Exploring the Riviera Maya: Puerto Aventuras

I don’t know about you, but this is the time of year that I start longing to escape the cold weather. And if I had my way, it would definitely include a white sandy beach and plenty of sunshine! The last couple of years our family has indulged…

The Wednesday Wine List ~ Cozy Reds

For the wine list this week I had originally planned to continue my look at another wine under the Josh Cellars label.  The Sauvignon Blanc to be specific (its great by the way) however, the winter weather got the best of me.  While it isn’t that snowy this…

Planting and Decorating With Succulents

You may recall that back in the late summer and early fall Monica, along with her Mom, did a couple of posts about making your own Hypertufa pot and planting succulents.  They were great and I was really drawn to the idea of decorating with planted succulents.  As you know…

The Wednesday Wine List ~ Josh Cellars Chardonnay

Hello! As promised last week in my Delicious Salads for the New Year post, the Wednesday Wine List is the review for Josh Cellars Chardonnay. You’ll recall that I made a roasted carrot salad from Ina Garten’s new cookbook for lunch with Monica. We washed it…

From My Bookshelf – What I’ve Been Reading Lately

So I have a question for my fellow book lovers. Do you find much time to read over the winter months? Or is this precious leisure time saved mostly for summers and vacations by the pool? I’m an avid reader myself, but I tend to go in spurts. I…

Delicious Salads to Start the New Year

Happy New Year! I’m back in the kitchen!  Well, I never really left, but I’ve decided to start the new year by sharing a few of my new favorite salads in an attempt to begin the new year by eating fresher and cleaner.  I know, every…

The Wednesday Wine List – 2015 Louis Jadot Beaujolais

A few weeks ago you may recall Juana shared this post on the release of the 2016 Beaujolais Nouveau. It got me thinking about how I haven’t enjoyed a good Beaujolais in quite a while, actually. So for today’s Wednesday Wine List, I’m sharing…

Get Organized in 2017: Tips for a Smoother Week

Are you ready to get organized in 2017?  I think a lot of us feel that way as we head into a new year. It’s a chance to make a fresh start – to reassess what’s working and what’s not, and to make a…

Pantone’s Color of the Year: A Fresh Look with Greenery

Happy New Year!  Hope it’s off to a great start. Juana and I have both been bitten by the organizing bug, and have several projects already underway. I’m currently knee-deep in cleaning out closets (and making them look pretty again), and Juana is giving her…

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