Drink Coffee & Live Longer? Study reports you'll add 7 years to your lifespan

Coffee Adds Longevity: 3 1/2 cups a day = 7 percent lower chance of dying     If you’re like me, you consider your coffee to be an integral part of your daily life. Some …

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Tips to keep your cat happy and healthy this holiday season and beyond

(BPT) - In the company of loved ones, the holidays transform into a meaningful celebration marked by decadent foods, delightful presents and joyous gatherings. As a pet parent, you want to share in …

Ready for holiday baking? How to choose the right bakeware

(BPT) - If you love holiday baking, but one look at your tired old pans does not inspire you to make holiday magic in your kitchen, you may be ready to upgrade to better-quality bakeware. You may …

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

(Culinary.net) Don't throw out your seeds after this year's pumpkin carving. This healthy snack is easy to make at home and a fun project to get the kids involved.

Lacey Chabert's Top Tips for Easy Holiday Hosting
(BPT) - The holidays are a festive time of year full of friends, family and fun. Hosting events in your home is a great way to bring loved ones together, but it also can be overwhelming. Fortunately, …
For New Year’s resolution success, don’t write off the end of this year
(BPT) - Three-quarters of Americans are planning to enjoy the end of the year and not worry about their diet — up from just half last year, according to a new survey. Results of a recently …
From farm to festivity: How to create holiday magic with fresh fruits and veggies
(BPT) - Many holiday celebrations center around food and good company. A meal can bring people, whether acquaintances, friends, or family, together to celebrate the season.To make your holiday …
Planning holiday get-togethers? Tips for easy and crowd-pleasing appetizers
(BPT) - Do you love entertaining friends and family with plates of delicious food around the holidays, but feel pressed for time and ideas when it comes to making tasty appetizers? You’re in …
Dynamic charm: Explore the 7 unique neighborhoods of Costa Mesa
(BPT) - Planning a trip to Southern California? You could visit well-known cities like Los Angeles and San Diego … or stay in a city where you'll have many cultural excursions at your …
Four Tips to Bring Some Festive Spirit to Your Home This Holiday Season
(BPT) - Whether it's spending hours decorating the house, checking off your shopping list, or even planning your holiday vacation back home, the holidays can be one of the busiest times of the year. …
6 tips for hosting a successful college football tailgate this winter
(BPT) - With the final weeks of the college football season here, are you ready to cheer on your favorite team as we head into the winter? Make this football season finale the best one yet by hosting …
Technology Meets Taste: New Home Coffee Machines Enhance the Specialty Beverage Experience
(BPT) - Coffee lovers can experience the pleasures of barista-crafted coffee at home as new technologies in coffee machines cater to increasingly sophisticated tastes. The Swiss brand JURA leads the …
4 Easy Ways to Shop on Small Business Saturday
(BPT) - It's that time of year again, where people rush out of their homes to find gifts for family and friends. Those gifts are important, but your choice of where you buy those gifts holds power …
Hosting Advice for a Perfect Holiday Ham
(Family Features) For a classic, delicious ham perfect for holiday gatherings and special occasions, try this Brown Sugar Honey Glazed Ham.
Recipes, tips & food info

Serve Plant-Based Sweets This Holiday Season

(Family Features) Make this year's festivities truly memorable by adding a touch of sweetness to holiday celebrations with this delightful combination of fluffy cupcakes, creamy frosting and a heavenly caramel drizzle.

Make 'Eggstra' Special Holiday Memories: Turn to eggs to take festivities to new heights this season

Make 'Eggstra' Special Holiday Memories: Turn to eggs to take festivities to new heights this season
(Family Features) Whether it's served as an appetizer or light dessert, this savory-with-a-touch-of-sweet Popovers with Cranberry Butter recipe can become part of your family's most cherished traditions.

Simple swaps to elevate the kitchen for holiday hosting

(BPT) - As the heart of the home, the kitchen comes even more alive during the holiday season. From baking favorite treats and preparing beloved family dishes to hosting special events of all sizes, …

5 Surprising Ways to Use Eggnog and Spice up this Holiday Season

(BPT) - Eggnog is a beloved tradition for many, but did you know there’s so much more you can do than pour it into a glass? You can easily brighten your holiday season by incorporating this …