Mid-July in New York means tart-on-the-outside, sweet-on-the-inside, ripe summer plums practically bursting out of their skins—how could we not put them in a cocktail? Here, we’ve tossed this beautiful fruit with its evil twin of an infused spirit, a Brooklyn-distilled plum liqueur, with smashing results.View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
Heading to a BBQ, beach, ballpark, or backyard this long holiday weekend? Good for you! Labor Day, celebrated in the U.S. on the first Monday in September, is not only a rousing ritual to high-five the remaining days of summer, but also gives us a gracious pause to pat ourselves on the back for the work that we do all year long.
In that spirit, here are inspirational sayings meant to cheer us onward and to find meaningful purpose in life. From my home to yours, Happy Labor Day!
How do you relax on Labor Day? What about your work do you enjoy most? Please tell us in the comments below—we’d love to know!
Frequent globetrotter Laura Manske has visited most U.S. states, explored 70+ countries, and cruised 60+ ships. She loves to wander the world, unearthing travel joy, beauty, adventure, and humor through her camera lens and articles. Now, she’s sharing pictures and memories of her favorite spots on Parade.com.View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
Her Pretty Little Liars character, Mona, may have just been (spoiler alert!) killed off in Tuesday's mid-season finale, but that won't stop Parrish from finding new life in the ballroom. Could she be paired up with five-time champ Derek Hough?
According to the source this General Hospital star and former Calvin Klein model will heat up the DWTS dance floor. We expect some smoldering Latin moves from this heartthrob!
DWTS is no stranger to Olympic athletes (lest you forget that gold medalist Meryl Davis won last season!), Jones could carry the tradition of Olympians to take home the Mirror Ball Trophy.
While E!'s source only named three contestants, a few other familiar faces are rumored to be among the 12 cast members this fall. Former Bachelorette Andi Dorfman may trade rosebuds for dance shoes along with ex-UFC fighter Randy Couture and American Ninja Warrior fan-favorite Kacy Catanzaro.
It’s almost that time of year again! Season 19 of Dancing With the Stars doesn’t come back until September 15, but a few names off list of contestants have been leaked early.
While the full cast won’t be announced until Thursday, September 4, a source close to the show spilled the beans on three cast members. This season, expect to see a Pretty Little Liar, an Olympic athlete, and a soap star will among the 12 contestants dancing their way to the Mirror Ball Trophy.
Click through the slideshow to meet part of the new cast!View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+
Brothers Mark, Donnie, and Paul Wahlberg, stars of A&E’s hit reality show Wahlburgers, work together to manage their hometown Boston burger joint, all while juggling entertainment careers.
Check out this delicious, easy-to-make recipe for one popular item on the Wahlburgers menu, a freshly ground salmon burger with wasabi aioli, asian slaw, and pickled cucumber.View the original at Parade or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or Google+