Early spring in Napa Valley is a magical time. I can gush on and on about how gorgeous Napa Valley is in early spring in February and March. It’s a brief moment in time when the valley is covered in vibrant yellow mustard flowers, and we got to witness this spectacular nature scene last March when we celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary there. Right before the pandemic lockdown! Talk about perfect timing!Continue reading Friday Flowers. The Mustard Flowers of Napa Valley
Happy Friday! Hope your first week of February is going well. Today I wanted to share these spectacular sunset pictures from our front balcony.Continue reading February Sunset. Pink Skies
Winter is back in full swing around here and it’s been cold, rainy, and cloudy. When the weather is wintery like this I really miss gardening, and to make up for it my kitchen usually looks like a greenhouse 🍃🍀☘️🌿🌺💐😊. I bring cuttings indoors and purchase potted flowering plants to enjoy inside as well. That’s why when I saw this image on Instagram I could totally relate and had to share 😃.Continue reading Friday Funnies
All this week its been spectacular around here with clear blue skies and spring-like warm temperatures. I must admit I was loving it and didn’t miss winter one bit.Continue reading January Sunset
Kamala Devi Harris becomes first ever woman Vice President in American History!Continue reading A Toast to Our First Ever Woman Vice President of the United States of America!
Winter in the garden means lots of pruning around here, of which my roses especially get a good hard prune. But with our temperatures really mild in the 40s, 50s and 60s our roses haven’t slowed down and have plenty of new growth, buds and flowers still abloom. However, these bushes really do need a break before they start their stellar performance in the Spring. And so as I pruned I cut all the blooms and buds for winter garden bouquets to enjoy indoors.Continue reading Friday Flowers. Winter Rose Bouquet
Happy Friday! To start 2021 off on a healthy note, I thought I’d share some of Mother Nature’s colorful bounty that we received as gifts over the holidays. Our Santa Clara Valley truly is The Valley of Hearts Delight!Continue reading Friday Fruits. Nature’s Gifts
Hello and Happy New Year’s Day! How was your New Year’s Eve? Festive? Plenty of cooking and baking? Lots of food? I hope you got to spend quality time with your family this year.Continue reading Twenty Twenty Christmas & NYE with the Twins
Happy New Year!
Continue reading Happy New Year 2021!
Wishing you a new year filled with hope, good health, and happiness.
Continue reading Simba Saturday. I’m Ready to Put 2020 Behind me
“2020 has been a tough year. I’m so looking forward to putting it behind me.”