I have never been a major drinker (whatever that means), but I grew up in an Italian home and my father made his own wine (don’t be jealous - it was not…
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January 2023

Happy Monday! Over the last decade, I have complained often about not having enough time to do all the things I enjoy. My days are filled with work…
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Happy Monday! Now that I am publishing this newsletter on Substack, you can find past newsletters in one place and you have the ability to post comments…
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Happy Monday! I received so much positive feedback the last time I provided the details for entertaining at home so I’m breaking down a birthday…
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Happy Monday! ​​​​​​​ We all have pet peeves, right? When something rubs you the wrong way, it can be that this occurrence or person or whatever has…
Happy Monday and Happy New Year!! ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ I hope you had a restful and joyful start to your new year! I spent time with extended family, but most…

December 2022

Happy Monday! ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ I hope you had a merry Christmas! I scrapped the newsletter I had planned so I could discuss the recent Consumer Reports…
Happy Monday! ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Happy Hanukkah to those who celebrate and Merry Almost Christmas! The holiday season is wonderful if you are spending more…
Happy Monday! ​​​​​​​ I hosted a post-bar mitzvah brunch for my sister-in-law and her husband’s out of town guests yesterday. I thought I would share…
Happy Monday! I know most websites and content creators have already published gift guides to their communities to be ready to pounce on Black Friday…

November 2022

Happy Monday! I have LOVED receiving all your emails, comments and DM’s from your Thanksgiving successes. Hearing from you truly brings me so much joy…
Hello Friends! 👋 It's always hard to accomplish your Thanksgiving tasks when you don't know how many people you're having over or what your menu is…