Archives for June 2015

CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL ANYONE?

Champagne cocktail anyone? At the Bridal Shower I recently co-hosted with my friends Barbara & Lisa we set up a beautiful self-serve Bubbly Bar. Champagne is such a festive choice of beverage for special occasions but why stop with simple champagne? Why not kick it up a notch by offering your guests a choice of […]

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AN INTIMATE GRADUATION GATHERING IN OUR NEW MOUNTAIN RETREAT

Hello! Last Saturday evening our youngest son Austin graduated from Rim of the World High School, Home of the Fighting Scots. He received his diploma from a kilt-wearing Principal bearing a sword. Austin elected to have an intimate graduation gathering in our new mountain retreat in lieu of a large graduation party like the one […]

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HOW TO HOST A BEAUTIFUL BRIDAL SHOWER

Want to know how to host a beautiful bridal shower? Get all the advice you’ll ever need with links to great resources on AfterOrangeCounty.com.

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ENDINGS AND NEW BEGINNINGS

Greetings! Recently I’ve been witnessing some endings and new beginnings. Yesterday morning our youngest son Austin left the house for his final day of highschool. It was bittersweet for my husband and I as we watched him drive off to school for one final day. Twenty five years of parenting school children has come to […]

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A PERFECT SUMMER PICNIC

Hello, It’s summer and what better time than now to enjoy dining alfresco? On our recent trip to Paso Robles Wine Country my girlfriend Lisa was in charge of providing lunch midway through our day of wine tasting. She prepared a perfect summer picnic that we enjoyed on the lovely grounds of J Duci Winery. But […]

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A VISIT TO MY FAVORITE WINERY

Greetings from Central California Wine Country. Today we will pay a visit to my favorite winery: Justin Vineyards and Winery. As you may know I recently celebrated my birthday in Paso Robles Wine Country. Located in San Luis Obispo County on the central coast of California, this prolific wine region is now home to hundreds […]

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