Celebrate Mom This Mother's Day

Mother’s Day Gifts For New MomsYou've got a new mom to celebrate this year. Here's how to show her that you care.
5 Handmade Mother’s Day Gift IdeasLooking for a new way to show mom some love this Mother's Day? Here are five great craft ideas to inspire your own creativity.
DIY Mother’s Day Dinner RecipesIf you're on the lookout for some simple recipes to make for mom on Mother's Day, you can't go wrong with any of these five offerings.
5 Activities To Do With Your Mom On Mother’s DayLooking for something different to do with Mom this Mother's Day? Here are five ideas to help you show the love.
Top Spots To See Spring Wildflowers In PittsburghPittsburgh has plenty of great places to visit to see wildflowers in bloom, from parks highlighting the area's native plants to nature centers dedicated to education.
Best Stores To Shop For Mother's Day Gifts In PittsburghMother's Day is fast approaching. If you are looking to get mom a unique gift this year, here are some great stores in Pittsburgh to try.
Best Mother's Day Spa Deals In PittsburghTreat Mom to the relaxation and pampering she deserves at these five spas offering fantastic Mother’s Day deals.
Best Books To Give Mom For Mother's DayFrom memoir, to fiction, to poetry, to essays, these books are sure to please new and veteran mothers alike.
Dress Mom For Success This Mother's DayHelp your mom look fabulous for work this Mother's Day. Here are a few pieces to show your mom how to dress for success.
5 Mother's Day Themed Gift Basket IdeasShow your mom how much you care with a personalized gift basket this Mother's Day. Here are five sample baskets to spark your creativity.
5 Classes Moms Will Love To Take With KidsWhat better way to celebrate mom at Mother’s Day, or throughout the year, than to take a class and share time together doing what you both enjoy.
Great Gifts For Mom Under $30This Mother’s Day give mom a gift she deserves, one that is contemporary, useful, and just what she wants, plus you can have it for under $30. The day is, after all, ideally about spending the time together.

Happy Memorial Day

Pittsburgh Observes Memorial Day With Annual ParadeFor 108 years, a parade has marched through the streets of Lawrenceville on Memorial Day.
People Pack Soldiers And Sailors Hall For Memorial DayPeople packed Soldiers and Sailors Hall on Memorial Day.
Best Memorial Day Events For The Family In PittsburghAs the unofficial kick start to summer, Memorial Day is a favorite holiday for Pittsburghers looking to get outdoors and enjoy good food, great friends and plenty of family friendly fun. Check out these five Memorial Day events ideal for the whole family.
5 Ways To Give Back To Our Military Heroes On Memorial DaySpend some time giving back to our military heroes this Memorial Day. Here are five great ways to honor a vet today.
3 Must Have BBQ Recipes To Kick Off SummerSummer is here, and so is barbecue season. Try these three tasty recipes instead of your usual boring standbys.
Research & Honor Your Family's Military History This Memorial DayMemorial Day is a great time to research your family's military history or learn a little more about your own past. Here are some helpful ways to start researching your past today.
Best Memorial Day Getaways Near PittsburghMemorial Day in Pittsburgh represents a great time for the residents and visitors. For those of you that want to have a special getaway during the time of the events, the following places will give you quite a bit in terms of relaxation, as well as a tremendous amount of fun. Getting away near Pittsburgh is a fantastic time filled with great people, places and scenery making it a trip that will definitely be worth your time and money.
5 Best Ways To Observe Memorial DayHonor Memorial Day and celebrate the national holiday with these five ideas.
Teaching Our Children The Importance Of Celebrating Memorial DayMemorial Day is not just the official start to summer. It's also an important holiday to pay your respects for those men and women who died in battle.
5 Best Grills To Get You Through Your Memorial Day BBQIt's barbecue season! Time to find the perfect backyard grill for you and your whole family. Here are five great options to get you started.
Indiana Co. Vet Honored With Interchange Dedication One local veteran will be remembered in a special way this Memorial Day weekend.
Evans City Marine Gets Warm Welcome Home From AfghanistanDelta Flight 1295 from Atlanta landed at 10:42 a.m. Friday on time. Lance Cpl. Andrew McGlennen, 20, of Evans City, was returning from his first tour of duty in Afghanistan.

