Summer Drink Series | Rosemary Vanilla Bean Lemonade

Yes Summer is officially here + which means hot days + long nights + and cool drinks.  Nothing says summer like lemonade + and there are so many varieties. This Rosemary Vanilla Bean Lemonade is from the Turntable Kitchen and it looks absolutely delicious.  I can’t wait to try it. Rosemary Vanilla Bean Lemonade For the […]

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It’s Here … The Weekend!

Hello friends and Happy Friday.  I hope everyone had a great week + and were all excited for the weekend. Since July 4th is next week everyone at my office is parlaying that into some sort of vacation.  Myself … I’m only taking a couple of days because my real vacation is in the fall […]

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5 Ways to Help Deal with and Relieve Stress

Let’s face it … stress is an everyday circumstance.  It’s a part of our lives [good or bad] whether we want it or not.  How big a part it plays is up to the player.  My stress was … and still is specific to what’s happening in my life.  It’s pretty much ongoing but I’ve […]

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Evening Sunday Journal: Chit-Chat | Weekend Festivities + Blogging

Good evening lovelies.  I hope your Sunday evening is going well + and I hope everyone had a great weekend.  This weeks post is late + and it’s unusual for me to chit-chat in the evening I’ve only arrived home late afternoon from my weekend which was lovely.  I went to a wine tasting and […]

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I’m Ready for the Weekend

Hello to all my lovely friends + and Happy Friday!  I hope you breezed through a productive week.  As we head into the weekend the weather is not playing nice.  We have showers expected on Saturday … which could be a “Debbie-Downer” because I’m attending a Jazz + Wine Fest … outside of course + […]

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July Reviews | I Finished That!

Hello everyone … I finally finished my latest book From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls so I just wanted to give a short review and talk about one of my samples that I got from Mario Badescu … so let’s get to it. Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls […]

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Journal: Happy Dads Day | What It Means to Me

To all the Fathers and families I’d like to wish everyone a Happy Fathers Day.  I think Fathers Day is special but it’s sort of eclipsed by Mother Day.  We get wrapped up in gifts + and gadgets and trying to find something that will be meaningful and tell him all the ways that you […]

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The Weekend is Here! “Happy Friday”

Hello Friends and Happy Friday.  I end this week feeling a bit tired after my weekend trip which didn’t really turn out as planned + because the thing we took the trip for never happened + so I didn’t really see that many family members … but Que Sera Sera + I did get out […]

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Fathers Day Gift Ideas

Yes it’s around the corner + and I’ve always stressed about getting my dad a nice gift.  He’s getting up in years so most things he doesn’t relate to or he doesn’t find that interesting.  He loves blues albums and a good Western.  Other than that the gift giving has been a bit of a […]

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Sunday Journal: Retrospect | Penzu Series

Last week + I took a trip to through time to read my old Penzu journals to see where my head was at during that time in my life.  It was actually very therapeutic for me + and it also means progress.  Yes this old dog + can still learn a thing or two.  I will […]

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Summer Cooking | Sheet Pan Meal

Well my libations series is done so I thought I would add some meals that are easy to prepare + and light for summer.  Some of these I’ve tried and some are already in que for some tasty Sunday dinners.  The Garlic Butter with Chicken + Asparagus recipe comes from Eatwell 101 and it just […]

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It’s Friday People!

Yes ya’ll — it’s Friday + and I’m just tickled.  I know we had a holiday just a week ago but you know it’s never enough time + when your facing weeks of the daily grind.  I’m taking a short trip this weekend which should be interesting and fun [fingers crossed] + but I also […]

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——- May Favorites! ——–

Time just flies + were already in our 2nd week of June + with temps feeling like summer + to which I’m not all that happy about because I honestly hate the heat.  I’m not in an area where it’s a balmy 80 degrees and then 60 at night … here in the Washington DC […]

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