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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

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 | MarloThomas

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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

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!

Inside S'mores

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.01.2012 | Home
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure. Inside S'mores--or Baked S'mores--were invented by necessity....

Alcoholic Cupcake Trend Takes Root In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- PS 7's is the latest eatery to cash in on the alcoholic cupcake trend with its new "Cuptail" menu, which features alcoholic renditions o...

10 Best Classic Ice Cream Parlors

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Shops specializing in frozen treats can be found in a wide variety of forms these days. There's the resurgent fro-yo trend that's spreading through m...

Can Treats Save Civilization?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home
Anneli Rufus

Treats are costly and/or fattening and/or obtainable only in one tiny spot on Earth. Your treat and my treat might not be the same, yet the word "treat" triggers in both of us a throbbing thrill.

Karen Lefrak And Her Champion Poodles

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

Karen's newest children's book, "Best in Show," teaches children what it takes to raise a champion show dog. It's a great book for any child who loves pets.

Spicy Recipes To Heat Up Valentine's Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From our friends at, whose weekly recipe contests we've been featuring on HuffPost Food, comes this great collection of recipes to make you...

Heart-Melting Valentine's Day Treats

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From our friends at, whose weekly recipe contests we've been featuring on HuffPost Food, comes this great collection of recipes for homemad...

Season's Greetings

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

We didn't open the door. "Trick or treat!" It seemed so Republican....

Sleigh Bells Brings Their A Machines To Milk Studios (DOWNLOAD FREE MP3)

Beatrice Rothbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Beatrice Rothbaum

Although they were only a small part of an overstimulating, overwhelming bill that included M.I.A., Neon Indian, Interpol, Mark Ronson, Die Antwood,...

How To Live On $0 A Day: Rediscover the Childlike Joy of Halloween (Get Free Stuff)

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Halloween traditionally marks the end of the harvest season when people begin storing necessities for the long, lean months ahead. Which is exactly the way you should be looking at it now.