Lifestyles




$5 for your jokes & riddles
January 10, 2007 at 1:31 pm
How smart are you? Our fun quiz tells the tale.

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
January 10, 2007 at 1:27 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: My 6-year-old son has been doing a very good job of picking up his toys and keeping his room straightened. I'd like to reward him for good behavior, but is it too early to start giving him an allowance? - Parent in Norco

VIPs
January 10, 2007 at 1:17 pm
R. K. Smith Middle School Jr. Beta Club members have selected their eight grade officers.

St. Vincent gift-giving goes without a hitch St. Vincent gift-giving goes without a hitch
January 10, 2007 at 1:14 pm
LULING - St. Charles Borromeo and the St. Vincent DePaul Society held their annual toy drive, where the students of St. Charles Borromeo Elementary School, CCD and Fountain of Youth brought gifts for the needy children in our parish.

Students share TRUE meaning of Christmas Students share TRUE meaning of Christmas
January 10, 2007 at 1:09 pm
PARADIS - Principal, Tamika Green holds the microphone for Myrionne Mott during R. J. Vial Elementary’s December community meeting.

Seasons readings for book-contest winners Seasons readings for book-contest winners
January 10, 2007 at 1:07 pm
NEW SARPY - Students at New Sarpy Elementary read their way to the top in the school’s December reading contest.

Middle-school kids toot their own horns Middle-school kids toot their own horns
January 10, 2007 at 12:58 pm
LULING - R. K. Smith Middle School participated in several events at City Park’s Christmas in the Oaks celebration.

New Sarpy toy drive was a BIG success New Sarpy toy drive was a BIG success
January 10, 2007 at 12:55 pm
NEW SARPY - Toys for Tots representatives and New Sarpy Elementary Staff members lent a helping hand by sorting the toys collected by the school during the Christmas toy drive.

Toys, toys and more toys for parish kids Toys, toys and more toys for parish kids
January 10, 2007 at 12:47 pm
DESTREHAN - The Destrehan High School Interact club collected Christmas gifts for the needy in St. Charles Parish.

FISTFUL OF DOLLARS. When you get out of debt, you’ll have money, too. Get out of debt FAST
January 10, 2007 at 12:40 pm
You can make more money, pay off your debts without chopping up a single credit card and live high on the hog day after worry-free day with financial tips from ordinary people just like you.

Ask Nattie
January 10, 2007 at 12:34 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to the editor.

King Cake Cutie: Teresa Lottinger adds the sprinkles. Colette’s King Cake recipe just in time for Mardi Gras
January 10, 2007 at 12:27 pm
I decided to make a king cake for a garden club meeting. It was rather a rush job, except for the time it took for the dough to rise.

What value - if any - does reality television hold?
January 10, 2007 at 12:13 pm
Imagine opening your eyes in the morning and with one eye barely open you focus in on a unshaven cameraman with a wide-angle lens in one hand and a half-eaten jelly donut in the other, and a sound boom towering over your bed.

You don’t have to be tired
January 10, 2007 at 12:02 pm
An astounding three out of four Americans - that's almost 225 million people - say they often lack the energy to do all the things they'd like to do.

Summer's closer than you think
January 10, 2007 at 11:57 am
Warm weather and summer are right around the corner and you know what that means - bathing suits.

This week’s BEST-BUY GOODIES at the German Coast Farmer’s Market
January 05, 2007 at 9:55 am
Check out this week's preview of the great items at the Ferman Coast Farmer's Market.

Camera Shootout 2007: $500 to be won in our new contest
January 05, 2007 at 9:53 am
Our competition is open to photographers in St. Charles Parish and all surrounding parishes - and to make sure everyone can join in on the fun, both digital and print formats are approved.

Swimming in holiday credit card debt
January 05, 2007 at 9:48 am
Every year at this time, we vow to shed two things: the extra pounds we packed on after feasting on too much turkey and the extra credit card debt we racked up on gifts for friends, family and ourselves. In fact, most of us used plastic instead of cash during the holiday season.

2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
2 St. Charles Parish Council members will seek parish presidency
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Even though the election is almost a year away, two St. Charles Parish Council members have already thrown their hats into the ring for the parish’s top executive post.