The simplest gift is for you to be present while the moment lasts.
Thanksgiving is simple and complicated, overwhelming and restorative, and 100% U.S. American.
Halloween remains appealing because it is a rite of passage for most American children.
Candy corn: a culinary mainstay of autumn in the U.S.
It may only be September 4, but that’s not too soon for merchants to begin stoking their customer’s nostalgia (and wallets) for the winter holidays. Case in point: a few weeks ago, I stumbled upon not one, but two rows of holiday décor at Costco. Giant illuminated snowmen for the front yard, Mickey and Minnie Mouse for the roof, winter wonderland snow globes…