New Bohemian Vibe

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I found this book, The New Bohemians, by Justina Blakeney that is somewhat of a revelation into my movement over the years through the different nuances of Bohemian lifestyle. In the sixties I took on a relaxed but colorful style, … Continue reading

Father’s Day bonus video

Since it’s Father’s Day I have a special treat video the guys will like. Makin’ Bacon that is crispy without it turning dry or burnt is Simple to do, using this little trick… Source: YouTube, America’s Test Kitchen. I like … Continue reading

A Bee’utiful Summer Tablescape

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My girlfriends and I got together for a Bee’utiful Summer Brunch at the lake cottage last weekend. I took that opportunity to create a tablescape using Yellow & Gray plates that I recently bought at Home Goods. When I first … Continue reading

Foothill Garden Tour

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In early May I was invited to a luncheon & garden tour at home in the nearby rolling foothills, an opportunity I can’t wait to share with you today. Even though the location was only a short drive from our lake cottage, the beautiful … Continue reading

Weekend Wanderings 5.28

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Clean water has been on my mind lately. The water around here is getting worse in quality, aka: purity. The City adds many additives to clean it up, how do I know? I can smell, taste and feel the difference, … Continue reading

Weekend Wanderings 5.7

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Here in California, winds & rain have calmed down (for now) and it is warming, so everyone seems to be outdoors; lots of barbecues, neighbors hiking the river trail  & puttering in their yards. Captain & I walked over to the Annual Bonsai … Continue reading