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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My husband and I have found easy ways to add personality to outdoor spaces around our home lately. I told you about My Happy Place that I created on our front porch back in April.  I sit there almost everyday either alone or with Bill when he gets home from work. But sometimes we want more privacy and plus, we have a big backyard that hasn’t been enjoyed much these last few years. These two boys would love it if…

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I am counting down to Friday, May 1st, when the Spring Luxe Event at Stella Studio in Berkeley featuring the Stella Carakasi Spring ’15 Collection and launch of the limited edition Adora by Adrienne bag gets underway. I am incredibly excited and admit I am also rather nervous (public speaking, eek!). But more than anything, I am grateful to the lovely and generous people of Stella Carakasi for putting on this event. I am also so thankful to Matteo and…

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