Gift Ideas & Inspiring Stories


Why Chicken Soup Makes Us Feel Better

Remember getting sick as a child? The sick part was no fun, but there were a few perks: missing school, laying in bed all day, and maybe being treated to a warm bowl of chicken soup from Mom. Chicken soup is an ultimate American comfort food—an elixir to soothe the... read more

Happiness is…. a Bowl of Mushroom Soup

The International Day of Happiness is celebrated on March 20. Together with economic growth, happiness is a recognized component of progress. The concept of happiness is subject to different interpretations, but the common ground is that everybody wants to be happy.... read more

Tips for Soup Perfection

March 8 is International Women’s Day. The celebration focuses on women’s determination and acts of courage—both past and present. The day aims to end all forms of discrimination and violence against women across the globe. It also aims to empower women by recognizing... read more

Let’s Honor Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day is observed on March 2 to promote reading, particularly for children and adolescents. Schools, libraries, and community centers participate in the event through book fairs, book sales, book signing events, and read-a-thons. The holiday was... read more

How to Make Healthier Soups

Soup can be a complete meal. Load it up with meat, vegetables, and pasta, and you will have many of the vitamins and nutrients you need—in just one bowl. Soup can be healthy as long as you limit the fat and calories in the soup. Remove fat One way to omit excess fats... read more

National Wise Health Consumer Month

Wise Health Consumer Month is celebrated every February in the United States. The purpose of the observance is to help people make wise health decisions and communicate better with their health care providers. Americans are known to be very shrewd and meticulous when... read more

Soup: It Will Do Your Heart Good

February is the month of the heart. The month hosts both Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month. February is the perfect time to commit to a healthy heart. Soup for Your Heart Mom always told us that soup makes us feel better when we’re sick, but soup can actually... read more

Warm your Valentine’s Heart with Soup

Surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day with a romantic dinner at home featuring soup. Nothing says love like a home cooked meal. Instead of dining out in a crowded, expensive, restaurant, spend a quiet evening at home enjoying warm and comforting soup. Add a... read more

Stay Healthy with Soup

Nothing beats a bowl of steaming soup during cold weather. Soup is easy to prepare; you can throw your ingredients into your slow cooker before you leave for work in the morning and have a delicious meal waiting for you in the evening. Soup can also help lower your... read more