Apple Cider Crock-pot pudding from All About Cake by Christina Tosi
Try This Recipe: Apple Cider Donut Crock-Pot Pudding

Is there a better feeling than smelling something freshly baking while you are warm and cozy in your home? We don’t think so. So, while the temperatures drop outside and the holidays loom on the horizon, we’re encouraging you to stay inside and bake, bake, bake! Read more

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Johanna Basford, Stephanie Kate Strohm, Emily Arnold McCully
This is the Author | Johanna Basford, Stephanie Kate Strohm, and Emily Arnold McCully

In this episode, meet illustrator Johanna Basford, author of Ivy and the Inky Butterfly, Stephanie Kate Strohm, author of Love à La Mode, and Caldecott Award-winner Emily Arnold McCully, author of Mirette on the High Wire.

These three women reveal the personal inspirations that led to the recording of their audiobooks…whether it was a collection of bedtime stories shared with a child or a love of romance and dreams of Paris. You’ll be transported and delighted…and you may want a warm croissant to munch on as you listen. Enjoy!

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Matchbox Countdown Craft Project
Self-Care at the holidays
Cranberry and Brie Pull Apart Bread Recipe from Tasty
Try This Recipe: Cranberry and Brie Holiday Pull-Apart Bread

Cooking for the holidays usually involves intricate recipes and laborious all-day sessions in the kitchen, but you also need a few quick recipes that you can whip together and serve to a group of people. We’re here to help! Read more

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This is the Author Richard Sheridan, Ralph De La Rosa, and Hamish McKenzie
This Is the Author | Richard Sheridan, Ralph De La Rosa, and Hamish McKenzie

In this episode, meet Richard Sheridan, author of Chief Joy Officer, Ralph De La Rosa, author of The Monkey Is the Messenger, and Hamish McKenzie, author of Insane Mode. From stories of joyful leadership to why we need a more joyful meditation practice, you’ll be inspired by the fascinating lessons and research these authors have to share.

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Holiday Food Traditions Table
Sharing Our Holiday Food Traditions

By Gilcy Aquino


Oh, the holidays! The lights! The decorations! The FOOD! If you’re anything like me, food is the only thing you’ve been thinking about since I said “holidays.” It’s that time of year when it’s socially acceptable to loosen your pants and go back for your 4th—or maybe 5th—plate of food without judgement. We asked our staff about their holiday food traditions and honestly, my mouth is already watering thinking about all of this deliciousness. Bon appétit! Read more

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Curry, Gillibrand, Fab Five
This Is the Author | Bishop Michael Curry, the Fab Five, and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

In this inspiring, love-filled episode of This is the Author, hear from Bishop Michael Curry, author of The Power of Love, the charismatic cast of Netflix’s Queer Eye (otherwise known as the Fab Five), authors of Queer Eye, and United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, author of Bold & Brave.

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