Archives for November 2017

A CAPITAL THANKSGIVING

One advantage to having grown children is that at long last, the torch has been passed to my oldest son to host Thanksgiving in his beautiful DC home. I don’t escape all the work, as he and I make a great team in the kitchen and we enjoy cooking together. But the magnificent tablescape is […]

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A SIMPLE YET LOVELY THANKSGIVING TABLESCAPE

With Thanksgiving around the corner I wanted to share a simple yet lovely Thanksgiving tablescape with you. All it takes is some empty wine bottles, a little elbow grease, and some taper candles. My husband’s choice for everyday table wine is a Kirkland brand Malbec from Costco. I’ve been saving the empty bottles for sometime […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 48

Hi there! It’s so nice of you to stop in today for Sundays With Celia Vol 48. Looking Back on Sunday This week I took you for a visit to a Southern California treasure. It’s called┬áRancho de Philo Vineyard and Winery. Here they make delicious, award winning sherry. People flock to this special place during […]

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I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW

I bet you didn’t know about this place… I say this because it wasn’t until just recently that I learned about it myself. It’s another one of Southern California’s best kept secrets, and it’s called Rancho de Philo Vineyards & Winery. Located in Alta Loma, a small foothill community near Rancho Cucamonga, Rancho de Philo […]

I BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW | Rancho de Philo | A wonderful Sherry Winery in SoCal | www.AfterOrange County.com
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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 47

Welcome to Sundays With Celia Vol 47. I’m so pleased you’ve joined me here today. As I write this blog post I’m sitting with my laptop, bundled up on the couch, fire burning, with a cup of tea by my side. Temperatures have dropped here on our mountaintop, and so have most of the heart […]

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A VISIT TO THE OLDEST WINERY IN AUSTRIA

Hello and thank you for stopping in today for a visit to the oldest winery in Austria: Nikolaihof. We visited this beautiful and ancient winery as a shore excursion on our Uniworld Riverboat Cruise down the Danube River. You may recall I took you on a tour of our magnificent ship, the S.S. Maria Theresa, […]

A VISIT TO THE OLDEST WINERY IN AUSTRIA | Nikolaihof Wachau | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 46

Hi there! Thanks so much for joining me here today for Sundays With Celia Vol 46. Looking Back On Sunday With our New York dwelling son in town, I only managed one post this week, sharing the delicious Dutch Baby recipe I prepared for him one morning. Another Visit To Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & Winery […]

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DELICIOUS DUTCH BABY RECIPE

Hi there! Last weekend our New York dwelling son came to Los Angeles on business and spent the weekend with us here in Lake Arrowhead. During his stay I made a family favorite breakfast which included my delicious Dutch Baby recipe. I’ve been making Dutch Babies for years but haven’t felt comfortable until now to […]

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