Halloween Magic at Home

Starting this month, family holidays are in full swing. Like everything else this year, we have to make some changes, especially when it comes to the health and safety of our families.  Local Halloween traditions are pretty basic. Parade and costume contest on Canal Street, and then trick-or-treating with family and friends. This year, that may not be possible. What do we do to still … Continue reading Halloween Magic at Home

Halloween Safety for Your Pet

In my family, as I am sure as in many of yours, our pets are included in all of our celebrations and holidays. I am already planning ahead and trying to decide on the best costume for my dog as she helps pass out candy this Halloween. She has been many different characters but my favorites are the homemade creative ones with family themes – … Continue reading Halloween Safety for Your Pet

Valentine’s Day: A Scam For The Ages

Well, it’s Valentine’s Day again, and men everywhere are dreading the inevitable scrutiny they will receive for either taking it too seriously, or not seriously enough. Together, we will brave the gauntlet of florists and mall jewelry stores to purchase some overpriced token of our affection for the ones we love.  The stakes seem to get higher every year, and the lines get longer, and … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: A Scam For The Ages