Brentwood is home to Coo Moo jams, where Julie Deck mixes up sweet and spicy magic in a little glass jar.

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For one downtown business owner this holiday season is an opportunity to spread a little faith, hope and joy. Deborah Spinola, owner of Spinol…

Seasons & Giving

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(BPT) - Crab legs for a birthday. Scallops for an anniversary. Salmon for when family are in town. Many people enjoy eating seafood at restaurants as it is a favorite choice for celebratory meals. However, when it comes to cooking seafood at home, it can be intimidating. Seafood — fish and s…

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(BPT) - Many celebrations are now held virtually, but sharing your favorite recipes and making them together can be a great way to feel close together while miles apart. With a few simple steps and recipe updates, you'll be able to share new delicious and low-cal dishes with loved ones witho…

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(NewsUSA) - Every January, millions of people celebrate the New Year with a resolution. Whether it's to lose weight, buy a house or start a new career, there's something motivating about beginning the year with a goal.

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(BPT) - Party a little too hearty last night? Chances are, you may have woken up with some of the classic symptoms of a hangover: headache, sensitivity to light and noise, fatigue, thirst, irritability and worst of all — nausea.

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(BPT) - During a year that has been like no other, one thing is clear — family is more important than ever. Between the family members you’ve spent every moment with to those you dearly miss, the bonds between you are stronger than ever. What better way to celebrate your loved ones than to h…

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(BPT) - The holiday season is in full-swing, and while it may look different this year, that doesn’t necessarily mean less stress. Maybe you shopped early and still have a few things to check off your list, or maybe you haven’t even started tackling your to-dos. If you’re rushing to decorate…

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(StatePoint) Still shopping for the perfect holiday gifts for loved ones? Don’t fret! There are still plenty of great ideas (and deals) out there to help you check those final gifts off your list. Explore ideas like 5G tech, jewelry that gives back, and gifts for the great outdoors to keep y…

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(BPT) - This year, New Year’s Eve celebrations might not look like they normally do. But that doesn’t mean you can’t still celebrate with family and friends! In fact, given how difficult this year has been, a party might be exactly what is needed. The good news is that there are plenty of fu…

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(StatePoint) Gifting tech this holiday season? You’re in good company. The number one gift that adults want to receive during the 2020 holiday season is a smartphone, and the top gift adults want to give is headphones.

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(BPT) - The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult on small businesses. Whether it's a local eatery, service provider, retail store or another type of business, when you shop small, you're supporting a real person who is striving to keep his or her entrepreneurial dream alive.

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(NewsUSA) - Celebrate the season with the softest fabrics and festive favorites for every memory-making moment:

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(NewsUSA) - While the holiday season can be a busy and hectic time for many, it presents the perfect opportunity to reconnect with family and friends. But with the presence of COVID-19, holiday plans may look different this year as many families host virtual celebrations or small gatherings …

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(BPT) - The holidays have a habit of creeping up on us. For a while you’re on top of the gift buying, decorating, baking, mailing things out … then suddenly you’re not. It becomes a scramble to cross those last few items off the to-do list, and the stress can easily dampen a formerly festive…

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(BPT) - This holiday season, it seems more important than ever to give meaningful gifts to the people we care about. Because 2020 has been so stressful and challenging, a gift full of hope for the future can feel even more special. Consider ways to help further the education of your family a…

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(BPT) - Your holiday celebrations will look a little different this year, as you’ll most likely be enjoying the season with your closest loved ones at home. But no matter how you mark the holiday season, there’s no reason your festivities have to be any less cheerful, glamorous or just plain fun!

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(BPT) - This year, it's a great idea to find new ways to lift everyone’s holiday spirits. One way is to be a little more creative when choosing or making stocking stuffers for your family. Why not swap out some of the same-old, same-old ideas? Search for fun new options, including a variety …

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(BPT) - You don’t need to spend a lot of money on extravagant gifts to show friends and loved ones how much you care this holiday season. The way to the heart is through the stomach, and a dozen eggs can get you there.

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(BPT) - As the weather turns, there are certain perks to the chillier temperatures, including opportunities to cozy up and find new ways to enjoy relaxing times at home. For many, there’s no denying the sense of comfort that comes from kicking back by a crackling fire.

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(BPT) - COVID-19 restrictions mean the holiday season will be different this year, but that doesn't mean you have to become a Grinch. Although extensive travel, large group gatherings and many traditional activities can't happen, you can find imaginative ways to be just as joyful with a dash…