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Frisky Eats: 10 Christmas Cookies To Eat, Give Away, Or Use As Bribes

‘Tis the season to make a metric ton of Christmas cookies! Whether you’re baking for your office cookie exchange, making edible gifts for friends, trying to impress your grandma, or bribing Santa to leave a little something extra in your stocking, we’ve got you covered. Click through to check out our top 10 Christmas cookie recipes — some basic old standbys, some crazy new creations, all totally delicious!

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Read The NY Times’ Story “Invisible Child,” DIY Wrapped Paper & Listen To Shovels & Rope

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do, alone, are well worth it. Here’s a handy list of awesome things to do this weekend!
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Frisky Eats: 10 Remixed Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

I do not care how much you claim to lovvvvvvve Thanksgiving dinner — at a certain point, eating the same damn leftovers everyday gets OLD. For a period of time growing up, I actually hated Thanksgiving dinner because I knew we would be eating it the day after Thanksgiving, the day after the day after Thanksgiving, the day after the day after the day after Thanksgiving, and so on. My parents weren’t huge foodies so it didn’t occur to them to take the leftovers and turn them into something different. But YOU CAN. Here are 10 ways to reuse that leftover turkey, mashed potatoes, yams, cranberry sauce and stuffing so that no one at your table whines, “Aww man, Thanksgiving dinner again?!”

Frisky Eats: 8 Thanksgivukkah Recipes To Be Thankful For

For the first time since 1888, the first day of Hanukkah falls on Thanksgiving. Because this might not happen again until the year 79,811, we’d better play dreidel for squares of pumpkin pie and put gourd stems in our menorahs while we have the chance. Click through for some yummy Thanksgivukkah recipes for this once-in-a-lifetime holiday.

Frisky Eats: 10 Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers To Tide You Over

“Thanksgiving appetizer” might seem like an oxymoron, because, well, the entire day is dedicated to stuffing yourself. Do you really need a snack before the main event? I say yes, for a few reasons. Firstly, if you munch a bit throughout the day, you’ll be less likely to completely gorge yourself at dinner (at least in theory). Secondly, being interrogated about your relationship status by your great aunt is infinitely more bearable while eating a delicious dip. Plus, as a Thanksgiving guest, bringing a fun appetizer is a surefire way to feel like you contributed something, even if the host refuses any help with the actual dinner. Sound good? Click through for 10 super easy Thanksgiving appetizer recipes!

Frisky Eats: 10 Sinfully Good Cinnamon Recipes

What would the holiday season be without the spicy taste — and amazing scent — of cinnamon? Use it to punch up sweet treats from cookies to pie to french toast to muffins, and so much more. In fact, just put it in everything. I don’t see any potential downside to that. Click through to check out 10 of my favorite cinnamon recipes guaranteed to please hordes of hungry houseguests and solo snackers alike!

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Read The Goldfinch, Watch “Frances Ha” & Slow Cook Pumpkin Pie Pudding

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Read The Goldfinch, Watch "Frances Ha" & Slow Cook Pumpkin Pie Pudding

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do, alone, are well worth it. Here’s a handy list of awesome things to do this weekend!
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Exclusive! I Got Drunk With Big Ang And It Was Amazing

Our Lady Of Staten Island!
Another Round On Big Ang!

I’ve been on a no alcohol cleanse for the last few weeks, but I don’t think anyone can blame me for falling off the wagon for a few hours to get drunk with Big Ang. The star of Bravo’s “Mob Wives” and “Miami Monkey” stopped by the office to mix some of her signature cocktails (including a few made with her own line of wine) for me, Robert from Celebuzz and Deena from Vibe Vixen. Watch as Ang’s “Italian Soda” concoction (red wine and cream soda, SO GOOD, seriously) works its magic on my newly lowered tolerance, while we discuss reality TV drama and why 50 is the new 30. Afterwards, Ang gave me her phone number, but she still hasn’t responded to my text asking if we can be besties for life. Oh well. At least I’ll always have that Italian Soda recipe to remind me of this very special day.

Frisky Eats: 7 Tricked Out Popcorn Recipes

Popcorn is one of my favorite snacks. On a chilly fall day, who doesn’t love cuddling up with a book, blanket, and some fresh popped corn? Simple microwave popcorn is for amateurs. Take your popcorn to the next level with these spicy, salty and sweet popcorn recipes!

Frisky Eats: 10 Tasty Noodle Recipes

When I was growing up, my family had a tradition called “Noodle Night,” which involved my mom ordering every noodle dish on the menu from a local Thai restaurant while my brothers and I bounced around the living room screaming, “NOODLE NIGHT! NOODLE NIIIIIIGHT!” When the noodles arrived, we would dig into the to-go boxes like monsters, slurping and laughing madly while continuing to scream “NOODLE NIGHT!” with noodles hanging out of our mouths.

Now that I’m an adult, I still feel very strongly that noodles are something to get excited about. That’s why I rounded up 10 mouthwatering noodle recipes to help you cook up your own noodle night. Click through to check ‘em out…

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