It’s the weekend and time for a new Seven for Saturday post! ☀️ Here are some things that happened in my little corner of wine country: 1 ~ Guest #1 Room Redo My husband has been painting the interiors of our two guest rooms in his spare time for about the last week. He spends the entire weekend painting, as well as a few days during the week after work. He works so hard. Sometimes…

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It’s the weekend and time for a new Seven for Saturday post! ☀️ Here are some things going on this week in my little corner of Wine Country: 1 – A Blog Worthy Recipe I cook often these days and think of myself as a decent cook. Certainly not everything I make is worthy of a blog post or even a photograph, but some dishes are! This One Pot Curry Chicken dinner I made the…

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Happy weekend and welcome to Seven for Saturday ☀️ Let’s get right to it! 1 – New Living Room Furniture Almost two years ago on a whim, Bill and I decided to get rid of the two couches in our living room that our cat shredded. Rather than hold onto them until we got new ones, we figured an empty living room would propel us into a couch search and we’d have new furniture in…

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It’s the weekend and time for this week’s Seven for Saturday! 1 – She’s Been Pinned! My eldest stepdaughter, Kayla, was what they call “pinned” in the fire service during a big ceremony last Thursday. She met a series of requirements and passed several tests to achieve her new position as Apprentice Firefighter with Sonoma Valley Fire & Rescue. She was awarded a badge and chose to have her father, who has been in the fire…

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As I approach 50, I’m focused on taking care of myself now more than ever. From lowering stress levels and making sleeping a priority to leading a healthier, more active lifestyle, I aim to feel my best in every way. Incorporating good nutrition and regular exercise into my daily life are essential to a healthy lifestyle so I am embracing both these days and quite enjoying it, surprisingly! Today I want to share a few healthy eating ideas…

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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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