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No, putting a spoon in an open bottle of champagne doesn’t keep it bubbly

No, putting a spoon in an open bottle of champagne doesn’t keep it bubbly

At a recent tasting, I was presenting some sparkling wines from the Limoux region of France, a region that produced sparkling wines at least 100 years before wines from the Champagne region were well known.
Ask Ellie: Questioning husband's sexuality may reflect wife's insecurity

Ask Ellie: Questioning husband's sexuality may reflect wife's insecurity

Perhaps the confused spouse should ask or figure out what gets, or has previously gotten, her husband passionate
Ask Ellie: Mom should appreciate adult daughter as she is

Ask Ellie: Mom should appreciate adult daughter as she is

Worrying about a child's well-being is natural, but if they don't want your help, persisting at offering advice can be counter-productive.
Ask Ellie: Relationship-focused resolutions can help turn life around

Ask Ellie: Relationship-focused resolutions can help turn life around

New Year’s resolutions can be a useful tool to help you improve your relationships
Ask Ellie: Use past experiences to avoid smarmy bottom-feeders

Ask Ellie: Use past experiences to avoid smarmy bottom-feeders

Unwanted advances at young age made young woman wary
Ask Ellie: Selfishness at root of relatives' shunning of family

Ask Ellie: Selfishness at root of relatives' shunning of family

Man has paid his debt to society
Ask Ellie: Husband 'embarrassed' by story of wife's Vegas trip at 19

Ask Ellie: Husband 'embarrassed' by story of wife's Vegas trip at 19

Never believe a stranger’s nasty comments about someone you love/trust
Ask Ellie: With 40% divorce rate, leap of faith a factor in all marriages

Ask Ellie: With 40% divorce rate, leap of faith a factor in all marriages

What keeps people together besides romantic love, is shared core values
Ask Ellie: Wife thriving in new job, but husband has other ideas

Ask Ellie: Wife thriving in new job, but husband has other ideas

Many husbands support their wives’ personal and intellectual growth. The ones who don't either don’t “get it,” or dislike that it takes attention away from them
Ask Ellie: Personality differences don't necessarily doom a marriage

Ask Ellie: Personality differences don't necessarily doom a marriage

There are differences in personal nature in almost every couple, and it doesn’t have to mean there’s a disaster looming