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All About Food
home : home & lifestyle : all about food
January 26, 2020

How to win 'Best Awards Show Party' this year
(BPT) - Crazy about the movies? Love inviting friends over to watch the awards shows every year? Or maybe thinking about throwing an awards-watching party for the first time? Thrill your friends with a party worthy of the stars, with a focus on fun.You can win "best producer" for throwing an unforg... click to read more

5 tips for hosting a top-notch big game party
(BPT) - It's the height of football season, and you're looking forward to hosting the big game this year. No matter which team you're cheering for, it's all about prepping your home for the big event. But there's no need to stress. Here are a few simple tips to make sure your party is the talk of t... click to read more

Top 2020 food trends
(BPT) - A new year always brings predictions about what trends will rise to popularity, and when it comes to food, there are plenty of trends already underway that will no doubt continue to surge over the next several months. The good news is both your taste buds and your health will likely benefit... click to read more

Trust your gut: Get the story on probiotics
(BPT) - We're often told when we can't make a decision, we should trust our gut. And there's a healthy reason to do so. Gut health is about more than just healthy digestion. It's linked to your immunity and overall well-being. That's because below your belt lies a sophisticated system of organs pow... click to read more

What type of game day entertainer are you? A winning playbook for each.
(BPT) - When it comes to the biggest football day of the year, it's no secret that food takes center field. In fact, while people look forward to the game itself, most fans say they attend Big Game gatherings as much for the food as they do for the game, according to a new survey conducted by OnePo... click to read more

6 hacks for savvy parents to save time and money
(BPT) - Whether it's your first child or you've been around the baby block a few times before, having an infant in your life is an unforgettable experience. While there are countless joys you'll cherish forever, there are also a few challenges you'll likely face along the way.Savvy parents are alwa... click to read more

Three ways to give youth hockey a boost in your hometown
(BPT) - Enrollment in youth hockey is at an all-time high in communities across the country. According to USA Hockey, a record 567,908 players registered to play in the 2018-2019 season, with 356,760 of those players ages 16 and younger.Based on the recent surge in youth hockey enrollment, it's mor... click to read more

Destress by bringing the outdoors in
(BPT) - This year you might have goals like ramping up your workout routine, increasing your self-care regimen or finding time to de-stress.The EPA reports we spend 90 percent of our time indoors, but most people feel that spending time in nature has a positive effect on their mental well-being and... click to read more

How living with AI can improve your daily life
(BPT) - These days, AI - artificial intelligence - has become a household name, mostly because so many household gadgets and appliances use it.What's the impact of AI becoming part of your everyday life? Ultimately, it's about convenience. Many tasks are getting easier, products are more efficient ... click to read more

3 ways to add wellness to your vacation
(BPT) - Why not focus on your health this year by planning a trip that will help you relax, recharge and refocus on your top wellness goals?The following are a few ways to focus on your health while on vacation.Here are just a few ways you can make the most of your vacation while getting your healt... click to read more

The 5 sweetest things about watching award shows
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Shaping our future with AI
(BPT) - Artificial intelligence (AI) is impacting everyone's lives more and more. The latest technology increasingly helps daily tasks and routines become simpler, leaving consumers with more time to spend on other priorities.What do you want from the AI-powered devices and systems in your life?A c... click to read more

Lean and Mean: Turkey Helps Build a Balanced Lifestyle
(BPT) - As the calendar flips to a new year, many Americans try to tackle a tough task: building a healthier lifestyle. According to Statista, the sense of being unhealthy is especially strong among Millennials, with nearly 80% of adults under the age of 36 reporting that they 'could be healthier.'... click to read more

Jigsaw puzzles – perfect for 'me' and 'we' time this winter
(BPT) - During the blustery cold days and cozy nights at home this winter, there's no better time to rediscover the simple pleasures and quiet joys of indoor activities that help you relax and reconnect with family. Over the holidays, through winter break and beyond, families everywhere are eager t... click to read more

6 ways to focus on yourself in the new year
(BPT) - When setting New Year's intentions, it's easy to get caught up in career or physical health achievements. You strategize to work extra hours or get to the gym a certain number of days per week, but that's not always the right mindset for success.The key to external success starts within. Le... click to read more

