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Celebrations & Seasons

Retailers: Leave Our Holidays Alone!

I was appalled yesterday afternoon when the kids and I watched as employees at Target consolidated Halloween gear to make room for the Christmas decorations. I was annoyed today when I could barely navigate a cart through HomeGoods because of the plethora of Halloween decor. But Linens-n-Things? They’ve gone too far. Not only have they …

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Celebration for the Mamas

If next Sunday is anything like today – sunny, blue-skied, relaxed – then it will be a fantastic Mother’s Day. Now, before you go off railing on how it’s a Hallmark holiday and blah, blah, blah, just listen. Mother’s Day has been celebrated since the early 1900s. It was created by a daughter who wanted …

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Lobster Stuffed Mushrooms (Lobster Recipe)

Tender, baked mushrooms are stuffed with a buttery lobster filling in this delicious appetizer recipe. But whereas the lobster of my childhood was always served in the shell with clarified butter on the side, I love using lobster in innovative ways — because it’s so good in so many dishes from Lobster Risotto to Lobster …

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