Christmas, Holiday Decorating, Holidays, Parties

Happy New Year and a Champagne Cocktail Round Up

I’m getting ready for tonight’s New Year Celebration.  Depending on work schedules, our evening could end up being me and Mario on the couch watching a movie and drinking champagne.  This would be a great way to ring in the new year as long as we can celebrate and commemorate all that we have accomplished and all the… Read More Happy New Year and a Champagne Cocktail Round Up

Holiday Decorating, Parties, Shopping

Ten Champagne Glasses for the New Year

 As I was beginning the Christmas decoration clean up today, I started thinking about our plans for our 2015 New Year Celebration. Our plans are not yet figured out but I know there is one thing for sure I can look forward to on New Year’s Eve: Champagne.  The last celebration of one year and the first celebration… Read More Ten Champagne Glasses for the New Year

Travel, Uncategorized

Winter in the Wineries

 We are planning a winter trip to Napa with my best friend and her husband this January, so recently I have been in vacation planning mode.  For me this involves scouring the internet for any destination related websites, making lists, itineraries, and spreadsheets.  Half the fun of travel is in the planning.  It allows you to explore before you even get… Read More Winter in the Wineries

DIY Projects, Remodeling

Guest Bathroom: Ideas and Inspiration

Time for some Design Brainstorming!  We have lived with our bathroom as a disaster area for long enough. For the back story, click here.   Just after the first of the year, it will be full-steam-ahead for fixing and finishing the guest bathroom.  As much as I love to design, and paint and decorate, this will be my first completely… Read More Guest Bathroom: Ideas and Inspiration