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Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Dec 22, 14 at 2:44 pm

Caring for pets is sometimes compared to raising children. Though the two are not exactly the same, there are similarities between raising a child and caring for a pet. Like curious kids, fearless pets may not understand the potential hazards around them, and some of these dangers differ depending on the season.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Dec 18, 14 at 9:42 am

For many people the holiday season is full of celebrations and cheer, but for some, this season can bring more misery than merriment. With high expectations of gift-giving, decorating, feasting and family gathering, feelings of disappointment, sadness, fatigue, frustration or being overwhelmed are not unusual.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Dec 17, 14 at 1:41 pm

Holiday office parties are highly anticipated events at many companies. Some businesses prefer to go for broke with regard to their holiday parties, hosting lavish affairs for employees and clients alike. Other companies opt for more low-key events attended only by employees and their significant others.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Dec 12, 14 at 10:44 am

Eligible low-income families have until 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, to apply for FREE pre-kindergarten starting in January. Applications can be obtained at Community Action of Northeast Indiana (CANI), which is open until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 12 and will reopen at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, December 15. Applications are also available at all 14 Allen County Public Library locations or can be downloaded at

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Dec 11, 14 at 10:36 am

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry and Artlink Contemporary Gallery are inviting area residents to take part in a Riverfront Fort Wayne photo contest. Participants are invited to share their favorite Fort Wayne river-related photos through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram beginning Dec. 15, 2014; the last day for submissions is January 15, 2015.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Dec 10, 14 at 10:09 am

Hosting a business dinner is both an honor and a responsibility. Employers typically entrust only their most valued employees with the responsibility of hosting a business dinner, and such opportunities are not to be taken lightly.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Dec 09, 14 at 9:26 am

Many couples wonder about the secret to surviving on one income when it seems like they’re just making ends meet with two incomes. Dual-income households, which in the United States are now more common than single-income households, have become the norm.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Dec 08, 14 at 9:13 am

Bars and restaurants fuel local economies across the country. Any night when a master mixologist is behind the bar or a gastronomical guru is manning the grill is an opportunity to enjoy a few drinks or a great meal.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Dec 04, 14 at 3:30 pm

Irony is nothing new in the beauty products industry, says animal rights advocate Santosh Krinsky.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Dec 02, 14 at 1:01 pm

Nearly half of all American women, no matter their background, share a fear that may seem odd given the wealth of some: They are afraid of losing their financial independence, otherwise known as “Bag Lady Syndrome,” according to a 2013 study.