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How Roselyn Sánchez Blends Cultures for Her Holiday Celebrations | Roselyn Sanchez

How Roselyn Sánchez Blends Cultures for Her Holiday Celebrations

Originally posted 11/13/2014 09:45AM

She may be known as one of Lifetime's Devious Maids but Roselyn Sánchez has nothing but good tricks up her sleeve when it comes to making the holidays extra special for her daughter, Sebella Rose.

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Delight in National Cheesecake Day with The Golden Girls

Delight in National Cheesecake Day with The Golden Girls

Originally posted 07/30/2014 10:15AM

July 30 is National Cheesecake Day, a holiday so decadent you may need to call in reinforcements.

Yes, it's the special day dedicated to the dessert that everyone seems to adore, including Britney Spears. And yet, perhaps the biggest cheesecake connoisseurs were our beloved '80s TV matriarchs, The Golden Girls. Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia forked through more creamy ricotta creations than almost any other group on television, ever. Plain, fruit, chocolate – there was no type of cheesecake that went overlooked by these roomies.

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It's National High Five Day! Meet the Man Who (Probably) Invented the Celebration

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It's National High Five Day! Meet the Man Who (Probably) Invented the Celebration

Originally posted 04/17/2014 11:00AM

If a stranger approaches you with a raised arm on Thursday, don't be alarmed – it's just National High Five Day, an unofficial holiday during which participants raise money for charity by engaging in an all-day high-five-a-thon.

The holiday began on the campus of the University of Virginia in 2002, when a group of students set up a stand giving away free high-fives in the middle of a quadrangle.

"We discovered two things," Greg Harrell-Edge, executive director of the National High Five Project and one of the original UVA group, told PEOPLE. "One, it's real fun to give away high fives all day. Two, we got to see it spread virally in real time."

The event became a yearly tradition, and soon the likes of Jimmy Kimmel and Today were showing up to cover UVA's high-five fest. After graduation, the friends used the day as an opportunity to stay in touch, and a few years ago they added a charitable giving component – they've since raised nearly $50,000.

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Mardi Gras Partiers Steal the 'YOLO' from University of Loyola Sign

Mardi Gras Partiers Steal the 'YOLO' from University of Loyola Sign

Originally posted 03/05/2014 02:25PM

Mardi Gras revelers in New Orleans started off the indulgent celebration with an odd act of vandalism – because YOLO.

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The Only Holiday Photo Single Ladies Need to See

The Only Holiday Photo Single Ladies Need to See

Originally posted 12/10/2013 12:00PM

Girl code states that all ladies shall exhibit – or at least feign – enthusiasm for a friend's engagement. But, as this viral Reddit photo proves, even girl code has its breaking point.

For our red-vested friend, 'tis the season of Christmas sweaters and festive headwear, but we bet she didn't expect three engagement announcements to become part of her holiday gathering.

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PHOTO: James Franco Flaunts (Some Other Guy's) Body in Racy Christmas Calendar

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James Franco's Racy Christmas Calendar 'Snapshot': Actor Flaunts Photoshopped Body

Originally posted 11/14/2013 10:50AM

It will be a December to remember for James Franco, thanks to Ellen DeGeneres and her Photoshop skills!

The actor, 35, shared a hilarious photo on Instagram on Wednesday showing his face superimposed on the body of a shirtless hunk in red underwear and a Santa hat, with a similarly festive cat sitting on his shoulder.

Apparently it was the work of DeGeneres, who seems to have made Franco the unwitting star of a mildly racy holiday calendar.

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Blake Lively: How I Make the Holidays Meaningful

Originally posted 12/20/2012 07:30AM

She may not offer specifics – but it's a safe bet that Ryan Reynolds is going to get a meaningful holiday gift from his wife Blake Lively this season.

"The holidays, for me, is just the time that I'm excited to do nothing but spend time with my family," the Gossip Girl star says in a new video interview to promote the fragrance Gucci Première, for which she's a spokesperson.

Speaking generally about her family, Lively, 25, says that when it comes to gift giving, she bestows those she loves with "something that gives you a life experience beyond a material thing."

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Get in the Holiday Spirit with Seasonal Fruit Cocktails

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Holiday Drink Recipes: Seasonal Fruit Cocktails to Enjoy

Originally posted 12/09/2012 12:30PM

There's no better way to bask in the holiday season than using the best produce of the season. Crisp apples and pomegranates are delicious on their own, but even more satisfying in a refreshing or body-warming cocktail.

Make your evening complete by whipping up a mug of Appleton Estate's Hot Buttered Cider or a glass of PAMA's Champagne Dreams, and enjoy! 

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See Melissa Joan Hart, Snooki & More in Ugly Christmas Sweaters!

Melissa Joan Hart, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi Sport Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Originally posted 12/05/2012 10:45AM

It's sweater weather!

With the holidays just around the corner, it's time to bust out your traditional ugly – and even not-so-ugly – Christmas sweaters ... even Hollywood is doing it.

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi got into the spirit of the season with a colorful sweater, posting on Instagram, "Tis' the season for ugly sweaters & messy closets."

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