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Why We Love Valentine’s Day

The history of Valentine's Day–and the story of its patron saint St. Valentine –is shrouded in mystery. We do know that February has long been celebrated as a month of romance, and that St. Valentine's Day, as we know it today, contains vestiges of both...

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Can you die of a broken heart?

Heartbreak.   Whether you’ve lost loved ones or pets, experienced a brutal break-up, or had your heart broken due to devastating news around the world, we’ve all been there. Heartbreak hurts.   But can you die of a broken heart?   Take the recent death of the beloved mother daughter duo,...

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Sugar Cookie Hearts

I rarely make cookies. They just seem like way too much work, but this sugar cookie recipe was really easy and I just had to trust that 12 minutes really was enough cooking time!   Makes 24 cookies 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting ½ tsp...

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Ideal Romantic Date

August is Romance Awareness Month and we want to keep romance alive! We thought it'd be fun to go around the office and find out everyone's idea of what a "perfect date" would look like. [caption id="attachment_21805" align="aligncenter" width="500"] If you get this reference, 10 brownie...

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Here’s Why You Should Adopt a Cat This Month

  June is a great month. The first day of summer started this week, we celebrate Father’s Day, my birthday, but best of all, it’s also Adopt-a-Cat Month, or, as some other organizations call it, Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month! There are millions of adorable cats – young and older...

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The Food of Love

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and there’s nothing more romantic than an intimate candlelight dinner at home. The secret to a fun time is to select foods known for their aphrodisiac properties and make it all about spending time with your partner—not slaving...