Welcome to July’s How I Wear My, the 72nd post in this long running fashion series! Summer is in full swing and it seems like embellishment (especially embroidery) is the season’s top trend, so Jill of Everything Just So and I wanted to devote July’s “How I Wear My” to a classic summertime style that is particularly popular right this instant! Let’s start How I Wear My: Embellishment off with my stylish HIWM partner, Jill. JILL OF EVERYTHING JUST…

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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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Happy Saturday! Today I am starting a new weekly series called Seven for Saturday. I always have things on my mind that I want to share but more often than not, don’t get around to telling you about them. So I thought I’d put together a list of those things – just 7 of them  –  in a blog post once a week on Saturdays and call it…. 7 for Saturday 1 – Stella Carakasi…

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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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Happy Fourth of July to my US readers! 🇺🇸 ⭐️🎆 And to my Canadian readers, who celebrated 150 years on July 1st, happy Canada Day! 🇨🇦 We don’t have any plans for the Fourth of July this year. I am welcoming some quiet time around the house after last month’s whirlwind of travel. Bill and I will putter around on some home projects, maybe take a hike or go for a bike ride, and enjoy some gardening time.…

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On June 29th, 2010, I started this blog with a post about a book that I now barely remember reading. To say it’s hard to believe I’ve been blogging that long is an understatement to be sure! With seven years and over 1000 posts under my belt, I definitely feel like I have arrived at “veteran status” for a lifestyle blogger. In past blog anniversaries, I have recounted all the wonderful things blogging brought into…

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