Celebrate Dad This Father's Day

5 Outdoor Lawn Games To Get Dad For Father's DayWondering what to get for Father's Day? Outdoor and lawn games are also a great way to find dad something he'll use, as well as a fun way to spend time together as a family.
5 Father's Day Themed Gift Basket IdeasCraft the perfect Father's Day gift by putting together a themed gift basket with some of your dad's favorite things.
Tech Gifts Dad Has To Have For Father's DaySpoil your dad this Father's Day with some of this year's best tech gifts.
7 Books That Will Make Great Father's Day GiftsThis Father’s Day, whether your dad’s a fan of thrillers, sports, or history, these books are sure to show just how much he means to you!
Best Father's Day Restaurants In PittsburghWant to treat your dad to a great dinner? Kick back, relax and enjoy Father's Day at one of these restaurants that dad is sure to enjoy.
Creative Backyard Bar Projects To Do With DadHelp Dad get the bar he's always dreamed of by not only gifting him the bar, but building it with him. It'll make for a great gift and place to stock some drinks and add to the backyard.
Best Spots In Pittsburgh For A Father's Day Drink With DadRaise a glass to the number-one man in your life at one of these five bars perfect for a sharing a Father’s Day drink with dad.
Best Restaurants For Father's Day Dinner Weekend In PittsburghLooking for a great place to take dad out for Father's Day? From burgers and beer to seafood and steaks, here are some great restaurants for Father's Day dinner in Pittsburgh.
5 Books To Give Dad For Father's Day GiftsDads can be tough to shop for. But don’t let the pressure of finding the perfect Father’s Day gift fill you with dread. Whether he’s into baseball, history or humor, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book that your dad will love.
5 Gifts For Dad That Will Make Him Feel Like A Kid AgainThis Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.
6 Father's Day Gifts To Help Dad Organize His Mancave Or GarageIt can be very difficult to find the perfect gift for dad on Father's Day, but with a little creativity and a bit of time you can find something very special that he will be able to use every day.
Cook Up Dad's Favorite Dishes For The Perfect Father's Day MealA food-filled Father's Day celebration is the perfect way to honor Dad this year.

Happy Fourth Of July

Armstrong, Indiana & Westmoreland County Fireworks Listings 2016Brighten up your July 4th holiday by enjoying fireworks displays and community events throughout Armstrong, Indiana & Westmoreland County!
Washington County Fireworks Listings 2016Brighten up your July 4th holiday by enjoying fireworks displays and community events throughout Washington County!
Beaver & Butler County Fireworks Listings 2016Brighten up your July 4th holiday by enjoying fireworks displays and community events throughout Beaver and Butler Counties!
Allegheny County Fireworks Listings 2016Brighten up your July 4th holiday by enjoying fireworks displays and community events throughout Allegheny County!
Fayette & Greene County Fireworks Listings 2016Brighten up your July 4th holiday by enjoying fireworks displays and community events throughout Fayette and Greene Counties!
Fine Wine & Good Spirits Fourth Of July Cocktail RecipesThe Fourth of July is coming up and representatives from Pennsylvania Fine Wine and Good Spirits stopped by PTL to show off some cocktails to celebrate.
Boaters Begin Docking Along North Shore Ahead Of Fourth Of July WeekendSome want to be there for the Fourth of July, others for Billy Joel, and many more for country music star Kenny Chesney.
Best July Fourth Party Decorations & SuppliesThere are lots of ways to decorate for the Fourth of July on a budget. Here are seven ideas to spark your inner decorator.
7 Best July 4th Summer Wedding TrendsStart planning your July 4th summer wedding with these trendy ideas.
Best Fourth Of July Events In PittsburghThe Fourth of July marks the middle of summer and a day of picnics, fireworks and parades to celebrate our nation's birthday. If you are looking for a great Fourth of July event this year, here are some fun celebrations throughout Pittsburgh.
Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without FireworksIf the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.
Best Fireworks In PittsburghGrab your favorite lawn chair, blanket and fireworks watching gear and head out to the Pittsburgh neighborhoods for a fun-filled evening. Be sure to check out the weather forecast and change of dates and time. It doesn't matter if it's a Zambelli extravaganza or another entity, the family will enjoy the memories of a dazzling and inspiring night time view.

