Meryl Streep May Have Snooped Around Gwyneth's House on Thanksgiving

Appearing on Live! with Kelly and Michael Wednesday morning to promote Into the Woods, Meryl Streep revealed that her Thanksgiving was chock full of excitement: her oven apparently "does not do it" so on this holiday, since she lives in the same building in New York City as Gwyneth Paltrow, Meryl popped over to use… » 12/03/14 12:50pm 12/03/14 12:50pm

British Consumers Embrace American Tradition of Black Friday

In a beautiful gesture of reverse colonization (I mean, kinda) this year marks the very first time British retailers are participating in the American tradition of Black Friday. And it looks like the Brits are naturals at it—they've even taken to the standard trampling over each other and "mini-riots" Black Friday is » 11/28/14 1:03pm 11/28/14 1:03pm

Tell Us Your Thanksgiving Horror Stories

It's Thanksgiving evening, which means you're probably about to fall into a tryptophan coma, fight with your Republican relatives or—if you're anything like me— eat a store-bought turkey sandwich while drinking and watching Netflix alone in your apartment. But first let's share our best Thanksgiving horror stories! » 11/27/14 6:10pm 11/27/14 6:10pm

How To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner: A Strategy Guide

How does one eat a Thanksgiving meal? On its face this might seem like a ridiculous question, and also everywhere else too. I mean, who doesn't know how to eat? (Excepting the British, of course.) Thanksgiving is marked, more than anything else, by its abundance of tasty foodstuffs; practically speaking, it is a… » 11/27/14 5:41pm 11/27/14 5:41pm

How to Be Beautiful on Thanksgiving: A Guide

It's the kickoff of the holiday season, and as a woman, there's only one thing that means: marshaling undue amounts of energy to please other people. One great tactic as we continue down this endless winding road is, of course, that of beautification. How can we all be more beautiful on noted beauty holiday,… » 11/27/14 3:45pm 11/27/14 3:45pm

What's Your Thanksgiving Secret Weapon?

Thanksgiving, by nature, is a holiday that tests, that challenges. Whether it's a guaranteed hit recipe, a simple yet flawless kitchen gadget, an inspiring playlist consisting of Aaron Copland and Heart's radio hits, or a very specific and pleasant strain of marijuana, we all have our standbys that get us through the… » 11/26/14 3:10pm 11/26/14 3:10pm

How to Win Fights With Your Family This Thanksgiving: Don't

Tomorrow you'll gather around the Thanksgiving table with your family—those precious few souls that walk this cold Earth draped in the same flesh and blood that coat your weary bones. Invariably, they will say something that makes you want to murder them or, at the very least, ruin dinner in the process of setting… » 11/26/14 1:00pm 11/26/14 1:00pm