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The Wild Rabbit
Posted in: Featured Food and Drink
November 22, 2014

I was lucky enough to grow up in a beautiful part of south central England called the Cotswolds, where my parents still live. The area is a range of green rolling hills and is filled with quaint little villages, historical towns, and stately homes and gardens. They say ‘home is where the heart is’... more...

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The Right Way to Dress for Every Age
Posted in: Clothing & Jewelry Featured
November 19, 2014

Does getting older mean no more wearing dresses above the knee or shopping the latest trends? Not so! The rules of age-appropriate dressing have changed, and while I’m not encouraging 60-somethings to wear neon minis, you can still look fun, modern and stylish well into your golden years. Steal some... more...

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Thanksgiving
Posted in: Entertaining Featured
November 18, 2014

‘Tis the time of the year where fall and winter collide into traditions, family, and friends gathering around special recipes and libations, decorations, music and ambiance galore. Let me, Chef Wendy Brodie, be your guide to become your own holiday host with helpful tips along the way. Thanksgiving... more...

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Thanksgiving – A Great Time to Create a Giving Strategy
Posted in: Featured Financial Affairs
November 18, 2014

Do you have a giving strategy? I am told, and have witnessed first-hand, that even people who are very intentional about their own personal financial planning are somewhat less intentional about their giving. I often wonder: “what could we do as a nation or as a world if all of us who had financial... more...

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A Salad for Autumn
Posted in: Featured Food and Drink
November 18, 2014

There is just something deliciously magical about the combination of beets and feta. The beets in this salad have been roasted so that they caramelize their flavor becomes sweeter more concentrated. They create a wonderful contrast with the salty feta and the combination in this dish achieves perfection.... more...

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Chocolate Secrets?
Posted in: Featured Featured Women
November 16, 2014

Not a Secret Any More: Biting into one of Pam Eudaric’s premium chocolates is pure euphoria. One of her sensational macarons or a slice of her sea salt caramel cake is a gastronomical experience that will totally delight. But, what’s more delightful is this chocolatier’s story – from growing... more...

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Posted in: Featured Vacation Homes
November 16, 2014

A Wonderful Place to Visit And a Great Place to Live: My husband and I have owned a vacation home in the Carmel Highlands since 1997, but we have been regularly visiting the area since the late 1970’s. Carmel is a place of unsurpassed charm and incredible natural beauty. It sits on the southwestern... more...

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Hair to Shine
Posted in: Featured Hair
November 13, 2014

Recently, I received an email from my Ask the Expert page inquiring as to why hair loses its luster after coloring it for a few years. There are several reasons for this: First, when a woman starts coloring her hair, it was most probably for the nuisance of a few grays or for the mere fact that a girl... more...