Archives for February 2016

A WALKING TOUR OF KOBLENZ GERMANY

Please join me for a walking tour of Koblenz Germany, the second port of call on our Uniworld Riverboat Cruise down the Rhine. This German city is strategically situated on both banks of the Rhine river, at its confluence with the Moselle River. The name Koblenz originates from the Latin word “confluentes” or confluence in English, meaning, […]

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HOW TO PLAN AND HOST A LARGE DINNER PARTY

Greetings from Lake Arrowhead. Today I thought I’d show you how to plan and host a large dinner party. Brad and I do a lot of entertaining, and in fact, when we built our home, I designed it with entertaining in mind. That is one of the wonderful things about getting to design and build […]

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EXPLORING COLOGNE GERMANY

Greetings from Cologne, Germany, the first port of call on our Uniworld Riverboat Cruise down the Rhine River. Located on both sides of the river, Cologne is Germany’s 4th largest city with over 3 million residents. Our ship pulled up right into the heart of the old town, just a short walk away from all […]

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SAIL AWAY WITH ME ON UNIWORLD’S S.S. ANTOINETTE

Greetings from the Netherlands. This was the next stop on our recent European holiday that started in beautiful Belgium.  Today, as I continue to share with you our journey, I invite you to sail away with me on Uniworld’s S.S. Antoinette, one of the most innovative ships sailing on Europe’s rivers. The S.S. Antoinette is Rhine […]

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A COLLEGE CARE PACKAGE

Hi there. The other day my son called me from his dorm room at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He tugged at my heartstrings when he asked me to send him some of my homemade Nuts & Bolts. It’s a sort of Chex Mix affair that I dreamed up, and was a favorite snack […]

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VALENTINE MARSHMALLOW TREAT RECIPE

Hi there! If you’ve been following along lately you know that my cousin and her family recently joined us at Stone Hill Cottage. We celebrated an early Valentine’s Day with them and I made my Valentine Marshmallow Treat recipe for the kids. It’s my take on traditional Rice Krispie Treats with a twist. I add […]

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