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11 Pieces of Tough Love Hidden in Adele's '25'

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 04.11.2016 | Women
Alyssa Piperis

The more I've listened to 25, the more I've uncovered gems. Hidden in these 11 new songs are crucial, no BS life lessons, or pieces of tough love, I believe everyone needs to hear and have reinforced from time to time.

"Bitter's Kiss" Sends Mixed Messages

Bridget Fitzgerald | Posted 03.22.2016 | Entertainment
Bridget Fitzgerald

I'm conflicted on the debut album for "Bitter's Kiss" - but not more than the main singer. "Already Gone" is beautiful and unique - a lot of this is ...

Review: Bittersweet

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment
Christopher Zoukis

Luckily for Anne-Simone, no one cares about the fluff dispensed by the suits. What listeners care about is the music. Fortunately, Anne-Simone delivers the goods.

Summer Reads: The Good, the Bad, and the Just So-So

Holly Robinson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

To qualify as a "great summer read," I want a book that offers sympathetic characters, depth of emotion, and a forward narrative momentum that keeps me sitting on the porch long after the fireflies have gone to bed.

How To Make Chocolate Cognac Mousse in Espresso Cups

Viviane Bauquet Farre | Posted 04.08.2014 | Taste
Viviane Bauquet Farre

Every spoonful is as luscious as can be.

Meatless Monday: The Sweet Life of Hannah Kaminsky

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.08.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Born with a sweet tooth and an abundance of talent, Kaminsky, 24, is an award-winning blogger, food photographer, knitter, baker and author of four cookbooks including the brand new "Easy as Vegan Pie."

Full of Magic

Lindsey Mead | Posted 10.06.2012 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

"Oh, yes. Grace," I began, haltingly. "One thing to remember is that you will be at camp, having all of these new experiences. Everything here is just the same as ever. I'll be here in my ordinary life."

The Story I Can't Stop Telling

Lindsey Mead | Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

My eyes blurred as I held my son against me, my awareness of how numbered these days are so piercing I couldn't have spoken without sobbing.

PLAY > SKIP: New Music for August 24

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Love and lust are in the musical air this week. Katy Perry plays the part of a teenage tease, Fantasia plays with fire (and some weak songs), Little Big Town plays hard-to-get, and Usher moves directly to the bedroom.

Love and Chocolate

Kay Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kay Goldstein

I still don't know if chocolate is really an aphrodisiac. But I know this for sure: I could never be really close to someone who didn't like chocolate.