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Friday, Sep. 4, 2015
  • Bill O'Reilly Is Killing It
    Bill O'Reilly, 65, the host of the Fox News Channel's political talk show that bears his name, sits in his corner New York City office--surrounded by history. Framed photos of presidents, from Chester Arthur, James Buchanan and Dwight Eisenhower to Barack Obama, decorate the walls, along with yellowed newspaper front pages blaring headlines on the […]
  • See The Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky’s Stunning Engagement Ring
    Ali Fedotowsky finally gets her man! The former Bachelorette announced her engagement to morning radio host Kevin Manno on her Ali Luvs blog this morning. She wrote: “So excited to share that Kevin asked me to be his wife and I said YES!!! No actually, I screamed yes. Ha! He proposed yesterday and we had the […]
  • Peri Gilpin on ‘Mr. Robinson’ and the Benefits of Yoga
    Mind Your Body with Stephanie Stephens features celebrities age 45+ who share their latest projects, healthy living secrets and more. Some actors are just so likable. Peri Gilpin is one of those, and she's just as warm and welcoming in person as we consistently find her on screen. Stopping by to chat at NBC Universal's […]
  • eBay Turns 20: 10 Things You May Not Know About the Site
    It’s eBay’s 20th anniversary. Celebrate two decades of strategic bids, overstuffed watch lists and nail biting countdowns with these little-known facts about everyone’s favorite online auction site. 1. eBay’s original name was AuctionWeb and it looked much more like Craigslist than the site we know as eBay today. 2. A man once sold his “life” on […]
  • Alana Stewart Stays Grounded as the World Watches Her Family
    Mind Your Body with Stephanie Stephens features celebrities age 45+ who share their latest projects, healthy living secrets and more. Alana Stewart wants you to really get to know her extended and blended family in the E! reality documentary series that debuted in July, appropriately named Stewarts & Hamiltons. The show features Alana along with […]
  • Step Inside The Mind Of Survivor‘s Monica Padilla
    Monica Padilla surveys her surroundings, running her hand against obsidian-colored walls, her fingertips slick with oil. She sees flames roaring in the fireplace, ablaze not with logs, but with socks. A picture of a dog that does not exist sits on the mantle, beneath an array of necklaces hung up like hunting trophies. She searches […]
  • Pointing at People–or Not
    Tina Shaycort in Melissa, Texas, writes: I pointed to one of my neighbor’s gardens when I was telling a friend how messy it looked. My friend said, “You shouldn’t point like that.” I asked her why. She said, “He [the neighbor] might see you.” I told her that he was nowhere in sight. She replied, […]
  • 13 BEST Back-to-School Chicken Recipes
    We eat chicken at least twice a week, so I am always trying to look for new and delicious recipes that my family will love. Who wants to eat the same boring thing every week? Not me. I want to serve the chicken dish on the platter and hear my kids say, “Wow, this is […]
  • Get Your Gourmet On! 5 Awesome Burgers
    Grilling season is coming to an end very soon…but just because it’s ending doesn’t mean you can’t have one last great grilled burger! The secret to a good burger on the grill is all in what you do with it. Instead of just throwing some beef on the grill, why not take that beef burger […]
  • Meet Chef James Montejano & Make His Easy, Elegant Salad -- It Tastes Like the Best of Summer!
    Welcome to this new interview series, “Chat & Chew,” in which accomplished chefs answer feisty, fun, fantasy questions. Plus, there is a favorite recipe to try! My next kitchen talk spotlights Chef James Montejano of the 114-guestroom La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, California. Set beach-side, this pretty pink resort is a gem. It is filled with art, attracting celebs, starry-eyed romantics, […]
  • Make a Peach Cobbler with Easy-to-Whip-Up Whipped Cream
    Does anything represent the pleasures of summer more than a warm fruit pie or cobbler cooling in the kitchen window late in the afternoon on a sunny day? The fruits of the season can create a variety of summer desserts. One of our favorite summer desserts when dining outside is a peach and blueberry cobbler. The warm […]
  • Best Slow Cooker Dinner Recipes
    Between school, work, sports, and all that goes on in our busy lives, we all could use a little help at dinner time, right? That’s why I love my slow cooker! All you need is a few minutes of prep time in the morning, and when dinner time rolls around you have a nice hot […]
  • 36 Spaghetti Squash Recipes That Will Make You Drool
    Peak season for spaghetti squash is just starting to hit and there are countless ways to prepare this healthy winter squash. It’s delicious on its own -- simply split lengthwise, roast it with a drizzle of olive oil then sprinkle with salt and pepper for an easy, healthy snack or side dish. Or pull out […]
  • 15 Super Easy Dessert Recipes to Make for Your BBQ
    Holiday weekends are a great time for gathering friends and relatives for an outdoor get-together or barbecue. After everyone chows down on chicken, ribs and macaroni salad, they’re all craving dessert. Don’t buy store-bought cookies and cupcakes. Take the time to make your own dessert. I’ll help you! Click through the slideshow gallery above to […]

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