April 26, 2014

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retying family ties (giveaway: 3 free months of netflix)

One StephanieKlein.com reader will win a 3 month subscription to Netflix (merci, Netflix)! Already a Netflix subscriber? No problem. The 3 months will be applied to your existing subscription! More about how to enter below. My own personal “Throw Back…
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April 20, 2014

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homemade spanakopita with fresh mint

Below I offer an authentic recipe from the kitchen files of a true Quarterican Jew—My mother is half Greek, half Puerto Rican while my father is half Russian and half Austrian. She was raised Greek Orthodox; he’s Jewish. I spent…
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April 17, 2014

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camp stephanie

I apologize for the lack of posts; it’s not for lack of life. With the beans out of school, Camp Stephanie has been open. Between attempts at teaching them the story of Passover (Wait, you went to Jewish pre-pre-K and…
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April 4, 2014

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culotte pants & other frenemies

“Say Hello to the Culotte.” It was a subject line that bubbled to the top of my inbox this morning. Saks Fifth Avenue wanted me to “Shop Pants,” in particular the Culotte. “Spring’s superstar cut mixes menswear ease with a…
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April 1, 2014

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april fool (video)

Spoons frozen, mid-air, we’d half-considered freezing cereal bowls filled with milk, sprinkling some fresh cereal atop just to throw them off, but we were already tucked away in bed when the thought had come to us. “Let’s think,” Phil said.…
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March 26, 2014

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golden girl friendships

A few weeks ago, I attended the EAC Network‘s 14th Annual LIGHT OF HOPE Luncheon at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY—an event responsible for raising close to $115k, benefiting the not-for-profit agency’s 70 programs throughout Long Island and…
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March 17, 2014

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advice post: Is this really my life?

At the ripe ol’ age of 29, I have lived a life most have only read about in fiction novels. Married at 20, divorced at 24. My ex-husband was physically, verbally and mentally abusive. He had numerous affairs, was an…
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March 11, 2014

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science fair(y) projects for kids

Oh, dear lord no, I thought when I received an email about science fair project ideas. At what age does that start?  The kids may be in the single digits, but we all know I’m nearing my last lap in…
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