Archives for March 2015

25 BEAUTIFUL EASTER DESSERT RECIPES

Happy Easter week! Spring is in the air.  Trees are in bloom, flowers are beginning to make an appearance and I’m in the mood for baking! How about you?  So, today I thought I’d share with you 25 beautiful Easter dessert recipes I have gathered for inspiration. Happy baking… No. 1 | This is nothing more […]

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ITALIAN EASTER PIE

CIAO.  Buona Pasqua! |Happy Easter| Today, as I look forward to making my traditional Italian Easter Pie again this year, and to sharing the recipe with you…… I find myself taking a little sentimental journey to Florence, Italy.  That is because ever since I stayed at the world renowned Villa San Michele in Florence…… I […]

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HOW TO HOST AN AMAZING TODDLER BIRTHDAY PARTY

Hi there! Thanks for stopping in. Now that you’re here, I’d like to invite you to join the party. It’s my Granddaughter’s 2nd Birthday and my Grandson’s 1st Birthday and we are celebrating. My Grandchildren were very conveniently born 1 year and 1 day apart! So come with me and I’ll show you how to […]

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AN UPDATE ON MY LOG CABIN RENOVATION

Hi there. Several months ago I told you about the vintage log cabin Brad and I purchased in nearby Fawnskin, California. If you missed the post you can find it here. Built in 1932, our old log cabin is one of the originals built in this mountain community that was once nothing more than a logging […]

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A TOUR OF ONE OF ARIZONA’S MOST MAGNIFICENT HOMES

Greetings from Phoenix, Arizona. I’m taking a break from my Iberian Odyssey Cruise coverage to take you on a tour of one of Arizona’s most magnificent homes. It happens to be the beautiful abode of my talented interior designer friend Jennifer Johnstad of Shutters Home. You may recall seeing her lovely estate when I took […]

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25 PINTERESTING SAINT PATRICK’S DAY IDEAS

Top o’ the mornin’ to ya! Tomorrow being Saint Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d share a little Irish inspiration with you.  So, here are 25 Pinteresting Saint Patrick’s Day Ideas that I’ve collected from around the web and saved on my Pinterest page. # 1 How about starting off your morning with these delicious looking Mint […]

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