Your guide to Halloween trick-or-treating etiquette

The ghosts and firemen, princesses and zombies are off to trick-or-treat and super eager to collect as much candy as possible. How can you ensure they'll get a good haul? And how can you make your house a popular stop? Some proper Halloween etiquette could help.

5 tips for surviving family trips

The whole point of a road trip is to have fun getting to where you're going. But when kids are involved, it takes a little planning and some sanity-saving gadgets.

Donna's soup tips

Choose your vegetables. These are often called aromatics. Onions, leeks, or shallots are usually essential as a base flavor. Cook them in a small amount of butter or oil until soft or translucent.