Tucson’s decision last week to pass a holiday honoring Cesar Chavez bumped its official paid holiday count to 11.
Why wait for dessert to give your Valentine’s Day dinner a sweet touch? We’ve created a delicious savory dinner that has a sweet side thanks to a touch of honey.
Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This Star article is from Dec. 22, 1956.
Fantasizing about throwing a big holiday bash but fearful you’ll spend the whole party — or worse, the whole week — in the kitchen prepping? We’ve got you covered.
Homemade mashed potatoes get even more important at this time of year because of both colder weather and the approach of Christmas.
My best friend, who is also my roommate, sometimes makes comments to me such as, "You act so different around X group of friends," even though there have been hardly a handful of times when we have all been in one room.
DEAR ABBY: My 17-year-old daughter, “Erica,” is planning to marry her 24-year-old boyfriend. I use the term “boyfriend” loosely because their relationship consists entirely of texting, talking on the phone and the Internet. There has been no dating or getting to know each other in person. Er…
One of Tucson's most iconic sculptures got some clever Christmas decorations.
I'm annoyed and appalled at my brother, "Ted," and his wife, "Lisa," regarding Christmas and I'm wondering how to approach them.
DEAR ABBY: My parents and sister live three hours away, so my family stays with me when they come to town. Over the last few years, I noticed things began to disappear from my home. They are usually small and portable — earrings, in particular.
The Christmas tree in the White House Blue Room gets Caroline Kennedy's attention, Dec. 13, 1961 as she inspects it before a party for White House employees given by her parents. In the background are her aunt, Jean Kennedy Smith and cousin Stephen Smith, Jr.. (AP Photo/Henry Burroughs)
Actor Jimmy Stewart and his wife Gloria ride down Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood serving as Grand Marshall for the 56th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, Nov. 29, 1987. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
DEAR ABBY: I was married to a man who ruled my every move. After years of torture and abuse, I finally became frightened enough to leave. Since then I have met a wonderful, caring, loving man who I wouldn’t trade for the world. He treats me with kindness, respect and love. He makes me laugh …
First lady Mamie Eisenhower is amused by the gobbling of a 40-pound tom turkey presented to her at the White House, Nov. 14, 1957, fo rthe Eisenhower's Thanksgiving dinner. Mrs. Eisenhower accepted the Illinois-raised turkey just before going to a luncheon party celebrating her 61st birthday…
DEAR ABBY: I have been dating my boyfriend, “Jose,” for a year. Before that, we were friends for five years. Ever since I’ve known him, he and his half-sister, “Blanca,” have danced together at parties. We’re all in our mid-20s.
How do I handle not being invited to the extended family Thanksgiving dinner? An estranged sibling is having the dinner and has excluded the other three siblings — on purpose. The only other family member who knows is my mother, a favorite target of the estranged sibling's bullying. The exte…
It’s a meeting of holidays so rare it will be tens of thousands of years before it happens again. Thanksgiving and the first day of Hanukkah — the Jewish Festival of Lights — fall on the same day this year, creating what many celebrants have dubbed “Thanksgivukkah.” And it’s opened up a whol…