Impress your mom with DIY Mother’s Day bouquets
You can’t say Happy Mother’s Day without beautiful flowers! Enjoy these tips for DIYing mom’s bouquet, or send her a bundle as bright as she is from Saint Florals, available for purchase on saintflorals.com. Pair her blooms with a gift of our Mom + Me flower workshop on 5/17 to learn how to become experts together.
Easter services moved to funeral home after fire ravages Englewood church; ‘rekindling’ sends firefighters back to scene Saturday
The extra-alarm blaze that began Friday afternoon had fire crews returning to the scene several times overnight through Saturday morning to deal with any fallout.chicagotribune.com
88-year-old Asian woman held at gunpoint in San Francisco home invasion robbery
An 88-year-old Asian woman was held at gunpoint in a San Francisco home invasion robbery on Sunday. The San Francisco police have not identified any suspects; however, an investigation is currently underway.news.yahoo.com
How estate planning now using a living trust can help your heirs avoid probate and taxes later
REAL ESTATE MATTERS | The added benefit of the trust is that upon any mental disability, the trust document can designate a successor trustee to handle the homeowner's affairs and upon their death, the trust document would both designate a successor trustee and a successor owner of the trust.washingtonpost.com
The Automat: When restaurants were coin-operated
For much of the 20th century the Automat was a destination restaurant – a gleaming, coin-operated self-service eatery, whose chrome doors opened to reveal comfort foods to match Mom's cooking. Correspondent Mo Rocca talks with Lisa Hurwitz, director of a nostalgic new documentary about Horn & Hardart's chain of cafeterias; and with Broadway star Chita Rivera, who fondly remembers her days as a dance student, when the Automat was a home away from home.news.yahoo.com
Albany County sheriff discusses case against Andrew Cuomo
Sheriff Greg D. Apple of Albany County, New York, spoke to the press a day after a criminal complaint was filed against former Governor Andrew Cuomo for alleged forcible touching. "The case is a very solid case," he said. Cuomo has denied the accusations. Watch the sheriff's remarks.news.yahoo.com
Springfield woman’s legacy of service, outreach continues through work of her daughter, granddaughter
It can seem impossible for one person to make a difference in an entire community. That idea didn’t exist for one Springfield woman whose name, long after her passing, lives on through service and outreach.
Slain spa workers and customers mourned by families
The exception is 44-year-old Daoyou Feng, an employee at Youngs Asian Massage near Woodstock about whom little is known. Instead those relatives are mourning her death Tuesday at the Aromatherapy Spa in Atlanta. “From what I understand, he was at the spa that day doing some work for them,” said Michels’ younger brother, John Michels of Commerce, Michigan. “He was actually looking to start his own massage spa. Family members said Yaun and her husband were first-time customers at Youngs, eager for a chance to unwind.
VIDEO: Texas mom tackles man accused of peeking in daughter’s bedroom
HOUSTON – A Texas mom is being applauded after she took down a man who is accused of looking into her daughter’s bedroom window and it was all caught on camera. Phyllis Pena arrived home from a store around 7 a.m. on Jan. 31 and found a man peering into her 15-year-old daughter’s bedroom, according to KPRC, WJXT’s sister station in Houston. The mom called police on the man, who was identified by Lake Jackson Police as 19-year-old Zane Hawkins, took off. Zane Hawkins was booked on Feb. 1 and charged with resisting arrest, evading arrest and possession, according to the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office. Officers found the man nearby but just as the suspect started to get away, Pena stepped in to make the tackle, video shows.
Welcoming No. 14: Another right whale calf sighted this season
The 14th right whale calf of the season was sighted Thursday off the coast of Amelia Island, FL. What a way to start the weekend - a new right whale! Photo credit: @CMAquarium , under NOAA permit #20556-01 pic.twitter.com/et60UMBrEL — NOAA Fish Southeast (@NOAAFish_SERO) January 22, 2021This past Tuesday, the 13th right whale calf and Mom were sighted off Wassaw Island, GA. According to NOAA, the North Atlantic right whale calving season begins in mid-November and runs through mid-April. In the 2020 calving season, there were 10 calves born, which was up from seven in the 2019 season.
Lucky No. 13: Another right whale calf sighted this season
A 14-year-old right whale and her first known calf were sighted Tuesday off Wassaw Island, Georgia. The 13th right whale calf of the season was sighted Tuesday off the coast of Georgia. We have a new right whale calf - our 13th for the season! “The remaining right whales sighted include males and females that range in age from one year to greater than 47 years old,” FWC said in a Facebook post Thursday. In the 2020 calving season, there were 10 calves born, which was up from seven in the 2019 season.
