It’s December! 23 days left till the holidays and I’m ready now to jump into the festive season. Hot toddies, Christmas markets, Enchant Maze, holiday parties, gifting, drinks, the whole shebang! I’ve included a couple of holiday themed links in today’s Friday roundup to get you into the spirit. Last weekend we saw Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in the theatre. It was better than I expected. Pretty fun and love all the Harry Potter references. It was also my…

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My second 2016 holiday gift guide is for the homebody. I love that one piece of new home decor can really make a change in a room. An instant refresh you can say without spending a gazillion dollars. I wanted to include a couple of larger items to smaller pieces for everyone’s taste in this year’s guide. Personally, I want to own a Gray Malin print one day. I love his aerial and beach shots, plus his series with the…

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Well before I share a new in depth Palm Springs guide, I wanted to share a quick one with you. Just a few snapshots (ok maybe more than just a few!) of our trip in August. New places to eat, a quick jaunt to Joshua Tree for lunch, the latest hotel to open and more. We tried out Sparrow’s Lodge The Barn Kitchen for lunch one afternoon. It was a scorcher outside, so the air conditioning inside was a nice…

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Happy Thanksgiving my American friends! We celebrated this holiday in October, but with the amount of delicious food in my face all over social media and the web, I want another day! Like turkey nachos! Ravioli with leftover stuffing! I wanted to include so many recipes in today’s Friday Roundup, but opted for a couple. I feel these could be made for the holidays and all winter really. It felt like the longest week ever, each day more dreary than…

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Well it’s about a month out till the holidays! I’m kick starting my holiday gift guide series with my 2016 holiday gift guide for the foodie in your life. Or yourself, let’s be real, I end up buying myself a couple of things with no fail each year. I love to include some working horses in the kitchen like a electric kettle, stand mixer, a great wok and a few other essentials. These are all things that I have in…

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