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Health Essentials for a Happy Pet

Keeping your four-legged friends active, energetic and at their best begins with providing essential nutrients, which can quickly result in changes you can see.

Holiday Gift Idea for Grandparents

Tired of purchasing toys that break or that her grandchildren will outgrow, 62-year-old Barbara Carlson* decided the holidays were a perfect time to purchase a gift that will continue to protect both of her grandchildren well into their futures.

Crank Up the Heat This Tailgating Season

Football is as much about the food as it is the game, and a recent McCormick Grill Mates survey shows that one-third of tailgaters are looking to crank up the heat in their fare this season.

Save on Splurge-Worthy Home Styles

In the fashion and design world, alternative materials that emulate high-end looks are trendy not only for their lower price point and low maintenance qualities, but thanks to advancements in design and technology, are often hard to differentiate from the real thing.

Easy Thanksgiving Wine Pairings

Gathering friends and family over a delicious meal is often a highlight of the holiday season. As you start to plan your menu for the big day, remember to consider which wines you'll offer as perfect pairings for your favorite dishes.

Holiday Diet Tips: Keep Calories in Check While Enjoying the Season

As the seasons change we're all tempted to indulge, but consuming all the extra calories added from sugar in those decadent sweets and savories can quickly add up to pounds on the scale!

Simple Swaps for Healthier Holidays

Rich, decadent, calorie-laden foods go hand-in-hand with the holidays. By choosing better-for-you snacks and swapping ingredients in some of your favorite recipes, you can keep the pounds from creeping up as you celebrate this season.

Turkey Transformations

After the big day has come and gone, most holiday hosts find themselves still talking turkey. What to do with all that leftover bird?