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Old Wives Tales from the Old Wives Club




Most people have grown up with “Old Wives Tales”: fables and fact from stories of old.

Old Wives Tales – The Joys of Shaving

Christine Watson: A man who lives to be 80 will spend some 2,965 hours of his life, about 4 months, shaving. Therefore, given shaving is such an important subject in every man’s life, it’s worth a subject to chuckle about.

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RECIPE: Gin Burgers with Cognac and Tomato Sauce

Christine Watson: Tasty gin beef burgers with a yummy cognac tomato sauce enables a real Sunday barbeque with a difference – food and drink all-in-one.

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Old Wives’ Tales “in the Kitchen”

Christine Watson: Old Wives’ Tales are urban legends and fun to read. In this article, I’m looking at “tales in the kitchen”.

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RECIPE: Boozy Banana Pancakes – the Perfect Hangover Recipe

A Sunday Brunch Recipe – to help recover from a big “Saturday Night”, or take the edge off a Sunday morning. Christine Watson

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OLD WIVES’ CLUB: Old Wives’ Tales on “the Home”

Old Wives’ tales are urban legends, throughout the world. And, regardless of how much truth they hold or how much superstition they suggest, the advice on nutrition, puberty, manners, and pregnancy, to name but a few topics, are fun to read nonetheless.   In this article I’m looking at the “tales” on “the home”. Christine Watson, Marquette Turner Luxury Homes

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OLD WIVES’ CLUB: Old Wives’ Tales on “Clothing”

Old Wives’ tales are urban legends, throughout the world. And, regardless of how much truth they hold or how much superstition they suggest, they are fun to read nonetheless. In this article I’m looking at the “tales” on Clothing. Christine Watson, Marquette Turner Luxury Homes

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RECIPE: Spring Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

This is a great recipe for Passover, if it’s a tradition that you celebrate, or of course for any day if you just happen to love healthy, fantastic, easy-to-prepare food. With apples, olives, limes, onions, cucumbers and more, this salad recipe is certainly worth a try.

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Old Wives Tales (4th installment): The Hair

Old Wives’ tales are urban legends, throughout the world. And, regardless of how much truth they hold or how much superstition they suggest, the advice on nutrition, puberty, manners, and pregnancy, to name but a few topics, are fun to read nonetheless. In this article I’m looking at the “tales” on the hair.

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Old Wives’ Tales – 3rd Installment (#16-27)

Old Wives’ tales are urban legends, throughout the world. And, regardless of how much truth they hold or how much superstition they suggest, they are fun to read nonetheless. In this installment I’m looking at the “tales” on sneezing, yawning, shivering, coughing and laughin

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Passover Recipe: Spring Salad & Lime Vinaigrette

Whilst traditionally a Jewish celebration, there is no reason why everyone should not celebrate passover. Beginning on the 15th day of April, the festival continues for seven days.

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