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Best of Monte Carlo

August 30, 2018

Best of Monte Carlo

Like a movie set come to life, everything seems to sparkle with more grandeur, with more drama, with more magnificence in Monte Carlo. The last leg of our Côte d’Azur travels [...]

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Rainbow Ratatouille Recipe

August 20, 2018

Rainbow Ratatouille Recipe

Happy #meatlessmonday ! We have been doing Sunday Night Suppers with all the family and it has been a treasure – the conversations, the time around the table visiting and listening [...]

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Southern Smoothie Recipe

August 13, 2018

Southern Smoothie Recipe

Oh what fun to eat seasonal🍑! Who else is enjoying peach season??? The peaches this year are the sweetest we have enjoyed in awhile. Of course they are delicious on their [...]

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Olive Tapenade Recipe

August 2, 2018

Olive Tapenade Recipe

One cannot think well, love well, or sleep well if one has not eaten well. -Virginia Woolf Nothing is perhaps easier to make than tapenade. You take olives and mash them [...]

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Tomato-Watermelon Gazpacho

July 17, 2018

Tomato-Watermelon Gazpacho

Happy #meatlessmonday 🍅 One of the differences I have noticed in American and European eating styles is that Europeans tend to eat for taste which means only eating what’s in season. [...]

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Steel Cut Oats – A Go-To Breakfast

July 11, 2018

Steel Cut Oats – A Go-To Breakfast

One of my family’s go-to breakfasts because you can prepare them the night before – Steel Cut Oats. Steel cut oats are a complete source of protein with 7grams per 1/4 [...]

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What To Wear To The French Riviera

July 6, 2018

What To Wear To The French Riviera

Happy #FashionFriday ! I’ve had lots of reader requests to share my outfit details from my recent France trip, ask and you shall receive;)! One of the most fun parts of [...]

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Watermelon Chamomile Mocktail

July 5, 2018

Watermelon Chamomile Mocktail

Ahhhhh those sticky Southern summers. Looking for a refreshing way to cool off? We toasted Independence Day sans alcohol with these mouthwatering mocktails made in the @vitamix . I cannot remember [...]

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Summer Garden Smoothie Bowl

June 27, 2018

Summer Garden Smoothie Bowl

You might say I’m feeling a bit creative upon returning from the Mediterranean. This morning with fresh local blueberries and blackberries and roses from the garden, I pulled out the @vitamix [...]

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Vegan Board Recipe

June 25, 2018

Vegan Board Recipe

Happy #meatlessmonday ! Viva La France and the slow food movement. Many times during our South of France travels for breakfast we had big platters of fresh foods and freshly baked [...]

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