Monthly Archives: July 2012

True Confessions of a Hostess

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July 24, 2012
confessons of a hostess

Your guests will ooh and aah about how awesome it looks - and tastes - as you demurely say thank you and offer that, well, it was nothing....
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Smoothies to Jump Start Your Day

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July 24, 2012
smoothies

Short on time for a quick and nutritious breakfast? Resist the temptation of that bagel or muffin and treat yourself to a breakfast smoothie.
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Finding Food And Friendship in the North End with BA50

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July 24, 2012
BA50 North End Tour

I am close to the one-year mark of my relocation to Boston ... I have not met very many women with whom I could bond and share life stories. In just one afternoon I met ten such women, thanks to Better After 50.
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Spicy Rubs My Way

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July 24, 2012
spicy rubs

I was looking for a healthier, less costly alternative to off- the-shelf supermarket sauces -- thought my search would yield a few pointers on how to give a sexy massage, or at least provide me with a recipe or two
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Skinny Cocktails

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July 24, 2012
summer cocktail recipes

I’m a certain age and the pounds don’t come off as easily, I tend to stick to lower calorie drinks.
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Star Forking

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July 24, 2012
michael j fox

The other night I was dining at State Road, one of my favorite Martha’s Vineyard restaurants. It’s such a popular place I had to make this reservation two months in advance
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Wow — I Got My Own Cooking Show!

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July 24, 2012
cooking with candy gold

A few years ago, at a bit of a professional crossroads in my life, I decided to start my own cooking show on a local cable access station.
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Broken Ribs, Coma … Sign Me Up!

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July 17, 2012
Felice Shapiro riding in the Pan Mass Challenge

I have a secret and I need to share it. After riding the Pan Mass Challenge bike event for 27 years it’s time to come clean.
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Lamenting An Old Friend

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July 17, 2012
lamenting an old friend

She treated cancer like day trading, cooking lobsters, making love or gardening.
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Colonoscopy – Without the Prep?

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July 17, 2012
laxative-free-colonoscopy

Sign me up. I called Dr. Zalis’ office the next morning and got the low down on the procedure.
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What I Worry About: Alzheimer’s

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July 17, 2012
alzheimer's fears

I’m petrified of getting Alzheimer’s. My dad died from complications from it exactly four years ago.
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Are You Really Better After 50?

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July 17, 2012
maggiesmith-beforeandafter

At a certain age, every year is relative … whereas each decade is relevant.
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Just Keep Patching It Up

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July 17, 2012
Entropy

Despite an ongoing commitment to maintenance, I have conceded that sanding and varnishing will not stop time.
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28 Sexy Pictures Of Older Actors When They Were Young

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July 16, 2012
28 Sexy Pictures Of Older Actors When They Were Young

These pictures tell a thousand words, and also prove that not all men get better looking when they get older. From BUZZFEED:  28 Sexy Pictures Of Older Actors When They Were Young Return Home
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NYTimes: In Dieting, Magic Isn’t a Substitute for Science

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July 11, 2012

The final word: a calorie IS just a calorie. That’s why so many of these fad diets don’t work. Sorry. From The New York Times: In Dieting, Magic Isn’t a Substitute for Science A much-publicized study suggesting that a high-protein diet is better for weight loss is just an illusion, as are other diets,
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Rep. Barney Frank Marries Longtime Partner

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July 10, 2012

Congratulations, Barney! Rep. Barney Frank Marries Longtime Partner Return Home
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Fantasy Trip from Your Kid

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July 10, 2012
Fantasy Trip

"No need, Mom," I told her. "I already bought everything."
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15 Miles on the Erie Canal

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July 10, 2012
kayak on the erie canal

I didn't have a mule whose name was Sal, but I had my husband whose name is Barry, and we needed an adventure for our 10th anniversary, so we planned a trip paddling along the Erie.
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Traveling Light

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July 10, 2012
travel-light

I have perfected the art of carry-on and do not feel I have limited choices but rather wonderful, creative options.
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What is Beauty?

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July 10, 2012
hamer tribe

Sometimes it takes really getting out of my world to regain proper perspective.
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