Are We There Yet? (July 2012)

Are We There Yet? (July 2012)

How to host a (hot) block party - and a cool recipe for super bubbles

(The column below originally appeared in The News-Gazette on July 17. I've included the super-bubble recipe at the end, courtesy of our friend and neighbor, Amy Plankell.)

I’ve always wanted to host a block party, so what better time to do it than a 100-degree summer evening?

This Fourth of July, be grateful for choices - and community

Fourth of July preparations are in full swing at our house as we get ready for a block party and the annual parades.