Santa obliges dad with snoozing photo

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — When Donnie Walters took son Zeke to have his picture taken with Santa Claus, the 6-month-old boy couldn’t stay awake while they waited in line. So Santa obliged Walters and posed asleep with the snoozing child resting on his belly. Walters posted the photos of the sleeping pair on Facebook. The […]

December 03, 2015 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged | Leave a reply

Festival of Trees concludes Thursday at Vacaville Skate Center

Vacaville Festival of Trees What: Display and auction of more than 100 Christmas trees; live entertainment, crafts faire and handmade holiday decoration for sale. Proceeds benefit Opportunity House in Vacaville, a homeless shelter that provides services to individuals and families and assists with permanent housing and employment solutions. When: Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. […]

HOLIDAYS3: A look at the hot toys for holiday 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Which toys will warm the hearts of parents and kids for the holiday 2015 shopping season? Holiday toys hit the shelves in recent weeks. And so far, just as in the past few years, there’s no single hot toy emerging. But anything “Star Wars,” life-like robotic pets and remote controlled toys […]

HOLIDAYS3: Experiential gift list: Making gifts into memories

By Chelle Cordero Special to The Enterprise This holiday season, give the special people in your life gifts that will make a lifetime of memories. Termed “experiential gifts,” your loved ones can enjoy experiences suited specifically for their lifestyles. Think of the things each person likes to do, whether it’s dining and movies, visiting museums, […]

HOLIDAYS3: Blast Off! Flying fun for your young rocket scientist

By DiAnne Crown Special to The Enterprise Flying things is fun. If your children already enjoy paper airplanes, rubber-band gliders, and flying discs and rings of all kinds, this may be the year to try out a model rocket. First stop is your local hobby shop for a look at rockets with such names as […]

HOLIDAYS3: The 12 Deeds of Christmas: Giving yourself

By Margo Young Special to The Enterprise I was shocked last year while sipping coffee at Starbucks on a crisp October morning when I realized that Christmas music was playing. Already? Then this year, in August, my daughter and I were school shopping when we found Christmas items already on display. It made Christmas in […]

HOLIDAYS3: Ready to upgrade your cookie baking? We’ve got your pro tips

By Alison Ladman No matter how ambitious your holiday cookie-baking plans are, chances are good you won’t be cranking out the massive quantities most professional bakers are prepping for this holiday season. But that doesn’t mean you can’t borrow — and benefit from — their pro-grade tips that help them turn mountains of dough into […]

Air conditioning checkups: Clean units save money and energy

By Kristen Castillo Air conditioning is a relief on a hot, humid day. So you want to ensure your AC unit is working well. The Air Conditioning Contractors of America says the HVAC system — heating, ventilation and air conditioning — is “most likely the single biggest use of energy in your home.” Since […]

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