5 tips for winterizing your health routine
(BPT) - The arrival of the winter months brings an abundance of food, festive drinks and busy days celebrating with loved ones. While indulging in winter festivities, it's important to stay on top of your healthy habits.'The foods and beverages we put into our bodies has a big impact on our health.... click to read more

How to throw an unforgettable holiday party
(BPT) - While some holiday traditions are worth keeping, there's no need to copy anybody else's party. Especially if you're new to hosting, why not make your celebration your own? You might need some new gear and supplies, depending how elaborate your plan is - but don't be shy about asking for hel... click to read more

Better baking: 5 things to know about your oven
(BPT) - Measuring, mixing, blending and kneading - there is so much that goes into the art of baking. You start with the right materials and techniques, but you also need to be familiar with how your oven works to get the best results.Getting to know your oven could be the difference between a beau... click to read more

6 tips every holiday baker needs to know
(BPT) - It's the holiday season - and bakers everywhere are kicking into high gear, filling kitchens with stacks of cookies, cupcakes, pies and candies. Holiday baking should be a joyful experience, sweet, easy and filled with fun memories. Whether you're baking for a few or a flock, here are six t... click to read more

The winter wine you should be drinking (and sharing) this season
(BPT) - Chilly weather: Check. Cozy gatherings with friends: Check. Same old wine: Not so fast. Before you reach for your go-to red this winter, consider Chile's answer to the season's most toast-worthy pours: crimson-hued Carmenere (car-men-air).The signature red grape of Chile delivers luscious d... click to read more

Easy Plant-based Swaps for the New Year
(BPT) - As we say goodbye to 2019, many of us will find ourselves making health-focused resolutions or looking to 2020 food trends for inspiration in the new year. One trend that has remained consistent year after year is the desire for plant-based foods, as more consumers continue to seek meat and... click to read more

Host-with-the-most: A step-by-step guide to wow-ing holiday guests
(BPT) - With the holidays just around the corner, party planning is in full swing. Whether it be a traditional family gathering or friendly white elephant, consider these tips and tricks to stay organized throughout the holiday hustle to ensure festivities go off without a hitch.Have your cake with... click to read more

8 tips to prep your home during (and after) the holidays
(BPT) - Hosting guests, baking treats, kids on school break and managing a packed social calendar - the holidays can be a stressful, busy time. And with so much to do, household chores can fall by the wayside, leaving your home messy and disorganized.These eight tips will help you enjoy a cleaner h... click to read more

Frito-Lay Releases U.S. Snack Index and No Need to Check Twice: It's Family, Friends and Food that Make the Holidays Nice [Video]
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Discounted access to Amazon Prime for customers on government assistance
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Stake out special occasion meals in the beef aisle
(BPT) - Hosting dinner for a special occasion can be stressful. Whether you're gathering with family for the holidays or making something new for friends, you want to deliver an entertaining evening and impress your guests with a pristine meal that everyone enjoys. A delicious beef cut is the focal... click to read more

Prioritize your health in the New Year
(BPT) - Now is the time of year when people typically take inventory of their lives and set new goals. Relationships, finances, careers and health are all important aspects that impact overall well-being. For this New Year, consider making your health a top priority.According to the recent America'... click to read more

Haylie Duff’s 4 tips to make brunch even better
(BPT) - "One of my favorite things to do is get together with friends for a cozy Sunday brunch," says mother, actress and chef Haylie Duff. "It's the best way to spend some quality time together before jumping into the busy week ahead. Plus, kicking off the morning with a nutritious meal is an adde... click to read more

How-to: The Original Cosmopolitan [Infographic]
(BPT) - Born in 1988, The Original Cosmopolitan with Cointreau is a cultural icon. Delicious to drink and easy to make, The Original Cosmopolitan should be everybody's drink of choice this holiday season.... click to read more

5 Tips to Support Immune Health
(BPT) - Being proactive in supporting your immune health gives you a much better chance of staying healthy this winter season and beyond. Tieraona Low Dog, M.D., Chief Medical Advisor at MegaFood, a leading maker of premium supplements made with real food and added nutrients, identifies several tip... click to read more

How to relax and enjoy holiday entertaining
(BPT) - When the holidays roll around, it can be easy to over-schedule, over-complicate and over-stress - especially when it's your turn to be the party host. But if you look back on your favorite holiday memories, you probably don't remember the centerpiece, the table settings or the menu. You jus... click to read more

