PACKING THE PERFECT CRUISE WARDROBE

3 ESSENTIAL ITEMS YOU’LL WANT TO PACK Cruising has become one of the most popular ways to travel the world. And, as you know if you’re a regular around here, it’s definitely my favorite way to travel. My husband Brad and I have been cruising together since we were married, 27 years ago. In fact, […]

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SMART IDEAS AND TIPS FOR RENOVATING YOUR BASEMENT

Hello and thanks for dropping in. Today I’ll be sharing some smart ideas and tips for renovating your basement. After a recent visit to my son’s DC home I started to think how valuable a basement can be in a home. His new home has a basement that encompasses the entire footprint of his home. […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 99

Hello and welcome to Sundays With Celia Vol 99! I’m delighted that you’ve joined me here today during this very busy time of year! Our Home At Christmas I thought I’d start by taking you on a little tour around our house, giving you a glimpse at some of my Christmas Decor. Of course the kitchen […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 98

Hi! Thanks very much for joining me today for Sundays With Celia Vol 98. Over the years many of you have told me how much you look forward to reading Sundays With Celia along with your Sunday morning coffee. I can’t tell you how much that means to me, and for this reason I do […]

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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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