Maria Whelan

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11 Things You Never Knew About Disneyland's Main Street U.S.A.

<b>Main Street, U.S.A. is America at the turn of the [20th] century – the crossroads of an era, the gas lamps and the electric lamp – the horse-drawn car and the auto car. Main Street is everyone’s hometown . . . the heart line of America. - Walt Disney</b><p><i>Disney stands in front of a rendering of the Park</i> …

Walt Disney Company

An American In Cuba - Part IV

<i>This is part IV of a V-part series on my experiences in Cuba. Read Part I, Part II, Part III.& Part V</i><p>Today we are going to check into the Melia Cohiba, part of a Spanish chain of hotels I love in both Bali and Madrid.<p>Cousin Ofelia feeds us precious eggs for breakfast, then as we wait for our …

16 Reasons Why We’ll Miss Our Weekly Parenthood Sob-Fest

When <i>Parenthood</i> says its final goodbye to the Braverman family this Thursday, we’ll lose something very important. I’m not just talking about the end of a mini–feel-good-TV era. (We’ll still have a few sappy, good-hearted shows to sustain us, but how can <i>Parenthood</i> and <i>Parks and Recreation</i> leave us at …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

8 Drugstore Beauty Buys Under 8 Bucks

Hello. My name is Lori, and I'm a beauty product junkie.<p>I've been known to flip out or obsess over a new lotion, soap or mascara that I try and think is great.<p>But I <i>really</i> flip out when I find a great product that is reasonably priced that I can pick up while buying milk and bananas.<p>Below are eight …

Coats

Baked Chicken Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

There's nothing that sounds less appetizing than baked chicken, right? Those two words paired together conjure up images of dry, bland, dense chicken breast you could break a tooth on. And sometimes, that's exactly what baked chicken is -- but not always.<p>Baked chicken can be tender, moist -- yes, …

Cooking

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Sensational Disney World Discounts for Spring 2015

Exciting news for Disney World lovers, young and old, everywhere - Disney has just released two new discounts that are valid for travel this spring!<p>These new discounts - the <b>Room Discount</b> and the <b>"Kid-Sized Package" discount</b> - will make your family's Walt Disney World Resort vacation more affordable …

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

Apps

Crockpot, Skinny Tomato Beef Macaroni Stew

This is a super meal in itself! So rich and satisfying. <b>Each main course serving has 251 calories, 4 grams of fat, and 6 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS.</b> Although this is a Crockpot recipe, I've included directions for making it on the stove-top.<p>Prep Time: 15 minutes<p>Cook Time: 6 hours on low heat or 3 …

Weight Watchers

Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …

Cooking

Want a Boyfriend By Valentine's Day? Follow These 9 Steps!

That's right, Valentine's Day will be here before you know it. 2014 is history. No one special to kiss under the mistletoe? If you faithfully follow these nine steps, you'll make up for it by getting plenty of lovin' from your new sweetheart in less than two months!<p>You don't have to love …

Relationships

George Harrison, Bee Gees to Receive Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards

George Harrison, the Bee Gees and Buddy Guy are among a number of artists who will be receiving a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award during …

Music

25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.<p>We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …

Opinion: Why Cubans Might Have Mixed Feelings About New Relations With U.S.

There's more enthusiasm this week for released Cuban prisoners than for a new U.S. embassy.<p>Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero—those names, which mean nothing to most Americans, will be at the center of the celebrations in Havana after news of renewed diplomatic relations between …

Yahoo!

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Skinny Lasagna Roll-Ups

These lasagna roll-ups are so delicious! They're such a cinch to make since they start with a jarred sauce. The whole grain lasagna noodles taste great and add fiber. Each lasagna roll-up has 220 calories, 5 grams of fat and 6 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. One is very satisfying and you'll just need …

Weight Watchers

The Most Unique and Fashionable Baby Names For Girls and Boys

What better place to get stylish baby name inspo than the fashion world?<p>Selecting a baby name that feels truly unique in 2017 is no easy feat. Luckily, the A-list and fashion set has the art of stylish baby names down pat. Whether you’re expecting a baby girl or boy, get inspired by these …

Disney Snacks With a Cult Following

Food is as much as part of the Disney theme park experience as Mickey himself. Just as people tend to have their favorite princess, attraction, or Disney movie, they also have their favorite Disney park nosh.<p>There is an incredibly diverse dining scene in Disney -- from its unique dinner experiences …

The 5 Worst States for LGBT People

If you pay attention to the news, it’s hard not to get swept up in the feeling that things are getting better for America’s LGBT citizens. However, …

Stream New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Volume Zero’

The soundtrack for <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> set a record this year by becoming the first to top the charts without any new songs on it, and the album –</i> …

14 Interior Designers to Follow on Instagram

Whether you're looking into a full redesign or just need an idea for what to do with that empty corner, these interior designers serve up little snippets of inspiration daily—hit that follow button now.<p>Whether you're looking into a full redesign or just need an idea for what to do with that empty …

When Did 'Hello' Become Harassment?

<i>By guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger</i><p>Let me go on record here: I don't understand the point of the Hollaback video.<p>In case you've been on Neptune for the past week or two, here's the story. An actress, Shoshana B. Roberts, took a casual 10-hour stroll through New York City …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

The Oldest Restaurant in Every State (and DC!)

By: Matt Meltzer<p>Eating. Humans have done it since, well, the beginning of history. And pretty much ever since the first caveman realized he was too tired to grill a wooly mammoth after a long day of hunting, other cavemen were willing to do it for him. For a price, of course.<p>While the U.S. doesn't …

Florida

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

New 'Tripr' App Makes Your Friends For You, Ahead Of Time

Instead of taking chances that you'll meet some good-looking backpacker at the next hostel or run into a gaggle of handsome travelers on a Parisian street, why not just "book them" ahead for your next vacation? New travel app Tripr can (and will) make that happen.<p>The app's mantra is that you should …

Healthy Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Eggplant parmesan was the first Italian recipe I learned to make after marrying my husband over 17 years ago. I always loved and admired the way his grandmother Rosie rallied family and friends around her table for a delicious Italian meal. After a not-so-good first attempt, Rosie taught me how to …

Food

You Can Almost Always Cancel Your Flight FOR FREE Within 24 Hours... After They Get Cheaper

Everyone knows you can cancel your flight within 24 hours of booking... right?<p>Wrong. We didn't <i>really</i> realize this was possible until recently, when we learned it's a federal rule for airlines to give passengers a full refund if they choose to cancel their flights within 24 hours of booking, …