Archives for May 2015

MY BIRTHDAY BREAKFAST AND WINE TASTING AFTERNOON

Good Morning! Welcome to my birthday breakfast and wine tasting afternoon. If you’ve been following along lately you know that I recently celebrated a BIG BIRTHDAY in the home of celebrated lifestyle blogger Cindy Hattersley. At the risk of giving you birthday overload, I simply can’t resist sharing with you all of the wonderful festivities I […]

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THE LAST SUPPER

Hello there! Last weekend I celebrated my birthday in a big way. Brad had invited all of our closest friends for a wine tasting weekend and we stayed in the beautiful home of Design Blogger, Cindy Hattersley. Since everyone was making a big effort to celebrate with me, I decided that Brad and I should host […]

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FINDING NEW PURPOSE FOR VINTAGE FINDS

Hello. Did you read my recent post on Designer Cindy Hattersley’s beautiful lake home? If not you can see it by clicking here. One of things that makes Cindy’s home so special is the way she has repurposed vintage items, turning them into beautiful home decor. She has used old row boat oars, rustic tin tiles […]

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MY ROUGH LUXE BIRTHDAY WEEKEND

Hello there! I’ve just returned from what I’m calling my Rough Luxe Birthday Weekend. That’s because as I mentioned in a previous post, I along with my husband and 6 of our closest friends spent a wonderful weekend in the home of Cindy Hattersley, Interior Designer and editor of the fabulous Design Blog, Rough Luxe Perspective. […]

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A MOTHER’S DAY TO REMEMBER

Happy Mother’s Day! I’m having a wonderful Mother’s Day in Central California Wine Country. I can’t wait to tell you all about it. In the meantime I thought I’d share with you a touching video. While it is a commercial, it is also very, very sweet and touching. All of you moms out there, get […]

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A BIG BIRTHDAY

Hello there! Well, this weekend I’ll be celebrating not only Mother’s Day but a BIG birthday also. It’s one of those birthdays that ends in an ZERO. And it’s one of those birthdays that nobody wants to celebrate. In my way of thinking, any birthday ending in a zero, after you reach the ripe old […]

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MY FAVORITE CINCO DE MAYO RECIPES

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! In celebration I thought I’d repost some of my favorite Cinco de Mayo recipes. Everyone needs a little Guacamole to help celebrate Mexican heritage and pride!  And, my authentic recipe for Guacamole is how Guacamole should be done! You can find my step-by-step tutorial for the making of Guacamole here.  Or, […]

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AN EMPTY NEST

Hello! It’s official: our son Austin will be CU Boulder Bound in the fall! In layman’s terms that means he will be attending the University of Colorado at Boulder. And, I’m about to have an empty nest. I’ve been trying to wrap my head around that concept for a while now. After a full 30 […]

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