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Now with 30% more wit and sarcasm! … but no quinoa

January 15, 2019
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Rice Chex cereal has always been 100 percent rice, but now it boasts that it’s gluten-free. It never had gluten. But now that gluten is on the no-fly list, being gluten-free is a bragging point.…

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We Love the Tchotchkes of Christmas

December 17, 2018
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We’re Jewish. Our husbands are Jewish and our kids are Jewish. We’ve been Jewish for thousands of years. It’s not news to us that we don’t celebrate Christmas. We’ve never had a Christmas tree. Never cooked a holiday ham.…

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Hurry Up and Wait

November 28, 2018
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Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic write, speak and blog together as The Word Mavens. They say you spend one-third of your life sleeping, but some days we feel like we spend the other two-thirds of…

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Ready or Not – Thanksgiving Is Coming Up

November 12, 2018
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By The Word Mavens We’re in the midst of the “fall holiday season,” the time of year when we’re stashing away the plastic skeleton that was taped to our light post and trying to avoid…

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Another Shopping Rewards Club? Count Us In

October 31, 2018
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Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic write, speak and blog together as The Word Mavens. As we waited in the airport for a flight back to Philadelphia, we glanced at our boarding passes and were pleasantly…

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You’re Never Too Old for Halloween Candy

October 17, 2018
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Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic write, speak and blog together as The Word Mavens. As our children get older, we miss some of the fun little kid things we used to do with them: visiting…

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Lost and Found: St. Anthony and the Sock Pile

October 3, 2018
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Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic write, speak and blog together as The Word Mavens. These days, we find ourselves losing things. We leave a half-full mug of coffee in the linen closet when we go…

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