Antiques Online: A Guide to the Best Apps and Websites
Internet shopping nearly wiped out ye olde antiquing weekend. But sites like Chairish, EBTH and Krrb are resurrecting and redefining the thrill of the search
How to Communicate Effectively with Intellectually Disabled Adults
12 Tips to Communicate Effectively with Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Some people with intellectual impairments have trouble comprehending complicated language and revealing their feelings and thoughts orally. While someone with an intellectual disability may have specific thought processes, communication abilities, and learning styles that are different from your own, there are plenty of steps you can take to help foster effective communication Here are 12 tips to facilitate proper communication and strengthen communication levels with someone who has an intellectual disability Since it takes two people to communicate effectively, take responsibility to ensure you are doing everything to make yourself understood. Also, be sure you understand the person correctly to reduce the chances of confusion. Check…
LaVO: Demystifying the 'Ghost House' on Bensalem's Gibson Road
The story behind Bensalem's Croydon Lodge, built by a British Army major in 1763.
This Is What A Feast For 5,000 Made From Food Waste Looks Like
A small brigade of volunteers chopped up thousands of pounds of vegetables that might otherwise have landed in the dump. Celebrity chefs helped whip it into a meal tasty enough to get crowds to care.
10 Smart Ways to Garden on a Budget
Gardening frugally means getting creative.
Why Shopping at Thrift Stores Rules
During tough economic times, we all have to cut corners. Unfortunately, for people like me who you know, like to look good out in public, it's impossible...
Why more cities need to add up the economic value of trees
Cutting-edge urban foresters argue not only for the intrinsic value of trees but also for the many economic and health benefits.
Chicago's 10 Oldest Hot Dog Stands Have Stayed Within Families For Decades
No-frills food, efficient service and charm define these neighborhood fixtures.
What happens when a family runs out of food stamps
The problems go far beyond hunger.
[Infographic] Donating to a Food Pantry? Here’s What to Give.
Giving to a local food pantry is an excellent, low-commitment way to support your neighbors. So how can you help your donation to make the biggest impact?