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Same old, same old; Revised

Dear Velvet, I’m so tired of pasta. Every week, it’s the same old thing: Mac and cheese, baked ziti, spaghetti and meatballs. What should I do to make things more interesting? Bring out the Magic Dear Magic, Making dinner is a lot like making love. You’re involved. You’re into it. You know, most of the […]

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The bride, the groom and the priest; How to cut your guest list

Dear Velvet, I have too many guests on the list for my wedding and I don’t know what to do.  Should I cut the guest list or cut out a food course? Two less Lonely Dear Two Less Lonely, Congratulations on your wedding.   Aren’t you the optimist? Prioritizing is an extremely important skill to be […]

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