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I started collecting Thomas Blackshear’s Ebony Visions and have over 90 figurines in my collection. The first figurine in the collection and my favorite is “The Story Teller.” I would like to know the value of my collection; would you be able to help me?

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A “Jackson press” is a unique terminology to antique Tennessee furniture. About the time of Andrew Jackson’s first term as president, 1829-1833 and in honor of him, local cabinet makers began making the “Jackson press.”

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Dear Old Man: Our mother loved pretty things and was very giving to her children. My sister and I received as a wedding present Herend China Queen Victoria service for eight. We are wondering about its value and if it is still collectible. The grandchildren (my children) and my sister’s don’…

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Losing a relative often is a traumatic experience at best, whether it is a parent, sibling or spouse. A secondary hurdle, depending on the terms of the wills and codicils, is what is left behind and what to do with the personal property items.

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Ed Tuten, the antiques and collectibles columnist for The Best Times, has said the collecting of items is akin to a hunt, or a search that can become personally consuming.

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Dear Old Man: I have inherited a collection of blown glass Easter eggs. Can you tell me anything about them? Who made them? When were they made? Do they have any value? JJ

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Dear Old Man: My wife and I enjoy The Best Times and your articles. We have inherited a dining room server and I am hoping you could give us your opinion as to style and value. JA

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To look at America during the Roaring Twenties, Stacker compiled a list of discoveries, trends, and changes that shaped lives in the 1920s, from news sites, historic research, scientific studies, and government reports.

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By Broadry, Katie Jackson Thanks to luxury campgrounds popping up everywhere, being comfortable and camping is no longer mutually exclusive. There’s even a word for it: glamping. While campgrounds with elevated options exist across the country, there’s no place to enjoy them like the Northwest...

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Former NFL player Orlando Scandrick, who says he is vaccinated and pro-vaccine, criticized a memo released by the league that says if a game cannot be rescheduled and is canceled due to a Covid-19 outbreak among unvaccinated players, that team will have to forfeit and will be credited with a loss.

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Baby names for 2021 are both unique and traditional. According to The Baby Center, parents are choosing not only family names like Oscar and Finn to Charlette and Alice but unique names like Luna and Atlas.

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When baby number two rolled around for Heather Whalinger, everyone was asking what she needed and when was the baby shower.

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Brad: So it’s summer, and you want to find a great pair of Birkenstocks to round off your look. Great idea. Here are some things you should know before shopping for a new pair and how to get great Birkenstock deals.  One, know that Birkenstocks...

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Andrea McHugh, Broadry Whether it’s white church steeples craning above the New England treetops, the wide, windswept beaches of the mid-Atlantic, or the quiet charm of the Southern coast, there’s a whole lot of summer left to explore some lesser-known coastal enclaves that should be...

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Although many RV lovers would argue that some of the best memories take place on the road, every trip deserves a stellar destination (or at least a pitstop worth writing home about). Today, RV campsites have much more to offer than basic amenities and a...

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Thistle analyzed numerous academic studies published in peer-reviewed journals such as Frontiers in Nutrition and Nutrients to discover 10 benefits of a plant-based diet.

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The American Academy of Pediatrics released new Covid-19 guidance for schools that supports in-person learning and, among other things, recommends universal masking in school of everyone over the age of 2.

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In this week’s Ask Brad, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals gives his take on how to score a deal on Nike products:   Brad: There’s a reason Nike is the biggest sports brand out there. They have merchandise for every athletic endeavor, their prices are always...

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In this week’s Q&A, we are asking Outdoorsy Co-Founder and CMO Jen Young about the RV boom and advice for those looking to get into the RV rental game. Q: What’s the first thing you typically tell someone when they are considering buying an RV...

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In this week’s Ask Brad, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals reveals his top suggestions for finding the best deals on Amazon and his predictions for Amazon Prime Day 2021. Advertiser’s disclosure: If you purchase something through a Brad’s Deals link, the site may earn a...

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Broadry — Millions of people visit America’s national parks every year. And, those looking to maximize their outdoor experience may consider extending their stay at a nearby campground. According to the latest data by RVOnTheGo.com, there are many campgrounds and RV resorts in close proximity to...

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In this week’s Q&A, Brad Wilson from Brad’s Deals answers questions from Kohl’s shoppers on finding the best deals and using rewards. Note: If you purchase something through a Brad’s Deals link, the site may earn a commission. Pricing and product availability are accurate as...