01:06 AM EDT 04/14/2013
Originally posted 03/12/2009 11:30AM
Sure, she's got her pals from Wisteria Lane, but these days, Marcia Cross has two other girlfriends holding BFF status: Her 2-year-old twin daughters Eden and Savannah.
"They love to go out with me to have lunch or get a cup of coffee," the Desperate Housewives actress tells Celebrity Baby Blog. "This is a reflection of their mother – they say, 'Go to a café mama?' They tease me for my coffee drinking."
Originally posted 03/10/2009 12:00PM
Life in Marcia Cross's household is one constant gabfest thanks to her chatty twin daughters Savannah and Eden.
"They are big talkers," Cross told PEOPLE at Mott's and Feeding America charity event in New York Monday. "They happen to be very verbal girls and I think that comes from me. Their mom is pretty verbal."
Now that her girls, who turned 2 last month, can express themselves, Cross, 46, enjoys every minute engaging them in conversation. "It's wonderful that they can tell me what's going on with them and have conversations. I just love it," said the Desperate Housewives star. "When we go to the park one of my daughters will say, 'The dog scares me mamma.' Or after their birthday party a few weeks ago, one of them said, 'Too many people mamma.' "
Originally posted 01/20/2009 09:45AM
Marcia Cross's husband, stockbroker Tom Mahoney, has been diagnosed with cancer, PEOPLE exclusively confirms.
"He is currently under treatment and is responding very well," the actress's rep Heidi Slan says.
The two were married in June 2006, and have 23-month-old fraternal twin daughters, Eden and Savannah.
Cross has credited her husband's love and support for her own happiness. "I think that beauty comes from being happy and connected to the people we love," the actress told PEOPLE shortly after they were engaged. "And his love makes me feel beautiful."
No further details of Mahoney's condition were available.
– Julie Jordan
Originally posted 12/20/2008 11:30AM
As the holidays inch closer, celebs have been spotted all over Los Angeles picking out the perfect tree – and many seem to lean toward the venerable Noble Fir when it comes to their selection.
Jennifer Aniston, Marcia Cross, Kate Hudson and Julia Roberts have all picked up Noble Firs this holiday season.
In the cases of Aniston and Cross, both bought their Nobles (which run about $190 for a 7- to 8-ft. tree) at the popular Mr. Greentrees in Beverly Hills.
Originally posted 02/13/2008 04:30PM
With her fraternal twin daughters Eden and Savannah turning 1 on Feb. 20, Marcia Cross is recalling all the ways she struggled to have children.
"In my early 40s, I considered adoption, and I tried getting pregnant on my own through a sperm donor, but neither worked out," the Desperate Housewives star, now 45, tells Health magazine for its new issue.
Pregnancy was a top priority after she married stockbroker Tom Mahoney in June 2006. "We decided to skip our honeymoon and try in vitro after the wedding. I had already been through infertility treatments. It's very, very difficult to get pregnant in your 40s. It's costly and tough on your body and your relationship."
Originally posted 01/25/2008 07:30AM
With no work on Wisteria Lane these days (thanks to the Hollywood writers' strike), Desperate Housewives's Marcia Cross put her free time to use this week, lobbying Congress to pass 12-year-old legislation for breast cancer patients.
"And I thought making movies was slow," Cross said of the "ridiculous" inaction on a bill that would end so-called "drive-through" mastectomies and guarantee patients up to 48 hours of recovery time in the hospital. Cross, together with Lifetime television, delivered Congress with 20 million signatures from the online petition at mylifetime.com – as her stockbroker husband, Tom Mahoney, proudly snapped photos.
Originally posted 12/25/2007 12:00PM
They may be celebrities, but at the holidays, stars have down-home traditions of their own. It's all about relaxation and quality family time away from the cameras.
When asked about their holiday plans, here's what these stars said:
Originally posted 12/17/2007 10:55AM
Christmas came early for Marcia Cross.
"I'm deliriously happy!" the Desperate Housewives star, 45, told PEOPLE at the Beverly Hills Saks Fifth Avenue on Saturday. "It's scary to be this happy. Oh my god, I mean life is precarious, so I just value every day and every gift."
Speaking after she read from the book Snowpeople, to benefit St. Jude's Research Hospital (for every copy of the book sold, Saks will donate $2 to the St. Jude 2007 Thanks and Giving Campaign), Cross said the source of her holiday joy were her twin daughters, Eden and Savannah – who were cuddling with dad Tom Mahoney during the reading.
Originally posted 07/05/2007 06:00AM
Marcia Cross, perusing the bathing suit section at Bloomingdale's at Los Angeles's Century City mall. Looking natural and carrying a selection of suits to try on, new mom Cross (she gave birth to twin girls in February) "was relaxed and low key," a fellow shopper tells us. The Desperate Housewives star, who told PEOPLE she's been losing weight with exercise DVDs and at the gym, browsed through each rack.
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