Michelina’s Snails

June 29, 2016 by Amy K. Hughes


By Amy K. Hughes

Snails were on the ceiling, under the fridge, heading up the walls. The dish, Nonna Michelina explained to me, would involve feeding the snails for several days to purge them of what they had been eating outside and to season them. She would feed them polenta and fresh herbs and give them wine to drink.

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‘Table for One’: Battle Cry of the Single Woman

June 28, 2016 by Stacia Friedman


By Stacia Friedman

When you’re reuniting with childhood friends or meeting “eligible” men, there is always the underlying question: What is WRONG with you?

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Molly Fisk: I See the Moon and the Moon Sees Me

June 25, 2016 by Molly Fisk


I love the moon at any stage, from faint silver thumbnail to fat gold globe rising behind all the spiky pine trees across the street.

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Fashionable and Informative: The Best Coffee Table Books for Summer

June 24, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


Whether you’re looking to revamp your coffee book collection, or add to your library, or decorate your living room, or embark on some self-guided learning on contemporary and vintage fashion trends, these lovely fashion books will do just the trick. Here are our must-reads to add to your summer reading list and beach totes!

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Ro Howe’s Recipes: Pan-Roasted Asparagus/Tomato Fusilli Carbonara

June 24, 2016 by Ro Howe


By Ro Howe

Pasta carbonara—that simple, hearty dish based on eggs, cheese, and pancetta or guanciale bacon—is here translated into a flavorsome vegetarian dish.

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Openly Gay Woman Wins Miss Missouri Pageant (In the News)

June 23, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change

Erin O’Flaherty is the first openly gay woman to win the Miss Missouri pageant and will compete in Miss America in September.

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Molly Fisk: On Not Becoming A Ballerina

June 18, 2016 by Molly Fisk


I did not turn out to be a ballerina. I’m also not a mother, and lately, now my friends’ kids are having babies, I’m aware I’m not a grandmother, either. This doesn’t really bother me . . . much. But it opens the door to the question, “Well what the heck am I, then?”

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Fashion Friday: Stylish Summer Hats

June 17, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


It’s time to get shady. When it comes to choosing a stylish summer hat, pick one that will keep you cool, calm, and protected.

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Book Review: Gina Barreca’s ‘If You Lean In, Will Men Just Look Down Your Blouse?’

June 16, 2016 by Roz Warren


By Roz Warren

To have a nationally syndicated columnist who is our age, articulate as hell, wildly successful, and a diehard feminist? That’s fabulous.

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Don’t Even Think About Stealing This Essay

June 13, 2016 by Roz Warren


By Roz Warren

I’m starting to wonder how much time and effort some editors are actually taking [in trying to track down the author of an article they’ve purloined]. Is grab-the-content-and-see-who-notices a new business model?

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Molly Fisk: Giftiness

June 11, 2016 by Molly Fisk


Mixed in among my feelings of gratitude and wonder was confusion. Is this allowed? Aren’t I supposed to be doing everything myself? Do I deserve this?

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Fashion Friday: The CFDA Fashion Awards

June 10, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


This past Monday, the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) held its CFDA Fashion Awards in New York City. The annual event recognizes the outstanding contributions made to American fashion by individuals from all areas of the industry and related arts. Several game-changing women who have been dominating the fashion world consistently over the past decades were honored.

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Clinging to a Minnesota Spring

June 8, 2016 by Diane Dettmann


By Diane Dettmann

“Often as I trekked along the snow-covered roads during my walks I wondered, ‘What keeps me in this frigid, gray winter state?’”

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Molly Fisk: The Fisks Do Not Like Vinegar

June 4, 2016 by Molly Fisk


Not that I plan to base my future behavior on vinegar. But when she said “The Fisks do not like vinegar,” I felt such a rush of belonging. I am a Fisk. And it’s true, I do not like vinegar! We are united! I am not alone!

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Summer Gift Guide: Fabulous Hostess Gifts

June 3, 2016 by Women's Voices For Change


Here are some of our favorite beautiful and summer-appropriate gifts that are sure to mark you just as creative and thoughtful as your hostess.

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