Category Archives: Stories From Our Home

Friday Flowers. The Mustard Flowers of Napa Valley

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!

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Happy Lunar New year! The Year of the Ox 2021

I know there aren’t any Lunar New Year parades or celebrations to go to this year but that doesn’t mean it can’t be festive. Making homemade dumplings with the family is one sure way of enjoying time together while celebrating Lunar New Year which is the Year of the Ox in 2021. Here are a few tried out Asian inspired recipes that will surely make Lunar New Year fun at home. Given them a try!

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Friday Funnies

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 😃.

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