Top wine serving tips: Why the glass matters
(BPT) - Wine connoisseurs know something even more important than facts about vintages and varietals: It makes a big difference how your wine is served. From the correct temperature to the glass you drink from, how any wine is presented can change the entire experience.And it's not just about aesth... click to read more

Expert tips for the perfect holiday roast
(BPT) - Wondering what to cook for an upcoming holiday gathering? A beautiful beef roast is a feast for the eyes and the stomach, sure to impress guests of all ages. With a few expert tips and tricks, you'll be sure to serve a perfectly cooked roast packed full of flavor.Roasting tips from the pros... click to read more

5 hidden holiday allergy triggers to avoid
(BPT) - The holidays are a time to gather for food, friends and festivities. While everything may seem merry and bright, if you have asthma or allergies, this is when you need to be cautious. A season full of tradition and good cheer can come with hidden allergy triggers if you're not aware and pre... click to read more

Superfood Scramble Bowls 6 Ways [Infographic]
(BPT) - Boost any egg scramble bowl with one superfood ingredient.... click to read more

Expert Series: Frito-Lay Executive Michael Lindsey Explains the Globalization of Flavor in the Snack Industry [Video]
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Keep mom, dad and the grands home safe with the latest technology
(BPT) - Technological advancements are helping aging adults stay safe, comfortable and connected as they age in place. And, families can feel more confident about mom, dad and the grands living independently, especially around the holidays.'The year 2020 brings new innovative technologies to enable... click to read more

From Seed to Supplement: Behind the Label
(BPT) - More than ever before, consumers today are demanding transparency on product labels. As news about food adulteration and contamination continues to appear in the headlines, the concern for food and product safety is rising.If nutritional supplements have ever been an important part of your ... click to read more

Holiday Hot Chocolate Made Easy
(BPT) - For a warm and cozy moment of holiday relaxation, froth up some delicious hot chocolate spiced with flavors of the season. The Capresso froth Select makes it easy to create rich, frothy hot chocolate using chocolate chips, chunks, syrup or powder.Celebrate the season with Peppermint Hot Cho... click to read more

Creative ways to celebrate the holidays together
(BPT) - Every year we celebrate beloved holiday traditions with friends and family. While passing on traditions is a hallmark of the season, there's nothing like taking old favorites and transforming them into something new and exciting - for adults and kids alike!If you're looking for fresh ideas ... click to read more

Amazon’s Best of Prime Highlights the Year’s Top Trends
(BPT) - What were the biggest trends of 2019? With more than one hundred million Prime members around the world, there is no better indicator than Amazon's Best of Prime.* The results are particularly telling because over the past year, Prime welcomed more members worldwide than ever before.Amazon'... click to read more

5 tips for stress-less holiday cleaning
(BPT) - Each year, the holiday season brings a flurry of entertaining. From hosting a houseful of out-of-town relatives to formal sit-down dinners to impromptu get-togethers, chances are your schedule - and your home - is brimming with activity.With all the extra foot traffic and activity can also ... click to read more

9 holiday party survival tips – when you (or guests) are in recovery
(BPT) - Let's face it. Drinking, drug abuse and depression soar over Christmas, Chanukah and New Year's - call it the holiday blues. As you prepare to throw your annual holiday party, the compassionate host recognizes that the holidays can be a painful time for some family members and friends. With... click to read more

Make it better with pure maple [Infographic]
(BPT) - A list of reasons why 100% Pure Maple Syrup from Canada is the better choice of sweetener when it comes to making good decisions about your health. With its unique pleasing flavor, it can be used in both sweet and savory culinary applications. Make sure to try some today!... click to read more

5 ways to keep kids entertained over winter break
(BPT) - Along with the fun and festive winter holidays comes the long break from school - and the challenge of keeping kids happy and engaged with all that unstructured time. Apart from the special holiday events, kids could use a few other diversions, and parents could, too!Here are some ideas for... click to read more

The most craftable time of the year
(BPT) - When you're shopping for all the DIYers, crafters and makers in your life this holiday season, there are many ways to encourage their creativity and show that you 'get' them - which they'll remember for years to come. First, think about the types of crafts or homemade projects they love to ... click to read more

