Archives for November 2015

CHECKING INTO THE STANHOPE HOTEL BRUSSELS

Hello there! If you saw my last blog post then you know we have just returned from a trip to Europe that took us to 6 countries. First stop on the itinerary: Brussels, Belgium. Brussels has been the de facto capital of Europe for decades. This cosmopolitan city is one of the 3 homes to […]

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FLYING DELTA ONE FROM LAX VIA JFK TO BRUSSELS

Greetings from LAX: Los Angeles International Airport. Brad and I recently embarked on a much anticipated vacation to Europe. The trip was a birthday present from my very generous husband in celebration of the BIG birthday I celebrated back in May. It is eerie to think that while planning this trip, it never occurred to us that […]

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HOW TO SET A MAGNIFICENT THANKSGIVING TABLE

Can you believe Thanksgiving is nearly here? Where does the time go?? I love setting the table for the dinners I host and work hard to produce a beautiful and unique tablescape each Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving I am particularly pleased with my table setting which is an eclectic mix of  the vintage Japanese Porcelain that […]

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MY FAVORITE THANKSGIVING RECIPES

Dear Friends, With another Thanksgiving right on our heels I thought I’d help to make your Thanksgiving as delicious and as drama-free as possible by giving you my favorite Thanksgiving recipes all in one place, right here! All you have to do is click on the name of the recipe, or on the photo, and it […]

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ROASTED PUMPKIN SOUP

Hello there! When fall rolls around it’s the time of year that we begin to think of the bounty of the harvest and how we can prepare warm, soothing, comfort food. And what could be better than a healthy comfort food recipe? Well, that’s what I’m cooking up today, healthy comfort food. It’s going to […]

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BRUNCH AND A BOAT RIDE

Greetings from Fawnskin, a cute little community on the shores of Big Bear Lake. This is where our new/old log cabin is located and where we kept our boat this summer. I have finally finished the cabin renovation and will be putting our aptly named, Stonehill Cottage, on the Vacation Rental By Owner website (VRBO.com), […]

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