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Kitchen Detail: Everything’s Coming Up Peaches

Some curious history and a whole lot of recipes.

June 30, 2022

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Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

In the 21st century, a day that will live in infamy for millions of American women.

June 24, 2022

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Kitchen Detail: A Gentle Film Allegory

More fantasy than history perhaps, but truly “délicieux.”

June 23, 2022

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You’ve Come a Long Way, Dad

Celebrating how fatherhood has changed.

June 16, 2022

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The Week That Was, 6.11.2022

THIS WEEK, MyLittleBird tackled the major question of the day. At least major for your closet: Will you, should you, wear a miniskirt? At a time when hems are all over the place, the choice is yours—mini, midi, maxi or just plain ol' knee length. You shared your opinions with LittleBird Janet Kelly—the good, the bad, [...]

June 11, 2022

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Twittering Time Away

Will Elon Musk really buy the social media platform? Who knows. Andrea doesn’t care, though.

June 2, 2022

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The Week That Was, 5.28.2022

iStock It's Memorial Day. We LittleBirds flew off for the long weekend. See you on Tuesday. OMG, that's tomorrow already! THERE'S NOT A LOT of forgiveness in the world right now. Ukraine and Uvalde compete for space in our brains as we point fingers every which way. But How Not to F*ck Up Your Face columnist [...]

May 28, 2022

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Pin Your Hopes on Acupuncture

The benefits of needles and pins.

May 26, 2022

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The Week That Was, 5.21.2022

iStock SOMETHING  SPRINGLIKE, even summery, oozed out at the end of a rather dreary week. Hope springs, if not eternal, then at least cyclically. Valerie Monroe started the MyLittleBird week with a gift: self-forgiveness. The How Not to F*ck Up Your Face columnist advocated that we stop kicking ourselves for things we did when we [...]

May 21, 2022

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Wordle and Other Reasons Not to Sleep

It’s like a One A Day vitamin for the brain.

May 19, 2022

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I Miss ‘Ted Lasso’

And you don’t need to like football to enjoy it.

May 5, 2022

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Travel With a Touch of Mystery

Or maybe it’s the other way around. Either way, these are fun reading.

May 4, 2022

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The Week That Was, 4.30.2022

AS THE COLD and wet remains of winter morph into spring we were happy to see blooms blooming all over fashions, as presented this week by LittleBird Janet. Next day, LittleBird Stephanie shared her "no-dig" philosophy in our Green Acre column, and explained how she became a gardener—an imperfect one, but is there any other kind? [...]

April 29, 2022

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Past My Sell-By Date

Wear and tear causes aches and pains. That’s life.

April 28, 2022

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The Week That Was, 4.23.2022

The one-of-a-kind "In the Garden" brooch by Tai and Tiara Kim, featured in the 2022 Smithsonian Craft Show, which ends Sunday, April 24. / Photo on the front from iStock. WE GROWNUP GIRLS have been posting our way onto your screens for eight years now, six days a week. Gotta admit, we don't give up [...]

April 22, 2022

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The Week That Was, 4.16.2022

HELLO! It’s Saturday, time for a roundup of the week’s MyLittleBird posts, all of which are linked to below. On Monday, Valerie Monroe’s terrific “How Not to F*ck Up Your Face” column gave us a few things to think about on the off chance some of us were contemplating having some “work” done on the face [...]

April 15, 2022

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Four Artisans, Guided by Precision

The Smithsonian Craft Show presents the best of the best, once again in person.

April 14, 2022

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Banning Books Is on the Rise. . .

Here’s what we all can do about it.

April 7, 2022

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