Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend. I mentioned in my last post that I was attending a Wine Country influencers and bloggers brunch in Napa Valley on Sunday. It was such a blast! I got to see a couple of my longtime friends like Malia of Style by Malia and met several women I am happy to call new friends. It was another hot, hot day here so I wore my new…

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Recently I enjoyed a stylish wine tasting experience at Silver Trident Winery in Napa Valley. Silver Trident is located in Yountville, one of my favorite towns to visit in Wine Country. It’s a tiny town in size – just 1.5 square miles – but brims with some of the world’s best food, wine and resorts, including iconic French Laundry and the upscale and chic hotel Bardessono. It’s no surprise that an elegant residential-style tasting room…

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In today’s post I am sharing some highlights from our Sonoma getaway to El Dorado Hotel & Kitchen, a charming hotel on the Sonoma Square. Our stay, which included dinner at El Dorado Kitchen, was my prize for winning last November’s Experience Sonoma Valley photo contest. Winning the photo contest means so much to me as an amateur photographer. Having my creative hobby receive outside validation not only feels great but gives me motivation to keep…

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Hello and happy Monday! I hope you had a lovely weekend. We celebrated Father’s Day at our house yesterday with a barbecue for my husband, his dad and his older brother. It was meant to be an outside party but quickly became an indoor event when the temps climbed over 100 degrees. Which brings me to the subject of today’s post: summer pants. When the temps are high, I sometimes reach for a lightweight dress…

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Welcome to June’s How I Wear My, the 71st post in this long running fashion series! Athleisure is the sort of trend that seems especially made for the warmer months’ promise of increased outdoor activity so Jill of Everything Just So and I wanted to kick off the start of summer focusing on this fun fashion phenomenon. Let’s start things off with my stylish How I Wear My partner, Jill. JILL OF EVERYTHING JUST SO “My idea of…

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Happy Monday! I hope you had a lovely weekend. My husband and I had a whirlwind three days, attending six events beginning Friday afternoon and moving right through the weekend. It was action packed and included perfect weather, great friends, fantastic food and wine, and beautiful places. I am looking forward to telling you all about it! Before I go through the hundreds of photos Bill and I took this weekend, I thought I would show you…

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