Good Fortune!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table:  I used to work with a woman who’s uncle owned a fortune cookie factory.  Seriously. Once a month she would bring in a bag of “defective” cookies.  They were flat or half curled, you name it.  Regardless of shape, they were the best tasting cookies in the world! To this…

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A Gold Star Day

Thoughts From the Coffee Table:  This week I learned that you are 200 times more likely to become a millionaire if you make your bed right after you get up.  Last month I learned that you will be healthier if you don’t make your bed right away and instead allow it to air out with…

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Argo Tea for Me!

Thoughts From The Coffee Table:  Fall is my favorite season.  The brisk air makes me feel alive and renewed, and calls me to tea. Last week in NYC I was feeling the first “bite” of fall air.  I bought a cashmere scarf from a street vendor for $10.  (Do you think it’s really cashmere?) Then…

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La Perla and Lace!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table:  I don’t usually discuss undergarments in public. Except when I fess up to wearing Spanx.  But only when my clothes shrink. I wasn’t sure I would write this today, but my experience at La Perla was too good to avoid a “lacy” subject. I found La Perla in NYC 4…

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CVS Gets a Trophy!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table:  I do not believe in trophies for all, even though I still have a 7th place ribbon for the 200 meter backstroke when I was 10.  It is baby blue. There is a CVS that I shop at frequently.  It is close, has an awesome selection of ice cream, padded…

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Ivy Why Designs – Magic and Love!

Thoughts From the Coffee Table:  I made my first Tweet in March.  My son thought that was hilarious.  Until then my social media presence consisted of  LinkedIn and FB, with FB as the home for recipes and old friends. Learning this medium has been like learning a new language.  I have the basic skillset, but…

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