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Dream Big

She goes by the nickname Billy, doesn’t need a boyfriend to wear a wedding dress, and dreams of being on stage. “I’m booked because I learne…

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New Love

Her body had been hurting for weeks. She was constantly tired. She thought maybe it was because of work – maybe she’d finally on taken too m…

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Negroni per favore

“It’s bitter, it’s sweet, it’s perfect” The Negroni is the perfect vintage cocktail and the ultimate test for every barman. Is it sweet enou…

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Effortless Elegance

She built her own successful label, is editor of her own magazine and the proud mother of two. Rika is more than a brand. It’s more of a lif…

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A lump of clay makes happy

Anouk Kramer is best known for her rustic pottery with its subtle golden lining but also for her richly decorated tulip vases, unmistakably …

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Tutti a Napoli

Every year for twenty years on line now I’ve visited Naples. I can talk for hours about how good the pizza from Da Michele is, how it’s wort…

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Tutti a Napoli

Every year for twenty years on line now I’ve visited Naples. I can talk for hours about how good the pizza from Da Michele is, how it’s wort…

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A lifetime of love

"Wow, it can't get better than this," Marije Braber (39) sometimes thinks out loud. She’s been working on her own children's clothing line, …

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Manhattan me!

  The Manhattan is called the essence of a cocktail: sugar, bitter and alcohol. You can play with the vermouth you use (a French one or…

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Bloody-but-decent-Mary

Feel like a good laugh? Then take the afternoon off and google some images of Bloody Mary’s before you pour yourself one — its pure co…

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Ce…what? Ceviche!

Ceviche [say-vee-chay ] is having its moment. Suddenly it’s everywhere. It’s hip, happening and is inspiring the recent opening of new…

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Extraordinary Friends

For years Dien La Croix (95) lived as a recluse, hidden away from the world. She rarely went outside and found the loneliness crushing. That…

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