Gather Tablescapes For All

WHEN FALL ARRIVES so do family gatherings. The changing of the seasons means the changing of colors along with your home details and decor. Tradition is not just the autumn colors of orange, brown and tan. Rustic touches with modern influences create a comfortable and cozy yet contemporary feel. From warm copper tableware and touches of gold to …

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Eight Ways to Disguise Vegetables in Your Family’s Meals

Most Americans shy away from filling one half or more of their plate with vegetables. Yet these magnificent marvels should be the high point of your meal. They are loaded with abundant nutrients that benefit the blood, bones, and organs. Some even fight cancer. So how do you go about sneaking these vegetables into your …

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I keep shoe boxes. How many? Enough that when my grandboys visit, they have plenty of “material” for building.  They take great glee in making towers and even greater delight, as is evidenced by their squeals, in seeing the towers tumble. Sometimes I silently protest the premature downfall. My conflicted emotion reminds me of Bridge …

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Gian Durand – Living Life On My Own Terms

Four years ago, Gian Durand seemed to have it all. A successful entrepreneur, she had built a diverse businesses portfolio since receiving her JD from Loyola College of Law in 2004. Beginning with Loving Hearts of Louisiana, a behavioral health and personal care assistance resource for the underserved in Orleans and Lafayette parishes, she expanded …

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