No One Ever Teaches You How to Drink

No one really taught me how to drink. No matter how exceptional, responsible, and cultured my family is and was growing up, it just doesn’t happen. It’s an experience…a life learning experience. And, I feel honored to have had that experience and for the role that it plays in my life. As I ponder these…

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MONAT Shampoo – Product Review

As you’ve learned, I’m working my way into the world of lifestyle blogging. You can rest assured, though, I will never give up my adoration of fine food and wine – recipes and photography are safe and secure and will always be a part of my life. Yet, I’ve been having a “craving4more.” You know…more…

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Metrin Skincare – Balanced for Life

I’ve been a lifelong food and wine lover, as well as a connoisseur of character, and I’ve also found myself at a point in my life where I long to expand my horizons beyond the flavors of food and fantasy. Besides possessing a keen eye for personality and integrity, I also exhibit a cat eye for fashion and beauty….

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Those Moments of Light

I am still reeling in the honor of being asked to photograph one section of an exclusive lecture series taking place in town. The event happened several weeks ago and upon the invitation to bring my camera and my creative eye, I almost wept. Truly. I was afforded the opportunity to photograph the crowd and…

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Energy On-the-Go!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #RefreshinglyHonestSnacks #CollectiveBias I am a woman of my word and I’m also a woman with a purpose!   I stake claim to my intent, and because of that, I’m always on-the-go.   I’m here, I’m there, I’m…

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How to Frost a Beautiful Cake

I love baking – and I love frosting ~ the art and the challenge of the sticky, delectable decor. Kevin Richard, from Richard’s Pantry, shares with us today some of his best tips for icing the best cake of your life! When the goal is to make your cake look better in every aspect, the…

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Channelling France

While it’s been well over a year ~ about 18 months, in fact ~ since we returned from our month-long sojourn in the dreamy demographics of France, I find it curious to remember the things I do and bask in the memories I choose to keep. We adored our time there. Paris is truly a…

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My Kitchen Essentials

There are times when I convince myself that I simply cannot live without ANY of the many, many cooking gadgets and tools I have carefully arranged and collected in my kitchen. Then I remind myself that “I’ve done it before,” and that it truly is possible to lean out my princess preferences and survive with…

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Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream

Not only did I do my best to consume as much wine and cheese as possibly while living in France for the month of October, I also did a pretty great job of sampling some fine French chocolate. It actually baffles me that with chocolate shops on every corner (that may just be an under…

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Training on Empty – Interview Opportunity

What an honor to be interviewed by my dear friend, Lize, for her podcast http://trainingonempty.blogspot.com. She truly is an inspiration in all that she’s accomplished in her life. Check out her blog and listen here for the interview!  

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