The trick is to prepare as many dishes as possible in the week leading up to Thanksgiving Day.
Reese Witherspoon's baby 'debut' is just one of this week's spotlighted stories. We also have Obama moms, the New Gerber Baby and a pregnant voter who went above and beyond. (And remembered to breathe.)
School picture day is an American childhood rite of passage, memorializing the awkward growth spurts, braces, and in the case of Madeleine, an experimental approach to hair accessories.
'Brooklyn Castle" documentary film shows the inspiration chess can be for kids in life's storms – and they the kids say it even helped in Sandy and this week's nor'easter.
Flakey, warm biscuits with a touch of sweet potato for Thanksgiving.
The Monitor’s language columnist looks at the proliferation of 'C-level' job titles.
The 'Les Miserables' new international trailer features vocals by stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, and Samantha Barks.
Rescue dog Albie begins obedience training classes. But who's learning more, dog or Dad?
Eggs baked with cream, tarragon and a compote of tomatoes, spinach and garlic are a simple vegetarian dish that feels luxurious and is infinitely tweakable.
Neil Gaiman's 'Doctor Who' episode is his second after his award-winning season 6 installment.
2012 Elections: Winning 56 percent of voting moms, did Obama win the Battle for Mom? Only 43 percent of those moms casting ballots in the 2012 elections voted for Romney, who won the Dad vote with 53 percent of dads who went to the polls.
Try this tasty pastry recipe for a different sort of dinner. Serve a slice of pork pie it with a crisp salad, and add some fresh fruit for dessert for a delightful meal.