Table Manners: Downton Abbey Style

Table Manners: Downton Abbey Style

Table manners are a very good way to ensure a meal runs smoothly, so the fine folks can focus on delightful banter and the cheese soufflé. Here are a few tips that will help make you shine brighter than the silver…

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What is the Silent Killer of Women?

What is the Silent Killer of Women?

In case you didn’t know, February is American Heart Month. For the young and healthy, or seemingly so, this is probably not important news; rather just another cutesy label of the month. But there are some pretty big reasons why you…

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Under Eye Issues: Concealer to the Rescue

Under Eye Issues: Concealer to the Rescue

Got a little something to hide? Me too. I know you’ve read about the number one selling concealer. So have I. You’ve probably purchased it. I have too. I’ve tried them all. Some of the concealers with ‘Best Of’ status require…

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Sweet Boundaries

Sweet Boundaries

Auntie 13 was always the nicest (with 14 relatives on my mom’s side of the family, it was easy to refer to them by number) and often the most generous. I recall when I was growing up that she would always…

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Confessions of a Messy Lady: Marie Kondo’s Wise Words of Wisdom for Future Anal Retentives

Confessions of a Messy Lady: Marie Kondo’s Wise Words of Wisdom for Future Anal Retentives

First off, I’m not a slob. Not exactly. I’m just someone who probably has too much stuff, and a bit too much space in which to store it all. I like artistic objects and stray buttons, and keep items of clothing…

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25 Typed Pages: How One School and One Teacher Changed My Life

25 Typed Pages: How One School and One Teacher Changed My Life

I was the first person in my family to graduate from college. It was a huge surprise for all of us. Not because I wasn’t smart or because I wasn’t advised to continue my education. Just because I’d been an actress…

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How to Meditate: Dispel Myth and Start Meditating Today

How to Meditate: Dispel Myth and Start Meditating Today

Susan Miner, Counselor teaches how to meditate. A common mythabout meditation is that we need to stop our thoughts. It may trip you up by making you think you are ‘doing it wrong’ and lead you to give up. Just yesterday…

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The Perils and Pleasures of Two Careers

The Perils and Pleasures of Two Careers

Most people I have encountered in my life, especially New Yorkers, are juggling more than one career. It seems initially to be quite exciting, however, there are no limitations when it comes to having self-doubt, others doubting you, and the yearning…

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