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Saturday, July 4, 2015
  • How Many Times Should You Shuffle Cards?
    Jeff La Velle in Oceanside, California, writes:How many times should a deck of cards be shuffled to thoroughly mix the cards? Marilyn responds:You should shuffle at least seven times. After that, any improvement is too small to be worth the time and effort. View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
  • 11 of the Best Baseball Quotes
    For many, baseball is not just a sport, it’s a season, it’s a lifestyle. Here are a few people who agree with this mentality, both real and fictional, and their words of wisdom on America’s pastime. America’s Greatest Pastime: Why We Love Baseball View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or […]
  • Ashley Tisdale on Clipped and Being a Child Actress
    Her role as Sharpay Evans shot her to stardom in High School Musical in 2006. Now Ashley Tisdale, a New Jersey native, 30, stars in the new TBS sitcom Clipped, airing Tuesday nights, and is an executive producer of the hit ABC Family comedy Young & Hungry, which returns with new episodes Aug. 12. Were you […]
  • How Much is John Kellerman Like His Character Alex Delaware?
    Q: I'm a big fan of Jonathan Kellerman's detective novels Motive, Killer and Guilt. I know in real life Kellerman is a psychologist, like his fictional character Alex Delaware. But I was wondering if Kellerman also has a koi pond, like Alex? --Heidi S., Macon, Ga. A:The New York Times bestselling author does indeed have […]
  • First Pitches: From the Best to the Worst
    Throwing the first pitch is an honor bestowed on many celebrities, politicians, children and Average Joe every year. Some are impressive, some get the job done and others, well others become stories that haunt the pages of newspapers, magazines and social media feeds. Here are a few of the most famous favorites and flubs. America’s Greatest […]
  • A Baseball Life: Stories on Hank Aaron and Mickey Mantle
    A Baseball Life By Ronald C. Modra Growing up in a tiny Wisconsin town in the 1950's, I used to lie in bed at night listening to Milwaukee Braves games through the earpiece plugged into my transistor radio. When the Braves played on the West Coast, the games came on at night, sometimes as late […]
  • Baseball Across America: Ballparks We Love
    There are classic fields (Wrigley and Fenway) and there are fancy new stadiums (Marlins Park) across the United States in both the minor and major leagues. No matter the building’s date, they’re all fantastic spots to catch a game. Here are a few of our favorites. America’s Greatest Pastime: Why We Love Baseball View the […]
  • 8 Last-Minute Cocktails for July 4 Festivities
    Despite all of my best efforts, I'm always the person who is scrambling for recipe ideas the day before a holiday. As a food blogger, I'm often three months ahead of schedule for the blog, but as a home cook, I'm always incredibly ill prepared. That's why I'm here, on July 3, rounding up some […]
  • How to Use a Flat of Blueberries
    July is National Blueberry Month! The time of year when the delicious, tart blueberries come into season. The berries are often less expensive in bulk but it’s sometimes hard to find uses for all those wonderful berries. If you’re like me, I always go a little overboard, and I would think nothing of buying a […]
  • 20 Summer Lovin’ Fresh Salads
    “Summer loving had me a blast, Summer loving happened so fast, I met a girl crazy for me, Met a boy cute as can be, Summer days drifting away…” Why does summer have to be flying by so fast? I didn’t even notice how June disappeared. It’s all fun and games in the sun. Quite […]
  • Over 20 of the Cutest Cupcakes for Kids!
    Adorable cupcakes add fun flair to any party for kids. Anyone can create these easy cupcakes! Even the kids can help! Browse through this creative collection to find cute cupcake ideas for all sorts of party themes. Want more great recipes right in your inbox? Sign up for our email newsletter! Jill Mills is a mom of 3 […]
  • Easy Watermelon Popsicles
    Here’s a recipe for the best summer treat! It’s healthy, it’s fresh, it’s kid-approved, and best of all… it’s so incredibly easy to make. You’ll only need two ingredients and a popsicle mold. Try this recipe for Easy Watermelon Popsicles. View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
  • 37 Homemade Popsicle Recipes You Need to Make This Summer!
    Do you have memories of playing outside all summer long? Very few things would get our attention long enough to stop us from our play…maybe mom yelling out the door to tell us lunch was ready, or the occasional potty break. Other than that, we were oblivious to the world…until we heard that familiar tune […]
  • 15 of the BEST Burgers for the Best Cookout!
    It’s high burger season here in the U.S. and we thought we would get this grill party started! We’ve put together a list of 15 of the best burgers and we know you’re sure to love what you taste. Ranging from quinoa and avocado-laced beauties to the traditional all-beef monster burgers, the guys from Platter Talk […]
  • How William Shatner Does It Himself: Remodeling, Health and Life
    While researching today's honored Mind Your Body guest, William Shatner, I came upon a new article on the British movie website, Empire. How could I resist delving into “The 25 Shatneriest William Shatner Moments of All Time,”? More than that, how does anyone pick just 25 from a guy who, as he describes on @WilliamShatner, […]
  • Last-Minute Halloween Ideas Inspired by TV's Toughest Women
    I'm a pretty modest dresser for the most part. While I favor the chic or trendy I reserve the sizzle (and jiggle) for special occasions and worthy audiences. And I'm guessing that's part of a similar reasoning behind the very exposed Halloween costumes that seem most popular these days. The notion that as a society […]
  • No Tricks, Just Treats
    While technically Halloween is supposed to be a holiday for kids, it’s hard for adults not to want to join in the fun. And whether you’re shuttling the wee ones around or staying home and handing out candy, you might want to treat yourself (or an equally weary friend) to one of these not just […]
  • 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 […]

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