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5 Heart-Themed Wedding Cakes Just In Time For Valentine's Day

BRIDES | Posted 02.11.2016 | Taste
BRIDES

by Terri Pous, BRIDES Photo: Courtesy of Erica OBrien Cake Design These cakes take the best part of Valentine's Day -- red, pink, hearts and l...

Visions of Christmas Trees Past

Paola K Amaras | Posted 12.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

I'm always excited when the Christmas tree goes up. Just the simple act of plugging in the lights and determining which ornaments to use gives me an...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Paul and Gilbert Delagnes, Confection Artists

Ian Spanier | Posted 12.01.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Paul and Gilbert Delanges along with pup Bruno © Ian Spanier Photography 2015, All rights reserved The moment Paul and Gilbert met, sparks flew -- ...

Here Is The Expert Opinion On The Differences Between Chocolate Types

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Why Is The Fair-Trade Logo All Over Chocolate Bars?

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Does Dark Chocolate Contain Fewer Nutrients Than Milk Chocolate?

Posted 11.06.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Here's A Decadent Chocolate Lesson With Marlo And Master Chocolatier

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

An Education For Any Chocolate Lover Who Wants To Make It A Hobby

Posted 11.02.2015 | Home

Our love for chocolate is not in doubt, but how much do we actually know about the sweet stuff? We had two experts from Voila Chocolat come by to give...

Mondays With Marlo - The Chocolatiers

Posted 11.03.2015 | Home

Our diets have seen many things come and go over the years (especially when it comes to sweets), but there's that one magical snack that is impossible...

Trick Your Kids Into Eating Healthy

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 10.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

It's Halloween time! This marks the beginning of the holiday season when we often find ourselves celebrating weeks prior to the arrival of each hol...

How to Stop Your Pet's Bad Habits

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

If you feel you've tried everything, but Fido or Fluffy's bad habits have become the norm, you may be giving the wrong signals and actually encouragin...

"Cupcake Amnesty:" Childhood Obesity and the Political Divide

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 03.15.2015 | Politics
Bettina Elias Siegel

No cupcake-related "rules or guidelines" were in fact "abolished" by the Texas Department of Agriculture, which oversees our state's child nutrition programs, but Miller likely cares little about the specifics.

Turn Money Tricks Into Treats

Soul Dancer | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Soul Dancer

This holiday season, watch out for money tricks! Halloween isn't the only time of the year where we're tricked into spending money on things we know ...

Prepare to be Uncomfortable

Samantha Bennett | Posted 11.22.2014 | Arts
Samantha Bennett

Recently a client asked me how to tell the difference between the natural anxiety a person has when they're moving forward into something new and the gut instinct that something is truly wrong for them.

Update The Sugar Fix: Cool Favorites, Unexpected Classics and More With These Chic Sweets

Condiment | Posted 07.20.2014 | Taste
Condiment

There are more ways than ever to get creative with dessert items.

The 10 Best Cupcakes in America

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.22.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Really, have you ever bit into a cupcake and had anything less than joy rocket through your brain? Heck, have you ever even looked at a cupcake photo or ingredient list and had any hostile thoughts?

A New Treats Trend at NYFW

Jasmine Snow | Posted 04.11.2014 | Style
Jasmine Snow

The Seventeen Fashion team is on day number four, and as we've been running from show to show we've been lucky enough to get some goodies and snacks in between. I've noticed this season not only are designers feeding our notebooks with new creations, but some are even keeping our belly's fully too!

What's on Your Hotel Room Pillow?

Laura Manske | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Laura Manske

It's delicious fun to return to your hotel room after dinner and discover a little wrapped chocolate perched on your pillow. (If only that would happen at home!) Here are some favorite getaways around the world and their pre-snooze in-room gifts.

When Was The Last Time You Treated Yourself To Something Special? (POLL)

Posted 02.08.2013 | Home

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Emotional Eating: A Common Phenomenon During the Holidays

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Emotional eating is commonly identified as a behavior pattern where food is used for other purposes than just stilling hunger -- such as to deal with stressful situations or as a means for reward.

Green Halloween

Carolyn Scott | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Carolyn Scott

'Tis the season for black and orange but let's not forget about green! While we are prepping for ghouls, goblins and sinful goodies, be sure to try some of these simple green tips so that the rest of the year doesn't become an environmental nightmare!

Trick or Treat for Animals

Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M. | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara E. Royal, D.V.M.

We are the only species of animal that has developed a diet that is essentially toxic for us. We are now giving this "nutrition" to our pets, livestock, and zoo animals, not realizing that we are dooming them to follow us on our path to poor health.

Don't Let Strangers Feed Your Pet

Donna Solomon, DVM | Posted 12.29.2012 | Chicago
Donna Solomon, DVM

Given the recent numerous recalls of contaminated pet foods and treats, I would strongly recommend that you err on the side of caution and not let your pet eat treats offered by strangers.

8 Homemade Halloween Treats

Food52 | Posted 12.25.2012 | Taste
Food52

Peanut butter cups, caramels and, of course, chocolate -- will surely leave your guests believing they've been treated rather than tricked.

Five Ingredient Feast: Booze Balls

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

The balls combine the best parts of pecan pie and make a great addition to any holiday spread. Bourbon works to give these treats a nice kick, but try to get your hands on Grand Marnier or Cointreau for some zest!