Checking Out Some “River City Reads” | River City Live
The Fortunate Once by Ed Tarkington, Pub Date: January 5The Fortunate Ones was one of those books I plowed through in just a few days. Charlie is perfectly happy with his life especially the African American neighbors who take him in as one of their own. Everything changes, though, when Charlie’s mom secures a scholarship for him to attend a prestigious prep school, a school full old money Southerners, future senators and CEOs-in-the-making. The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins, Pub Date: January 5In the first adult novel by YA novelist Rachel Hawkins, readers are taken along on psychological thriller journey. This book would be gorgeous no matter where the setting, but the Florida – mostly Jacksonville setting makes it a particular delight for us here – features landmarks like MOSH, etc.
Teens held in death of West Nassau student face new upgraded charges
CALLAHAN, Fla. – Two teenagers arrested shortly after a 16-year-old West Nassau High School student was shot and killed earlier this year are facing new, adult charges. The Sheriff’s Office said Trent Fort was shot in the chest after getting into a confrontation during a drug deal after school on Feb. 24. He was arrested shortly after Fort’s murder at a McDonald’s in Callahan and his brother was tracked to a wooded area in the Spring Lakes Estates neighborhood. Fort’s parents said they’ve never met the teens, but they learned who they were on the day of the shooting. “I’m pretty positive that there will be more arrests, and I’m just waiting on it,” said Paige Hall, Fort’s mother.
Kara Lawson excited for chance to coach at Duke
Kara Lawson has always wanted to coach at Duke a fact the first-time college coach hadn't shared with many people. Thats how highly I thought of the institution and the job," Lawson said on an introductory Zoom call Monday. Mom was the one who wanted me to go to Duke, Lawson said. I wanted to become a coach and learn from the best and that led me to Knoxville, Lawson said. Lawson knows one of her first tasks will be to hire assistants.
5 thoughts I had while filling out the 2020 Census
Why not take a minute to fill out your Census form, while you have some down time? If you’re computer-savvy and you want to fill out your questionnaire online, it’ll only take you 3 to 5 minutes. Click or tap here and you can still submit your form online. Nope, nope and nope. It was no big deal, I just don’t remember filling out my form last time and this surprised me for a sec.
Wendy Williams Says She Brought Her Son to a Strip Club and Taught Him How to 'Make It
Wendy Williams imparted a very unique lesson to her 19-year-old son, Kevin Hunter Jr., recently. "First of all, I didn't think anything of this was going to be happening, Second of all, I think a guy is supposed to go with their father if they wanna go to a strip club," she began. "He asked me, like, three months ago, 'Mom, take me to a strip club.' "So, this star means everything. RELATED CONTENT: Wendy Williams Gets Emotional After Receiving Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Embed Code RestartChristie Brinkley Tells Wendy Williams to 'Be Kind' Over Claims She Faked 'DWTS' InjuryWendy Williams Says Christie Brinkleys 'DWTS' Injury Looks 'Fake as Hell'Wendy Williams Says She Will Get Married Again -- But 'We Will Not Be Living in the Same House'
Kids Give Mom Sweet Surprise When She Finishes Her Dissertation
Right after Candace Hall turned in her dissertation, wrapping up her time as a student at Maryville University, she walked out to a sweet surprise. They were doing the floss dance to 1K Phews song We Did It. After the dancing, they picked up signs that read "I love you mom!" Halls dissertation examined the factors that contribute to job satisfaction in academia, especially among faculty of color. I just hope my kids remember this when they get older and they feel like, 'Oh, I cant do it.' I hope they look back to this moment, like, Look what mom did, Hall said.
5-Year-Old Girl Screams as She Chased by Coyote
An Illinois girl got the scare of her young life as a coyote chased her around her yard. Surveillance video shows 5-year-old Christine playing in her driveway as unbeknownst to her the coyote begins following. No one in the family had ever seen a coyote in their neighborhood, which is just outside Chicago. Christine said it chased her, coming so close she could feel its hair. The girl said she was afraid it was going to eat me," but luckily for her, she was able to make it inside before anything terrible occurred.
Khloe Kardashian Calls 911 After Kim's Security Team Tackles Kris Jenner
The 63-year-old momager was seemingly injured during an altercation with her daughter Kim Kardashian Wests security team. In a new sneak peek clip for Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim and her pal, Jonathan Cheban, are driving around when she receives a frantic phone call from her younger sister Khloe Kardashian. Your whole security just f**king tackled Mom, Khloe shouts. This is so crazy.In the background of the call, Kris can be heard calling out to Khloe. In addition to this drama, Kris boyfriend, Corey Gamble gets into a tense fight with Scott Disick on this coming episode.
