It hasn’t quite sunk in yet for the players, but the 2016 Lady Tors volleyball squad are now and forever a part of school history — the first team to reach the playoffs in a program more than 40 years old.
As early voting begins today, what is of equal, if not more, importance than the presidential race for Galveston County voters are the local races.
(Family Features) When the pace of family life gets busy, it seems easier than ever to forgo healthy eating plans, and the hectic autumn season is a big culprit. However, you don’t need to compromise flavor for nutrition when turning to convenient options that fit your busy lifestyle.
(Family Features) Creating one-of-a-kind desserts doesn’t have to take hours in the kitchen or even exceptional baking skills. With a little imagination and the right tools, you can whip up surprisingly delicious sweets that will surprise and delight your friends and family.
(Family Features) This year, flex your culinary muscle and opt for something adventurous at your Friendsgiving table.
(Family Features) Grilling and game day go hand-in-hand, but if your tailgating menu needs a makeover, it may be time to explore new ways to bring bold flavor to your favorite dishes and drinks.
(Family Features) The ultimate kid-friendly snack comes as a package deal – simple, delicious, nutritious and fun. One option that readily meets those demands are apples, pears and oranges perfectly sized for small hands, mouths and appetites.
(StatePoint) Will you be hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Even those with the best mashed potatoes, the tastiest cornbread and the sweetest pie can have reservations about carving the turkey.
(BPT) - The holidays are filled with parties, potlucks and feasts that call for delicious treats. Whether you’re hosting or just attending, any shindig is enhanced by a tasty cheese platter. These tips and tricks will inspire you to create an appetizing and elegant cheese plate that is sure to charm your guests and please even the pickiest of eaters.
(BPT) - The friends, the family, the food — Thanksgiving is a beloved holiday enjoyed by both young and old. Beyond the friendly conversation and heartwarming nostalgia, the mouthwatering meal is the star of the day.
(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Family time can be scarce these days, with activities and distractions pulling parents and kids in every direction. But a family-friendly television network, INSP, wants to change that. In an increasingly polluted television environment, they are one network trying to offer a breath of clean air.
(StatePoint) Thanksgiving is a quintessential example of American tradition, and the food and drink on your holiday table is undoubtedly the centerpiece of the holiday.
(BPT) - Parents, get ready! The spookiest night of the year is just around the corner. Farm Rich, one of the nation’s best-selling frozen snacks and appetizers brands, has concocted five frightfully fun food hacks to keep you from going “batty” while getting ready for your own Halloween gatherings.
(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Carrying drinks conveniently and discreetly remains a challenge, but the latest design from Genie Bags can grant the wish of anyone looking to carry and tap into the drink of your choice while on the go.
(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - What is it about families and reality TV that have us tuning in on a regular basis? Is it watching a family dynamic unfold? Is it the drama? Whatever it is, UP TV's "Bringing Up Bates" has families hooked.
(Family Features) Eating a high-protein breakfast can help provide energy and focus to keep your day on track. While many experts now recommend 25-30 grams of protein at each meal, the average breakfast plate only contains 13 grams. One way to help close the gap is to add an 8-ounce glass of milk to your meal. Whether organic, flavored or white, each variety provides nine essential nutrients, including 8 grams of high-quality protein per 8 ounces to help start the day on the right foot.
(Family Features) Chilly nights are the perfect time to pull out your favorite soup or stew recipe. Settle down with a blanket while a big pot of chili simmers on the stove. Warm, hearty and flavorful, chili is a classic comfort food, and it’s easy to customize with your favorite flavor combinations. Whether you prefer it spicy or mild, with or without beans, you can develop your own signature style.
(Family Features) Certain flavors are synonymous with fall, and pumpkin spice tops the list. Dozens of seasonal products now feature everyone’s favorite fall flavor, but if your inner chef is calling, it’s easier than ever to whip up decadent pumpkin desserts at home.
(StatePoint) This autumn, gather family and friends to celebrate the harvest season and Thanksgiving holiday with a countryside menu filled with rustic farm-fresh fare and delectable wines.
