Greetings! Thanks for stopping by today for Sundays With Celia Vol 44. It’s so nice to have you here. I hope you are having a lovely fall Sunday, perhaps enjoying a caramel apple like my grandson.

SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 44 | Pumpkin Patch Fun |

Looking Back On Sunday

I’ve been in a transitional state the past couple of weeks. Having spent the last 9 months working daily on The House On Cottage Grove, it’s been a bit of an adjustment getting used to the fact that this renovation chapter is over. I fall in love with all of my renovations and this one in particular has been special. So, I bid her a final farewell this week, giving everyone one last glimpse at the end result in photos I have not yet shared. If you missed that post do click here to view it.

THE BITTERSWEET FINALE | The Renovation of The House On Cottage Grove Is Complete |

I am probably most happy with how the kitchen turned out.

THE BITTERSWEET FINALE | The Renovation of The House On Cottage Grove Is Complete |

This week I also shared with you our visit to Bratislava, Slovakia. This former communist block city on the Danube is something to see. If you missed it click here for a really pleasant stroll through Old Town Bratislava.


Exciting Travel News!

Are you a big fan of France like I am? Have you ever dreamed of touring the Châteaux of Loire Valley as the guests of French Aristocracy? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend the night in one as the guest of a Count & Countess?  Have you ever considered what it might have been like to live as Marie Antoinette did in her Trianon Palace? Would you enjoy dining like royalty and drinking prestigious wines from a Count’s private wine cellar? Well, you can do this and much, much more next May on a exclusive, by-invitation-only, tour that I am inviting you to once again this year.

A PRIVATE INVITATION FROM A FRENCH COUNTESS | Château de la Barre | Count & Countess de Vanssay |Loire Valley, France |

Your Hosts Count & Countess de Vanssay


Château de Chenonceaux – My Favorite Château  

Click here for the full itinerary.

This is a bespoke travel experience, during which discerning travelers will enjoy the unique aspects of French and European culture. It will offer travelers the rare opportunity to meet and spend time with the often colourful owners of grand historic houses and chateaux. It also provides private access to museums, homes and events in a totally exclusive manner. All this while also enjoying the highest level of personalized service in addition to unique and creative insider tips .

By Invitation Only! For all the information you need to book this unforgettable journey please contact my dear friend Lori Seeley. You must tell her I sent you. Do it quickly as this private, invitation-only tour will sell out quickly!

Lori Seeley
Group Travel Specialist
Innovative Travel Concepts
A division of Largay Travel
Phone: 941-312-2584

Some Fall Grandbaby Cuteness On Sunday

This weekend I am delighted to say that my son and granddaughter are visiting. I thought I’d share some Grandbaby pumpkin patch pictures that put a big smile on my face and hope it does the same for you;)

SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 44 | Pumpkin Patch Fun |

SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 44 | Pumpkin Patch Fun |

Nothing better than a chewy caramel apple!

SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 44 | Pumpkin Patch Fun |

Do you think this little guy loves his big sister or what?


So there you have it: SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 44

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