Halloween Cocktails

October 22, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Wine/Spirits

This October 31st, forget the candy (unless it’s in your drink). Raise a glass and cheers to a storm-free Halloween with your own witches’ brew, in the form of these delicious Halloween Cocktails! New York City is not only home to the country’s most outrageous Halloween parade, it’s also home to hotspot restaurants and lounges […]

Free Coffee at Starbucks

October 9, 2013 by  
Filed under Blog

Starbucks is trying to make the world a better place one grande frappuccino at a time. From October 9–11, 2013, stop in to your local Starbucks and buy a stranger a drink. When you do, the chain will thank you with a free tall brewed coffee. The idea is sweet: pay it forward and see […]

Lessons for Surviving in This Economy

October 8, 2013 by  
Filed under Career, Managing Your Career

Leaders can inspire and engage, or they can disappoint and disillusion employees. Survival of the Hive: 7 Leadership Lessons from a Beehive takes the lid off a beehive and provides a fun look at effective leadership through the eyes of one of the world’s most industrious creatures, the honeybee. Deborah Mackin and Matthew Harrington use […]

Brussels Sprout, Cauliflower and Shiitake Fusilli

October 8, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Recipes

Fall offers a bounty of colorful fruits and vegetables that are delicious and packed with nutritional benefits. This is the best time of year to enjoy a variety of healthful produce such as orange winter squash, yellow pepper, Brussels sprouts, okra and turnips, among others.  They are especially delicious when part of a pasta dish, […]

Sex and the Site(y)

October 8, 2013 by  
Filed under Finding Mr. Right, Relationships

There was a time when there was an odd stigma surrounding online dating. It’s hard to pinpoint the exact reason for the snobbery about finding love via the internet, but there was a misconception that using internet sites to start relationships was somehow trivial. Dating sites, both free and paid, around the web have really […]

DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe

October 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Recipes

Some people define the start of fall by the calendar. Others know the season has arrived when the chalkboard at Starbucks says that the Pumpkin Spice Latte has arrived.  Nothing beats that first sip of spicy goodness. Nothing except getting it for free, because, let’s face it, at roughly $4 bucks a pop, the PSL […]

Peanut Butter May Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer

October 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Food and Wine, Recipes

It may sound too good to be true, but peanut butter may save your life. A new study released in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, showed that young girls who consumed a serving of peanut butter or peanuts at least twice a week, reduced their risk of benign breast disease (BBD) in young […]