Decor: This Home…

This home put a smile on my face this morning, with its most whimsical of decor and charming details, that I just had to share and wish it would be an Airbnb option:  

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Food: Dinner Tonight – White Bean Soup

I do most of the cooking for my household and my mothers and last night while helping her with dinner, she expressed she was craving a certain white bean soup she made for us while growing up. So tonight, I’ll be making this recipe, adding diced potatoes to the mix. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion chopped […]

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Looking Forward to October

The first day of the month, and only 90 days to the end of the year. But no worries, October is a month I look forward to, especially after the sluggishness and the unmotivated I felt by the end of August, and all throughout September. To me, October is the month to shed all the […]

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Autumn Days and The Whirling Thoughts…

We got a glimpse of Autumn over the weekend, with cold weathers, strong winds, and rain, then sun, and it stayed brisk through last night. Which is hardly news, considering the snow storm over the mid-west and all other havoc around the globe. I do love this time of year, where all foliage are slowly […]

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Five Interesting Articles From Around The Internet

We’ve had a couple of very hot days around San Francisco, to the point it was stifling. San Franciscans are never happy with our climate – too cold, too hot, too foggy, too windy. But it is what it is – global warming or not, we have seen the same pattern year in and year […]

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Fashion: Autumn In Style

It matters not the brand so much as the ability to duplicate the style’s I found here and decided to ‘Pinterest’ if you will on this post, and to help remind me of how to switch up my wardrobe to create these styles. Do you do that? Where you see an outfit you adore, and […]

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Food: Fall Harvest Salad

Oh the delight of cooking with seasonal fresh ingredients and the idea of Superfoods, or mostly plant-based, which I am testing out recently is the inspiration for tonight’s dinner. INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 small butternut squash, halved, peeled, and cut into 1/4 inch half circles 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup raw pepitas 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 head kale, shredded […]

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Decor: Rustic Modern Home

I am constantly saying I’d love to move to the country – but somewhere along a coastal town, or near one, into a most basic of home, modern rustic works too – see what I mean:

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chicken In French Wine and Mustard

Told the hubs I wanted to go to dinner tonight. But what I was meaning to say is that I wanted to indulge in a meal that is different from the normal cooking I do in my household. So while he thinks we are going out, I am going to surprise with this wonderful variation […]

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Why Treating Yourself Is A Wonderful Idea

I haven’t shopped much this year, thinking I already have all that I need in my efforts to downsize and live a simpler life. But, sometimes, one has to simply treat themselves to the smallest of things, to elevate the otherwise bleakest of emotions surfacing during this time of year. For that very reason, I […]

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