A Blood Orange & Cava Cocktail Perfect for Valentine’s Day


VIDEO A Blood Orange & Cava Cocktail Perfect for Valentine’s Day Scripps Ulive February 12, 2016 Watch a chef whip up an unexpected, romantic Cava cocktail perfect to craft as a Valentine’s Day surprise. Bonus:…

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How to Bring Happy Hour Home


Happy Hour—that glorious window of time when beers are $2, oysters on the half-shell sell for a dollar a piece, and cocktails are affordable—is the light at the end of a stressful work day, where…

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Meet Our Guest ‘Grammer of the Week: @aww.sam


Each week we’re teaming up with a popular food-stagrammer who will take over our Instagram feed and fill it with their own delicious pics. This weekend on #TastyTakeovers Sam Ushiro, who runs the infectiously fun and colorful…

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A New Documentary Looks at America’s Real Drug Problem


(Photo Courtesy of Prescription Thugs) While America’s war on drugs has been waged for decades against illegal narcotics like heroin, cocaine, crack, and marijuana, a larger, arguably more dangerous culture has been building around prescription…

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The Queue: The Best Valentine’s Day Movies on Netflix


As anyone who has browsed its virtual aisles knows, Netflix can be a hit-or-miss affair when it comes to finding the movie you’re in the mood for. The digital subscription service has thousands of titles…

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Decorate Like a Cake Boss With This Super-Simple Technique


VIDEO Decorate Like a Cake Boss With This Super-Simple Technique Tess Panzer February 12, 2016 If you think impressive cake decorating is beyond your skill set, think again! This super-simple and relatively quick cake-decorating technique…

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I Have No Idea If My Kid Did Her Homework, And I’m Not Checking


It was the sound of a sharpener tearing through a pencil that caught my attention. It was 6:30 p.m., and my daughter had been home for two hours. She’d been on the phone, watched some…

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A Mom in the Waiting Room Told Me One Thing Genetic Testing Is Not


(Photo: Ger Renton) It was mere weeks after Ethan’s diagnosis of Hunter syndrome when I was asked to come in to speak with a genetic counselor and to have my blood taken. My blood test…

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9 Things Your Kid Really Learns in Kindergarten


Love them or hate them, the Common Core State Standards are being swiftly implemented into schools and programs throughout the country, and although its ultimate goal is to prepare students for college and their careers,…

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Why I Finally Stopped Making Jokes About My Eating Disorder


“There were those few years in high school I didn’t eat.” I always play this off as a joke when I casually throw it into conversation, though it never comes out funny. It’s not entirely…

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