Thanksgiving dinner could get a lot less delicious in the years to come, however, if we don't act to reverse alarming declines in bee populations. That's because one in three bites of the foods we love -- including my chutney and many other seasonal favorites -- depend on bees for pollination.
Too often we forget that the holidays season isn't always filled with joy. Weaved throughout the celebrations, goodwill and giving are stories of sadness, exclusion and despair. Keeping these things in mind, here are some words.
My father, Rabbi Herbert Cohen, and Denzel Washington both grew up in Mt. Vernon, NY. Little did I know that they also share an abiding faith in God a...
Done right, gravy is creamy, rich, and glorious. Getting there? That's the challenge. Sure, you could fuss over your roux until it's perfectly golden and lump-free -- but we think you've done enough heavy lifting for one holiday. Who's going to know if you cheat a little? Enter croissants.
With the holidays fast approaching, and the thought of festive parties on our minds, the team at Dot & Bo began to wonder: which states are doing the most at-home entertaining this season and every season?
After another Transgender Day of Remembrance, and with Thanksgiving on its way, I hope for all of the kids who have come out as transgender that their families can also find a seat at the table for them.
Divorce/separation is an end to the current nuclear family and a beginning to a new life. Family and friends can and should still be enjoyed. As Halloween candy is being put away, look forward to Thanksgiving after divorce.
How we eat is one of the central ways we show who we are and what we care about, but what's almost entirely impossible is to put food on the table that was produced by workers who enjoy the same rights as almost every other laborer in America.
It's probably better to focus on the things that you can do to maintain your health and fitness levels through this period so that you don't wake on January 2nd screaming to the heavens for forgiveness. With that in mind, I offer my list of the five steps for a Healthy Holiday:
I decided to take matters into my own hands. I created a challenge for myself: to create a Thanksgiving centerpiece using ONLY THINGS I FOUND AT MY LOCAL SUPERMARKET. This is what I came up with.
This Thanksgiving, as we enjoy family time together and possibly a few good deals on items we've been waiting for, let's remember to be grateful for what we have and optimistic that, if we prepare properly, the "robot apocalypse" could usher in a new era of quality family time and leisure.
"You have a lot of trees back here," I said to my husband one Sunday afternoon in his backyard after we'd been dating only a few months. "Yep." "I thought you were going to be moving shortly?" "I probably will."
Help us to love and respect and protect and welcome them all on this day of Thanksgiving as we affirm the sacredness of every child in our own country and all around the world.
The holidays are just around the corner... and so, too, are those few holiday guests who always seem to get under your skin. While we each have our own unique family dynamics, there are a few common classic personalities that many of us may face each holiday season. Here's how to deal with them in order to keep the peace at your holiday dinner table.
I questioned if one could experience joy by faking "gratitude"? I tried and this is what I learned by pretending to be grateful.
Here are five practices that can help us feel a deep sense of appreciation throughout the day on a regular basis: