Cake In Gold For Special Occasions

The recipe for this amazing golden coconut-raspberry cake is pretty interesting and one I am challenging myself to make – just because. Although it is a wonderful variation for those planning a wedding or a bridal shower: RECIPE Vanilla coconut batter 200g grated coconut 100g coconut flour (you can also substitute it with rice flour) […]

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Travel: A Need For A Quiet Week or Two

I can’t believe it’s already April and Easter has passed. Soon everyone will be busy with Mother’s day or graduations and weddings and well, we all know the rest. And I realized last night while wide awake, tossing and turning, that I need a break. From life, and all things real and simply go somewhere […]

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Travel: Did You Know?

I always find it most interesting to dig up history behind the most unusual travel destinations or ones we seldom or hardly consider adding to our travel bucket list. Check out my latest finds:

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Monday Morning Reads

You know how it is – you wake up one morning and feel the need to get impressed by some good in the world: Happy Monday everyone

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Fashion: Wedding Season and You’re Invited

So you weren’t invited to the Royal wedding in Windsor this May, but you are certainly on the invite list for a wedding of someone much more meaningful and now on a hunt for that perfect dress, like me right now – for a  summer winery outdoor wedding and another formal evening one in the […]

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Travel: A Bit of The Past

I found a few topics online, while searching for ideas for my next trip abroad, and decided if you are a history buff, or is always interested in a bit of background regarding your next destination, you might enjoy readying them:

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Fashion: Have you Seen Phantom Thread?

If you haven’t seen the film Phantom Thread – do make an effort to see it. The film has been playing for months now and it is definitely worthy – not only because of the haute couture fashion and the era it is set in, but also the remarkable character play by Daniel Day Lewis, […]

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Sharing A Few Things…

I was revamping my author site a few days ago, and decided to add a page about what inspires me to write – or to develop a chapter or even help with my blog right here with topics. And then this morning, I decided to share what inspires me here, hoping you will also share […]

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Fashion: Styling and Comfy Shoes for Walking

I love how fashion has evolved – in terms of stylish shoes with comfort in mind to consider while out and about on the weekend, or vacation or simply a staple of casual work wear – especially here in San Francisco.  See what I mean:

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Food: No Carb, No Sugar Avocado Smoothie

I’ve been on this plan since April 2nd and I have to say, I am proud of myself for not falling off the wagon. Meaning, ordering chili fries and beer, or the need to munch through a large bag of skittles just because it is forbidden on this healthy eating plan. I can actually look […]

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Decor: If You Happen to Be In Paris

If you appreciate beautiful Parisian decor, from Baroque consoles to gilded wood Louis XVI style beds, and you happen to be in Paris this week, there is an auction happening  at the Ritz Paris for over 3500 pre-renovation items you might, if for nothing else, find yourself swooning over.  

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Fashion: In the Midst of Spring 2018

I can assume that all of us, on a sunny day, feel that Spring is in full swing, until the snow storms and downpours, the following day – confusing us. But nevertheless, we can all appreciate a fashionable outfit to consider on a sunny day leading to a week feeling like it is truly Springtime:

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