LUXURY BOHEMIAN RETREAT IN SOMERSET ENGLAND

Greetings. Today I wanted to share with you a luxury Bohemian retreat in Somerset England that I discovered while looking at European rental properties. I dream of taking a trip to Europe with all my kids that would be relaxing, a real vacation rather than the hurried sightseeing extravaganza that most of our trips entail. […]

LUXURY BOHEMIAN RETREAT IN SOMERSET ENGLAND | www.UniqueHomeStays.com
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KALE AND CHEESE STUFFED CHICKEN ROLLS

There was a time that I believed that chicken and cheese did not belong together. I think I heard that from a waiter in Italy and took it as the holy grail. My husband, who has many wonderful qualities but cooking is not among them, likes to try his hand in the kitchen when I’m […]

KALE AND CHEESE STUFFED CHICKEN ROLLS RECIPE | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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MOTHER NATURE SEEMS TO HAVE FORGOTTEN IT’S SPRING

Mother Nature seems to have forgotten it’s Spring. When we returned home from Salt Lake City after our week with Austin in The University of Utah Medical Center, we came home to another late snowfall. As I rushed around tending to a son with a broken back I tried to remind myself to stop and […]

MOTHER NATURE SEEMS TO HAVE FORGOTTEN IT'S SPRING | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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THE BOOK THAT GOT ME THROUGH A WEEK IN THE HOSPITAL

As you may know, my son Austin recently broke his back in a skiing accident. The book that got me through a week in the hospital is called “Lies and Other Acts of Love” by Kristy Woodson Harvey. Read about this poignant Southern novel on the blog today.

THE BOOK THAT GOT ME THROUGH A WEEK IN THE HOSPITAL | Lies and Other Acts of Love | By Kristy Woodson Harvey | www.After OrangeCounty.com
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WHY I’VE BEEN M.I.A.

Greetings. Sorry for the radio silence from After Orange County lately. Let me explain why I’ve been M.I.A. Three weeks ago tomorrow I got one of those calls every parent dreads. The caller ID said it was my youngest son calling, but the person on the line was not my son. Rather it was one […]

WHY I'VE BEEN M.I.A.| www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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CELEBRATING EASTER AT THE LANGHAM HUNTINGTON HOTEL

I am tickled pink that my DC dwelling son and his family will be joining us here in Lake Arrowhead again this year for Easter week. I don’t think we will be celebrating easter at the Langham Huntington Hotel again this year, but we sure did have a great time there last year. You may […]

CELEBRATING EASTER AT THE LANGHAM HUNTINGTON HOTEL | Pasadena, CA | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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HOW TO MAKE A BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM EASTER BASKET

Happy Holy Week & Happy Spring! In anticipation of Easter (which I can’t believe is this coming Sunday) I thought I’d show you how to make a beautiful custom Easter basket. I’ve included clickable links to everything you’ll need to make your own custom Easter basket. When I was a young girl my mom, like most […]

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THE WHITE HOUSE EASTER EGG ROLL

Greetings. Today I’d like to take you to Washington, DC for a look at the White House Easter Egg Roll. Did you know that for the past 138 years the White House has been celebrating Easter by opening up the South Lawn to the public for what is known as the White House Easter Egg […]

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