Food: Chicken, Veggies and Avocado

This recipe is titled California Chicken – which naturally sparked my interest – because I am often curious about the naming of recipes. California chicken in this case, has to do with Avocados I think.  All I know, is that I have chicken thawing in the refrigerator and at first considered a simple fajita dinner, […]

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Lifestyle: Wedding Or A Great Milestone Venue

I went all out for the party on Saturday – with the most and the best of decor. Not bragging, just stating how much I enjoyed planning and executing the event. Since then, I’ve been fixed on more party planning,  and have already received a few phone calls to help organize a small wedding venue […]

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Just A Recap and a Favorite Recipe

I oversaw a huge event taking shape over the weekend, where I spend the entire week prior – prepping and designing and then on Saturday, floating about the venue making sure all things were in place, and everyone was happy. As a result, I left this happy place to simply float in space. Today is […]

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Decor: In Elegant Whites

Since I live by the coast, my decor choice is sort of beachy, with soft blues, whites and sand colored backdrops and bold, I would have to say, in pop of colors only throughout my bookshelf. I love the look and feel, and probably wouldn’t change a thing, or maybe add whites. {inspiration source}

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Food: Best Things Come in Summer Pasta

Summer pastas are a great dish to bring to a gathering – whether indoor or outdoor, the dish is a refreshing treat and actually pretty simple to make. Here are some of my favorites and for the rest go here:

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This Week We Are Focusing on All Things Positive

The fog and nasty cold is back in the city (San Francisco), and the gray skies make it difficult to get up some mornings, and get on with the day. But, I am determined to stay positive by focusing on all things colorful and to some degree breathtaking. Won’t you come along?

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We Might Enjoy The Same Things…

Since the 4th of July holiday in the U.S. – this is by far the longest weekend since Thanksgiving. Meaning some companies in the U.S. were generous enough to offer up the day after the holidays as a holiday+ – extending to the weekend.  Retail isn’t so lucky, or maybe they are, depending on how […]

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Thinking Global In Topics

Not everyone celebrates July 4th – sometimes not even the Americans, so I figured I’d share topics for everyone who continues to  join in on all the fun at Raw Silk and Saffron. But before I do, I have to say, I have no specific plans to partake in the holiday this year, but I […]

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Travel: What Is It About White Sand Beaches

Although I spent the majority of the week, last week, in a pool in Napa,  I kept imagining a walk along a white sand beach somewhere far, far away.  what is it about white sand beaches?  

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Things That Got Me Smiling Today

I’m often looking for inspiration in sorts – for my novel, for a few moments of hope, for a party I am planning, and even for simple update to my home decor – not a second goes by, well maybe a few seconds, that I don’t smile at the most beautiful of things online. Just […]

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