Overnight Reading

Happy Cinco de Mayo friends, Ill be enjoying tacos and margaritas with friends this afternoon. Tomorrow I have a shelf project Im working on for my laundry room, I hope to share that space update soon! I I have a lot of travel on the horizon in the next few weeks, Im headed back to Las Vegas …

Hip Indoor Plants

I went plant shopping with my aunt this week, we went to a local nursery where they carry more specialized plants than the ones found in the garden department at home improvement stores, like stag ferns and string of pearls succulents. Its nice when you can find them at a local nursery but some …

Small doses of wallpaper

I do this to myself every time I travel, I bring along my laptop with every intention of blogging, then I get caught up in where I am and the laptop never gets opened. I suppose thats healthy, one should enjoy ones travel adventures without worry of work, right? Still, it nags at me, then I pi …

Arugula Salad for Summer

The egg balances the saltiness of the bacon and Parmigiano Reggiano in this summer arugula salad. A shallot Dijon vinaigrette provides the perfect finish!

Airbnbs in Europe to Bookmark

Just yesterday I booked my two Airbnb apartments for my two week trip to Europe in June. Ill be in Belgium for four days then Im off to the Czech Republic for five days. In Belgium, we will see Brussels, Brugge, and Ghent and in Czech Ill be in Brno and Prague. Im so excited to be exploring …

Overnight Reading

Hello and happy Sunday! Thank you all for your comments on the recent post about France and dreams of living abroad, I loved reading about your personal experiences and stories! I spent yesterday out at the coast in Bodega at the annual fishermanand#039;sfestival, eating seafood and enjoying the …

Establish a Warm Outdoor Conversation Area

One of the things Im looking forward to most in summer is lingering outside with friends and family on a warm evening while we sip beverages, barbeque, and enjoy the cool breezes that blow through the yard. Im sure you feel the same about your summer evenings too! I invited my friend and fel …

Cheap Outdoor Chat Sets

My yard sale was a success! I made $400 and sold half my stuff, so Im doing it again in a few weeks in the hopes of getting rid of it all. I sold a few pieces of furniture I wasnt loving anymore to make room ones that I can buy with my sale proceeds, ha! Yesterday, I bought two new chairs for …

Panna Cotta with mint and coffee

Whether hosting a small family get-together or company holiday party, this peppermint mocha panna cotta is the perfect sweet treat for the season.

upscale peppermint hot chocolate

This gourmet peppermint hot cocoa is the perfect treat for a cozy night this holiday season. It’s perfect for a relaxing evening or holiday extravaganza!