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Romance Writers and the 50 Shades of Happy Endings

Elise Sax | Posted 09.21.2012 | Books
Elise Sax

Romance writers are supportive of each other. They are the Sisterhood of the Traveling Laptops, quick to lend a hand or writing tip to an up-and-coming author. They jump at the chance to encourage their colleagues. They are also fans.

Never Miss the Opening Act--
Plus 3 Great New Bands!

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure After recently attending a bunch of concerts, I have discovered...

Romance Novels Without The Sex?

Ariel J. Smythe | Posted 09.18.2012 | Books
Ariel J. Smythe

While "No-Sex" and "Romance" might seem incongruent, especially given those bodice-ripper covers we've come to know so well, Edenbrooke has proven itself to be a winner right out of the gate, receiving a coveted starred review from Publisher's Weekly.

Why Smart Women Read Romance Novels

Anne Browning Walker | Posted 09.11.2012 | Books
Anne Browning Walker

So go ahead. If you're still feeling a little embarrassed, download a romance onto your e-reader. Aside from your blushing, you might discover a passion for a whole new genre. As it turns out, smart women read romance, too.

Mint & Radish Summer Salad

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.05.2012 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure I love inventing recipes using what's available at the farmer's...

Is Your Beach Reading Dangerous?

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Summer beach reading is here, which means that suddenly it's OK...

4 Summer House Party Tips

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure We just don't celebrate, socialize, and scheme the way we used ...

A Rogue by Any Other Name

Emma Brodie | Posted 08.18.2012 | Women
Emma Brodie

As my cries of protest died against our neighbors' chants of "drankkk," the truth became evident: I'd been hitting the romance novels way too hard.

Iced Green-Ginger-Mint Tea

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.15.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure 'Tis the season for cold refreshing beverages and I just cannot...

9 Rules Every Woman Should Break

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.08.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

Excerpted from It's My Pleasure, a book by Maria and Maya Rodale Women should be seen and not heard. John Adams once laughed at his wife Abigail implo...

The Cleaning Games

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure The cleaning games needn't be an at-home version of The Hunger ...

Hysteria

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure The movie Hysteria is an absolute gem. It's about the invention...

50 Shades of Politics

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.11.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure While our government schemes to limit women's access to contrac...

6 Essential Kitchen Tools

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure For years I lived in tiny Manhattan apartments with microscopic...

8 Easy Steps for an Organized Pantry

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Is your pantry a disorganized mess? Mine was--until I spent ...

Romancing Earth Day

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure This Sunday marks the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, which will...

The ONE Thing You Need for Soft Skin

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Soft skin is the ideal, right? In romance novels like mine, her...

Life on the Nothing White Diet

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Earlier this year, my mom pledged to adopt the nothing white di...

Spring cleaning 101

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure I love cleaning. Weird, I know. I especially love a fresh, clea...

Red Beet Salad with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.16.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure This is the perfect salad for 2...or a nice side dish for a few...

My New York City Window Garden

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Being a Rodale, I am often asked if I garden. For most of my li...

My New York City Window Garden

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Being a Rodale, I am often asked if I garden. For most of my li...

How Romance Novels Empower Women

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.02.2012 | Women
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure While as a society we wonder how to motivate girls to reach hig...

The Best Organic Travel Snacks

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure It's relatively easy to eat organically at home when one has ac...

Farmer's Market Breakfast

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.18.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure This dish is so named because we pick up most of the ingredients...