(BPT) - Viewership for sports coverage is changing rapidly. In fact, the average viewership for regular season NFL games among Spanish-dominant viewers has increased 28 percent over the last half-decade alone. In terms of the big game, Nielsen reports that while an average of 11.2 million viewers for the last five Super Bowls are Hispanic (i.e. about 10 percent of the total average viewership), Spanish-dominant viewers represent about a third of that — a whopping 3.4 million viewers.
(BPT) - What food is tasty, filling and fun? Peanut butter, and according to research, Americans are in love with the nutty spread.
(BPT) - Raise the bar for cocktail hour with clever tools and gadgets for mixed drinks, wine and spirits. Whether it's for your home bar or for a gift, here are some ideas worth toasting:
(NewsUSA) - La creatividad se dispara cuando los niños se disfrazan y se les da la oportunidad de expandir sus propias identidades personales.
(Family Features) You walked or ran your legs off, biked until you dropped, lifted your body weight at the gym and swam the distance of the English Channel. Now it is time to refuel.
(Family Features) For millions of football fans, the grill is as important as the gridiron when enjoying a weekend of games. There’s nothing like team spirit, the anticipation of kickoff and the smell of a delicious pregame tailgate wafting through the stadium parking lot.
(Family Features) Crisp mornings, cozy sweaters and a craving for comfort foods are all sure signs that autumn is in the air. No fall menu is complete without hearty, homestyle dishes that evoke feelings of well-being and warmth, and there’s no better way to capture the flavors of fall than with the season’s signature ingredient – apples.
(Family Features) It’s a common scenario: no time for breakfast, so you’re snacking on something sweet in the break room at 9 a.m. Two hours later you hit the vending machine for something salty.
(Family Features) Whether you’re a fitness junkie, busy parent or sleep-deprived student, peanut butter is an ingredient fit for all of life’s moments. With a healthy boost of protein and energy, it is perfect as an on-the-go snack, fuel for a workout, a reliable family meal or a decadent dessert.
(BPT) - Eggs, they’re the superstars of your fridge.
(BPT) - Transamerica Center for Health Studies (TCHS), in collaboration with Los Angeles-based nutritionist Suzanne Hollander of Suzy Foods, is adding a twist to your traditional family recipes this fall season with its new All-American Cookbook. Encourage your kids to help prepare one of these recipes for tonight’s dinner — just sprinkle in fresh flavors and substitute healthy ingredients for an enjoyable family meal.
(NAPSI)—It’s no secret that today’s youth is “connected” in virtually every way (hello, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and many, MANY more), but Generations Y and Z are choosing to lose connection in one very specific way. Millennials are chronic cord cutters as they say “Au Revoir!” to cable TV subscriptions, but many are being touted as “cord nevers” as numerous digital natives choose to forgo the hassle previously known as non-fast-forwardable television.
(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - An apple a day keeps the doctor away and also keeps school programs in shape via a fundraiser sponsored by the U.S. Apple Association. The "Buy an Apple, Help a Student" program from the nation's apple growers offers a simple formula for supporting students and encouraging healthy snacking.
(BPT) - It seems like everyone today is looking for ways to eat healthier and seeking out more “adventurous” foods. Some people try extreme diets, consuming only raw or paleo-based foods. Others seek out new varieties of kale or cabbage. And still others simply want to go beyond the ordinary.
(Family Features) Cooler temperatures, beautiful changing leaves and the familiar scent of pumpkin pie spice are all signs of fall. Whether you’re hosting a pumpkin carving party or decorating sweet treats with family, celebrate the season with maple-flavored leaf-shaped cookies, pumpkin patch cupcakes and hot apple cider.
(Family Features) Spooky, silly or symbolic, carved pumpkins are an essential ingredient to any Halloween celebration. This year, scare up some special fun for your party with a wicked watermelon carving, instead – but don’t stop there.
(Family Features) Hay rides and pumpkin carving aren’t the only time-honored traditions of fall. This time of year also brings the opportunity to enjoy spooktacular and hair-raising seasonal treats.
