Everyday Indulgences

Sometimes, it is the little things in life: simple low- or no-cost pleasures (or, yes, even a splurge) that can make each day a joy.

Lush and Plush

One Good Reason to Drink a Glass of Wine Tonight

Drinking wine may help burn fat, according to new research.

13 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Laughing

Laughter is a funny thing: Why did we evolve to giggle and cackle and guffaw, and what purpose does it serve besides, well, making the world a happier place? Here, some more surprising facts about cracking up.

10 Delicious Recipes for Leftover Wine

That bottle’s not half empty, it’s half full of what you need for these yummy recipes.

How to Splurge Wisely

Use these tips to make sure your spending stays in check, even when you’re treating yourself.


Nothing Like a Nap

6 Genius Ways to Use Chocolate Chips (Without Making Cookies)

The original chocolate morsels were literally chips off the old block: Chocolate used to be sold as a bar with its very own chopping device. It wasn't until the 1930s that manufacturers began making convenient precut morsels, perfect for melting, baking, or scarfing by the handful. Have half a bag sitting in your pantry right now? Pull them out and give these easy, surprising (no cookies in sight!) recipes a shot. Just remember: You can use bittersweet and semisweet interchangeably in recipes, but milk chocolate morsels will give you a sweeter, creamier result.

How to Make Time for Date Night (Almost) Every Week

Despite your busy schedules, you need to reserve some one-on-one time. Here's how to do it.