Karen Harris

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I’ll go on record as saying that while spring isn’t technically here yet, this is the worst allergy season on record.

I have a lot of allergies, many of them caused by the great outdoors and all green things in it. This year, thanks to the warm weather (this has been the fourth-warmest winter on record), on top of the allergy shots, I’ve been on daily handfuls of Benadryl to stop the red splotches and itching. Many friends and colleagues, even those who swear they’ve never had allergies, are coughing and sneezing. Most pass it off as a cold, but I know this wacky winter is the culprit. I even have green fuzz growing on the house. If that’s not a sign of mild, wet weather, I don’t know what is.
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How Barbara Barry Achieves Serenity

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I’ve been a fan of Barbara Barry for ages. No matter what she is designing, her style is classic and timeless.  As a furniture designer for Baker, I envision chichi martini parties and witty banter. As a luggage designer for Hartmann, I envision grand tours of the capitals of Europe. As a fabric designer for Kravet, […]

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Should you cleanse?

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Another new year. Another vow to lose the weight, eat better, get healthy. Good for you. But are you going to do it the right way? We thought we’d take a look at cleanses, which many use as a quick way to drop the pounds, and give you a little food for thought.

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How to be the Low-Calorie Life of the Party

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Overdosing on a season of hors d’oeuvres and tight pants? Fear not. You can make it through and keep a rein on what goes into your body. This time around, end the year on a health(ier) note by sticking to these nibbles at your next bash.

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Finally! A Real Beer That’s Gluten Free

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Yes, you can have a beer. And you will love it. Thanks to Omission beer and the CEO and brewmaster, who have a vested interest in giving celiacs a great beer experience.

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