Welcome to this week’s Seven for Saturday! 1 – Hello, Fall! Fall is finally here and I could not be happier. I love the deep blue sky, the puffy white clouds, the turning leaves and the cooler weather. I treated myself to some local roses yesterday, bought a few mini pumpkins, then pulled out my glass pumpkins and orange jar to make a fall display for our mantel. Roses and pumpkins don’t normally go together…

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Happy Monday! I hope you all had a lovely weekend. In previous posts about my recent Girlfriends Getaway to Healdsburg, I wrote about Two Thirty-Five Luxury Suites, where three of my friends and I stayed for the weekend. I also told you about our fabulously tasty and fun Savor Healdsburg Food Tour, part of the Girlfriends Getaway Special. But that’s not all we did! Today I want to share some highlights from the rest of…

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Recently I wrote about the fantastic stay my husband and I had at Grape Leaf Inn in Healdsburg, a stately Queen Anne Victorian bed and breakfast inn. We were just a short walk away from great shopping, restaurants, bakeries, wine tasting rooms, ice cream shops, art galleries and more. During our visit, we had a chance to visit a few new-to-us places as well as revisit some of our old favorites. Here is a round-up of some of…

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A few people asked for my mom’s delicious chicken and onion recipe that I mentioned in my last post. I’m sharing it with you today along with some healthy eating tips that help me stay on track as I shed these pesky holiday pounds. I confess that I don’t always stay on that track (like during the holiday season) but when I do, I find my way of eating very effective for improving the way…

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Would you believe that I am still stuck at home trying to get over this pleurisy nonsense? I saw my doctor again and she told me it has developed into a secondary infection so now I am on antibiotics. Apparently every time to you get pleurisy it’s worse and lasts longer than the time before. Besides staying on top of my antibiotics, I must get lots and lots of rest which means lots and lots…

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