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Breaking Out the Good Stuff
Oprah Radio host Dr. Robin Smith talks about the importance of using your fine china and other good items on a daily basis.
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What's Your Design Style?
polished wood. A touch of family pride: the silver-framed photographs. A classic but unstuffy mix of things—like fine china , swagged curtains, silver trays and lamps with pleated silk shades—looks gently used, beautifully kept. Notice how
Deleted Scenes: Savings Obsessed
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Find $285 Under the Couch
China Make Some Room in Your China Cabinet: $120 Whether you registered for fine china when you got married and never use it, or your great aunt left you a mismatched set of silver that you really don't care for
Life Links : Today's Instant One-Click Inspiration
the gold medal, what are you going to do next?" moment to the next level. This week, eat your Chinese take-out on the fine china —and 9 other tips for living well. The hottest new trend in hair color is bright, bold, and completely impractical
"Your Mother Knows a Few Things!"
the floor and everyone would know the marriage was a joke. A facade. That we were not ready for adult things in life like fine china . "You never used these?" "Well, we never had cause to." "You eat. God knows he ate." "I don't know. It was
Are You Ready For Marriage?
about marriage from his or her parents. 3. Did You Plan Your Marriage Instead of Just Your Wedding? Cake, flowers, and fine china are all exciting aspects of a wedding, but there's more at stake than one day. Don't forget to think about the next
Can't We All Get Along?
someone who is not giving the day-to-day care." Skid Zone: Splitting Up an Inheritance Deciding who gets your mother's fine china can strain the closest of family bonds. "I've seen sibling relationships ruined over the distribution of effects," says
Saying Grace: An Ode to an Old-Fashioned Ritual
to pause, feel lucky, and purposefully create a space of repose and awareness in my hectic day. We can't always eat on fine china or by candlelight, but grace is portable. In an age when we so often eat without thinking about it, saying grace can transform
Bring an Old Kitchen Up to Date
replaced with beautiful solid maple cabinetry from Thomasville. No more plastic inserts either. Real glass panes show off fine china or colorful dishes. The fake marble counters were removed, in favor of a custom-made Corian countertop. Old, run-down