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Pumpkin Spice Latte Announces Retirement From Fragrance Game

Colleagues, friends, lovers, and enemies come together to celebrate Pumpkin Spice Latte’s iconic career via a comedy roast A bit of fun by Native Pumpkin Spice Latte shocked fans across the globe today by announcing that they’re officially throwing in the (bath) towel on their short-lived career as a Deodorant and Body Wash scent. Gourd help us all. This pumpkin-shattering

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Quick Bites – Enjoy the Solitude of a Table for One

Does dining solo give you the jitters? Follow these tips and master the art of eating alone. **listen to the episode on Spotify – the link is below. “Just one?” “Yes” I say smiling. “Please.” “No one will be joining you”? “No, but thank you for asking.” As the world re-opens and we begin dining out more, I am prepared

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Cooking for a Tibetan Lama: A Singular Experience

The photograph is from a web page titled “Chinese Buddhism.” The caption reads: “Gonpo Tseten Rinpoche transmitting the Yeshe Lama, Forestville, CA 1981” I’m almost positive this photograph was taken on the ranch that summer. During the summer of 1981 I was living on a ranch in Northern California working on a writing project, which ultimately proved unsuccessful, however that’s

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The Bon-Vivant Girls’ Tips and Tricks to Enjoy Eating Out

by Nathalie Botros We all know how to lose weight: “eat less and healthier, exercise more”. So how come we keep failing? It isn’t because of lack of strength and determination, but because we try to lose the weight with a “diet”. The minute we say the word “diet”, our brain translates it to “restriction”. Which means we are forbidden to

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In the Bleak Midwinter: Food stories from my youth by Paul Rest

By the time February rolled around, winter’s firm grip in our area meant the implementation of different menus. Meals changed from those during the late autumn and early winter months and often included wild game, nuts and lots of canned vegetables from the basement cellar. Vegetables served for meals were canned or flash frozen and found in one of the

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