Monmouth Health & Life - December 2011 December 1, 2011 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin The Sweetest ThingRead our winning submission. When Dieting Turns DeadlyFamily-based therapy offers hope for those suffering from eating disorders Running Through the WinterSign-up for local runs and races in your area throughout winter. Dancing With a StarOne of our staff members took a class with Dancing With the Stars', Louie Van Amstel. It's Snow ExcuseOutdoor fun for winter. Holiday Decorating 2012Take a look at some of the great photos that were submitted to us. Make This Your Year!Common health pitfalls can be avoided. Here, tips for maximum success. Video Tour of Luxury Rumson ColonialExclusive video tour of this luxury Rumson colonial courtesy of Coldwell Banker Holiday Cookie RecipesTake a look at some of the delicious cookies our staff created for the holidays! Modern MenorahsModern approach to an ancient tradition. Find creative, simple, whimsical and artistic menorahs in our gallery. Spend Less this Holiday SeasonHeed these tips to get through your holiday gift list without breaking the bank. Have a Happy, Healthy Holiday SeasonHow to ward off the winter blahs and the holiday blues. The Best-Dressed PresentHow to give attractive gifts and still help save the planet. Sips to CelebrateSparkling wine, a holiday tradition, is more varied than you think. Tried and True Hanukkah RecipesThe story of Hanukkah and two traditional recipes for latkes and sufganiyot. The Worst Holiday FoodsWhat not to eat this holiday season. Twin Farms Resort in VermontEnjoy low-key luxury in the Vermont hills. Winter WhiteThis year, curb the urge to use those same old red and green holiday decorations. How to Set a Winter White TableA local florist extraordinaire shares her secrets to creating a modern tablescape in a fresh new palette. Our Favorite ThingsHoliday Gift Guide 2011. The best gifts of the season. Spice Up the SeasonCinnamon, that aromatic, sweet spice that makes holiday dishes special, has myriad health benefits—and a surprising history. Stress BustersThe best food and activities to beat stress. How to Make Cake PopsCake Pops are the newest dessert craze since the cupcake boom. Keep the Kids Safe This WinterSafeguard your children in five kinds of outdoor play.