Fresh Fig and Farro Salad with Lemon Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Another fresh fig recipe coming your way, this time with the added nuttiness of candied pecans and farro, and the pungent tanginess of bleu cheese. A delicious salad that is tossed in a lemon honey mustard vinaigrette.

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Zucchini Chard Stir Fry Noodles

This stir fry noodle recipe takes our late summer veggies and adds them in a delicious stir fry dish. In this case it’s lots of zucchini, peppers, onions, and chard all cooked with Asian flavors. A one pot meal that is perfect on any evening or for a weekend lunch.

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Endive, Fig, Apple, Date, Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Dressing

Hi folks, fall is in the air 🍂🍂🍂. Temps have cooled down from our 100 degree temps to 60s and 70s this week! Leaves have started falling and changing color too. It’s fig season and apple season. To celebrate our perfect fall temps here is a fall-inspired salad with fresh picked figs, farm stand apples, sweet dates and late summer strawberries. All tossed in a yummy syrupy strawberry balsamic vinaigrette.

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Wednesday Wisdom. The Right Music Makes Your Workouts More Effective

“Whether it’s Beyonce’s “Naughty Girl,” Taylor Swift’s “Untouchable” or Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” that inspires you to work out harder, listening to tunes during exercise is a proven way to boost your workout performance and duration.” The journal of Frontiers in Psychology

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Drive Back Home from Sea Ranch and Champagne Tasting in Sonoma 🍾

After a wonderful relaxing Labor Day weekend at Sea Ranch we headed home on Monday morning. We drove on the coast and then chose to cut across Sonoma wine country via Guernville to head home; instead of driving through Marin and San Francisco which is the route we took when we came up to Sea Ranch.

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Studio Art Tour at Sea Ranch and Gualala

When we visited Sea Ranch this past Labor Day weekend, I was so thrilled to find out there was an artist studio tour happening. This is a type of drive -at-your-pace art tour when artists open their home studios for visitors to see their art and purchase them too.

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Walks on the Bluff and Beachside Musings at Sea Ranch

Sea Ranch an idyllic coastal village on the Mendocino coast is a magical place with trails that run for miles and miles along the ocean side. Beautiful views of jagged rocks, blue waters, and majestic cliffs are a surprise around every bend. This area is so beautiful that it’s hard to resist the countless photos one takes 😁.

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Labor Day Weekend at Sea Ranch with Friends Dave and Rose

Hello! Happy September! How was your Labor Day holiday? It was hot hot hot around here. Fortunately we had planned our holiday weekend up the coast a while back, especially after a hectic month of wedding and family visiting. It worked out perfectly because the weather on the coast at Sea Ranch was phenomenal! Cool, sunny, temps in the 60s and 70s, with spectacular ocean views. It was the perfect relaxing holiday we needed!

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