Holidays

6 Tips for Planning the Perfect Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day would be a whole lot easier if all of the romantic holiday’s protocols were obvious, but the day can be filled with subtle hints, missed cues, and inadvertent messages. Tropes have developed, deflated, and come back with a vengeance, making it totally unclear if either partner...
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7 Facts About the Movie 'Groundhog Day' You Didn’t Know

No matter how many times you watch Bill Murray wake up to the sounds of "I Got You Babe" in "Groundhog Day," there are a ton of facts and interesting trivia you still don’t know about the movie or the holiday itself. The Feb. 2 holiday takes place all over the country (and across Canada), and many...
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7 Easy, Last-Minute Finger Foods for Your New Year’s Party

It’s not hard to see New Year’s coming from a long way off; it’s pretty clear on the calendar. But if you’ve been buried in holiday craziness and haven’t had a chance to organize snacks for your New Year’s party, now’s the time to get organized. Luckily, most people at New Year’s parties expect...
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How Long Can You Safely Eat Christmas Leftovers?

Leftovers are the best part of the holiday season, but sadly, they don’t last forever. Many foods that grace your holiday dinner table have a short life span. If you want to avoid getting sick before you ring in the new year (starting 2020 with food poisoning is not ideal), you need to be careful...
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11 Podcasts to Help You Conquer Your New Year's Resolutions

As you gear up for the New Year, it's time to start finessing your New Year's resolutions. They could be financial goals, fitness dreams, healthy recipes, or even just efforts to sit back and relax every once in while. With so many different routes to take, it can be hard to nail down the...
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Hallmark Issues Recall on Thousands of Holiday Scented Candles

Candles are an essential part of the holiday season. Whether you lit some scented candles to get your home ready for the holiday season or received them as gifts from your loved ones, you're going to want to double check the label. Why? Because Hallmark has issued a recall on roughly 4,500 candles...
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7 Unique Snacks for Your Holiday Party

Families and friends gather year after year for the holidays, and every good host knows to provide snacks while the main course is in the oven. But you can only make grandma’s special pudding so many times in one life. This year make something new, something that will excite your guests for their...
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Scientist Creates the World’s Tiniest Gingerbread House

‘Tis the season for microscopic holiday treats. Put away your baking ingredients because a Canadian scientist has created the world’s smallest “gingerbread house” using an electron microscope, reported the New York Post . Love gingerbread houses but too many calories? The CCEM's got you covered!...
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Everything You Need to Know About 'Seinfeld's Festivus

Unlike families setting up Christmas trees in anticipation of December 24, fans of “Seinfeld” everywhere are patiently awaiting December 23, aka Festivus. The holiday offers an alternative to recognizable, commercial holidays , but it also involves odd customs — an aluminum pole in place of a tree...
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6 Holiday Sangria Recipes You Need for Your Winter Gathering

Sangria is always festive. The wine-based punch, filled with sliced fruit and delicious vino, is always a crowd-pleaser. But combine the Spanish concoction with seasonal holiday ingredients and you get a superior Christmas punch perfect to wash down all those holiday goodies with. Celebrate...
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