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Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
  • Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Team Up for Hilarious Emmys Spoof with Julia Louis-Dreyfus
    It has been almost a year since we last saw Walter White and Jesse Pinkman on screen together, but the meth-making Breaking Bad duo are back together again, this time playing a slimy father and son team to promote the upcoming Emmys. Watch the First Teaser for Breaking Bad Spin-Off Better Call Saul In a […]
  • Exclusive Clip: Breaking Bad's Jonathan Banks & Scrubs' John C. McGinley in Home Is Where The Heart Is
    Originally titled Watercolor Postcards, Conrade Goode's 2012 drama finally comes to DVD under the more generic title Home Is Where The Heart Is. It’s the story of ten-year-old Cotton (played beautiful by the adorable Bailee Madison) and Butch (played by Goode himself) who paints watercolor postcards from a roadside stand. When Cotton's sister Sunny (Laura […]
  • Exclusive First Listen: Hear Brad Paisley’s Sweet New Song ‘You Shouldn’t Have To’
    When Brad Paisley set out to make his latest album, he said, “Let’s make this record feel like a party. I think a record should be a bit of a party.” The result, Moonshine in the Trunk, is a rollicking collection of songs about mischief and mayhem. Listen to one of the album’s sweeter, more […]
  • It's a Boy for Christian Bale and Wife Sibi!
    American Hustle actor Christian Bale and his wife, Sandra “Sibi” Bale, welcomed their second child, a baby boy, E! news confirms. The typically private couple haven't released many details or photos of their new bundle of joy, but Bale opened up to Parade in 2011 about what his family means to him, especially when it […]
  • Joe Bastianich on MasterChef: Who is the Contestant to Beat?
    If there was any uncertainty amongst the MasterChef contestants as to who is the one to beat, it was made crystal clear last night. The rush to secure Elizabeth as a partner was immediate--yet not one home cook looked toward fellow heavy hitters Courtney or Christian. Considering that they truly have the inside track on each […]
  • 26 Great Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenges
    In the past few weeks, your Facebook feed was probably littered with videos of friends getting doused with ice water to help spread awareness of and funds for curing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. The idea is to dump a bucket of a ice water on your head while capturing the moment on video. Meanwhile, […]
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Sacrament & This Week's Best New Blu-ray, DVD & Video Game Releases
    We already gave you a preview of one of this week’s most fun Blu-ray releases, Toy Story of Terror! The good news is that there are some other notable home entertainment releases this week as well. Not only do we get a whole batch of classic and modern TV releases (Boardwalk Empire, The Good Wife, Once Upon a […]
  • Saratoga Farmers' Market: Vitamin (K)ale is the Superstar of Health Food
    Kale has become a superstar in the health food world. There are T-shirts and bumper stickers encouraging us to eat more kale. There are entire cookbooks for kale recipes and web sites devoted to kale. Indeed it is the superstar of the green leafy vegetables and one of the reasons is because it's extremely high […]
  • Retail Details: Buying Local – and Fresh
    Warmer weather means more than just an opportunity to leave the office and hit the beach. It also means being able to support local artisans, farmers, bakers, and others by shopping at area farmers' markets. And while Saturday may be a popular day for the markets, there are other days you can snap up delicious […]
  • Ferrero Rocher Warns of Potential Nutella Shortage
    Say it's nut so. Ferrero Rocher, the company that produces Nutella, is warning of a potential shortage of the decadent hazelnut spread. Poor weather has affected global hazelnut crops and Ferrero Rocher, the world's largest buyer of hazelnuts, said limited availability has sent hazelnut prices soaring 60 percent. Banana Snack Cake with Nutella Frosting “It's […]
  • 6 Sensational Homemade Salsas
    Homemade salsa is a quick and easy way to jazz up any meal, and the ingredient possibilities go far beyond tomato and onion. With a myriad of sweet fruits or crunchy vegetables to choose from, you can make a new salsa every night of the week. Use your homemade salsa to top grilled meat or fish, […]
  • Greek Baked Ziti
    This lightened up version of the Greek dish known as Pastitsio comes from New York Times Bestselling Author David Joachim’s book, Cooking Light Global Kitchen- The World’s Most Delicious Food Made Easy. I made this for dinner last week for my family and everyone happily gobbled it up. So the good news is that this […]
  • Fresh Chocolate Mint Kicks Up Coconut Cupcakes
    These are coconut cupcakes. But with chocolate mint. No, not chocolate and mint. Chocolate mint. As in the herb. So, the cake is white and packed with the flavors of coconut and vanilla. But the filling and frosting taste a little bit like chocolate. And a lot like mint. I hope I’m not confusing you. All […]
  • Start Your Morning Right With Spicy Pumpkin Waffles
    Pumpkin waffles are a staple in many upscale diners. This fluffy version can be made with sweet potato puree or thick unsweetened applesauce. View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
