Holiday 2009

Going Places

Making the perfect paper snowflake

Chicago averages 10 inches of snow in January, and the Farmer's Almanac is predicting a doozie of a winter in 2010. So why fight it? Here's a bevy of snow-themed crafts, books and trivia tidbits to keep you going this month. Read...

 

Close encounters with the animal kingdom

The first step into the dolphin tank is the moment fantasy turns reality. Only reality is better than you ever imagined.  Read...

 

A special place to play and thrive

The National Ability Center, in Park City, Utah, helps people with disabilities hit the slopes.  Read...

 

A Midwesterner figures out Texas

As a native Midwesterner, I never understood why Texans are so crazy about Texas. One trip to Washington County, the birthplace of Texas, and now I get it: It's all about the rich history of the state. Read...

 

Celebrate a country Christmas in Nashville

Nashville is serious about Christmas, about Santa Claus, even about the Nativity scenes on display at this vacation destination, which is famous for its weekly broadcast from the Grand Ole Opry stage next door. Read...

 

Pasadena can promise you a rose garden

Rose Bowl? Check. Rose Parade? Check. This SoCal getaway offers more than sports paradise and sunny skies. Read...

 

Carry-on tips for smooth flying

Checked baggage fees are no fun. Beat them with these lightweight, durable carry-ons, tested by a 4-year-old frequent flyer. Read...

 

Three places for a gluten-free pizza party

When your child has celiac disease, simple childhood pleasures such as a pizza party become nearly impossible. It doesn't have to be that way. Read...

 
 





 
 
 
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