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3 Positive Aspects of Living Frugally

Whether your thriftiness is by choice or necessity, watching your spending can help you feel invested in your best life. 

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The Sesame Street gang

10 Fun Facts from 50 Years of 'Sesame Street'

Discover some things you might not know about the pioneering program that has had a positive influence on generations of children.

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6 Heartwarming Movies Premiering This Holiday Season

6 Heartwarming Movies Premiering This Holiday Season

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in a theater near you.

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Praying for a fresh start

How to Pray for a Fresh Start After a Setback

There is positive energy in prayer that can help us move on to a new and better chapter in our lives.

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Positive thinking and better sleep

Can Positive Thinking Help You Sleep Better?

New research suggests that optimism leads to better sleep, which carries a whole host of health benefits.

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Nationals win the World Series

A World Series Win in a Season of Loss

The Washington Nationals’ historic victory is bittersweet for anyone who is, like me, grieving a fan.

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Stargazing

3 Powerful Benefits of Gazing at the Stars

Consider these three reasons to turn your gaze upward for an eyeful of inspiration.

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Katie Jacobs' Sausage Pinwheels

Sausage Pinwheels

Katie Jacobs shares a recipe, passed down from her great-aunt Dolly, that's become a Christmas tradition in Katie's family.

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Myquillyn Smith in her cozy home.

Myquillyn Smith: Less Can Be More with Christmas Decorating

This decorator wants you to free yourself of your Christmas clutter and focus on what is truly important this holiday season.

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Several editions of the Joy of Cooking cookbook

The Joy of Cooking Through the Years

The history—and family—behind America’s most beloved cookbook, The Joy of Cooking, which was first published in 1931.

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Joy of Cooking Sprouts

Joy of Cooking Sprouts

The great-grandson of the original author of the classic American cookbook Joy of Cooking carries on the family tradition.

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John Becker and his wife, Megan Scott

The Joy of Cooking: A Four-Generation Family Tradition

Meet the great-grandson who adapted America’s most beloved cookbook for the modern chef.

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