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Bunnies and Brisket – A Holiday Feast

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Ahh, the spring holidays are upon us. Passover and Easter—a time when both Jews and Christians sit down to their culinary ritual feasts. For Passover, there is an abundance of gastronomic symbolism at the Seder that commemorates the exodus from Egypt and the deliverance of the Jewish people from Pharaoh’s oppressive rule. The matzo, also… Read more »

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White Is the New Black

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  Not to worry, my fashion-forward friends…I’m not dishing wardrobe advice today…or any day for that matter. You see, I’m the quintessential break-all-the-fashion-rules kind of girl. I wear white before Memorial Day, I’ll wear a white cotton Jockey undershirt with a business suit, and yes, I’ve even been known to wear white gym shorts to… Read more »

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The Art and Science of Transformations

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So, the idea of transformation is not new in our culture. Most of us experience some sort of transformation almost daily, whether it be going from boss or employee by day, to mom, dad, cook, chauffeur, housekeeper, or dog walker by night. We grew up watching the ultimate transformation in Barbie, the bathing-suit-clad, anatomically incorrect… Read more »

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Coming Out of the Closet

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Yes, it’s time. I’ve been putting this off for months now…but no more. As William James, American psychologist and philosopher says, “Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” Well, here goes… Today, I’m straightening the linen closet! Want to join me? Though I call this a linen closet, it… Read more »

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Breakfast Is Served

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I’m a true believer in creature comforts. In fact, if I had to list 5 of my favorite comforts in life, they would be: 1.     A great-fitting pair of jeans 2.     A soft toothbrush that won’t make my gums bleed 3.     A fantastic pen that glides along the paper with no skips, stalls, or smudges…. Read more »

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