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Finding the humor in motherhood

Blogger and mom of 4 has essay in book

Nicole Leigh Shaw, a mother of four, lives by this motto: "All of my kids are still breathing. Award, please."The Fort Wayne resident is a stay-at-home mom, blogger and professional humorist. She writes NinjaMomBlog.com and contributes to NickMom.com, a Nickelodeon site.And now one of her ...

The right way to pass food at table

<i>Times may have changed, but courtesy never goes out of style. In today's world sometimes it's complicated to figure out how to do the right thing. Local etiquette expert Karen Hickman answers your questions or helps solve your dilemmas on Fridays in The News-Sentinel and at ...

Tourism Ohio guides

Tourism Ohio has released two publications for visitors, the 2013 Ohio Travel Guide and 2013 Spring/Summer Ohio Calendar of Events. The guides are available at www.discoverohio.com or by calling 1-800-282-5393.The 2013 Ohio Travel Guide is a 164-page showcase of Ohio's travel destinations and ...

Tip of the hat

Thank you to the lady at the gas station who paid for my gas as a random act of kindness several weeks ago. You really made my day!I was attending a funeral at St. Vincent (Catholic) Church. Afterward, we walked in a procession to a building down from the church. The children playing stopped ...

The Rant

<i>The Rant is The News-Sentinel's anonymous sound-off forum. The readers' views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The News-Sentinel. </i><br>To the ranter who wants "traditional proms" to exclude people's gay children: ...

Marriages

LICENSES FILED FEBRUARY 2013* Kevin Hughes and Shanda Mason* Randy Conard Brooks and Nicole Denise Key* Atlee D. Wickey and Salome W. Eicher* Andrew Laverghetta and Helen Kelley Roth* Norfleet D. Stitts and Ashley R. Pickett* Eduardo Salgado and Josephine Ramirez* Doyle Shawn Stallings and ...

Births

Here is a selected listing of births in Allen County hospitals sent to the Allen County Bureau of Vital Records through March 10. Only cities in The News-Sentinel's circulation area are included.<br> Albion* Arabella G. Thieme to Courtney R. and Jeffrey T. Thieme.* Brady L. ...

TV Diary

Sometimes remakes are a cheap imitation of the original. Not so with "Battlestar Galactica," which airs at 8 p.m. Wednesday on BBC America. This is the two-part miniseries that started the 2004-09 series featuring Edward James Olmos, Jamie Bamber and Katee Sackhoff. This show lasted four years ...

Time to demystify puzzling cooking terms

Q. I can cook, but sometimes am befuddled by exactly what some of the terms mean.A. Here are the definitions for some of the more puzzling terms we commonly see in cookbooks and culinary magazines. Print this out or cut it out and keep it somewhere for quick reference.Baste: To brush, spoon or ...

Easter buffets set at restaurants

Easter is this Sunday; here are a few options for dining out:* The Mastodon Grill at the Holiday Inn IPFW is serving an Easter buffet with seating times from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. There will be two carving stations, for beef and ham. Eggs, Belgian waffles, fresh fruit, smoked salmon, ...

Cream cheese mints offer retro fun in kitchen

A little retro and a whole lot of fun, cream cheese mints are the perfect way to keep little hands busy during Easter dinner preparations.Make up the dough, then let the kids play around with different flavors and colors (or not, if you're trying to avoid pink and green hands). They also can ...

Lutheran Cancer support groups

Lutheran Cancer Resource Center, 7910 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 109, 435-7584, will hold these support groups in April: 10 a.m. April 1, Look Good/Feel Better. Call 471-3911 to register. 6 p.m. April 2, brain tumor; 1 p.m. April 9 and 23, smoke buster's; 4 p.m. April 9, ovarian/gyn; 4 p.m. Feb. ...

Disney on Ice adds matinee show

Citing "popular demand," Disney On Ice has added an extra "Worlds of Fantasy" show at 3 p.m. April 5 at Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave. Children's tickets start at $10 for the added show.Disney on Ice performances now are scheduled for 7 p.m. April 4, 3 and 7 p.m. April 5, 11 a.m., 3 p.m. ...

TV Diary

Tonight is the night most of America has been waiting for. Everyone tunes in to see - and hear - "The Voice," which premieres at 8 p.m. on NBC.Tonight is special because Season Four features two new coaches: Shakira and Usher. They join Maroon 5's Adam Levine and country music singer Blake ...