Best Cruise Destinations for Single Women

August 21, 2013 by  
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As a single woman with the world at your feet, the number of holiday choices are vast and can often be quite overwhelming. From adventurous trips in the countryside and visiting far away friends to relaxing beach holidays and weekend city breaks, deciding where to go for a well-deserved holiday takes a fair bit of […]

The Perks of Roaming Alone

August 21, 2013 by  
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Many travelers claim that traveling alone is quite simply the best way to see the world. The reason for this lies in the very personal experience one has without the influence of a friend or partner. It is so much easier to focus on another person and their respective needs, desires and preferences than it […]

Best Pumpkin Desserts

August 4, 2013 by  
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The best pumpkin desserts don’t have to be made by a gourmet chef. You can do it at home with these easy pumpkin dessert recipes from Spice Islands. Easy Pumpkin Desserts Best Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups finely ground gingersnap cookies 1/4 cup finely ground walnuts 1/4 cup sugar 5 tablespoons butter, melted 3 […]

Autumn Drinks

August 4, 2013 by  
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Back to school shopping has begun. Farmer’s markets are opening. And the nights are just a little bit cooler.  Whether we want it or not, autumn is on it’s way. The flavors of fall are a big part of why everyone looks forward to the season. Using seasonal flavors such as apple, cinnamon, and chipotle, […]

Bourbon Drink Recipes

August 4, 2013 by  
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Looking for easy drink recipes with a wow factor?  Here are two of the best bourbon drinks you can easily make at home. Bourbon Drink Recipes Kentucky Bubbly Drink Recipe Ingredients: 1 part Maker’s Mark® Bourbon Chilled Martinelli’s® Sparkling Apple Cider Maraschino cherry Add Maker’s Mark® Bourbon to a champagne flute and fill with chilled […]

PX Me. by Abbe Diaz

August 3, 2013 by  
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In 2004, Abbe Diaz, the former Maître’d of several downtown hotspots, sent shockwaves throughout New York’s trendy restaurant circles by serving on a silver platter a heaping mound of dirt on “Personnes Extraordinaire” (French for VIP) who often dined the hot restaurant of the moment, and the questionable practices of certain celebrity chefs. In the […]

The Love Wars by L. Alison Heller

August 3, 2013 by  
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Molly Grant is an attorney at one of the largest and most popular Law Firms for the Rich and famous in New York City, sometimes even just the rich!  She begins in the Corporate Division but finds that it is too lack luster for her taste, so she takes swift action to join the Matrimonial […]

Duchess Digest: Becoming an Outdoors Woman

August 3, 2013 by  
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“Becoming an Outdoors Woman” (BOW) is a non-profit, international educational program that offers hands-on workshops to adult women. If you’ve ever been interested in learning more about specific outdoors skills, but have felt intimidated about where to start, I highly recommend BOW’s programs. Moving back to Alaska, I was brought face to face with how […]

Duchess Digest: Planning A Trip To Alaska by Land

August 3, 2013 by  
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When visiting Alaska, you can choose to get to the great north state by land, by sea or by air. We’ve already covered by air and by sea, but what if you choose to go by land? The lure of the Al-Can Highway has called to many travelers over the year, and every summer, brave […]