Weeknight Dinner Ideas: Mouthwatering Meals to Try Now!

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These summer dinners are the perfect way to brighten your summer nights. Try these simple and delicious recipes this week! MONDAY Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers Why We Love It: These tasty peppers are filled with tofu, brown rice, tomato sauce and lots of cheese--ideal for Meatless Monday. Get the Recipe Chicken Tortilla Soup... read more

Restaurant Recipes: Olive Garden’s Roasted Butternut Squash

Ever wonder how to make your favorite chain restaurant meals at home? Just ask Stephanie Manley of The blogger has been re-creating popular dishes from restaurants across the country since 1995. We recently caught up with Stephanie and she agreed to share four recipes from her latest cookbook,'s Dining Out At Home Cookbook... read more

Under Contract, With a Torn-Up Yard & a Wedding in Three Months!

Two weeks after my fiancé, Frank, and I were officially under contract on our fingers-crossed future home in New Jersey, we began the inspection process.  As a former real estate agent, Frank is familiar with the procedures, but everything is new to me. I’ve realized that winning the bidding war is actually the easy... read more

Is Your BFF Having a Baby? Enter to Win $5K in Gifts for Her!

If your BFF is a mama-to-be, chances are you're planning to give her an awesome baby shower gift. Our sister site, The Bump, has the perfect solution, and it won't cost you a dime: a Kate Middleton-themed giveaway! Check out these 7 stellar prizes--and, hey, no judging if you're pregnant and just want... read more

What’s the Most Romantic Trip You’ve Ever Taken?

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Chris and I are still debating where to go to celebrate our 10-year wedding anniversary. Yes, our actual anniversary was a few weeks ago, but we decided to postpone the vacation we always said we'd take for this anniversary until we purchased our new place (update to come soon). Our most romantic trip ever... read more

Would Actor Armie Hammer Need to Convince YOU to Marry Him?

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He may play The Lone Ranger, but actor Armie Hammer is anything but. Posing (adorably, how else?) alongside his wife Elizabeth Chambers, the 26-year-old gives a whole new meaning to husband material in the August issue of Town and Country. Good looks aside, it appears Hammer is just as sweet as he is sexy; with... read more

Best Bites to Beat the Heat (& What Not to Eat)

Before you reach for  ice cream or ice-cold beer this summer, consider this: both go-to treats will actually raise your body temp instead of cooling you off, according to a recent article in TIME magazine. Why? Ice cream takes... read more

Poll: When Did You Purchase Your First Home?

Not long ago, we reported on a survey of 1,073 adults in which Coldwell Banker Real Estate discovered that 1 in 4 married millennials purchased their first home with their spouse before they got hitched. Many of you read that post and shared your own thoughts on home-buying--and now we're looking... read more

Fast Food Makeover: The “Natural” look is In

We've all probably wondered how fast food restaurants get their perfect patties, brightly colored smoothies and flawless french fries--but these cookie-cutter menu items may be on their way out. According to a recent article in TIME , fast food companies from McDonald's to Kraft are making an effort to ditch their synthetic-looking... read more

20 Summer Essentials to Beat the Heat

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Whether you're throwing a backyard bash or serving drinks by the pool, we've rounded up a list of 20 summer essentials that will keep you feeling cool--no matter how hot it gets: Perfect tabletop accessories for outdoor entertaining:   Lemon Cocktail Picks, Williams-Sonoma, Set of 6 $9.99... read more
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