CRAWL SPACE MAINTENANCE TIPS FOR A COLD AND WET WINTER

Hello from cold, snowy, wet Lake Arrowhead, California, where we’ve just experienced rain, wind and snowfall for 6 out of the last 8 days. Although it’s still Fall, it sure feels like Winter around here. Having lived through 17 years of wet winters at 5,000 feet above sea level, I’ve learned quite a bit about […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 97

Hi there! Thanks so much for popping in today for Sundays With Celia Vol 97. It’s so nice to have you here! This week we experienced our first snowfall of the season, and are expecting another BIG storm over the Thanksgiving holiday. We are going to have a white Thanksgiving! How’s the weather in your neck […]

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A WINTER WALK IN CHICAGO

Hello! I’ve been absent from the blog for over a week for a number of reasons. First off, after 4 1/2 months I’m nearing the finish line on my recent home renovation project in Big Bear Lake and have been spending an enormous amount of time on that project of late. But I also made […]

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AN EASY THANKSGIVING TABLESCAPE TO IMPRESS

Greetings! Today I’m going to share with you an easy Thanksgiving tablescape to impress your guests. Hosting Thanksgiving is a difficult endeavor, involving a whole lot of effort. So I thought one way to simplify the effort would be to find a way to create an impressive table-setting without a lot of work or expense. […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 96

Hello there! Thank you for joining me for Sundays With Celia Vol 96. Did you remember to set your clocks back one hour last night, that is if you live in a state that practices Daylight Savings Time? While it affords us an extra hour of sleep, it also makes the days shorter, something I […]

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UPGRADE YOUR ALFRESCO DINING EXPERIENCE AT HOME

Hello and thanks for dropping in today. As the days grow shorter and cooler days prevail, I’ve been thinking of ways to extend the time I spend outdoors. Living here on my beautiful mountaintop, where I have a covered dining terrace overlooking the forest, I like to take advantage of dining Alfresco as much as […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 95

Hello and welcome to Sundays With Celia Vol 95. I hope you’re having a great weekend, enjoying these nice Fall days. Fall At My Home Fall has definitely arrived in Lake Arrowhead, where the beauty of the season is evident everywhere I go. This week we enjoyed a glass of wine on our friend’s terrace. […]

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CHECKING INTO THE KIMPTON LA PEER HOTEL

Hello and thanks for visiting! Today we’ll be checking into the Kimpton La Peer Hotel, located in West Hollywood, California. In truth, I wasn’t the one who checked into this hip new luxury hotel located in L.A.’s exclusive Design District. Rather it was my son, visiting from Washington, DC, who had the pleasure of staying […]

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