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Four Ways to Make 2016 the Best and Not Just the Busiest For Your Company

Once again, we just wrapped up the yearly season of peace on earth and good will toward all. But for the millions of ...

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Claypot Snowmen

These darling Claypot Snowmen make the perfect couple. All bundled up for a cold winter’s day, and so easy, the kids can make ...

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The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen:
A Fresh Take on Tradition
Amelia Saltsman

I am very excited about The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen: A Fresh Take on Tradition cookbook. The recipes were organized by seasons and by ...

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Welcome in 2016 with Stress Free Post-Holiday Recipe

This cake from The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen by Amelia Saltsman, can be prepared ahead of time leaving one less thing to worry about ...

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Springfield on the Journey to Revitalization: Many Small Steps Moving in One Direction

Downtown Springfield once bustled with foot traffic as shoppers scurried around from store to store, especially during the holidays. From Forbes & Wallace to Steigers ...

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7 Smart Money Marriage Tips

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and couples of all ages will decide to get married. Making money work if one of you is ...

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Painting in the New Year

With the start of a new year, it’s time to take a careful look at the condition of your home’s interior, especially the ...

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Muslim Women In Western Massachusetts


A 15-year-old girl wearing a hijab – the traditional headscarf of Muslim women – is accosted by an older woman at a ...

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Five Tell Tale Signs Your Aging Parents Can’t Live Alone

It’s a sad reality that, as we age, we become less independent than we once were – but for most blessed with longevity, ...

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HOME HEALTH CARE PROVIDER NAMES NEW CHIEF
OPERATING OFFICER

For nearly a decade, Danielle Lord has taken to heart the O’Connell Care at Home sentiment of “I am more,” providing compassion and empathy to not only ...

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Feature Story

Springfield on the Journey to Revitalization: Many Small Steps Moving in One Direction

Springfield on the Journey to RevitalizationDowntown Springfield once bustled with foot traffic as shoppers scurried around from store to store, especially during the holidays…Read more…

A Letter from the Editor

January & February 2016

Turning the calendar to a new year can signal a time to reflect on the previous year and look with expectation to the next. Time flies and I’m amazed that I’ve been in the Western Mass Women Magazine family…Read more…