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Entries by Red Room from 12/2011

Deborah Lindquist: How To Get Easy And Elegant Holiday Style

| Posted 12.02.2011 | Style

The holidays are here. And figuring out how to dress for every occasion -- be it the office party or the after-hours bash -- can be baffling.

Madeline Sharples: How Lunching With Old Friends Revealed Surprise Lessons About That Old Warning -- Hold The Salt

| Posted 12.09.2011 | Healthy Living

I want my friends to be around for more of our traditional group lunches and dinners. So I hope they'll join me in paying a very small price for a normal blood pressure rate -- eat less salt. Luckily, I got into the habit early.

Yoga: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

| Posted 12.09.2011 | Healthy Living

My wish for everyone during the holidays is to think more about yoga and meditation and less about buying; think more joy and bliss and less sorrow and depression.

Leza Lowitz: Failing Forward Into The New Year

| Posted 12.14.2011 | Healthy Living

Every year, people make resolutions to start yoga, lose weight, change their diet, begin meditating and become healthy. Every year, they fail miserably. And that's a good thing.

Deborah Lindquist: Your Winter Holiday, Dog-Sweater Style

| Posted 12.14.2011 | Style

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Jessica Anya Blau: Why This Jew Loves Her Christmas Tree

| Posted 12.15.2011 | Women

Ours was the only home on the cul de sac without Christmas lights. As far as I knew, we were the only Jews in the neighborhood.

Zoe FitzGerald Carter: Saying Goodbye To Wine

| Posted 12.15.2011 | Healthy Living

I admit it. I have really enjoyed drinking wine all these years. So why, at the age of 50, have I given it up? It was, as they say, a matter of the heart.

The True Threat Brewing Inside American-Muslim Communities: Women

| Posted 12.15.2011 | Women

The creators of "All-American Muslim" could have chosen families who better fit our stereotypes. But that wouldn't be a reality show.

Sherry Jones:: "Blog" Rhymes With "Slog," And With Good Reason

| Posted 12.16.2011 | Books

After finishing my novel Four Sisters, All Queens, I did what most writers of historical fiction seem to do: started thinking of ideas for blog posts about my characters.

Finding The Other Paris

| Posted 12.17.2011 | Travel

Let this true Francophile give you the insider's scoop: From hip to quirky here are the places to see, shop, and eat, that you won't read anywhere else.