• Baking cookies for Santa!

    12/22/14 1:58 PM Comment

    There's only a few more days until Santa comes to town, so you'd better make sure you're on the nice list! And the best way to get on Santa's good side is with some delicious cookies!

  • Favorite Greek Holiday Foods

    12/18/14 4:06 PM Comment

    Cultures around the world celebrate holidays in different ways, but one thing they all have in common is that family and food are at the center of the festivities.

  • How to make your own chocolate treats

    12/16/14 5:02 PM Comment

    Homemade gifts are a great way to save money on your holiday shopping list, and they add a special touch too! So, when it comes to homemade gifts, who could say no to chocolate?

  • Alexandria's Holiday Market

    12/10/14 2:34 PM Comment

    There's a brand new market in town, just in time for all your holiday shopping needs. It's called Alexandria's Holiday Market and features a unique blend of international flair!

  • Candy-free treats for Halloween

    10/30/14 3:01 PM Comment

    A crazy sugar-high is not uncommon for kids on Halloween night. While that can be fun, health-conscious parents may be looking for a healthier alternative. They don't want to take the excitement or fun out of the holiday...but they do want to take out some of the sugar!

  • Decorate your own Halloween donuts

    10/27/14 2:26 PM Comment

    Decorating festive treats is a great way to get into the Halloween spirit, so how about giving your donuts a spooky makeover?

  • Money saving 'tricks' for Halloween

    10/22/14 4:23 PM Comment

    Halloween is the spookiest holiday of the year. And some might say it's the hair raising costs, and not the ghosts and goblins that give them a fright.

  • National Pretzel Day

    4/25/14 3:41 PM Comment

    The pretzel is one of America's favorite snack foods, and that must be the reason its got its own holiday!

  • Dog treat recall by Bailey's Choice for Virginia

    11/12/13 8:00 PM

    A Georgia-based dog food company has expanded a recall involving its teriyaki dog treats over salmonella concerns.

  • FDA warns pet owners of dangerous jerky treats

    10/23/13 8:15 AM

    The Food and Drug Administration is asking dog and cat owners to report any problems their pets have had after eating jerky pet treats.

  • Kaytee Products bird treats recalled due to salmonella fears

    2/21/13 10:34 AM Comment

    Giant and Martin's supermarkets are pulling some bird treats from their store shelves. The treats could be contaminated with salmonella.


  • Valentine's Day crafts and treats

    2/13/13 5:49 PM Comment

    Craft and lifestyle expert Gina Tepper came on today to show us great Valentine's Day crafts and treats that you can make with your kids.

  • Thank you, Crumbs!

    11/26/12 3:38 PM Comment

    Big thanks to Crumbs Bake Shop for sending us goodies!

  • Halloween activities for your kids

    10/31/12 1:08 PM Comment

    Bonnie McDaniel of "Recipes for Good Living" magazine joined Melanie to talk about ideas for both indoor and outdoor activities that will help capture the spirit Halloween.

  • Inexpensive Halloween crafts

    10/23/12 1:35 PM Comment

    Gina Tepper, the founder of, stopped by to show us inexpensive and fun crafts for kids to make for Halloween.

  • The ladies of Georgetown Cupcake

    10/23/12 1:20 PM Comment

    Sophie and Katherine, the sisters behind Georgetown Cupcake came on the show to talk to Melanie and Natasha about their new book, "Sweet Celebrations".

  • Doggie Halloween treats from Dogma Bakery

    10/22/12 1:53 PM Comment

    Laura Tinter from Dogma Bakery came on the show to share special Halloween goodies for our furry friends.

  • Healthy Halloween treats

    10/18/12 1:28 PM Comment

    Halloween is a fun and scary time of year for kids, but it shouldn't be for parents who are keeping their little goblins' eating habits on the right track!