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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 79

Hi there! Welcome to Sundays With Celia Vol 79. It’s so nice to have you here! Looking Forward On Sunday… Brad and I have just returned from a week in Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina where the weather hovered in the low 70’s for much of the time we were there. It was such a nice […]

SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 79 | Lake Arrowhead Wedding | Brides Dress BHLDN | Flower Girl Dress Etsy | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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SUNDAYS WITH CELIA VOL 5

Greetings and welcome to another addition of Sundays With Celia Vol 5. I’m so glad that you are joining me on what I hope is a lovely Sunday for you. This time of year I take a lot of pleasure from spending time in my garden, so I thought I’d share with you… Sundays With […]

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HOW TO DINE LIKE GWYNETH PALTROW IN SPAIN

Greetings. In my last post we visited the Alhambra and its beautiful Generalife, a fantasyland left behind by the Moorish Sultans that once ruled Southern Spain. After our visit to the Alhambra, we met up with our driver who took us to the nearby area known as Albaicín, the ancient Arabic quarter of the city […]

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COME WITH ME TO THE FANTASYLAND OF A SULTAN

Hello. Please come with me to the fantasyland of a Sultan. Over 700 years ago, Moorish Sultans ruled Southern Spain. It was the fantasy of the Sultans to recreate paradise and, in my opinion, they did a marvelous job of it when they created the Alhambra. This 1.5 million square foot wonderland is the finest […]

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VISITING THE 700 YEAR OLD PALACES AND GARDENS OF THE ALHAMBRA

Buenas Dias. As we continue on our Iberian Odyssey Cruise, we have at last reached the land of my ancestors: WONDERFUL, ENCHANTING, MAGNIFICENT SPAIN!  Our ship dropped anchor in the small southern coastal town of Motril, gateway to Granada, Spain. Since Granada is home to one of my favorite places in the world, the Alhambra, […]

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SPANISH STYLE KALE SOUP WITH CHORIZO

Dear friends, As much of the country is caught in the grip of winter cold I thought it was time I shared with you one of my favorite soup recipes; SPANISH STYLE KALE SOUP WITH CHORIZO. It is a delicious, hearty soup that makes a warm and comforting dinner, especially in winter. I served it to […]

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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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RED WHITE AND BLUE SANGRIA RECIPE

Hi, thanks for stopping by! Once again, today I am reliving our 4th of July celebration on Lake Arrowhead and passing along another recipe from that evening.  Today I’m sharing my Red White and Blue Sangria Recipe. This patriotic White Sangria is the perfect refreshing beverage to serve at your next summer soiree. And it was a perfect […]

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