  • The Daily Cute: 10 Dogs Lickin’
    Tongues are to dogs what hands are to humans… and I guess also what tongues are to humans… it’s not a perfect analogy. The point is that dogs lick stuff a lot: for food, for salt, and to show affection--although if they’re anything like me with pizza, I’m full of affection while eating. Launch the […]
  • Saratoga Farmers' Market: Vitamin (K)ale is the Superstar of Health Food
    Kale has become a superstar in the health food world. There are T-shirts and bumper stickers encouraging us to eat more kale. There are entire cookbooks for kale recipes and web sites devoted to kale. Indeed it is the superstar of the green leafy vegetables and one of the reasons is because it's extremely high […]
  • Little League Coach Gives Heartwarming Pep Talk After His Team’s Loss: ‘We’re Going to Be Friends Forever’
    Coach Dave Belisle, whose Rhode Island team narrowly lost a Little League World Series elimination game, gave a moving pep talk to his disappointed players. “Heads up high. Heads up high. I've gotta see your eyes, guys,” Belisle said to the boys huddled around him, many of whom were crying. “There's no disappointment in your […]
  • Retail Details: Buying Local – and Fresh
    Warmer weather means more than just an opportunity to leave the office and hit the beach. It also means being able to support local artisans, farmers, bakers, and others by shopping at area farmers' markets. And while Saturday may be a popular day for the markets, there are other days you can snap up delicious […]
  • Social Influence and Print Important to Purchase Decisions
    A recent Ipsos MediaCT study examined social influence and sources of influence in consumer purchasing decisions. The study found that social feedback through word of mouth or social media was highly important to purchase decision making. 82% of those surveyed agreed that they decided to purchase or not purchase a particular brand or product based […]
  • Top ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Fundraiser Dies at 27
    The man suffering from ALS and credited with starting the Ice Bucket Challenge, Pete Frates, 29, lost one of his biggest supporters this weekend. His friend and former Boston College classmate, Corey Griffin, 27, died after leaving an ALS fundraiser in Nantucket on Friday evening where he raised $100,000 for the cause. After the event, he […]
  • Kennections #210: The Simpsons‘ Patty and Selma Work Here
    View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
  • Top ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Fundraiser Dies at 27
    The man suffering from ALS and credited with starting the Ice Bucket Challenge, Pete Frates, 29, lost one of his biggest supporters this weekend. His friend and former Boston College classmate, Corey Griffin, 27, died after leaving an ALS fundraiser in Nantucket on Friday evening where he raised $100,000 for the cause. After the event, he […]
  • 26 Great Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenges
    In the past few weeks, your Facebook feed was probably littered with videos of friends getting doused with ice water to help spread awareness of and funds for curing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. The idea is to dump a bucket of a ice water on your head while capturing the moment on video. Meanwhile, […]
  • 3 Moves for Legs Like Jessica Alba’s
    There’s no denying that Jessica Alba looks great, but in order to prepare for her role in Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For, the 33-year-old actress trained with Jennifer “JJ Dancer” Johnson to play sexy dancer Nancy. “She already has a beautiful body,” Johnson said, “but everything we did to train for the […]
  • 17 Summer Fragrances To Wear Right Now
    Sunny days, cool nights, the breeziness of picnics and bbqs -- summer is easily the most effortless time of year. Pairing that feeling with a fragrance to match is all about choosing a scent that’s light and airy, or one that conjures the beauty of the season. From light florals to exotic tropical notes, there’s a fragrance […]
  • The Link Between Weight and Cancer
    To help you Mind Your Body after age 45, here's some of the latest health news from the past week. Today's post is about lifestyle changes, ones we can control. First, let's return to a subject we visit frequently on my multimedia channel, Mind Your Body: Blood pressure. The World Health Organization recommends no more than […]
  • How Patrick Duffy “Takes Inventory” of Himself to Live Better
    As you gaze at Patrick Duffy's photo you're probably asking yourself, as I do, “How does anyone consistently look so good?” At age 65, Duffy simply glows. And thankfully, we get to see even more of Patrick when the continuation of the third season of Dallas premieres on TNT this Monday, Aug. 18. With three […]
  • 10 Ways to Stress Less on National Relaxation Day
    As a nation we seem to be incredibly stressed. Instead of bragging about the usual things, lately everyone complains about just how little sleep they've been getting. The Center for Disease Control website states that sleep deprivation is a public health epidemic, with a lack of sleep leading to motor vehicle crashes and even medical […]

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