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10 Things Not to Say or Do If You Are Fired!

Getting fired can be very traumatic. Being let go from a job can generate a number of negative emotions including shock, anger, ...

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Five Very Quick Tips to Get Your Clients to Love You

1. Write down any personal details about your clients. This could be their children’s names or spouse’s name or their childhood hometown. Put this ...

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Flowers for the Wedding: Simple or Elaborate? How Do You Choose?

Selecting the right flowers for your wedding can be a daunting task. Before heading to the florist, have a clear vision and a list of ...

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Luxurious Scents for the Average Fashionista

Estevia Parfum Paris, a perfume brand out of Dubai, has a line of luxurious fragrances that satisfies an expensive palate without ...

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Get in Shape for the Big Day

Your special day is coming up quick. How does one get in shape for this special day, not only body, but mind and ...

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Affordable Ideas for Mother’s Day Gifts!

Think outside the gift box this year. If you are on a budget but still want to show mom how much you appreciate her, consider ...

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Spring’s First Green

I thought it would never happen, but at long last winter is gone and spring is finally here in New England. As the season ...

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Healthy Day Spa Gifts for Mom on Her Special Day!

Mother’s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. The American incarnation of Mother’s Day was ...

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Adaptive Yoga

About 11 years ago, I tried yoga. I didn’t really get into it. I appreciated that there was a definite body-mind connection. I just ...

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When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Chocolate


What do you do when the business you’ve managed for twenty-four years closes, your husband gets laid off and you have five children to support? Well ...

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What’s Next After College?

Graduating from college is a major milestone. Many students see graduating college as a major goal, when in reality it is a stepping-stone to other ...

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Snag a Summer Job

Though summer can be marked by lazy days of doing nothing in the sun, it’s also a great time to take advantage of all the ...

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Trading Winter Greys for Sunny Days: Explore Our Region!

It’s been a long, cold, and grey winter, but finally it’s time to shed those winter woes and explore local attractions and events in our ...

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Helpful New Kindle Book on Home Painting

Just in time for the spring home improvement season, America’s leading authority on paints and painting has published an informative new book on interior and exterior painting sure to be ...

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Sassy Saturday Sessions with Jacki Jacobs Photography

My Assignment: participate in a Sassy Saturday with Jacki Jacobs Photography. Truth be told, the day of my appointment, it was cold and ...

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Cover Showcase

Women of the ‘Y’:
Models of Strength and Dedication

Ladies of The Y

The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) was founded in London as a “home away from home”  Read more…

A Letter from the Editor

Spring and Summer

dswinneyAfter a very long New England winter, the thaw has begun and spring and summer is upon us. It is a time to celebrate families with BBQ’s…Read more…