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6 tips for hosting a stress-free holiday

(BPT) - The holidays are quickly approaching and so is the stress that holiday hosts know all too well. But with the right preparation and kitchen essentials, you’ll feel ready…

Va. homes market moving back to seasonal norms

A comeback in what might be called urban-village communities in parts of Virginia is helping to lead a strong, though increasingly back-to-seasonal, statewide home market.

4 New Ways Agriculture is Fighting Climate Change

(StatePoint) Agriculture contributes about 17 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, according to the United Nations. And while the sector is a key contributor to climate change, it is…

Plan Ahead for This Year's Holiday Vacation

(Family Features) Whether your family counts a holiday vacation among your treasured traditions or you’re anticipating a holiday getaway for the first time, getting an early start on your planning…

What to Look for in a Day Care

(Family Features) For first-time parents or even families with multiple children, the decision to place your little bundle of joy in someone else’s care be a difficult one. However, the…

Managing Cold and Flu Season

(Family Features) As temperatures drop, the risk of illness – including cold and flu – rises. It can be easy to mistake the flu for a common cold since many…

Vienna Optimists bestow annual scholarship awards

Six seniors from James Madison, George C. Marshall and Oakton high schools have been named recipients of $2,500 college scholarships as part of the Optimist Club of Greater Vienna’s 2021…

'Tis the Holiday Baking Season

(Family Features) One of the best parts of the holidays is the aromas and flavors of the season, from walnuts and cinnamon to peppermint and nutmeg. Sweet treats and mouthwatering…

A Festive Menu Fit for Family and Friends

(Family Features) Hearty snacks, seasonal sides, flavorful main dishes and tantalizing desserts all complement one another perfectly for holiday celebrations among loved ones. This year, when planning your menu, be…