Happy Thanksgiving! I am excited to say we are hosting Thanksgiving this year. Some members of Bill’s side of the family will be coming to dinner, including my father-in-law. There will be 11 of us sitting down to ham and turkey later today. For someone who doesn’t cook for a crowd very often, this is a daunting number for me! Thankfully we saved lots of time – and stress – by splitting up the menu.…

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Cozy Cape from Stella Carakasi  I’m excited to show you my new cozy cape from Stella Carakasi’s Fall 2016 Collection. There are so many aspects of this particular fall collection that appeal to me: the gorgeous neutral shades, the luxurious fabrics, interesting hemlines and details and the versatility. The Rare Form Cape in Winter White and Frost is one of my top favorites. And it’s reversible! I wore it while staying at The Residence at Comstock Wines last week.…

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Recently I had the pleasure of spending the weekend at Two Thirty-Five Luxury Suites, experiencing their Girlfriends Getaway Special, with three of my dearest friends. Today I want to tell you all about this luxurious Wine Country property and their special getaway package, available in late September. Two Thirty-Five Luxury Suites is located just a few steps from Healdsburg Plaza Park, the quaint center of town which boasts a large gazebo, park benches, mature shade trees, and rose…

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My very favorite person in the world is turning 50 very soon. I think turning the big 5-0 is kind of a big deal so I threw my husband, the birthday boy, a surprise birthday party! He told me he didn’t want a party. “Maybe just a small family dinner,” he said. But I had other ideas. We already had a trip planned to celebrate his birthday but I didn’t want him to miss out on…

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Since the Spring Luxe Event earlier this month, life has been surprisingly busy. Last week I barely saw my husband, Bill. Between his evening meetings and my unusually full calendar keeping me away from home, we felt like strangers by the time Friday rolled around. Thankfully, things are settling down now and I am back to doing what I love to do most: blog! I’d like to take today to catch up with you and share…

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The Stella Carakasi and Adora Spring Luxe Event was a great success! Not only did we have a great turnout but the energy was so relaxed and fun, the food was fantastic and everyone seemed to truly enjoy themselves.  I know I did! It’s taken me a long time to put this post together. I wanted to make sure I included images of all the outfits in the fashion show, plus lots of moments from the…

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