Time To Head Back To School

Best After-School Activities For Families In PittsburghAfter-school activities can be extremely beneficial for children, and with a new school year just barely underway, now is as good a time as any to explore activities for the whole family.
Best Parent-Child Activities Near PittsburghWith plenty of things to do for both adults and children alike, it's fitting that Pittsburgh also has plenty of options for activities adults and children can do together.
Ask A Pittsburgh Expert: 5 Tips For Getting Your Child Ready For KindergartenFall is just around the corner. If you are sending a little one to kindergarten this year, here are some tips to help get you both ready for this new and fun experience.
Ask A Pittsburgh Expert: 5 School Lunches Kids Can Make ThemselvesRather than making your childrens' lunches for them, why not let them do it themselves?
5 Items To Include In Your Child's Sensory KitLearning about the world can be tough for some young children, particularly ones who have sensory issues or disorders. But the senses can be used to help ground them, and there are a variety of toys and items that can do just that.
How To Create A Back To School Time CapsuleCreate some back to school memories, then re-visit those memories for many years to come. A back to school time capsule is a great annual tradition. Here's how to make one and a few ideas on what to include in your family's capsule.
5 Ways To Prep For School Before The First DayStart the school year off on the right foot by helping your kids prep for school before the first day.
5 Traditions To Start Your Back To School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.
5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your HouseOne of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.
5 Healthy Breakfasts For Weekday MorningsPlan ahead for a quick and healthy morning meal from your own kitchen.
5 Tips On How To Beat SenioritisNearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.
Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School JittersOvercoming first day jitters -- whether for kindergarten or a new school -- all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

Labor Day Fun

5 Food To Cook Over Your Backyard CampfireGet the most out of your backyard campfire. Here are five delicious recipes to try this summer.
Forget Canning: Pickle Your Summer Fruits & VegetablesDon't waste that Summer produce; pickle your fruits and vegetables this year.
How To Can Your Freshly Picked Summer FruitsCanning is the best way to store those large bushels of summer fruit that you've grown all year long. Make some tasty jams and jellies, then have something delicious to enjoy all year, or to give as a very special homemade gift.
3 Creative Burger Recipes For Labor Day CookoutsLabor Day is the unofficial end of summer, so why not go out with a bang this Labor Day with a cookout to remember? Read on for three tasty and delicious burger recipes that put a new twist on that last summertime cookout of the season.
4 Fall Styles To Add To Your Closet NowAs fall approaches, it can be a little tough to make the transition from breezy summer styles to clothes geared for cooler weather.
Travel On A Budget This Labor Day WeekendHere are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.
Labor Day Weekend Staycation: 5 Ways To Relax Like You're VacationingPlan ahead and prepare for some relaxing time at home this Labor Day weekend. Have your own staycation and get all the relaxation you need without ever leaving town.
3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer MealsSummer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.
5 Fall Fruits & Veggies To Plant As Summer Winds DownGet your fall garden ready by planting these five fruits and veggies in late Summer.
Best Things To Do Labor Day Weekend In PittsburghEven though Labor Day may be a last gasp of summer, it doesn't mean there aren't enough activities to celebrate and honor the contributions made by hard-working people.
Best Post Labor Day Deal EscapesGet the best deals the travel world has to offer this season, with these insider secrets from top travel pros.
8 Easy DIY Projects to Ready Your Home for FallWeatherproofing your home or updating your decor can be a fun and easy do-it-yourself project before fall sets in. Here are a few options to inspire you to get creative.

Summer Fun

5 Food To Cook Over Your Backyard CampfireGet the most out of your backyard campfire. Here are five delicious recipes to try this summer.
Forget Canning: Pickle Your Summer Fruits & VegetablesDon't waste that Summer produce; pickle your fruits and vegetables this year.
5 End Of Summer Trips To TakeMake some summertime memories before the school year begins. Here are a few last-minute trip ideas for the whole family.
Plan An End Of Summer Neighborhood Yard SaleClean out your house and garage, and plan a successful end of summer yard sale with these tips.
3 Ways To Enjoy Summer PeachesPeaches are ripening during August, so it's the perfect time to find a few fun ways to use them in your summer time dishes.
Best End Of Summer Family Activities In PittsburghSummer is a great time to experience what the Pittsburgh area has to offer. It may feel like a vacation without leaving the Pittsburgh region and surrounding neighborhoods. There are enough educational, cultural and recreational activities for the entire family to enjoy.
Best Outdoor Swimming Spots In PittsburghIt’s time to go swimming! Here are some great places to swim in Pittsburgh to enjoy all summer.
Best Places To Buy Gardening Supplies In PittsburghHave a green thumb? Looking to start a garden, or maybe just need to restock your supplies to tend to a garden you already have?
Best Hiking Trails In PittsburghTime to take a hike? These trails throughout the Pittsburgh region offer a beautiful hiking experience for a nice afternoon walk or a weekend excursion.
Hit The Road: Summer Road Trip Must HavesWhether you're hitting the road for a day trip or a where ever the wind takes you trip, these are some road trip must haves.
Best Places For Pool Accessories In PittsburghNeed to restock your pool toys and other accessories? We've got you covered.
Best Summer Food: Hot Dog vs HamburgersWhat is truly the best food of the summer? Is it hot dogs or hamburgers? Test your friends in this fun backyard barbecue party idea.

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