We’ve never been invited to the Oscars, so we wouldn’t know what it’s like to slug through a liquid diet for five days in order to squeeze into a custom-made Oscar de la Renta gown (we’d imagine a mixture of thoroughly horrifying and mind-blowingly delightful), but for we commoners, The Academy... Read more
Some drinks are synonymous with their place of origin. While it’s never in poor taste to sip a little limoncello in, say, Thailand (in fact, that sounds like a great way to spend an evening), the popular lemon liqueur is so iconic that it’s practically a symbol of southern Italy. Ditto for vodka... Read more
The warm weather is quickly becoming a memory. Across the nation, everything pumpkin-spiced fills the shelves. Leaf-raking is the new weekend activity, and many of us are growing excited at the advent of the holiday season. But if your heart is set on beach weather and your body relies on those... Read more
Encouraging the smallest members of your family to eat enough vegetables and fruits can sometimes — okay, always — be a bit of a challenge. One of the easiest and simplest ways for you to fit bunches of fresh, healthful produce into their diet? Smoothies. Tasty, smooth, and sweet, one drink can be... Read more
Ah, autumn: the crackle of crisp leaves underfoot, the scent of wood smoke, an excuse to eat all the pumpkin-infused treats you want… and unfortunately the end of lounging contentedly by the pool and the beginning of sneezing your fool head off every time you pass some goldenrod or ragweed.
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1. Just as Chanel has its signature No. 5 fragrance, Jack Daniel’s has a signature whiskey: the original Old No. 7 brand. There were not six previous versions that were discarded as Jack's biographer claims that the name is actually derived from the official number the government assigned to Daniel... Read more
While we love red wine, we’re less than fond of its tendency to take up residence on our clothes, tablecloths, and carpets. It seems that no matter how many precautions we take, if we host a party where red wine is served, we're going to have to figure out how to get it out of a surface or two.... Read more