I find myself ready for fall. It was unseasonably cool a couple of weeks ago; highs in the low 80’s, lows in the 60’s. I made chili. I know it wasn’t chili weather but it was cloudy too and I wanted some. I also bought some new boots at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I was… Continue reading Vacation in a Glass
Happy Royal Wedding Weekend! Do you have big plans? Are you turning the tv on at 4 am? Do you not care at all? I love a royal wedding. They really don’t happen too often so I enjoy the spectacle. I think my girls are just a bit older than I was when Diana married… Continue reading The Royal Wedding
I seem to read a lot of books that take place in Great Britain, specifically London. I’m pretty sure it was one of the Bridget Jones books that introduced me to Pimm’s. Now, if you know Bridget, you know she is not very discriminatory in her beverages. She pretty much likes them all. But, since… Continue reading Pimm’s: The Perfect Summer Cocktail
Someone in this house has been sick since Saturday, December 17th. Not seriously ill or with anything horrible like stomach flu… but a cold, a 24 hour fever, a cough, something …for nearly a month. I wasn’t sick for the first 3 weeks and I was becoming a little arrogant. So of course, within the next… Continue reading Do You Have A Cold Too?
The French are very serious about their wine. From what I understand, each region has different rules/laws by which it is governed. Today I will try and give you a very basic introduction to the Burgundy region of France, or Bourgogne. We took a fantastic 1 day tour with Burgundy Discovery. We had delicious… Continue reading An Intro to French Burgundy