8 tips to allergy-proof your home this holiday
(BPT) - Before you know it, you're knee-deep in preparing for holiday celebrations and family visits. If you're hosting guests with allergies - and you have pets - you have a few more things to consider when getting your home guest-ready. No problem! Here are eight cleaning tips to help allergy-pro... click to read more

A tasty guide to the perfect holiday cookies
(BPT) - When Inga Lam of BuzzFeed's Tasty, the world's largest social food network, gets going in the kitchen, she makes sure to consider all aspects of her baking process when creating the perfect treat. As a Tasty Creator, Inga is known for showing budding chefs how to sharpen their skills and li... click to read more

Enjoy this superfood on any specialty diet
(BPT) - Are you following a gluten-free, keto, paleo, vegetarian, Whole 30 or other special diet? The problem with sticking to a diet is that it can feel restricting, because you're only allowed to eat certain foods, and that can get boring fast.Fortunately, Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Da... click to read more

10 crowd-pleasing holiday gift hacks
(BPT) - Looking for fresh inspiration on what to gift this holiday season? A great rule of thumb is to stick to crowd-pleasers you know your friends, family and colleagues will love. Fortunately, Pretzel Crisps® pretzel crackers has done the hard work for you. With its exceptionally thin sh... click to read more

Suffering from streaming subscription fatigue? [Video]
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How cutting-edge technology is transforming cooking
(BPT) - When marveling at the ways modern technology has impacted our daily lives, people most frequently cite areas such as communication, transportation, entertainment and health care. But there's one arena where technology is making huge differences that often gets left out of the discussion - h... click to read more

Tastes of the season: Kitchen tools for home entertaining
(BPT) - Special occasions call for special dishes and beverages, with inviting aromas such as freshly baked pastries, slow-roasted meats, and the rich fragrances of cappuccino and gourmet teas. These kitchen tools make it easier to create memorable moments of entertaining.Enhance baking with the pr... click to read more

Easy gravy hacks for irresistible holiday cooking
(BPT) - Planning and food prep for the holidays are underway so you're probably creating grocery store lists and considering which favorite family recipes to cook this year. No matter what you're serving, there's one thing that can elevate foods from good to great: a delicious gravy.Making gravy do... click to read more

Behind the scenes: All's fair in love and streaming [Video]
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4 festive tricks to make a holiday meal work for everyone
(BPT) - The holidays are full of family, friends - and lots and lots of food. And while we love getting together with all our loved ones, the thought of coming up with a meal that pleases everyone can be a bit frightful. But with a little prep work, planning, and new healthy takes on cooking and ba... click to read more

How to make any occasion sparkle
(BPT) - What if everyone spent a little more time and energy celebrating everyday moments, tiny victories and micro-achievements? Rather than focusing on the negative, directing your attention toward what you are grateful for, and making a special occasion out of those things, is the secret to a ha... click to read more

Party Planning Pressure [Infographic]
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Real Christmas Trees Make Real Family Memories: New Survey Reveals Families Who “Keep it Real” Are More Likely to Create Lasting Traditions
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Stacie Grissom’s Guide to the Perfect Drink [Infographic]
(BPT) - Taking on the task of mixology can be an intimidating feat but rewarding in the end! Stacie Grissom, one of New York City's most well-known mixologists, shared her guide to the perfect drink along with a few hacks below.... click to read more

Making your own jewelry is easier than you think
(BPT) - If you love jewelry, and you also love to tap into your artistic side, you're in luck! Making jewelry is a gratifying hobby, and there are great resources available to help you learn how to craft unique pieces. With little or no previous experience, you can make beautiful jewelry for yourse... click to read more

Natural holiday baking tips
(BPT) - What are the benefits of baking from scratch? Mostly, it's fun, and your whole family can join in. On top of that, nothing tastes as good as fresh baked treats right out of the oven. For another bonus, it makes the whole house smell great. But perhaps the most important reason to bake from ... click to read more

Vast majority of Americans lose sleep to binge-watch TV
(BPT) - A new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) found that 88% of U.S. adults admitted to losing sleep due to staying up late to watch multiple episodes of a TV show or streaming series - and this number jumps to 95% when looking at 18- to 44-year-olds.The same survey shows ... click to read more

