Family holiday traditions around the globe

By Michele E. Buttelman Signal Staff Writer Every family has special, and varied, holiday traditions. Some families open gifts on Christmas Eve. Other families have

Michele makes … Hanukkah desserts

By Michele E. Buttelman Signal Staff Writer Oil played a significant role in the Hanukkah story, the small jug of oil that miraculously provided fuel

Christmas Cookie Cravings

As a child I remember sitting impatiently at the kitchen table waiting for my tray of cutout sugar cookies to decorate. My favorite cookie cutters

Farm to table brings summer produce

The farm-to-table movement sweeping across the country is nothing new to residents of California and the Santa Clarita Valley. We’ve been enjoying the “fruits of

The benefits of a veggie garden

Spring has sprung, and with the danger of frost long past it is time to get your summer veggies into the ground. Gardens, of all

Fashion week in Southern California

Southern California is emerging as a serious contender in the world of fashion. No longer does New York Fashion Week, or the runways of London,

Sustainable Living

“Sustainability” is the newest “buzzword” for 2020. Everyone is pitching the concept of “sustainability” in everything from food to fashion. How can you join the

Leap Year Day Fun

February is full of special days. Groundhog Day, Valentine’s Day, Presidents Day. Add in Fat Tuesday (Feb. 25) and Ash Wednesday (Feb. 26), and the