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Quality Of Life Vs. Standard Of Living

September 17, 2018

Quality Of Life Vs. Standard Of Living

I was 5 years old when I saw a small garter snake slithering through the backyard of my grandmother’s house. It noticing me getting closer disappeared into its hole. I ran [...]

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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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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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