When it comes to officiating funerals, I am fairly easygoing and liberal about what goes on. Toss your dear aunt’s earrings after the lowered casket? Sure. Play a recording of the deceased’s singing from a recital in her teens? Have everyone present, family and friends, Jew and...
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Take a bold chance this summer by ditching the frigid shopping malls for the natural breeze and oak-tree shade of a gorgeous outdoor picnic. Your al fresco dining guests will marvel at these bright summertime items that capture the fun of the season. And to help you actually locate...
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I really don’t like Valentine’s Day! I hate everything about it, the stupid, corny Hallmark cards, the over-priced flowers, the overcrowded restaurants, the need to out-do each other with pricey gifts, etc… I am not saying that we shouldn’t show our love for the people in our...
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All brides have this much in common: They love their wedding day, and it always goes by much too quickly.
Of course, there is little that you as a bride can do to make your wedding day last longer, but there are things you can do to make sure the beauty of your gown remains -- if...
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Many wedding guests are often are as concerned as the bride and her attendants about what they will wear.
Once upon a time, there were golden rules of wedding attire: Don't wear white -- it upstages the bride; and don't wear black -- too funereal. It was often a reliable pastel dress...
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From the beginning, even before it was famous, "The Apprentice," Donald Trump's reality TV show, had piqued my interest -- but not enough
to make a standing engagement with my TV set whenever it was on.
But then one Friday night I had Shabbat dinner with a few friends, and it...
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There was a time when the retail clothing industry was thriving.
"In the '80s, my customers spent almost 8 percent of their disposable income on clothing," said David Sacks, owner of Sacks SFO apparel stores.
However, time and a change in consumer habits have eroded this reality....
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