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This Pie Will Get You Married. Seriously.
Wouldn't YOU marry the person who baked this pie?

This Pie Will Get You Married. Seriously.

My husband and I come from different worlds. He comes from solid Midwestern stock. They repress their feelings, eat casserole and play baseball. My family? We're a mess of anxiety disorders, we listen to Gilbert and Sullivan and our favorite sport is Chinese Checkers. So, the moment Dave proposed, and I said "yes," I knew I had to do something.

couple hugging
Here's how to be one of those couples

The Top 10 Secrets Of Those Highly Successful Couples We All Envy

Over lunch with a friend one day, Kevin was asked about the "secret of your obviously happy and healthy love relationship." Kevin's response wasn't short, it wasn't simple, but it rang true. So what do happy, long-lasting couples like Kevin and his wife know about long-term love that many of us don't? These 10 secrets of highly successful couples.

engaged
Welcome to the marriage club.

No One Treated Me Like An Adult Until I Got Engaged

Like most women who are single well into their 20s, I felt pressured by girlfriends who insisted, "Everyone wants to get married" and, "You’re just saying you don’t care because you haven’t been proposed to yet." Then it happened: Andy and I became engaged. Not only did I get a beautiful ring and a partner for life, but I also got a serious status upgrade. Society sees marriage as the ultimate maturity gauge — for better or for worse.

husband first
A new baby changes the whole relationship dynamic.

Why I ALWAYS Put My Husband Before My Child

Because I want to stay happily married and give our three-year-old son the kind of joyful home I didn't have while I was growing up, I put my marriage first. That's right. My husband comes before anyone else in my life, including my beloved child.



couple kissing in front of skyline
Father (and mother and sister and minister) knows best.

10 Lessons I Learned About Marriage From The People I Love Most

Last June, my husband and I celebrated our 10-year wedding anniversary. 

Last June, we celebrated our 10-year wedding anniversary. 

We're happier together now than we were on our wedding day, but that doesn't mean that life has been perfect...or even easy. We've had plenty of setbacks over the years, from soul-crushing jobs to my miscarriage last August. But we've managed to stick it out, thanks to our commitment—and some important lessons from people who love us. 



french toast
One bite and she'll be head-over-heels in love.

Breakfast For Two: Ooh La La Sexy French Toast

We're serving up a mouthwatering array of dishes that are sure to impress the special lady in your life — all of which are sneakily flavored with aphrodisiac ingredients. This week's menu features a cream cheese stuffed french toast, a bright and boozy juice cocktail, a berry-topped parfait and sticky-sweet doughnut crisps. She'll totally fall in love with your cooking!

carrot soup
Did you know that carrots are an aphrodisiac? (No wonder rabbits are so busy.)

Dinner For Two: 5 Easter Recipes For Somebunny Special

Celebrate spring this Sunday with lamb skewers served with basil-mint pesto, a spiced carrot soup, an eggcellent cocktail and a grownup version of the Cadbury egg (an ice cream "egg" enrobed in dark chocolate).

matzo ball soup
There's nothing more comforting than this traditional staple.

Dinner For Two: A Feast To Seriously Impress For Passover

This week for our Dinner For Two series, we're serving up a mouthwatering menu to celebrate Passover — featuring a salmon filet glazed with date honey and orange, a matzo ball soup, a sweet charoset dessert and a cocktail inspired by the holiday itself. Chag kasher v'same'ach!

Reading love stories
Bonus points if you read these stories with your significant other!

5 Truly Inspiring Love Stories From Real Couples

Casablanca. The Notebook. Brokeback Mountain. There's something about epic love stories that can soften even the hardest of hearts — and it's not just the stuff of fairytales. Second chances at first love are very real. In fact, we gathered five inspiring love stories from five amazing couples to prove it. From lovers torn apart by war to a celebrity duo who were childhood pen pals, these real couples will restore your faith in romance.

joaquin phoenix and scarlett johansson.
Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, lead actors in the Oscar nominated film.

5 Surprisingly Timeless Love Lessons From The Movie 'Her'

There's now an entire generation that will never know love without cell phones. They express affection with smiley-faced graphics — winking and kissy-faced emojis. Our relationships are becoming undeniably entangled with technology. The movie 'Her' takes this idea a step further. The film is set in the not-so-distant future, in a fantasy Los Angeles (where people actually walk to work), but it has plenty of timeless insights about love. Here's what we learned.