Category Archives: Just Pictures

Friday Flowers. Flowers from Friends

Hello and happy Friday! Today I’d like to share a few pics of gorgeous flowers and plants I’ve received the last few weeks. With California opening up fully from our year long restrictions on socialization, we are finally able to get together with friends and extended family . With all of us fully vaccinated we are even getting together and celebrating over dinners, lunches, and teas. With each happy occasion that I’ve hosted at home, I’ve received beautiful flowers and plants.. Enjoy today’s Friday flowers from friends 🥰🌸🌺🌼.

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Tuscan Summer Dinner at Babita and Shankar’s

Hello and Happy Wednesday! Hope you are having a good week. Today I’d like to share with you a menu suggestion for a light and summery dinner perfect for an al fresco evening . This menu has everything to make it a fun summery meal – garden fresh salad, garlic bread, pasta and roasted veggies. Serve it with a glass of wine and its perfect on a cool summer evening.

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Scenic Drive on Hwy 1. Big Sur, Coastal Farms & Santa Cruz Wine Tasting with Aunty Uma

Hello and Happy Monday! Hope your July 4th holiday weekend (for those in the U.S.) is relaxing and fun with family, friends and good food. ⁠. For me I had my Aunty Uma visiting from New Jersey. She is here for a reikii consultation with a client and is staying with me for the week. She took a day off from work to go on a scenic drive on coastal Hwy 1 yesterday. It was your picture perfect Northern California day on this July 4th weekend. Misty, cool foggy morning, clear blue skies in the afternoon, and temperatures in the mild 60s-70s and 80s, just perfect.

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Friday Flowers. Windy Day Bouquet to Show Off a Treasured Ornament

Hello and Happy Friday! Around here this week has been cool and windy. Cool with temps in the 60s and 70s and very windy – almost fall like weather. After one of our big wind storms this week I walked around my garden to cleanup a bit and found this beautiful branch. The branch was my inspiration for this windy day bouquet, to show off a beautiful ornament that I picked up from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico a long while ago.

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Friday Flowers. Beautiful California

Happy Friday folks!! Its days like the past few weeks that make me grateful to be living in beautiful California. We’ve had temps in the mild 60s, 70s, low 80s, crisp blue skies with puffs of white clouds, sunny, cool Pacific ocean breeze, COVID is under control, family is good, and my garden is happy. What more could a gal ask for? Speaking of gardens, today I’d love to share with you pics of my garden in bloom in June. Happy weekend everyone and Happy June!

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Mother’s Day Flowers

Hello and Happy Monday! I hope you treated your Mom to a special day yesterday. My Sunday was relaxing and chill. After delivering homemade bouquets to all my friends few days earlier, I received lots of flowers in return. For a flower gal like me, Mother’s Day flowers are the best 💐💐😀. I was also treated to brunch and dinner made by my girls. A delicious creamy polenta baked with spring veggies for brunch, veggie stir fried rice for dinner, and a sweet blueberry cake for dessert. All in all it was a perfect Mother’s Day 💕.

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Friday Fotos. Front Row Seat for Bird’s Nest Activity

Hello and Happy Friday! Its spring all over town and birds have been going nuts building nests around my garden. I understand, this is peak season for bird activity and for the little chickies to arrive. But to see the action up close and personal right in your window sill? What a nature show that’ll be – right?

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