Make non-invitation an chance for kids to see how adults handle touchy situations.
There are five free ocean beaches in New Jersey
This photo taken July 4, 2014, shows bicyclists on the Tony Know Coastal Trail in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. The trail is among some of the free activities for people to do while waiting to catch a flight home after an Alaska cruise. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
A week of fireworks, zombies and things British on television.
FILE - This April 30, 2013 file photo shows people fishing near the Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island, N.J. The Jersey shore is full of spots to drop a baited line or a wire trap over the side of a bulkhead, and come up with a bucket full of tasty blue claw crabs. They’re biting now a…
Miss Alabama, Chandler Champion, shows off her shoe during the Miss America show-us-your-shoes parade at the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The pageant is now back in New Jersey.
The boardwalk at Seaside Heights is among the most popular in New Jersey. There’s no better place to engage in people-watching than on the boardwalks of the Jersey shore.
Beachgoers enjoy a sunny day in Atlantic City, N.J. The city is one of five Jersey shore beach towns that don’t require visitors to buy beach badges.
Dear Carolyn: I would like to invite one of my good college friends to be in my wedding party. He and I live relatively far apart but have, over the years, traveled together and gotten together whenever we've been in the same city. We last saw each other about nine months ago, but alumni gro…
A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a Hispanic bakery that changed my understanding of what a delicious pudding could be.
If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, whole or smooth cranberry sauces, sweet potatoes with or without marshmallows, and so many other Turkey Day dilemmas, we tend to just cobble together a what-have-you assortment of…
The clean yet rich flavors of tembleque made it a perfect finish to an Easter dinner.
This March 10, 2014 photo shows butter-spiced skillet peas in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
While I'm away, readers give the advice.
Is it controlling of me to want, but not insist, that my boyfriend of one year cease contact with his ex?
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.
Supposedly, we all have our dirty little food secrets, those crazy things we’re embarrassed to admit we love. But the truth is, I don’t consider any of my loves to be secrets. If I love something, I am proud to eat it, no matter how trashy or elegant it is. If I was ashamed to eat it, I woul…
Hi, Carolyn:When I was married four years ago, a shocking number of people did not understand the etiquette of being invited to a formal event. Now I am planning a smaller party to celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary, and I need a way to communicate information — such as "only the person…
DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my wife for a year and a half, and we have an infant child. I work while my wife stays home. My problem is she doesn’t like me playing sports and hanging out with friends.
DEAR ABBY: I married “Larry” five years ago, and he is good to me. I have two beautiful grandchildren who are my daughter’s. If I don’t see them once a week I miss them. (They are 2½ and 16 months old.) Larry doesn’t miss the babies or want to see them once a week. Sometimes when they come t…