Locally Grown Australian Food, No Loan Required

The Millbrook Winery property, in Jarrahdale, Western Australia, is almost entirely surrounded by the trails and forest of Serpentine National Park. The drive in is lovely, as is the walk from your car across a bridge and through the manicured grounds.

Social Q’s: Our Daughter’s Rich Friends Are Driving Me Nuts

We let our daughter go to the college of her choice. She got into many state and private schools, some with scholarships. But no breaks at all from the expensive private college she selected. She loves it, and we can afford it, but it means constant sacrifice. She knows this, but it doesn’t stop her…

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Bristol-Myers to Acquire Celgene in Deal Worth $74 Billion

Bristol-Myers Squibb said on Thursday that it would buy Celgene, which makes cancer drugs, in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $74 billion. Together, the merged companies will produce nine pharmaceutical products with more than $1 billion in annual sales, Bristol-Myers said in a statement. Bristol-Myers shareholders will own 69 percent of the combined entity while…

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Tips for Taking a Timeout in a Relationship & Making it Work

Sometimes the last chance to keep a relationship alive is to separate for a while. A timeout can, of course, end with a final break or move you to the next level of trust and understanding. It depends on how the partners negotiate the terms of this timeout. Here are the basic rules of a…

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The Unbearable Heaviness of Clutter

Do you have a clutter problem? If you have to move things around in order to accomplish a task in your home or at your office or you feel overwhelmed by all your “things,” it’s a strong signal that clutter has prevailed. And it might be stressing you out more than you realize. “Clutter is…

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Q & A: Ian Schrager Is Still Creating Buzz

Ian Schrager knows a thing or two about creating spaces that people clamor to get into, starting with Studio 54, which was the of-the-moment New York hot spot in the 1970s (and the subject of a recent documentary). But in the 1980s, after a conviction on felony tax evasion charges, for which he was later…

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You asked: To Go Bare Down There?

I’ve heard a number of conflicting things on this topic; is removing or waxing all pubic hair entirely from the vagina healthy, unhealthy, or something in between? — Marie Short take Removing pubic hair is a cosmetic choice that may have health consequences for some women. Tell me more Before we get started we need…

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Eat: I Ate Mall Pizza and Fell in Love With America

The room my brother and I shared when we first moved to the United States was small and dark, with an off-putting smell that emanated from a noisy air-conditioner. It wasn’t ideal, but we’d lived in small spaces before. Atlanta was something else — hot and humid, coursing with wide highways that neither one of…

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