We met actress and author Emma Thompson when she was at her book publisher's office in Manhattan recently. She wrote her third book, "The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit." We loved meeting her and her book is so much fun.
NEW YORK-We met Camila Cabello, Ally Brooke, Lauren Jauregui, Dinah-Jane Hansen, Normani Hamilton, the members of the great singing group Fifth Harmony, when they appeared at The Paramount theater in Huntington recently.
Let's face it: Winter break took its toll. Sweatpants replaced jeans and baggy sweatshirts reigned supreme. Instead of drinking water, we reached for sugary winter drinks. And the thought of wearing makeup, showering daily or even getting out of bed was laughable.
More than 1 billion players have enjoyed Monopoly around the world, and the classic characters, iconic tokens and chance to own it all continue to resonate with generations of fans who can now experience the game on social and mobile platforms. There are more than 300 licensed versions in 47 languages.
The college football playoff debate has been going on since at least 1971, when NCAA News published an article titled "To Play Off or Not to Play Off ... That's the Question." In the 2014 season, the NCAA finally ditched the Bowl Championship Series and gave us the playoff we've been waiting for - and man, was it exciting.
Are you looking to add a new layer of fun to your at-home gaming world, or maybe a gentle way to give your little one a taste? If so, you'll definitely want to check out these toys, which will keep your youngster (okay, and you, too) entertained through the rest of the winter and beyond.
One of the most important things I've learned after more than 35 years of working is this simple verity: Everyone needs a break during the day. When I arrive at a knotty problem in the writing, I've learned to give my brain some space. Ideas percolate better after a respite.
We had dinner out the other night. That's out as in outside - in the playhouse. The husband built the playhouse when our children were preschool age. It has served as a fort, a bank, a drive-through, a bakery, a jail, an orphanage and sometimes even as a playhouse.