| May 25, 2011
Actress on Ray Milland, George Gobel shows
Phyllis Avery, 88, an actress who portrayed the wife of Ray Milland in the early 1950s CBS sitcom originally called "Meet Mr. McNutley," died Thursday of heart failure at her Los Angeles home, her...
| May 26, 2011
Co-anchor of 'Squawk on the Street'
Mark Haines, 65, co-anchor of CNBCs morning "Squawk on the Street" show and one of the business news network's most recognized faces, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening at home, the network announced in New...
| May 29, 2011
As soon as you sit down for a mani-pedi, the upsell starts: Callus removers, paraffin dips and shoulder massages can each cost an extra $5, $10, $15 or more.
And if you opt for a mani-pedi with "the works" — with maybe a fancy-sounding soak, scrub,...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 3:16 PM
In the award-winning documentary, “In 500 Words or Less,” cameras follow four high school seniors and their families as they spend their final year together navigating the college admission process. The La Cañada Thursday Club will screen this...
| Aug 5, 2009
Total time: 1 hour, plus cooling time for the cakes
Servings: 12 to 16
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature, plus more for greasing the pans
2 cups (8 1/2 ounces) flour, divided
3/4 cup Dutch-process cocoa
1 cup boiling water
1 1/2 cups...
| Dec 3, 2008
Sprucing up inexpensive candles or old vases or plates
Use ribbon, spray paint, Elmer's glue, glitter, spray glue small pins. Change the look of plain white or older pillar candles, plates, vases or bowls. Creating simple and inexpensive...
| Dec 4, 2008
- 1-1/2 oz. creme de cacao
- 1 oz. cream
- 1 oz. peppermint schnapps
- Shake well with ice, strain into glass
| Apr 19, 2009
What if a swipe of lip gloss could help you control late-night cravings while you revel in a perfect pout? Several companies claim just that -- infusing balms and glosses with ingredients such as hoodia and peppermint that aim, in various ways, to put a...
| May 2, 2008
| 5:10 PM
Banana Nut Fudge
Green Mint Stick
| Dec 6, 2007
If visions of December afternoons, spent in the cozy warmth of the kitchen, turning out picture perfect Christmas cookies, dance in your head, then it's time to fire up the oven.
But if the reality is somewhere between buying a slice-and-bake log from...
| Dec 5, 2007
The cookie jar can get as plump as Santa's belly during the holidays. The season is certainly sweetened by home-baked treats and platters of cookies offered as gifts from the kitchen.
"Holiday sweets, made either for home or for gifts, bring visions of...