Tag archive for "Sharon Knolle"

Relationships

10 of Our Favorite Romantic Movies

No Comments 10 February 2014

Psychologists just concluded that watching romantic movies with your spouse lowers your chances of getting a divorce, so this list of movies that celebrates romance is not just for Valentine's Day. Whether these will help save your marriage, we can't say, but if you're a fan of Cary Grant, Jane Austen, teen angst or kickboxing (the sport of the future), these are just what the doctor ordered.

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Holidays

The Best Celeb New Year’s Resolutions

No Comments 08 January 2014

It's a new year and time for a new start on your resolutions to get in shape, eat better, slow down and, as at least one celeb tweeted, read more books! (A resolution we can definitely get behind.) While most stars were sharing the usual goals of fitness or learning a new skill, count on Kanye West to promise not to rant... for at least six months.

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Relationships

Brandi Glanville of Real Housewives of Orange County and author of Drinking and Tweeting

Is The Real Housewives Curse Real?

No Comments 11 April 2013

Is there a Real Housewives curse? Given how many of the women have gotten divorced—including Camille Grammer and Adrienne Maloof—since joining the franchise—there just might be.

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Self Help

Read 2013 Oscar nominated books turned movie adaptations like Team of Rivals and Silver Linings Playbook

Red Carpet Reads: The Best Oscar-Worthy Books

No Comments 22 February 2013

By Sharon Knolle Movie awards season doesn't just mean great films, it also means great reads. This year's list includes an enduring French classic, a fantasy novel and an article in Wired. Even Ernest Hemingway made a cameo, of sorts: In The Silver Linings Playbook, the main character Pat (Bradley Cooper) takes such an intense dislike to A Farewell to Arms, he tosses it out the window.

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Self Help

The Stars’ Favorite Holiday Traditions

No Comments 21 December 2012

By Sharon Knolle Chef Carla Hall has a lot of favorite Christmas recipes, but she recently told The Chew that her favorite holiday memory is the crafting kits, like beaded bags, her mother put under the tree. "I'm a crafter. I loved getting the crafts," she noted, along with showing pictures of she and her sister in matching striped outfits on Christmas morning. "We're not twins, but we're 17 months apart. Irish twins."

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Self Help

Make It Work: Tim Gunn’s 12 Fashion Do’s and Don’ts

3 Comments 28 November 2012

By Sharon Knolle In Tim Gunn's Fashion Bible, the ever-stylish Project Runway fashion guru declares "Thou shalt look fabulous." His informative book, co-written with Ada Calhoun, provides a history of clothing through the ages—did you know jeans originated in Italy?—and suggests which clothes look best on you. He doesn't just preach fashion do's and don'ts, although Gunn isn't shy about sharing which clothing trends he can't stand.

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Self Help

Hurricane Sandy Fundraisers: Jersey Shore, Mob Wives, Cyndi Lauper, and Cake Boss Give Back

No Comments 12 November 2012

By Sharon Knolle The East Coast is still recovering from Hurricane Sandy and several celebs—including the casts of Jersey Shore and Mob Wives—are doing their part to help. Bigger Is Better author Big Ang drummed up support on Twitter, asking people to stop by her Staten Island bar The Drunken Monkey with donations of diapers, blankets, canned food, cleaning supplies, and heaters.

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Parenting

How I Met Your Baby Mama: Barney’s Bro Code for Parents

No Comments 15 October 2012

By Sharon Knolle Why would a swinging single like How I Met Your Mother's Barney Stinson write a book about parenting? Because he wants you to be a more kickass parent, obviously. As he writes in The Bro Code for Parents, What to Expect When You're Awesome, he was inspired to write the book after good friends Marshall and Lily had their first child. His advice is a centerpiece of tonight's episode.

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Pets

Strut Your Mutt Week: Helpful Celebs Like Betty White to Raise Money for Animals

2 Comments 17 September 2012

Furry friends are getting their own dose of paparazzi action this month. Actors Ian Somerhalder (Vampire Diaries) and Kristen Renton (Sons of Anarchy) are used to strutting their stuff on the red carpet, but this month they're helping homeless dogs during Strut Your Mutt Week, which runs from September 22 to 29. This year the group hopes to raise at least $1 million. The ultimate goal is "No More Homeless Pets" and no more animals being euthanized.

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