Winter Solstice

WINTER SOLSTICE: Winter Solstice marks the beginning of winter and is the shortest day of the year. On this day, it seems as if the nighttime darkness lasts all day and all night. At the North...

Bake Cookies Day

BAKE COOKIES DAY: People, young and old, celebrate this day by baking their favorite cookies. Make a party of it, and bake cookies in groups with family, friends, kids and grand kids. Don’t...

FYI: It’s Ice Cream Day!

ICE CREAM DAY: Charles E. Minches of St. Louis, Missouri is credited with inventing the ice cream cone. On July 23, 1904 at the World’s Fair in St. Louis, he filled a pastry cone with two...

FYI: Estate Inventory Services

ESTATE INVENTORY SERVICES: After the death of his mother, a client hired me to inventory her home to document what was in the house due to a family dispute. This was a challenging job because I...

BUYER’S GUIDE: Home Safes

Need to protect your valuables from theft and fire with the right home safe? Check out the advice on Buyer’s Guide: Home Safes: “Choosing a Theft-Proof Safe for Valuables. For a coin...