(NAPSI)—Canning has become a popular food trend, and a great way to save and savor the taste of the harvest season all year long.
(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If you are like most families, the stress of having kids and maintaining hectic schedules, can heat up the happiest of households in no time -- especially when it comes to trying to decide what to have for dinner.
(BPT) - Coffee is more than a drink — it’s a lifestyle and an integral part of people’s everyday lives. In fact, more than half of Americans enjoy a cup of coffee daily, according to the 2016 National Coffee Drinking Trends Report.
(NAPSI)—During National Popcorn Poppin Month in October, or anytime of year, it’s a great time to celebrate what’s been called the most magical of all snack foods. It seems particularly fitting in this season of transformation when green turns to gold, gourds into glowing goblins, and children into costumed characters.
(NAPSI)—As the days get cooler and life gets busier, many of us crave comfort foods—and a little bit of berry can go a long way. Fortunately, frozen blueberries are goodness frozen and available year-round. Whether you’re grabbing a quick snack on the run, trying new recipes to beat the winter blahs or baking treats to keep you warm, frozen blueberries are ready to help. Stock up your freezer for an easy way to add flavor and nutrients to just about any dish.
(Family Features) With school, work and evening activities all spiraling in different directions, most families find that some things have to give. Make sure quality time around the dinner table isn’t one of them with these savvy solutions that can help make weekday meals a cinch.
(Family Features) From the celebrity on TV to your coworker at the watercooler, everyone is talking about turmeric. That’s because scientific evidence has been building around the potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties, of curcumin, a compound in turmeric. These six tempting recipes – from a morning shake to baked chicken – will quickly make turmeric the new star of your spice cabinet. Find more tips for using turmeric at McCormick.com.
(Family Features) Spice things up this season with some uniquely delicious recipe options that are perfect for most any meal occasion.
(Family Features) Putting fresh, clean meals on the table is easy with fruits, vegetables and other farm-raised foods. For a full day of deliciously pleasing food, start with healthy strawberries to make Strawberry and Goat Cheese Pizza for lunch. Just before dinnertime, go for Heirloom Tomato and Mozzarella Salad and combine it with a crisp, white wine. Finally, round it out with a main course using honey and its natural sweetening qualities to put Linguini with Honey-Sauced Prawns on the table.
(Family Features) Add some team spirit to your menu by stepping out of bounds this tailgating season. Score big points with your fellow fans by sharing new apps and snacks that put a special game day spin on traditional favorites.
(BPT) - The temperatures are getting cooler and it’s time to make the most of the fall season. New England-based stylist Lauren Wells and photographer Cambria Grace, the duo behind the creative studio Wells & Grace, curated the ultimate fall bucket list to help everyone celebrate all autumn long.
(BPT) - Start back-to-school season off right with a no-fail routine sure to keep the whole family on track for the busy school year to come. Follow these five tips for a healthy and happy school year from Daphne Oz, New York Times bestselling author and Emmy award winning co-host of ABC's “The Chew,” whose new book, The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes for Eating Every Day Like It’s the Weekend, hits stands Sept. 20.
(BPT) - ¡Adios summer! Hello fall! There’s no denying the days are getting shorter and weather is getting cooler, but before breaking out the jackets and jeans, let’s take time to look back on the faithful friend that was a constant part of summer fun. From fueling warm-weather adventures to turning simple moments into special occasions, here are the five ways Café Bustelo(R) coffee was there through it all and never held us back.
(Family Features) Milk is not only a fridge staple; it’s an essential part of American lives. It’s so important that, according to a new consumer survey conducted by Wakefield Research, 82 percent of American parents say they would make a separate trip to the store if they ran out of milk – and for good reason.
(Family Features) With busy family schedules, it can be difficult to find time to prepare a homemade dinner. Instead of reaching into the freezer or grabbing a burger on the run, you can prepare a delicious meal in minutes to satisfy the whole family with a few simple steps.