Hosting a holiday party doesn't mean you have to spend all your time in the kitchen. Amy Hanten is the author and blogger behind "The Cooking Mom." She joined us in studio with some quick-and-easy reciepes you can make ahead of your party so you can enjoy your party.
A year after the suburban hazing scandal at Maine West High School, the state agency responsible for safeguarding the welfare of children is pushing to educate school districts about the state's "mandated reporter" law and to empower students to speak up about abuse. "
November 30, 2013, is Small Business Saturday nationwide. The City of Chicago's "Unwrap Chicago: Eat, Drink and Buy Local" campaign encourages residents to spend one dollar a day at independent, locally-owned businesses.
Strollers are a must-have for new parents, but they can be dangerous. Over the years Consumer Reports and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have found several strollers that could pose a risk of strangulation.
2013 is a special year in terms of holidays. For the first time in decades, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah are at the same time. As you get ready to prepare a festive spread, why not put a modern twist on Hanukkah this year?
A Consumer Reports survey finds that more than two-thirds of American adults take a multivitamin or other dietary supplement. In fact, Americans spent more than $32 billion on dietary supplements last year alone, and celebrities are pushing them.
There are three items Joe Ruane of Arlington Heights still remembers hanging on the living room wall of his parents-in-law's Irish Catholic home. A crucifix. A photo of the Pope. And a picture of John F. Kennedy.
On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, the non-profit organization Chicago United is celebrating 45 years of promoting multiracial leadership in business. Dozens of business leaders will be honored at the 10th Annual Changing Color of Leadership Conference and Bridge Awards Dinner.
Plum Organics is recalling pouch products in its "Baby Stage 2, Tots Mish Mash, and Kids lines after discovering a manufacturing defect that may cause some packages to swell and the product in some pouches to spoil.
The March of Dimes helps prevent birth defects, premature birth and infant deaths. November is Prematurity Awareness Month, and on Friday, November 15, 2013, the organization is inviting everyone to its annual Signature Chefs Auction.
It seems like kids can pick up any gadget and have it mastered almost immediately. While kids know how to use the device, they don't always understand what's happening on the inside that makes it work.
Making frozen desserts at home is a lot of fun, and it's a great way to make an inexpensive dessert. The problem is that most of the time you need an ice cream machine, and not a lot of homes have them. So instead, try making a coconut granite!
Kiddieland in Melrose Park is no more. It closed in 2009, but the memories made at the amusement park live on forever. And now you can own parts of the historic park, as they go up for auction at Donley's 300 Items Auction featuring Kiddieland Carousel!