GRILLED SPINACH PARMESAN PINWHEEL STEAKS

Hi there!  So, I rarely, in fact never do I watch daytime television. But the other day “The Chew” happened to be playing at the salon while I was getting my nails done. They were cooking up what looked like something my carnivore husband would really like: Grilled Pinwheel Steaks. So, I thought I’d try making […]

GRILLED SPINACH PARMESAN PINWHEEL STEAKS | Recipe at www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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GIRLFRIENDS ARE THE SPICE OF LIFE

GIRLFRIENDS ARE THE SPICE OF LIFE My birthday was this week. After celebrating a BIG birthday last year I’ve stopped counting the years and really wanted to have a low key celebration this time around. But I was delighted when 2 of my “besties” had a lovely, intimate dinner party for me. I feel so […]

GIRLFRIENDS ARE THE SPICE OF LIFE | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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A HOUSE ON THE HILL

Finding a House on The Hill for my College Student Son Hello there and HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! It’s the end of the school year already and my baby boy, my youngest son, Austin, has just completed his 1st year in college. You’ll remember him, he’s the crazy skier dude that broke his back doing wild […]

A HOUSE ON THE HILL | House Hunting in Boulder Colorado | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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KIWI MINT SORBET

Happy Mother’s Day! As you may recall if you follow along here regularly, I participate in a Healthy Cooking Group, It’s just 6 girlfriends who enjoy eating in a healthy fashion, and we use our monthly dinners to teach each other new recipes and things about health as it relates to food. This month our […]

KIWI MINT SORBET RECIPE| www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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MY BEST CINCO DE MAYO RECIPES

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! In celebration I thought I’d repost some of my best Cinco de Mayo recipes. But first, do you know why they celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Mexico? Yes, it’s a great excuse to drink lots of margaritas and consume delicious Mexican food but what’s it really in celebration of? Well, it’s very […]

MY BEST CINCO DE MAYO RECIPES | Guacamole Made Right | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY

Hello there. It is already the first Monday in May, where does the time go?? I have always liked the month of May, when Spring finally begins to reveal itself, the April showers have subsided, and the weather is mild, getting one in the mood for summer. It’s a sort of transition month if you […]

THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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MY LATEST HAND FORGED WROUGHT IRON PROJECT

Hello there. I don’t blog about this as much as I really should, but one of the things that keeps me busy is designing and manufacturing custom Hand Forged Wrought Iron light fixtures, furniture and decorative accessories. So today I thought I’d tell you about my latest hand forged wrought iron project. But first a […]

MY LATEST HAND FORGED WROUGHT IRON PROJECT | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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WHY I LOVE TO READ BLOGS

Hello! My husband has a saying: “Life is never as it seems.”  The longer one lives the better one understands that this is generally the case with every human being.  The persona we emit to the world at large may not always be as squeaky clean, or as exotic, or as exciting, or as happy as […]

WHY I LOVE TO READ BLOGS | My French Country Home | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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