5 WAYS TO MAKE A PLANE JOURNEY MORE COMFORTABLE

Greetings! I hope your New Year is starting off well. My New Year will involve, as usual, a lot of travel. We have trips planned for Chicago, Washington DC, Denver, San Diego and Great Britain, and I’m sure we will manage to fit in several more trips as well in 2018. And, now that the […]

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I’M BACK

Dear friends, thanks so much for popping in today. I took a little unplanned hiatus from the blog, as life just got in the way. Between traveling right before the holidays, to the sheer amount of work required to execute all that is involved with holiday decorating, entertaining, gift shopping & wrapping, cooking and enjoying […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 50

Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas Eve! Thank you for stopping in today for Sundays With Celia Vol 50. Are you ready for Santa to arrive tonight? We will be enjoying a quiet Christmas Eve, as our children and grandchildren are not arriving until tomorrow. But I’m all ready to go and excited to be […]

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CHRISTMAS MULLING SPICE PARTY FAVORS

Happy holidays and thanks for stopping in during this busy holiday season. As I mentioned in my last post, I recently hosted a Christmas Tea for my Book Club. We call ourselves The Well “Red” Book Club, because we customarily drink more “Red” wine than we do tea. So, I thought making Christmas Mulling Spice […]

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MY CHRISTMAS TABLE

Greetings from Lake Arrowhead and Happy Holidays! Sorry I haven’t been my usual blogging self lately. I got myself a terrible respiratory infection at Thanksgiving and I’m still fighting it. All the while I’ve tried to carry on as though I feel fine, (when I don’t) because who can afford to be sick during the […]

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THE MAGNIFICENT LONGWOOD GARDENS AT CHRISTMAS

Greetings and Happy Holidays! Today I invite you to join me for a visit to the magnificent Longwood Gardens at Christmas. It is one of the premier horticultural display gardens in the United States, and is open to visitors year-round to enjoy exotic plants and horticulture (both indoor and outdoor), events and performances, seasonal and […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 49

Greetings and welcome to Sundays With Celia Vol 49. As always, it’s wonderful to have you here. I’m fighting a bad cold but trying to get in the Christmas spirit nontheless. In fact, this afternoon I’ll be attending my first Christmas party, cold and all. It’s the wine Pick-Up Party at our wonderful local winery, Sycamore […]

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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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