Social Q’s: Too Much Kissing in the Kitchen

I am 62 and no prude. Honest! I am also a grandmother with a part-time job, so I help out my daughter with child care twice a week. I am often sitting in the kitchen with my daughter and 5-year-old grandson when my son-in-law comes home and exchanges a passionate, open-mouthed kiss with my daughter.…

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Australia Fare: The Long Paddock Gets Small-Town Australian Cooking Right

LINDENOW, Australia — Along the crest of a ridge overlooking the wide Mitchell River valley in East Gippsland, Victoria, there’s a small town. It’s like many communities in this part of the world: a handful of houses, a general store, a pub and more than a few empty storefronts. But the view from that ridge…

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Fashion Review: In Paris, Roses and Olive Branches

PARIS — France is being roiled by yet another clothing controversy. Almost three years after the burkini scandal, which became the fulcrum of a debate over the right of self-expression versus the social contract, comes renewed furor over the hijab, after a French sporting goods retailer, Decathlon, withdrew its plans to sell a runner’s head…

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Paris Fashion Week Toasts ‘Lady Liberty’

PARIS — “Meet my brother. Meet my best friend from college. Meet the descendants of Gustave Eiffel!” The fashion designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg was in full swing working the room at the American Embassy in Paris on Wednesday night. As star of the show at a cocktail reception held in her honor by…

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15 Things in Dating That Cause Much Hesitating

There are so many things to consider when you’re dating, so many thoughts swirling around in your head – well, we can get at least some of them out of the way and firmly settled in your mind. Now, what is perfectly all right to do and not to do without creasing your brow over…

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Things a Wise Woman Would Never Do

You might have a rather impressive list of foolish things you have done in life, which you either regret about or prefer not to recall, no matter how hard it is. Geniusbeauty.com talked to psychologists and found out what things a wise woman would never do not to bite her elbows later and not to…

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5 Blunders in Relationships That Are Almost Unavoidable

See if you are guilty of them too! We all know how unstable relationships can be – everything comes along fine and then topples suddenly when we least expect it because of some reason that we were wont to play down. Almost mechanically one partner lays the blame on the other’s door, although we all…

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The Paleo Diet: Is Going Back to Our Roots Really That Great

Picture a muscular and agile caveman, pre-farming days, hunting and gathering for food to eat. He eats food that is considered healthy these days, but the thing is, he didn’t have much choice. It was all that was available in his time. Now we live in an era where processed and fast food is the…

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Robert Kraft’s Prostitution Charges Return a Wary Palm Beach to the Tabloids

PALM BEACH, Fla. — In this exclusive, image-conscious retreat where enormous hedges encircle grand mansions and valets park cars at the supermarket, wealthy residents pay vast sums to shield their private lives from view, even as they crave to be seen at the charitable events and black-tie galas that go on almost daily from November…

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