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After a Very Long Year, Mom Deserves the Best—These 48 Mother’s Day Gifts Make the Cut

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After a Very Long Year, Mom Deserves the Best—These 48 Mother’s Day Gifts Make the Cut

Whether your mom held your hand through uncertain job prospects and long lockdowns or organized countless family Zooms from miles away, Mother’s Day (May 9) is the perfect opportunity to say thank you. She always claims she just wants a card, but a gift doesn’t hurt either. From entertaining goodies to active accessories, Team Domino found the best products on the market for all types of moms. Read on for our Mother’s Day gift guide.  For the Mom Who Calls You When She’s Watering the Plants No doubt this year of solitude gave Mom a chance to flex her budding...

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The Grace of Teffi

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The Grace of Teffi

The following serves as the foreword to Other Worlds: Peasants, Pilgrims, Spirits, Saints, a newly translated selection of the Russian writer Teffi’s stories, which was published earlier this week by New York Review Books. Teffi. Photo courtesy of New York Review Books. There are writers who muddy their own water, to make it seem deeper. Teffi could not be more different: the water is entirely transparent, yet the bottom is barely visible. —Georgy Adamovich It is not unusual for a writer to be pigeonholed, but few great writers have suffered from this more than Teffi. Several of her finest works...

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What is the value of a memory?

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What is the value of a memory?

That can be harder to quantify, but oftentimes, the answer is that memory is priceless. On the other hand, a material thing fades in value, loses its shine, and frequently ends up unused. Think about the happiest times of your life. Whether it was an amazing first date, a career milestone, or something else, it’s always the experience you’ll cherish the most. According to a San Francisco State University study, people who spent money on experiences instead of material items were happier and more satisfied with their purchasing decisions. “76 percent of all consumers would rather spend their money on...

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Who’s ready for a new style formula post? Well hopefully you are!

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Who’s ready for a new style formula post? Well hopefully you are!

Since sharing my Blundstone Review + Styling Ideas last winter, lots of requests for an updated styling post have been coming in. It’s been chilly enough to start wearing my Blunnies here in Guelph and every time I pull them on I’m reminded why they’re such a crowd favourite. Bottomline is that they’re warm, waterproof, well-made and wearable for a whole range of outdoor adventures. That being said, I’ve got to admit, I still don’t think Blundstones are the most elegant boot, despite my deep affection for them. Since I wear them a lot throughout the fall & winter, I’m...

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2020-09-04

Favors Featured WeddingPlanning Winter

2020-09-04

Wedding favors are a traditional way to thank guests for their attendance at your wedding, but sometimes it can be tricky to think of what to give that people will actually want. Since the last thing you want is people leaving their favors on the table rather than remembering to bring them home, we’ve gathered some of the best winter wedding favor ideas that your guests will love. 1. Pine Cone Ornaments Not only are these great for the theme of a winter wedding, but they can also be a DIY project! Collect pine cones and make them into ornaments...

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