Set a place for Zoom: Many suburbanites will forgo traditional Thanksgiving trips this year
"We are being very cautious." Suburbanites opt for Thanksgiving at home, forgoing holiday trips to prevent COVID-19 spread.
Light therapy lamps can ease seasonal depressionFor some people, the beginning of winter signals more than a change in weather. The shorter, darker days trigger a noticeable shift in their mood and behavior, causing what's known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. And this winter, the onset of SAD may be exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Give thanks while keeping your pet safe and healthy this holidayIf there is anything the past year has taught us, it's how thankful we are for pets during times of stress. While celebrating Thanksgiving, show your pets how important they are to you by keeping them happy and healthy.
Make the most of all that leftover turkey and sidesOne of the very best things about Thanksgiving Day is the leftovers for days later. Here are some timeless tips on getting the most out of your leftovers this year.
What you don't see is key to Adler grounds initiative in LibertyvilleInitiative to integrate art with nature at the Adler Arts Center in Libertyville starting to show visible signs of success.
Tips for cooking (and saving) a smaller Thanksgiving feastIf you're planning a smaller Thanksgiving gathering this year because of social distancing, you don't have to give up the turkey, stuffing, pie and other traditional fare. Thanksgiving feasts have typically been tailored for a crowd: big birds, large casseroles, and so on. Your favorite recipes might serve 10 or more. But from turkey breasts to muffin-tin pies, there are ways to adapt the classics for a smaller crew, with less expense and potential for waste.
A stuffed squash makes a tasty, fun, seasonal side dishI made a wild rice salad one year to grace our Thanksgiving table, and it was such a hit that it's become a go-to autumn dish. This year, we are putting a new spin on the salad, turning it into a stuffing for winter squash.
Thanksgiving 2020: Suburban restaurants offering a variety of to-go packages this yearThanksgiving is going to look quite different this year. But suburban restaurants are trying to make the best of it by offering to-go options for carryout or delivery.
CDC makes new pitch to get people to wear masksU.S. health officials are taking a new tack to encourage Americans to wear masks: They're emphasizing recent research that a mask protects the person who wears it.
Internet searches for 'panic attacks' more common during COVIDNot a day goes by in our practices without there being a discussion about anxiety or panic with at least one of our patients. In fact, the data collected by internet search engines shows that searches for the keywords "anxiety" and "panic," which began to rise in March, have surged in recent weeks.
Mix and match crusts, fillings and toppings for the pie of your dreamsThis year, at Thanksgiving tables all over the country, we'll see smaller casseroles and fewer guests. But the sweetest part -- dessert -- needn't change.
Hersey student with Down syndrome starts dog treat company, sells out of them in 2 hoursWyatt Nelson, a freshman at Hersey High School with Down syndrome and autism, took some of his favorite ingredients, combined his love of cooking with his love of dogs and started his own business, a dog treat company called Wyatt's Dog Company. His treats sold out in two hours at a meet-and-greet Saturday.
Through the Film Magnifier: Glen Campbell, Steve Garvey, Globetrotters, Scrabble tournaments and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Chubby Checker, Harrison Ford, Astronaut Jim Lovell and Dance Fever contestants