Holidays

Holidays

Watch: 'Dilly Dilly' Holiday Light Extravaganza

On Sunday evening in the town of Cranbury, NJ a fan debuted a 45 minute-long “Dilly Dilly Holiday Light Extravaganza” featuring a life-sized “Dilly Dilly” sign flanked with thousands of colorful holiday lights. Video courtesy of Bud Light.

Holidays

Dia de los Muertos is not Halloween

Day of the Dead – largely celebrated November 1 and 2 – is about honoring the memory of loved ones, not trick-or-treating. Observers explain the significance of the skulls and altars and why it's important to distinguish Dia de los Muertos from Halloween.

Holidays

Black Licorice: Trick or Treat

With Halloween here (and all the candy that comes with it), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration encourages moderation if you enjoy snacking on black licorice. If you're 40 or older, eating 2 ounces of black licorice a day for at least two weeks could land you in the hospital with an irregular heart rhythm.

Holidays

Christmas elves bring KCK girl a new home and a special bedroom

The Elves of Christmas Present surprised 13-year-old Hannah Viens of Kansas City, Kan., and her family by completing the renovation of their new home weeks before scheduled. Hannah learned that her brain cancer returned this summer. At her old home, Hannah shared a room with her sisters; now she has her own room. With the help of the more than 100 Elves, their pastor, who is also a contractor, got the home done on Christmas Eve.

Holidays

Santa Vader visits Paulie’s Penguin Playground in Olathe

Olathe resident Paul Craig once again assembled more than 100 or so holiday inflatables to create Paulie’s Penguin Playground at 16617 Indian Creek Parkway in Olathe, Kansas. The free-to-the-public holiday decorations will be up and running day and night through Christmas Day. Craig also collects donations for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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Buy flowers from a good florist, and cut stems at an angle under water if they ever go dry.
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