Thanksgiving

Beauty

DIY Leftover Beauty Recipes

What better way to make use of some leftover holiday ingredients than to create fun at-home beauty products? Have some extra cranberries? Check out this How-To on a DIY Anti-Aging Facemask! Left with nutmeg, cinnamon or brown sugar after baking? We know just the way to use up those items–hold the calories!

Travel & Play

Thanksgiving Spa Specials to be Thankful For

Delicious pumpkin pie. Mouthwatering turkey and stuffing. Savory cranberry sauce. It’s difficult to pinpoint the best part of Thanksgiving (Eating? Quality time with the fam? Football games?), but we have a feeling the following might just be your new favorite part of Turkey Day: Resort spas dishing up holiday deals and packages that you may [...]

Fitness

Getting Skinny, Feng Shui Style

Too much turkey and dressing this last week? With yummy Thanksgiving dinner and the just-as-good leftovers that follow in the days after, we’ve never felt more stuffed. If you’re like us, and ready to lose that post-Turkey Day weight gain, try losing weight the feng shui way, with useful tips provided by Medical Daily. Here’s [...]

Nutrition

Spa Recipes We Love for Thanksgiving Dinner: Apple Parsnip Soup

Year after year, we’ve all developed our favorite Thanksgiving dishes, but why not branch out and give one of these healthy spa-inspired Thanksgiving recipes a try? SpaFinder picked out three spa recipes that sound like great potential additions to mix things up for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner repertoire – Apple Parsnip Soup, Grilled Figs with [...]

Nutrition

Grilled Figs with Creamy Honeyed Ricotta and Almonds

A recipe from Rancho La Puerta (Serves 6) Ingredients: ½ cup ricotta cheese ½ cup cream cheese (See note) 4 tbsp honey, plus more to taste 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp pure vanilla extract or anise- or fruit-flavored liqueur, or a combination of the two (optional) 18 ripe figs 1 tsp olive oil [...]

Fitness

Work it Out Thanksgiving Weekend with Mari Winsor

Image via Flickr user giena.It On Thanksgiving weekend, legendary fitness expert Mari Winsor, who had much to do with the publicizing and popularizing of Pilates, making it accessible to the masses, will be leading a four-day Pilates workshop at Four Seasons Resort Maui, November 25-28. The luxurious resort in paradise took it a step further [...]

Beauty

Holiday Food and Wine: Dental Do’s & Don’ts

As Thanksgiving approaches, so do the parties, which continue on through New Year's. The holiday season brings with it many festive gatherings filled with indulgent food — rich coffee, red wine, decadent candy, the list goes on. Even though a season of festive, irresistible treats can take its toll on your teeth, you shouldn’t feel [...]
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Travel & Play

Great Deals on Thanksgiving Staycations and Weekend Getaways

Spa-ing this season makes for plenty to be thankful for, with bountiful relaxation options before the upcoming holiday hustle and bustle. Whether your Thanksgiving plans call for staying local or a quick trip to a destination spot, numerous spas near and far are stuffed with amenities and all the trimmings that cater to families, couples, winter enthusiasts, and more.