Cookbook Crave: 3 Sweet Treats You Can Make Ahead

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If anyone knows the importance of a good make-ahead meal, it's Ina Garten. Scramble less and plan more for your next dinner party with one of these crowd-pleasing recipes: Sour Cream Corn Bread Toast up this quick and easy bread and slather it with butter for the best type of morning breakfast. read more

A Feathered Stone Place Card You Can DIY in Under 15 Minutes

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Thanksgiving is all about the autumn bounty, so why not show your guests where to sit at your table with a nature-inspired place card? We created a super-simple feather and stone version that you can DIY in under fifteen minutes and for less than $10 (for all of them!). Here's how: What You'll Need: Fine... read more

Spread the Love During the Holidays! The #1 Thing to Do on Cyber Monday to Stay Healthy

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'Tis the season for gift-giving and good deeds, but instead of the holidays punctuating the end of the year, we could think of them as the beginning of a year of kindness. What might surprise you, too, is that doing something from the heart can even be a first-class act for your health. Past research... read more

5 Last Minute Hostess Gifts You Can Find at Any Store

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Oh, s*%t, you forgot the hostess gift! It's bound to happen at some point, especially with so many dinner parties or friendly gatherings during the holiday season. Here are five fail-proof hostess gifts that you can find at almost any store.

1. Flowers Never underestimate the appeal of receiving flowers when you’re a hostess...

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Show You Care! Support Small Business Saturday & Healthcare

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Call it girl code. When we want to find that special gift -- that perfect present where a friend's eyes will show how much she likes it before she even says so -- we go boutique hunting. When we want to celebrate a... read more

Crazy-Creative Food Truck Recipes You Can Make at Home

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Everybody loves a good food truck -- but thanks to dropping temps, our favorite summer eats won't be back around until next season. That's why we're not-so-secretly obsessed with Food Truck Road Trip -- a collection of crazy-creative food truck recipes from around the country (including a pad thai taco that will blow... read more

Angelina Jolie: The One Thing You Never Thought She'd Say About Marriage

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When you think of Angelina Jolie, you might think of her generally kicking ass, making acclaimed films and being a mother to six children. Oh yes -- and being Mrs. Brad Pitt. (It's a tough job, but someone's got to do it!) And since Angelina is so private about her married life, we were... read more

4 Delicious Ways to Make the Most of Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

pea and bacon risotto
Put those precious Thanksgiving leftovers to good use with one of these four creative recipes -- from a sausage-filled breakfast casserole to one creamy comfort food: Pea and Bacon Risotto Toss those leftover peas into this savory, bacon-topped comfort food courtesy of food blogger, Stephanie Le. GET THE RECIPE... read more

Your Ultimate Thanksgiving Survival Guide

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Thanksgiving is basically now and the family is arriving. Eek! Here's everything you need to know so you can survive this feast of a holiday. The first step to playing ultimate hostess is setting the perfect Thanksgiving table. Here's a Rustic Chic Thanksgiving Table you can do yourself. But... read more

Make Your Guests Feel at Home with These Simple Tricks

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The holiday season means houseguests and since you love them dearly (yes, all of them), you’ll want to make them feel welcome and at home in your house. Here are ten steps to ensure your favorite guests feels welcome.

1. Quality Linens We’ve all been there when we’re a guest at someone’s home when...

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