I inherited my father’s home along with my siblings, but the upkeep and taxes are too high. How can I get rid of this property without angering my family?

I inherited my father's home along with my siblings, but the upkeep and taxes are too high.  How can I get rid of this property without angering my family?

My father gifted his house to his four children too late to be able to qualify for Medicaid (it was inside the 3-year window) and pay for his nursing home. Three of my siblings took a HELOC to pay his bills and keep the house. I did not have the same desire. I paid off … Read more

Best Gifts to Get Your Friends When Traveling Around Europe

Best Gifts to Get Your Friends When Traveling Around Europe

When traveling in Europe, you take in the sights, sounds, food, and culture. Often, you want to take back memories of the fun times with you. Even better, purchasing gifts for friends and loved ones allows you to share your wonderful experience with others. One of the best gifts to give are items like watches, … Read more

How to deal with food guilt? Expert offers tips | Health

How to deal with food guilt?  Expert offers tips |  Health

Eating food makes you feel happy, connected, and satisfied in addition to feeding your body. But for many people who feel guilty or ashamed about their diet, it can instead set off unfavorable feelings. It is crucial to understand these feelings and their sources. We don’t quickly get rid of guilt. It is crucial to … Read more

Destination Palisade: Don’t miss Colorado harvest season for wine and peaches

Destination Palisade: Don't miss Colorado harvest season for wine and peaches

The best time to visit the Western Slope is harvest season. What’s happening: From Palisade to Paonia each September, the valleys are full of plump peaches, clusters of wine grapes and other ripe fruit for the picking. Stop by the roadside markets to talk to the farmers about this year’s crop and sample different varieties. … Read more

UNK students connect with community, each other during Destination Downtown | Local News

UNK students connect with community, each other during Destination Downtown |  Local News

TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY — Sophie Sayer has some advice for her fellow University of Nebraska at Kearney students. Get out, explore the community and enjoy everything Kearney has to offer. “Staying in your room is not necessarily ideal for the college experience,” she said with a laugh. The sophomore from Syracuse led by … Read more

What You Should Bring to Your Next Airbnb to Make It Liveable | Travel

What You Should Bring to Your Next Airbnb to Make It Liveable |  Travel

Sam Kemmis Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According to a survey commissioned by Airbnb in 2019, … Read more

Where to Go for Good Beer and Good Food in St. Louis | Bar Guide | St.Louis

Where to Go for Good Beer and Good Food in St. Louis |  Bar Guide |  St.Louis

click to enlarge Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar1004 Locust Street, 314-241-8141thebridgestl.com A narrow, two-story restaurant decorated with dark wood, willow chandeliers, an elegant bar and shelves filled with bottles, Bridge has some serious aesthetics. It’s hard to know what to mention first: its food or its beer selection. That’s because the downtown St. Louis … Read more

EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival

EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival

Growing up in Southern California affords a multitude of recreational possibilities. However, the Disneyland experience is one that my parents and I were the most comfortable with. Just as it is today, the Disney of the 1970s never grew boring and it is truly the pinnacle of memorable family experiences. For my dad’s birthday in … Read more

From tour guides to youth sport coaches, there are a bunch of opportunities to volunteer in Alexandria | ALXnow

From tour guides to youth sport coaches, there are a bunch of opportunities to volunteer in Alexandria |  ALXnow

Want to end a helping hand? Alexandria is full of summer volunteer opportunities. Volunteer Alexandria’s website lists plenty of ways for residents to give back. Here’s a roundup of some of the opportunities this summer: Distribute food for ALIVE! — “Assist ALIVE! feeding food insecure City of Alexandria residents in local Alexandria neighborhoods throughout the … Read more

Appy Hour … at Hotel LBI | dinning

Appy Hour … at Hotel LBI |  dinning

As tempting as the pouches were, we opted for more traditional glassware, and ordered two drinks. First up was the Endless Summer – a mix of Blue Chair Rum, pineapple, orange and cranberry juices with a float of Gosling’s Rum up top to give it a bit more bite. The juices blended together well, with … Read more