We had a quiet and productive Memorial Day weekend. I cooked, marketed, organized a few drawers and cabinets while Bill worked in the yard, planting our vegetable garden in the aluminum troughs he bought me for Mother’s Day. I am so thrilled to have all our starters planted! We are growing cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, lettuce and some herbs. We may also plant some corn in the ground next to the planters, as well as some…

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TRANSITIONING INTO SPRING STYLES Can you believe there are only a few more weeks until spring is officially here? I am excited about transitioning into spring styles! There are so many gorgeous clothes, shoes and accessories to pick from this season. Here in Wine Country, we’re already experiencing the winter to spring transition. One day the forecast calls for a heavy wool coat, big scarf, tall boots and an umbrella and the next I’m contemplating short…

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A few months ago, I discovered Instyle Essentials, shirts that fit by bra size. InStyle Essentials sent me a tuxedo shirt to review back in January and more recently, they sent me a Weekend Tunic. I love how their shirts give me ample room in the bust area but are more fitted throughout the torso, resulting in a flattering silhouette with no tugging and puckering around the buttons and no worries about showing skin through gaping holes…

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