Holiday hacks: How to spend less time cooking and more time with family
(BPT) - The holidays are a time to celebrate and make priceless memories with friends and family. However, when you are the person tasked with preparing and cooking for everyone else, you may often have to miss out on all the family fun and those moments that matter most.Here are several tips to ge... click to read more

Reinvent your holiday meals using one simple ingredient
(BPT) - The holiday season is upon us, bringing opportunities to whip up delicious, crowd-pleasing dishes for all occasions, from party appetizers to a family dinner spread. This year, make your celebrations the best yet with fresh takes on your favorite festive recipes.While pecan pie may be a sta... click to read more

Dietary Supplement Label Changes Mandated by the FDA [Video]
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Thanksgiving wine pairing tips
(BPT) - For holiday entertaining, there's so much advice out there - but the truth is, some rules about how to pair food with wine may not be as hard and fast as it may seem. A lot depends on the exact wine you're serving, as well as the kinds of herbs and spices used in cooking.For example, the co... click to read more

3 DIY decor projects for the holiday season
(BPT) - Are you looking for fun ways to spend time with loved ones this holiday season? Crafting DIY decorations is a perfect way to do so, providing an opportunity for you to get creative and make cheerful and festive pieces you'll cherish all season long.Another perk of making delightful holiday ... click to read more

Home bartending: Your guide to the perfect drink
(BPT) - When Stacie Grissom of Garden Cocktails has folks over to her apartment, she makes sure to offer guests something to drink before they can even get through the door. She built her brand on the notion that anyone can make gorgeous and tasty alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks right at home, w... click to read more

Stress-free tips and tricks to elevate your entertaining
(BPT) - As the seasons change, entertainment opportunities ramp up. Between boisterous game day parties and festive holiday celebrations, calendars through the end of the year will be full of special events and occasions. But there's no need to stress - with a little creativity and a few fresh ingr... click to read more

Take the Scare out of Making Halloween Dinner with $0 Delivery Fee All Week Long
Whether it's throwing together DIY ghost costumes, speeding to the store for some last minute trick-or-treat candy, or cleaning up your front lawn after a third TP attack, Halloween is a busy time of year. It's a season for carving pumpkins - not carving out time to make dinner - which is why it's ... click to read more

Who are the most dangerous celebrities to search for online?
(BPT) - From TV shows to movies, theater and more, everyone has favorite celebrities. You probably have spent time online searching to find out more about what these celebrities are up to and their most recent projects. While there are endless options to feed your need for celebrity news, the probl... click to read more

Cozy up to the table this winter with family game night
(BPT) - Feeling disconnected from members of your own family lately? You're not alone - a 2018 study by 72 Point for Visit Anaheim found that 60% of parents with kids between 4 and 18 described their daily lives as 'hectic.' Sadly, the survey also found that today's families only spend about 37 min... click to read more

The power of positivity: Simple tips to change your life
(BPT) - Work demands paired with family demands make modern life extremely busy. Meetings, deadlines, housework, kids' homework, practice and much more all vie for your time. What's the secret to keeping on top of it all? Research shows the power of positivity can work wonders in managing stress, s... click to read more

Get hitched without a hitch!
(BPT) - Your wedding is one of the most memorable days of your life. To pull off the big day of your dreams, it is important to have a plan in place.The average engagement in the United States lasts 16 months - this may seem like a lot of time, but with so many details to account for, it will fly b... click to read more

Lead by example for a healthier heart
(BPT) - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women,i and the total numbers of deaths from heart disease are rising.ii Cardiovascular risk tends to accumulate over time - the roots of which can often be traced to lifestyle choices made in early adulthood.iii You can help chang... click to read more

Hispanic favorites that stain your teeth
(BPT) - Food is essential in Hispanic culture; however, some of the favorites are among the top teeth-staining foods when consumed on a regular basis. While it's hard to give up what stains our teeth, there is a tried-and-true routine for maintaining pearly white teeth that doesn't require giving u... click to read more

Ways to celebrate and support women small-business owners
(BPT) - Chances are good that you know at least one woman who runs a small business. She might run a retail shop, own a restaurant or be in charge of a thriving small company - or she may be a one-woman operation providing goods or services via her online or home-based business. Globally, women com... click to read more

