Postcard from Crete

September 23, 2014 by Jerolyn Morrison

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By Jerolyn Morrison

The chefs’ challenge: choose from a list of ingredients from the Minoan culture of the Cretan Bronze Age (ca. 1500–1000 B.C.), then use a ceramic Minoan-style globular-shaped, tripod cooking pot to prepare food over a hearth fire.

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Molly Fisk: “How’s It Working for You?”

September 20, 2014 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

Sometimes, when you least expect it, an idea comes into your life and radically changes your perspective. I got lucky this week; two complementary ideas walked in my open door hand in hand.

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Fashion Friday: Casual Pants to Love

September 19, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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Here are some alternatives to what used to be called “slacks”—a downer of a name if there ever was one. A pair of any of these will make you look forward to walking out the door.

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Fashion Friday: The Statement Necklace

September 12, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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A stunning statement necklace (and by “statement necklace” we mean oversize, decadent, and unmistakeable) can add an instant zsa zsa zsu to an ensemble and re-energize even the simplest of day or evening outfit. It can also provide the most elegant finishing touch.

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Molly Fisk: The Thing With Feathers

September 6, 2014 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

If you stand still for a minute in the center of your living room, the whole world will turn around you, as if you were the earth’s axis. Every event you’ve ever heard of is happening simultaneously. Bugs are having sex, grizzly bears are fording rivers, eggs are breaking: some to reveal baby great blue herons, others to produce mushroom omelets at the Ritz.

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Fashion Friday: The Jewelry Edition—Cuff Love

September 5, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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As a piece of jewelry there’s probably nothing more classic and timeless than The Cuff. It can serve in many ways to complement a woman’s multidimensional style—as a bold statement, a minimalist layer, a work of art, an architectural marvel.

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Fashion Friday: Colleen Caslin’s ‘Ageless Style’ on 1010ParkPlace

August 29, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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If you’re like us, you’re tired of seeing clothes and magazines that don’t reflect the women we see in the mirror: smart, accomplished, grown-up. 1010ParkPlace, founded by entrepreneur Brenda Coffee, is out to counter these kinds of misrepresentations with the understanding that a woman’s style continues to evolve as she does. This week the site beautifully profiled “Women’s Voices for Change” board member Colleen Caslin, COO of Verdura fine jewelry.

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September in Savannah

August 26, 2014 by Susan B. Johnson

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By Susan B. Johnson

Thirty-three years ago, after two years spent living on a sailboat, my husband and I decided to head home. But where was that? Fred needed ocean, I needed warmth, and we both needed jobs. Neither of us remembers why we decided on Savannah, Georgia (est. 1733), but it turned out to be the right choice.

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Fashion Friday: Favorite Summer Indulgences from Susan Sokol

August 22, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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As we wrap up summer, we asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with 10 Sweet Indulgences for the season. This week our invitation went to Susan Sokol—a renowned leader in the global fashion industry.

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How to Break Your Toe in One Easy Step

August 16, 2014 by Roz Warren

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Roz Warren’s Facebook friends find many inventive ways to snap a toe. For instance, “I broke my big toe coming down from a headstand.”

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Molly Fisk: Do Something Backward

August 9, 2014 by Molly Fisk

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By Molly Fisk

Following a daily routine is like floating down a calm river in the sun, humming a little nameless tune . . . just before you hear that funny rumbling sound, and your mind, in its lazy, somnolent state, adds two and two together to make “rapids.” The universe arranges disasters for people like you.

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Favorite Summer Indulgences from Amanda Ross

August 8, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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As we are now in the throes of summer, we’ve asked several accomplished women of style whom we admire to come up with 10 sweet indulgences for the season. This week we invited Amanda Ross—an internationally renowned fashion director, stylist, and costume and jewelry designer known for the elegant, refined, and sophisticated eye she has developed through her years as a staple in the fashion industry.

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The World According to Weber: the Thrill of Seeing

August 5, 2014 by Nancy Weber

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By Nancy Weber

At the “Thrill of Seeing” exhibition: Look at the Miró-esque palette, the soft edges, in the Albers! Note the Albers-ish geometric riff on the right in the Miró! Can it be that these two beauties were created an ocean away from each other, three and a half decades apart? Zowie!

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Why We Love Houston

August 2, 2014 by Susan Lieberman

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By Susan Lieberman

Maybe Texans are needlessly prideful, but Houston’s can-do energy, along with its amazing variety of people, places, and restaurants, is stimulating and exciting.

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Fashion Notes: Trending This Week on the Fashion Blogs

August 1, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change

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Here’s what’s making our hit list as we comb through the mash-up of fashion blogs and trending-this-week articles to find what’s fashionable, stylish, and—more importantly—of substance.

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