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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 101

Hello and welcome to Sundays With Celia Vol 101. It’s lovely to have you here! This week the weather in beautiful Lake Arrowhead, California has been bright and sunny but very cold. So cold that my front yard fountain froze! My Morning Ritual I have a morning ritual that takes me into my Butler’s Pantry […]

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BIG BEAR LAKE HOUSE KID’S ROOM REMODEL

Greetings! Thanks for stopping in today! So, I recently told you in this post, and this post, that I’ve taken on a project to remodel a home in Big Bear Lake, California. This project is a bit different than some of my previous projects because I would term it a “remodel” rather than a “restoration”. […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOl 14

Greetings and thanks for joining me for SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOl 14. My Week In Review I began the week by hosting my Healthy Cooking Group for an Antioxidant Rich Dinner Party. If you missed my healthy post about foods rich in antioxidants along with some yummy recipes you can read it by clicking here. It was […]

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TOUR THE CHARMING FORMER LAKE HOUSE OF REBECCA ROMIJN AND JERRY O’CONNELL

Greeting and welcome to Big Bear Lake, California, the beautiful mountain resort just 2 hours from Los Angeles where many celebrities have second homes. It’s also where my log cabin vacation rental, Stone Hill Cottage is located, and where I’m always looking for the next fixer-upper. On one such home buying mission my realtor took […]

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SUMMER AT STONE HILL COTTAGE

Remember being a child when summers seemed endless and carefree? I vividly recall the euphoric feeling when that final school bell rang, signaling that school was out for summer.  It was the signal that meant my days would be spent across the street with my best friend Donna, who had the neighborhood swimming pool where we […]

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FROM THE GUESTBOOK AT STONE HILL COTTAGE

My guests at Stone Hill Cottage, many of them faithful blog followers, continue to amaze me and truly touch my heart every single week. So much so that today I thought I’d bring you some passages from the guestbook at Stone Hill Cottage. One of the things I treasure most about blogging is all the […]

FROM THE GUESTBOOK AT STONE HILL COTTAGE | VRBO.com/804397 | Fawnskin, CA | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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VALENTINE MARSHMALLOW TREAT RECIPE

Hi there! If you’ve been following along lately you know that my cousin and her family recently joined us at Stone Hill Cottage. We celebrated an early Valentine’s Day with them and I made my Valentine Marshmallow Treat recipe for the kids. It’s my take on traditional Rice Krispie Treats with a twist. I add […]

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A SNOW DAY AND A SWEET CORNBREAD RECIPE FROM STONE HILL COTTAGE

A SNOW DAY AND A SWEET CORNBREAD RECIPE FROM STONE HILL COTTAGE There is nothing more exciting for a child than to wake up in the morning and look out the window to find that Mother Nature has brought fresh snow. That’s exactly what happened when my cousin,s kids spent a few days at Stone […]

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