Your Guide to Supermarket Lingo

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The average supermarket carries tens of thousands of items, so it can be hard to simply remember the name of your kids’ favorite cereal bars, let alone keep up on all of grocery store lingo flying through the aisles. Here’s a guide to some common grocery store terminology. Know these definitions, and you may even save a few dollars on your next trip through the aisles. Rain checks are vouchers Read more ...

Fall Inspired Spirit Infusions

Oh how we love the fall season! Now is a time to step away from the lemons and limes of summer and head into the cozy cocktails and flavors of autumn with these spirit infusions. The recipes below will have you enjoying the season’s best: warm vanilla, inviting pumpkin and even savory smoky bacon in no time! If you like the creativity of cooking and combining flavors--and, like us, you mix Read more ...

4 Simple Ways to Beat the Monday Blues

If you know the feeling of dread, exhaustion and hopelessness as your alarm rings at 7 a.m. for the start of a new work week, then you know the Monday Blues. It's the start of five consecutive days of real world obligations after two carefree days of fun. So why do we feel this way? “It’s something called anticipatory bias,” says Robert E. Cohen, PsyD, ABPP, Director of Clinical Neuropsychologist Read more ...

5 Gym Bag Beauty Essentials Every Woman Needs

Congrats! You made it to the gym. Give yourself a pat on the back for spending an hour working up a sweat and mixing up your fitness routine with cardio and some weight training. But even though your main concern at the gym is getting healthy, it's always nice to look presentable and refreshed after an intense gym sess. Here are five gym bag beauty essentials every woman needs to feel both fit and Read more ...

How to Host a Scandal Viewing Party

Fall 2014 TV premieres are underway and we're gearing up for the return of one of our favorites: Scandal! Gladiators, are you ready to find out Olivia Pope's location? The season four premiere kicks off Thursday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m. on ABC and we have it handled. We have tips and recipes for a quick and easy Scandal viewing party to help you enjoy all the new plot twists. Red wine and popcorn Read more ...

10 “Healthy Diet” Myths

There’s a lot of information out there about taboo foods, rules to follow if you want to lose weight and staples of the healthiest diets. However, there’s also a lot of misinformation about what constitutes a nutritionally sound regimen. To sort out fact from fiction, we chatted up a couple registered dietitians to get their expert takes on the most prevalent healthy diet myths floating around Read more ...

16 Amazingly Inventive Faux Pumpkin DIYs

It’s that time of year again. With the onset of fall comes the ubiquity of all things pumpkin. While carving one is classic, why not think outside the box and try your hand at one of these inventive faux pumpkin DIYs? You can get creative with color, material and size to suit your decor. 1. Fabric Dot Pumpkin Make your own fabric covered tacks from DIY buttons and thumbtacks, then use them Read more ...

6 Foods For A Flatter Belly

Are your love handles spilling over your jeans? Do you have to suck in your stomach to button your pants? If so, tweaking your diet may be all you need to reduce some of that belly fat. Yes, you’ll still need to exercise and cut back on your daily bon-bon binges, but eating certain foods will get you on your way to a slimmer midsection. We’ve found six foods for a flatter belly that you should Read more ...

Irresistible & Inexpensive Pasta Bakes

Let’s face it--getting a weeknight dinner on the table is difficult. There’s no time between picking up your soccer star and dropping off your budding pianist to chop, sauté, boil and grill everything a complicated recipe requires. That's why we've put together this list of easy-to-prepare, fast-cooking meals that taste delicious and feed the whole family. Here are seven irresistible and Read more ...