Monthly Archives: July 2013

Happy Anniversary

My parents celebrated their 44th anniversary yesterday. How great is our God! I’m so proud of those two lovebirds. Ted and I will be celebrating our one year anniversary next week.  It’s been an incredible first year! The Bible tells … Continue reading

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French Macarons

They’re delightful.  These cookies are pretty, delicate, small (portion control), and most delicious!  I’ve paid $1.75 to $2.50 per cookie, but recently discovered them in the frozen dessert section at Trader Joe’s for $4.99.  They come in a box of … Continue reading

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Be Brave

My two year old niece is afraid of butterflies. How can anyone be terrified of something so beautiful and graceful?  When my mom shared this story with me today (after the butterfly farm visit this afternoon), it made me think … Continue reading

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The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens

Do you love art?  Tropical, rose, or Japanese garden interest you?  What about fresh scones, tea sandwiches, beautiful desserts, and perfectly steeped tea? If you said yes, you’ll love The Huntington!  Although it’s quite a drive to San Marino, it’s … Continue reading

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Eiffel Tower Slate Cheese Board

One of my favorite stores is Sur La Table!  Have you been there?  They have a great selection of unique/beautiful stuff for the kitchen.  I have been looking for the perfect slate cheese board and I found it yesterday.  I … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Do you get excited about your birthday? I hope so.  I do!  I get so excited that I usually have a hard time sleeping the night before (yes, I’m like a four year old)! My husband and I took the … Continue reading

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Grilled Veggies

This is a yummy side dish that everyone always love and it’s something you can prepare hours before firing up the grill!  It’s also a great way to eat more veggies.  I love eggplant, portobello mushrooms, red peppers, onions, and … Continue reading

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