5 reasons to encourage your child to eat school lunch
(BPT) - For millions of Americans, particularly those in lower income communities, access to healthy foods remains a challenge. However, when it comes to building healthy, happy kids, proper nutrition is essential to helping them succeed later on in life. School lunch is important for student healt... click to read more

Four ways to boost your vitamin D intake
(BPT) - As the days shorten and the weather turns chillier, absorbing vitamin D from the sun becomes more challenging. Why does that matter? Less vitamin D can lead to a weakened immune system, fatigue, joint pain and even impaired wound healing. Essentially, vitamin D helps your whole system run b... click to read more

Smart ideas to green your lifestyle
(BPT) - The green movement continues to thrive with people finding new and inventive ways to incorporate environmentally conscious elements throughout their daily lives. Now more than ever, sustainable choices are important to how we live today and for generations to come. From fashionable choices ... click to read more

How to throw a fun themed holiday party
(BPT) - This year, why not choose a fun theme for your holiday party? You can create a great atmosphere while providing entertainment for all ages with a little creativity - and local resources.You could do the usual 'white elephant' gift swap, or hold an ugly sweater competition, but that's so las... click to read more

3 surprising ingredients to boost flavor in your recipes
(BPT) - Looking for easy ways to add zing to snacks and meals, as well as holiday entertaining? Adding just a few flavor-packed ingredients can revamp recipes with very little effort. Consider adding dried fruits to your daily meals and snacks, as they're not only full of flavor, but packed with nu... click to read more

Global Film Series Highlights the World of Flavors [Video]
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Hosting tips for your next get-together
(BPT) - There are always reasons to entertain, especially now during the holidays. From decor to dessert, there isn't one exact recipe for the perfect party, and the right combination can make a real difference. Candy maker HARIBO suggests sprinkling in moments of sweet childlike happiness to strik... click to read more

Fuel up for fall: 5 ways to take on the day
(BPT) - Back to school and back to the grind! Fall is here and with that comes maxed out schedules and new routines - school, sports practices, work travel, getting ready for the holidays and more. It can be hard to keep up, especially when you sometimes want to just lay down and recharge, but ther... click to read more

The surprising evolution of plant-based margarine
(BPT) - What does Napoleon III have to do with the development of margarine? Quite a lot, as it turns out. The origins and evolution of plant-based margarines involve a lot more history - and dramatic changes in how people eat - than you might expect.The forces that have driven human food options a... click to read more

Watch this love story unfold from the beginning [Video]
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How to keep that relaxed summer vibe going year-round
(BPT) - When summer sadly comes to an end and fall comes around, there's no reason to give up everything that makes the season so enjoyable. Hang on to that summer vibe by extending some of the best of those warm-weather pleasures with your family and friends. Whether you're hosting a large party f... click to read more

How to make a splash entertaining this fall
(BPT) - Looking for new party ideas for any hour of the day? As fall begins, entertaining can seem challenging, but it doesn't have to be. With a little creativity and the right ingredients, you can make any occasion memorable. Whether you're hosting a weekend brunch, a casual tailgate or an evenin... click to read more

5 ways to celebrate everyday occasions
(BPT) - If you look at most people's calendars, the days that stand out are the big ones - national holidays, anniversaries, graduations - in other words, those occasions that almost require special parties, rituals or ceremonies. But the truth is, it's the everyday moments that people remember, an... click to read more

How to have a meaningful impact on the world this year
(BPT) - What if you could give loved ones a present that makes a meaningful impact on the world? If you want to make a difference this year, consider giving gifts that help others in a direct, effective way. You and the gift recipient will know you're making a difference in the lives of people who ... click to read more

Give breakfast a boost before school: Fuel your kids’ day with wholesome on-the-go options
(BPT) - School is back in session, which means hectic mornings spent searching for missing shoes and backpacks, and jam-packed schedules with homework sessions and extracurricular activities. Morning meals at home or at school are imperative, and for busy parents, breakfast snacks on the go can be ... click to read more

Meal solutions for a flavorful fall
(BPT) - Fall marks the beginning of back to busy - back to school and the office, back to sports and other activities, and back to a season of social occasions with family and friends. Healthy, portable snacks such as fresh California grapes play a key role in providing energy and hydration to help... click to read more




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