May 6, 2018

Book Review:


Family Narratives of Denial & Comfort Foods

Book One

Author: Nandita Godbole 2017

Do you know your family’s history back through multiple generations?

  • Who came before you?

  • Where did they live—did they live on easy-street...

September 24, 2017

Cookbook Review:

Celebrating 20 Years of Food, Fun and Sun

Cuisine del Sol

Special Olympics Southern California

Attention SoCal Peeps - Get your tickets to spend a great Sunday afternoon, October 8, 2017 at Pier del Sol.

“Pier del Sol" — an exciting and u...

July 16, 2017

It's my birthday week! Happy Birthday to me, Happy Birthday, Happy Birthday. . .

I accept this tweet as a personal greeting from SARK to me :-)

Dear SARK,

I've followed you since 1997 ~20 years, so I consider us friends :-)

Synchronicity. . . 

January 31, 2017

Enjoy a brief interlude from your books. . .

Filmed and edited by Trevin Hermosillo. 

Music composed and performed by Micha Schellhaas, Tonehunter Productions.

Contact me to book Micha Schellhaas for your project, venue or private event ~

December 21, 2016

Customize your stairs for a whole new look with this cool design element. Use in your home or business. Find on Etsy here

Quoted from Easy:

This video shows how the decals are applied.


December 10, 2016

"Alice used old books to create a book stack Christmas tree. She topped it off with some a tiny pom-pom garland and a bottlebrush star."

 Photo/Credit: Country Living

Holiday House Tour: Alice Wingerden of Thoughts From Alice

December 6, 2016

A perfect get-away for reading and dreaming! 

Find it, and all things outdoor-cool from FieldCandy on Amazon!

Original Explorer

Stand out from the camping crowd with a top of the range 2-3 person A-frame camping tent. Choose the tent of your dreams from...

November 24, 2016

Let us live a grateful life for all that is and all that is to be. 

And may our Thanksgiving turkey be full of blessings and grace. 

January 1, 2016

What books will you read in 2016? Do you have a goal? What books did you get for Christmas? How many books do you have on your Wish List?

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