Deputies rescue cub from dumpster as mama bear watches
KOVR via CNNNORTH LAKE TAHOE, California - Sheriff's deputies had to get creative as they devised a plan to free a bear cub trapped in a dumpster, KOVR reported. They filmed the entire rescue and had to work cautiously as the mother bear was watching closely with siblings nearby. Nevins responded with deputies Bryant and Staley, discovering the bear cub trapped in the dumpster behind the Crown Motel. "Mom was circling the dumpster and you don't really want to get between the mother bear and her cub," Nevins said. As they backed away, the bear cub made good on his escape.
Woman adopts sweet' dog with terminal cancer
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. - After Bebe's "Big Day Out," complete with an ice cream party on Thursday, there is awesome news to share about the shelter dog at Virginia's Richmond Animal League (RAL). But despite the diagnoses, the dog described as a "sweet boy" has been spending his days at RAL waiting for his forever home. 'Bebe's Big Day Out'Shelter staffers wanted to do something special for the beloved dog, so they took him on "Bebe's Big Day Out" Thursday. The big day included riding in the car with the windows down and picking out whatever he wanted at Petco. Bebe also indulged in his very own ice cream party complete with four flavors of dog-safe ice cream, cool whip, sprinkles, waffle cones and cherries.
Ciara on Daughter's Obsession With Makeup and Why It Makes Dad Russell Wilson Uncomfortable
"I say, 'Ask your dad,' 'cause you know dads, they get really, like, tricky about their girls," Ciara said of her husband, Russell Wilson. Ciara has shared an adorable video on social media of her daughter playing with makeup. "But, you know, I'm, like, very simple, you know, I like my really light makeup days," she added. And when he said that to me, it actually made me feel really good. In preparation for her Beauty Marks tour, which kicks off in September, Ciara and Russell are staying healthy.
Family Realizes 5-Year-Old Is an Incredible Artist After Video Is Shared Online
Devon Mosley Jr., from Oakland, California, has always loved to draw, but it wasnt until recently that the rest of his family realized his talent thanks to social media. I guess his mom knew but we didnt, April Littlefield, Devons grandmother, told InsideEdition.com. Before she knew it, the video had millions of views and celebrities chiming in on Devons talent. Even Lil Nas X retweeted Devons video. While Devon only draws when the mood strikes, his family is now encouraging him to do it more.
Why Woman Says It Was 'Easy' to Fire Contractor Flying Confederate Flag: Today on Inside
A woman is being praised for how she politely declined the services of a contractor flying a Confederate flag from his truck. Allison and Zeke Brown were so taken aback when the man showed up with the flag in tow, they immediately fired him. A 70-year-old doctor who set a world record at the Los Angeles Marathon earlier this year has been disqualified after being accused of cheating. A Las Vegas police officer was fired after he "froze" during the 2017 massacre that killed 58 people and injured hundreds more. For more Inside Edition stories, tune in to today's show.
Fla. woman dies after flesh-eating bacteria infection surgeries
ANNA MARIA ISLAND, Florida (CNN) - A woman died two weeks after cutting her leg while walking along the coast on Anna Maria Island, Florida, according to her family. "Mom only moved down there three or four years ago, but she loved it, and she had so many friends there," son Wade Fleming said. She had a bump on her leg, a three-quarter-inch cut on her left shin, according to Wade Fleming. "She got mad when I tried to make a fuss, you know the way mothers are," Wade Fleming said. Blunt trauma that doesn't tear the skin can also permit entry of flesh-eating bacteria, according to the CDC.
7 things you thought wrong about maternity leave
Maybe you’re preparing for maternity leave, or maybe one of your friends is expecting a baby and wondering what to expect. So, staying home with a new baby isn't necessarily hard like work can be hard, but it's FAR from easy. And maybe even your spouse had to return to work already, so you're balancing a new baby all day. Heck, maybe we're off-base on this one and you’ll want to barricade inside your house the whole time you're on leave. And just remember, so long as you keep yourself and your new baby top of mind, nothing you do is wrong.
The importance of water treatment in the home
The benefits of home water treatment come in many forms. Whether you're a mom bringing your new bundle of joy home, or a family looking for solutions to hard water, home water filtration systems offer your family the perfect solution to any home water concern. While most communities' water supplies meet EPA Primary Drinking Water Standards, from source to your tap, water can still pick up impurities and contaminants not controlled by your city's water supplier. Simple: a water treatment system. From better tasting drinking water, cleaner washing and cooking water and softer, more refreshing bathing water, the advantages of installing a home water filtration system can be seen in almost every room in the house.