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By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Aug 28, 2012
This hi-tech age of ours is more than email, music files, and movies on your smart phone: Enter the virtual tasting for fans of wines and spirits!
By Mark Thompson | Thursday Aug 23, 2012
If names like Patou, Worth, Cire Trudon, Santa Maria Novella, and Lalique set your heart beating faster, then the biannual Elements Showcase, which takes place in Manhattan in August and January of each year, is every perfume fanatic’s fantasyland.
By Mark Thompson | Wednesday Aug 22, 2012
If you’ve a friend fortunate enough to have secured a summer sanctuary and if you’re fortunate enough to have secured a weekend invitation, then at least have the decency to arrive with a host/ess gift - and without a list of demands.
By Mark Thompson | Tuesday Jun 5, 2012
Lest you’ve forgotten, he took you to your first ball game (before he realized that he’d also be driving you to dance class). If your father wasn’t completely a saint, he did the best he could do. This Father’s Day, treat your daddy right.
Tuesday May 15, 2012
Did you know that roses have an outer layer of "guard petals" that should be removed after delivery? Help your mother extend the life of her Mother’s Day bouquet with these expert care tips.
By Mark Thompson | Sunday Apr 29, 2012
This year, take your mother for a walk on Mother’s Day - and sit with her. Listen to your mother - and when she’s finished, hand her a gift and remind her how much you love her. In truth, there’s nothing as good as the gift of time.
Sunday Mar 11, 2012
Springtime is a good time for freshening up our abode - and particularly the bathroom. Why not think about an entirely new look for that room where you spend so much time?
By Mark Thompson | Saturday Mar 3, 2012
Spring cleaning isn’t only for your closets. Springtime is the right time to clean up your life. Cleanse your pores while cleaning up the clutter. Then, cleanse the medicine cabinet; it’s time to make room for some new product.
Sunday Feb 5, 2012
The oldest known Valentine was a love poem written by the French Duke of Orleans, when he was a prisoner of Henry V, to his wife. Among the list of items associated with romance are: most things French, and chocolate.
By Mark Thompson | Wednesday Feb 1, 2012
It’s not easy for everyone on Valentine’s Day. There are a lot of Miss Lonelyhearts out there - and Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show them some love. Celebrate those who put the eros and amour in your life with any of these gifts.