Family

Wed
14
Oct

A birthday party with a twist

Owen, second from right, was granted his wish to see Disney World. His mom, Michelle, said the family trip would not have been possible without Wishes & More. (submitted photo)
Owen, second from right, was granted his wish to see Disney World. His mom, Michelle, said the family trip would not have been possible without Wishes & More. (submitted photo)

Turning 1 is always a cause for celebration.

And celebrate is exactly what a local business plans to do, but with a twist.

Mon
12
Oct

Monsters & ogres in October

Spooky fun for the whole family! Monstrous events provide entertainment for all ages.

Mon
29
Jun

Fourth of July recipes

Shown is Elaine’s Jello (top) and Edamame Salad (bottom). (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Shown is Elaine’s Jello (top) and Edamame Salad (bottom). (Linda Baumeister/Review)

Add some zest to your Fourth of July picnic with these mouth-watering salad recipes from employees of Lillie Suburban Newspapers.


Edamame or Soybean Salad

Mon
29
Jun

Fourth of July fireworks

This Fourth of July, residents across the east metro will gather to celebrate the star-spangled holiday at one of these festivals and fireworks shows.

Tue
23
Dec

We’re making a list and checking it twice

As shoppers start making their holiday lists, the Minnesota Department of Commerce reminds families to stay vigilant about toys and product safety.
Shoppers should check recall lists and use common sense, selecting age-appropriate toys, observing manufacturer’s warnings regarding safety hazards, and monitoring use when necessary.
A selection of toy and child product recalls, numbered by date, include:

Thu
07
Aug

Tips to generate a second income

In today’s economy, a full-time job is no guarantee that a second income won’t be necessary to live a comfortable lifestyle or save for the future.

Thu
24
Jul

Talk to teens about driving -- it may be a lifesaver

The ultimate goal when our kids start driving is to ensure their safety and the safety of others. That starts with establishing expectations. The good news is that by setting boundaries, we are making the roads safer for everyone.

Mon
24
Feb
Tue
03
Dec

Keep pets safe from holiday trimmings

The holidays can be a hectic time for everyone. While you’re busily gearing up for guests and parties, it’s important to remember your pet’s safety to ensure a festive and fun season is enjoyed by all.
From bright decorations to holiday house guests, it can be easy to overlook a few household dangers that may cause harm to your favorite companions. Here are a few tips from PetSmart to keep in mind to keep your fuzzy friend safe and jolly this holiday:

Tue
03
Dec

Feeling especially sandwiched during holiday season?


Caregiving services who can step in for a few hours or a longer stay can ease your mind and help older loved ones feel secure over the holidays. (submitted photo)

The holidays may be filled with joy, but for the ever-growing number of aging Americans and those who care for them this otherwise celebratory season can become mired in challenges.
The stress of visitors, eventful meals, gift giving and social obligations can be overwhelming for anyone, but especially for those juggling busy schedules with caring for an elderly family member.

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