With the holiday around the corner, seasoned and aspiring cooks in households across America plan to fill their tables with a cornucopia of comfort foods. Before you run to the grocery store, I challenge you to evaluate what you put in your body by way of your holiday table.
Thanksgiving and philanthropy go hand in hand. No one felt this more strongly than Andrew Carnegie, who in his day set a new American course for philanthropy that continues to inspire today.
Most people assume that a guest-worthy Thanksgiving turkey relies on soaking it first in a salty brine or a salty rub. But here's a little secret: That's not true. There are actually many different ways to cook a tasty turkey, beyond the brine, that will leave the skin golden and the meat moist.
First, a Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers. But, it should also be an occasion to share those blessings with the less fortunate.
The Turkey Day Top 10 features YouTube favorites like Ryan Higa, freddiew and Fred! But perhaps the most notable addition is Nicole Westbrook's breakout "It's Thanksgiving" viral video, which has only been on YouTube since November and already comes in at #2!
Designing lessons around Thanksgiving, at least in inner-city L.A. where I teach, has for a while been out of fashion. But if the point of this holiday is to be thankful, and to maybe reach out to others in some way, then maybe such lessons ought not be considered trite.
We should start referring friends to good therapists, unashamedly, the way we would refer them to a good dentist. For now, I thank my own, and hope that others find their own path to wellness, no matter what anyone else says.
The largest segment of President Obama's "religious" coalition (23 percent) was the nones, according to a new American Values Survey by the Public Religion Research Institute. But who exactly are these nones?
Small Business Saturday has gathered momentum since American Express began the promotion in 2010 to provide smaller companies more exposure during one of the most important shopping weekends of the year.
Don't panic: You can have your turkey and eat it too. Turkey Day is filled with family traditions, so start a healthy one with these tips.
Why do people get so bent out of shape if they have to 'take one for the team' and sit at the kids' table? If they could only be a little more open-minded, they would see that the kids' table is where all of the good stuff happens.
I remember when my seventeen year marriage ended. My life was a total wreck. And to be honest, if it wasn't for a movie, I don't know if I would have made it. The movie that saved my life was American Beauty.
Something has to give. To start with, it's time to say no to these flagrant abuses of our taxpayer dollars and our rights.
There is something sacred in the business of giving thanks: it honors relationships, admits some humility and brings joy. Sweet, holy joy to the thank-er most of all.
I'm grateful, God, for so many things. Now, I know I'm not always the most grateful person you know, God, so let me take some time to tell you what I'm thankful for.
Though played for laughs, the presidential turkey pardon makes a mockery of extreme animal suffering.