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Friendsgiving Has Become More Popular with Young People Than Thanksgiving

By |2019-11-19T06:37:09-06:00November 19th, 2019|

Have you been to any FRIENDSGIVING dinners yet this year?  And were they a lot more relaxing and fun than your family's Thanksgiving dinner is going to be?     According to a new survey, young adults now actually PREFER Friendsgiving dinners to Thanksgiving dinner.  68% of people between 18 and 38 say they would rather do Friendsgiving over the traditional family dinner.  And here's why . . . 1.  Friendsgiving is more social.   2.  They get to avoid personal questions from their family.   3.  They feel less pressure to impress their guests.   4.  They don't have to [...]

Are you “sober curious”? You’re not alone, according to growing booze-free movement

By |2019-11-15T06:41:15-06:00November 15th, 2019|

We've all heard about Dry January -- the period where we skip booze after the excesses of the holidays.  But new trends show that people have started to give up alcohol for good. The global nonalcoholic beverage market is expected to reach a record value of $1,650.28 billion by 2024, according to a recent report from Zion Market Research. Terms like "sober curious" are becoming more prevalent, and last month, Whole Foods declared that zero-proof drinks are one of the top-10 food trends for 2020. Influencing the rise of this trend is a cultural shift toward wellness. Even conversations on social media [...]

Quilty the cat “will not be contained”

By |2019-11-14T06:26:45-06:00November 14th, 2019|

Anyone want a cat?  His skills include napping, cleaning himself, inciting mutiny, and purring. Yes -- you heard right.  Mutiny. Meet Quilty the cat, the animal currently terrorizing the Friends for Life Animal Shelter in Houston, Texas.  Apparently, this kitty has a penchant for opening doors and freeing his fellow cat kind so workers are wrangling dozens of cats day in and day out. "Quilty will not be contained. And he has no shame.  Quilty loves to let cats out of the senior room.  Repeatedly.  Several times a day," the exhausted shelter posted to their Facebook, along with very angry pictures of [...]

Excited For Frozen 2? History of Disney Songs

By |2019-11-13T08:22:19-06:00November 13th, 2019|

Kristen Bell, who voices Princess Anna in the upcoming Disney feature Frozen 2, was Jimmy Fallon's guest on Tuesday's The Tonight Show, and joined Jimmy for a mashup of some of the biggest Disney tunes of all time, called, "The History of Disney Songs." The two kicked things off with Disney classics like "When You Wish Upon a Star," "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?" and "Part of Your World," before capping the medley off with "Remember Me" from Pixar's Coco and "Into the Unknown" from the Frozen 2 soundtrack. Bell closed things out with a few bars from "Let It Go," for good measure. "A History of [...]

Will You Go Small For Thanksgiving?

By |2019-11-13T06:56:42-06:00November 13th, 2019|

When it comes to the Thanksgiving bird, lots of people are saying smaller is better. A new survey found that 59% of respondents said they plan to make or buy a turkey that’s 18 pounds or smaller this year. (Food & Wine) When it comes to Thanksgiving’s main dish – lots of people want to dump it. 26% of survey respondents said they are tired of traditional Thanksgiving food and would prefer other options. A quarter of those surveyed said turkey is the most overrated Thanksgiving dish and 64% said they would switch out the bird with something else. 30% said [...]