Category Archives: U.S. Travel

Mums and Mums at Valley Forge Flowers

I do so love mums and I especially love them in the Fall. Their jewel tone flowers perks up any patio, corner, or indoor countertop. There’s a festive air in the fall when mums are on display. This is what I experienced at Valley Forge Florists when I visited my sister in Philadelphia. A decadent display of mums in fall colors.

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Cornell University, Finger Lakes Cider Tasting & Waterfalls in Ithaca, NY

Hello and Happy Weekend 😊. Today I’d like to share these beautiful photos from our recent trip to Upstate New York where we dropped our daughter off at university. A bittersweet moment it was 😥🥰. Oh how fast the young ones grow up!

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Nikita and Saagar’s Wedding in Sunny San Diego, CA

Hello and Happy Saturday! Today I’d like to share colorful pictures of our dear friend’s Parag and Pallavi’s daughter Nikita’s wedding in San Diego, California last weekend.

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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 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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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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