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Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
  • Enter for a Chance to Win How to Train Your Dragon 2 Prize Package!
    Enter your information below for a chance to win How to Train Your Dragon 2 on Blu-ray, plus a Viking Family Fun Package! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Starts 5:00 P.M ET 10/24/14 and ends 4:59 PM ET, 10/31/14. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States/D.C. 13 or older, except employees of Sponsor, their immediate families […]
  • Let's Go Retro! 4 Television Favorites That Will Get You in The Halloween Spirit
    Thanks to syndication, there are plenty of family-friendly, Halloween-inspired programs to help get us in the seasonal spirit. Whether you love melodrama or comedy, these 4 shows will take you on a ghoulishly fun trip down memory lane. The Addams Family (1964-1966) Combine the best comedy writers in the business (Producer Nat Perrin had written […]
  • Jenny McCarthy on Guilty Pleasures, Marriage, and Maintaining That Killer Bod
    Jenny McCarthy is one of the most refreshingly candid personalities in popular culture today. In fact, there are few topics the newlywed (to Donnie Wahlberg) and host of “Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy” on SiriusXM radio won’t dish on. We had the chance to chat with the incredibly down-to-earth star and SkinnyStix brand ambassador while she was […]
  • Julianna Margulies: ‘It’s a Wonderful Time for Women in Television’
    The Emmy-winning actress is back in her starring role as Chicago litigator ­Alicia Florrick in the sixth season of the hit CBS series The Good Wife. How does it feel to be part of The Good Wife, a pioneer of the TV trend of powerful women leading dramas? Imitation is the biggest flattery! This year, […]
  • Meet Saturday Night Live's New Weekend Update Co-Anchor, Michael Che
    As Saturday Night Live enters its 40th season, a new co-anchor joins the Weekend Update desk. Michael Che, a former correspondent on the Daily Show With Jon Stewart and a SNL writer, sits alongside co-host Colin Jost. A native New Yorker, Che can also be seen doing a man on the street series of videos […]
  • Does Kelley Wentworth Blame Her Dad For Her Survivor Exit?
    In the game of Survivor, the sins of another can often seal your fate. Unfortunately for marketing manager Kelley Wentworth, it wasn’t just the sins of another that ended her game -- it was the sins of her father. After surviving super-bro Drew Christy‘s laser-focused campaign against her last week, Kelley was no longer able […]
  • Showbiz Analysis with Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira, Mistress of The Dark
    For the last few years, I have made it my Halloween habit to catch up with Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. The cult vixen who found everlasting ghoulish fame in 1981 as the host of an L.A. television station's B-rated horror film show, is, of course, a Halloween favorite. But Cassandra Peterson, the force behind […]
  • Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Everywhere!
    This time of year, pumpkin flavored everything seems to have become almost a national obsession. According to Panjiva, an authoritative information source on global trade, shipments of pumpkin items have been increasing over the last several years, climaxing this year at 4,338 shipments, the highest since Panjiva starting tracking the data in 2008. On Twitter, […]
  • In the Kitchen with Ina: The Barefoot Contessa Divulges the Secrets to Her Sweet Success
    Dinner at Ina Garten's house tops the wish list of countless home cooks. It's an invitation so coveted that Tina Fey's Liz Lemon once fantasized about it on an episode of 30 Rock. I'm lucky because Garten is my friend, and I've dined at her home enough times to know that her exquisite feasts are […]
  • 7 Amazing Key Lime Pies To Make
    Yes, it’s fall, and yes we’re all digging into all thing pumpkin, but think about the wonderful things we’re missing out while overloading on the orange squash. Enjoying pumpkin pies or flans, pumpkin spice lattes, or even pumpkin mud masks, shouldn’t keep us from relishing in other timeless classics that are just as tasty. Some […]
  • Pumpkin- Cranberry Cornbread Muffins
    Have you jumped on the pumpkin bandwagon yet? Everywhere I look on the internet and in magazines, pumpkin seems to be all around us these days. It’s pumpkin-everything season! I’m adding to the frenzy today with some muffins that are good for dunking in chili and soup. The warm weather is slowly leaving us, and the time […]
  • Your New Perfect Fall Breakfast
    Turn on the fireplace, grab a fuzzy blanket and cozy up with this great twist on my favorite breakfast: Pumpkin Apple Crunch Oatmeal. Developed in my kitchen to appease an after soccer appetite for my son, Hayden, I found the smell to be magically appealing. Taking one bite warms the soul and fills the belly […]
  • Hearty and Homemade Pasta Bolognese
    Try this easy-to-follow recipe for a hearty, meaty and filling Bolognese sauce. Together, the meat, spices and tomatoes create a rich and complex flavor that’s perfect for piling on top of a plate of whatever pasta you have in the pantry (I used rigatoni). Top your pasta Bolognese with some grated Parmesan cheese and serve with a […]
  • 5 Easy Chicken Dinners Your Family Will Love
    Jennifer Segal is the chef and photographer behind Once Upon a Chef, a family-friendly recipe website featuring tested and perfected recipes with step-by-step photos. 1. White Chicken Chili (pictured above) — Made with a store-bought rotisserie chicken, this is an easy and delicious one-pot meal that you can have on the dinner table in under an hour. […]
  • Jenny McCarthy on Guilty Pleasures, Marriage, and Maintaining That Killer Bod
    Jenny McCarthy is one of the most refreshingly candid personalities in popular culture today. In fact, there are few topics the newlywed (to Donnie Wahlberg) and host of “Dirty, Sexy, Funny with Jenny McCarthy” on SiriusXM radio won’t dish on. We had the chance to chat with the incredibly down-to-earth star and SkinnyStix brand ambassador while she was […]
  • Why You Should Tell Elderly Parents They’re Fabulous
    The risks and benefits of alcohol seem to see-saw back-and-forth in the health literature. We know that too much alcohol harms the heart, brain and eventually more. Moderate drinking is the key: no more than two drinks for men, one for women, each day. For the plus side, new research finds that for people 60 […]
  • A Healthy Melissa Etheridge: Why It’s Great to Be M.E.
    When we think about Melissa Etheridge's music, it's easy to remember the powerful melodies of I'm the Only One and Come to My Window. Not bad for a gal from Leavenworth, Kan. who began playing guitar at age 8--and the rest is definitely musical history. She refined her talents at Boston's Berklee College of Music, […]
  • Mindful Parenting for Busy Parents
    Mindfulness is having its moment. It's heralded--all over the Internet, in magazines and bookstores--as a panacea for this modern madness we call life. Which is why Carla Naumburg, PhD, a social worker by training and a parent by fire, chose not to include the word “mindful” in the title of her new book, Parenting in the […]
  • TV Host Jillian Barberie Finds Success and Peace
    On Los Angeles television, there are morning shows and there is Good Day L.A. on Fox 11. Canadian native Jillian Barberie is the host I will never, ever forget, who stands out mightily from the host and anchor crowd for just being herself: smart, savvy and sassy. An a.m. fixture, she co-hosted the show for […]
The right wine glass can make a big difference (10/08/14)
Wine glasses are an integral part of the wine experience. That is a pretty strong statement but it is absolutely true. We spent many years scoffing at wine snobs with their special glasses but in truth, we were wrong; very, very wrong. We began our journey into wine glassware with a simple but very dramatic test. ...

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