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Throw a chic — but simple! — girls’ get-together to brighten a winter’s day

Maureen Doron, owner of Bryn Mawr’s Skirt, invites six of her dearest girlfriends — including her ingenious interior designer Mona Ross Berman — to her charming Delaware County home for a not-much-fuss, just-enough-frills afternoon of delicate French sandwiches, sparkling spiced-pear aperitifs, elegant and easy canneles and meringues, and (almost) homemade cocoa.


Maureen Doron, owner of Bryn Mawr’s Skirt, invites six of her dearest girlfriends — including her ingenious interior designer Mona Ross Berman — to her charming Delaware County home for a not-much-fuss, just-enough-frills afternoon of delicate French sandwiches, sparkling spiced-pear aperitifs, elegant and easy canneles and meringues, and (almost) homemade cocoa.

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