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PEPPERMINT HOT COCOA GIFTS FROM THE KITCHEN

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Gifts From The Kitchen This week I will be attending my annual Holiday Book Club meeting. This month we read a book that I really enjoyed called Orphan Train. Christina Baker Kline’s smash bestseller is a lovely novel about the search for family that also happens to illuminate a fascinating and forgotten […]

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MY ANTIOXIDANT RICH DINNER PARTY

Hi there! From time to time I’ve told you about my “Healthy Cooking Group”. We are 6 girlfriends that once a month get together for a healthy dinner. The hostess picks the theme, makes the main course and provides the wine. Wine is healthy, right? Everyone else brings a dish that they have made which […]

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REFRESHING ICED TEA SANGRIA STYLE

This recipe for Refreshing Iced Tea Sangria Style has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This week my entire family is here in beautiful Lake Arrowhead to help my son Taylor celebrate his 25th birthday. When asked what he wanted me to prepare for his birthday dinner […]

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CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL ANYONE?

Champagne cocktail anyone? At the Bridal Shower I recently co-hosted with my friends Barbara & Lisa we set up a beautiful self-serve Bubbly Bar. Champagne is such a festive choice of beverage for special occasions but why stop with simple champagne? Why not kick it up a notch by offering your guests a choice of […]

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HOW TO MAKE LIMONCELLO

Hello there! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. This time last week I was hosting my annual Christmas Tea for my Book Club. For the busy month of December we chose a lighthearted and easy to read book called “Lessons From Madame Chic” by Jennifer L. Scott. Ms. Scott writes about “The 20 Stylish […]

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THE MAKING OF HARD APPLE CIDER

Good morning! There are lots of interesting people living on this mountaintop.  One of them is my friend Nancy Corbet.  I introduced you to this former fashion model turned mountain woman in a blog post here when we made Christmas wreaths together. Nancy has many talents, one of which includes the growing of an orchard full […]

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