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Spring Pasta Salad With Basil Vinaigrette

This pasta salad is perfect for taking on the go. Pack up a bottle of Prosecco, a few types of meats and cheeses, and a crusty baguette to go along with it, and you’ll set the scene for a special spring picnicPrep Time: 15 Mins | Cook Time: 10 Mins | Serves: 8-12...

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Bake Your Way into Spring

It’s so easy to buy baked goods instead of preparing them yourself, but with a recipe like this one, there’s really no excuse not to make your own soda bread. It’s simple, fun, foolproof, and healthy — just six ingredients. This recipe will never let you...

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Love & Finances: How Things Get Divided

February is the love month and it’s a good time to consider your finances, especially if you’re considering cohabitation, separation, or divorce.  Clearly, property division is one of the thorniest parts to a divorce or separation. “Who gets the stuff?” is a question...

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Just Ask Joyce: You Are Not Enough

Q:    “My husband presented me with a list of things he would like to change about me. It took me a little by surprise, but I have to admit that several of his requests were legit. I know I need work in some areas, but the others he outlined were harsh.  I am...

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Cook Up Some Sunshine

I like winter. I like snow. I like rain. I even like gray skies. But after a few overcast days, I could use a lift. This recipe is the perfect pick-me-up with its bright flavors and hearty ingredients. Best of all, it’s very easy. Enjoy. Note: Fresh fennel is probably...

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Try a Solo Trip

"At first you feel awkward...then after a while you just begin to live." At 24, I've traveled alone twice journeying to Mexico and — most recently — Cuba. Traveling alone means that in the most practical ways, you don’t have the luxury of depending on someone familiar...

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Catch Up & Curl Up

 If you’re like me, 2019 went by in such a blur that it was difficult to keep up with the books, TV, and music that everyone was talking about. Last year brought us Lizzo and Billie Eilish, not to mention the final season of Game of Thrones and Margaret Atwood’s The...

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