that spotlight my readers’ resourcefulness and intelligence in the kitchen and pantry. From clever tricks involving coffee filters, kitchen mallets, and shower caps (yes, shower caps!) to simple storage solutions for sugars

A Quick and Easy Way to Slash the High Cost of Groceries

Plan your meals around what's on sale. (Zephyr_p/Shutterstock)

A Golden Engagement

In the painting “A Goldsmith in His Shop,” a finely dressed couple are eagerly purchasing a wedding ring. The man tenderly wraps his arm around his fiancée, while she happily gestures to the goldsmith who is weighing a ring on