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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 […]

A CAPITAL THANKSGIVING | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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WILDFLOWERS AT THE LAKE

Greetings and thanks for stopping in today on this beautiful day in Fall. My day was particularly beautiful as I got to spend a couple of hours in a very special flower & gift shop we have here in Lake Arrowhead. It’s called “Wildflowers At The Lake” and it’s definitely one of the prettiest places in […]

WILDFLOWERS AT THE LAKE | A Beautiful Flower Shop in Lake Arrowhead | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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HOW TO SET A LOVELY THANKSGIVING TABLE

HOW TO SET A LOVELY THANKSGIVING TABLE I love to set a beautiful table and take a lot of pleasure in doing so. I find this creative endeavor to be quite fulfilling, but it’s a very time consuming activity, often taking me hours. Therefore, I set my table as far ahead of time as possible […]

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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 17

Greetings and thanks so much for stopping in for Sundays With Celia Vol 17. I hope you’re having a really great weekend! Mine has been a busy one. Helped my friend Nancy get ready for the annual Lake Arrowhead Kitchen Tour that took place on Saturday. You may remember that 2 years ago my kitchen was […]

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VALENTINE’S DAY AT STONE HILL COTTAGE

We celebrated Valentine’s Day at Stone Hill Cottage (my new/old log cabin) a bit early this year. That’s because my darling cousin and her adorable family were coming to visit, and I decided it would be fun to acknowledge Saint Valentine while they were here. While Valentine’s Day can be a romantic couple’s holiday, I think […]

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A TOUR OF MY KITCHEN

Good morning. The 3rd Annual Lake Arrowhead Kitchen Tour featuring my kitchen and 4 others took place last Saturday and was a grand success!  Like any event thrown for 200 people, it was a monumental effort.  From the planning, to the shopping, to the prepping, to the execution, to the clean up, it took a […]

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