Children’s book celebrates ‘Baking Day at Grandma’s’

Anika Denise has a slew of children's books, both published and under contract. But her newest, "Baking Day at Grandma's," not only appeals to her young fan base, but older folks as well.




The history of the purple finch

I recently did a double-take glancing at my fly-through feeder. Mixed in with the usual visitors was what appeared to be a house finch, but upon closer examination, it turned out to be the less common purple finch. It was a pleasant surprise that...

Rick's List - Hallmark Holiday Movies II Edition

Scribe updates a 2015 column for modern times



Girlfriend seeks the best way to nudge boy out of dad's bed

DEAR ABBY: Todd is a great kid, but he has a genetic disorder and still often wets his bed.

Husband's multiple affairs leave wife in legal limbo

DEAR ABBY: My husband of five years has confessed to affairs that resulted in two children.

Knitted breast prosthesis are made with tender loving care

DEAR ABBY: You would be doing millions of women a great service by telling them about Knitted Knockers Support Foundation.

Mom stressed by one child should not try for another

DEAR ABBY: My daughter asked me if she should have another child, and based on what I have observed with her first, I definitely feel she shouldn't.

Man's dream of togetherness ends in long family feud

DEAR ABBY: I am a happily married man with one problem that doesn't go away.

Teen's pursuit of crush could do more harm than good

DEAR ABBY: I am 14 and a freshman in high school. I'm not allowed to date (my mother's rule), but I really like a boy.

Man drains family savings to fund failing enterprise

DEAR ABBY: My husband of 23 years, "Gerald," quit his job to start his own law firm. He told me about it only after he had quit.


Your Stars — Dec. 8

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Personal improvements will make you feel and look good.