Beautiful Napa Wedding!

by admin on September 5, 2014

I was in Napa for Labor Day weekend to attend an amazing wedding and stay in the Napa River Inn which was lovely. We could easily walk a few blocks and see the damage from the earthquake from Saturday, August 23rd. The town has bounced back quickly as 85% of the business were up and running which was wonderful to see. Here’s a building that had major damage that destroyed a car that was parked in the parking lot!

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We had a fabulous Japanese food at Morimoto Friday night, which if you haven’t been to one of their restaurants, it’s amazing! Go if you can!

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Each plating presentation is a work of art!  Each dish was so delicious and beautiful:

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Saturday was just gorgeous out with the grapes ready to harvest soon, the wedding couple were such a lovely couple.  We thoroughly enjoyed meeting so many wonderful people and enjoy the extravagant event,  the attention to detail and flawless execution made everything truly memorable.

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After the ceremony we were greeted by different cocktail stations so beautifully decorated, with fruits and vegetables adorning every corner!

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I loved the shaved ice station where it was perfect for a hot summer day!

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This was our schedule for the wedding !!  it went until 5am!

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Just look at the creative performance artists who entertained us as we walked up to the wedding reception, they were phenomenal:

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The stunning out door nature setting for the wedding with the many food stations to peruse was the perfect farm-to-table experience for all the foodie lovers:  whole beast, taste of tomato, fresh fish, corn station and last but not least Mixology for the perfect drinks

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The center pieces were all done with fruit and vegetables in wooden Asian boxes. Stunning!

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Wedding Blog part 2

by admin on August 7, 2014

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Just look at the beautiful menu and name tag that my sister made. I love the fans – they came in handy for the hot beach weather there.

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This is a picture of me and my sister Karen, mother of the bride, who put such special  details into the whole evening, seen through the wedding, program fans, menus, name tags, and table placemats from different places in the world.  Her keen eye and immaculate attention to detail was stunning, what a talent she has!!!

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My family below with all my brothers and sisters.

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And my husband Dick and daughter Adrianna and I here, unfortunately my son Garrett couldn’t get off from his summer job. We missed him!!

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Dreams Cabo San Lucas

by admin on July 23, 2014

I was just at my niece’s wedding in the beautiful Cabo San Lucas, this is their website, http://www.davidandmagdalena.com

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Their wedding was at the most ideal beach getaway haven – the elegant and beautiful Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa All Inclusive, with top notch amenities and beachfront accommodations. Aside from frolicking on the pristine, white sands of the private beach, guests at this all-inclusive resort can also play a few holes at Cabo Real Golf Club or have fun at the on-site recreational facilities such as outdoor pool, fitness center, and Dreams Spa by Pevonia. Kids can have fun at Explorer’s Club. Diners can enjoy a variety of Mexican, Asian, Mediterranean, and international cuisines and flavors at El Patio, Himitsu, and Portofino restaurants. Steaks and seafood specialties are available at Oceana and Seaside Grill, while coffee and snacks are on offer at Coco Cafe. Five bars and loungers are also available, serving wines, beers, and spirits.

Just check out these pictures of the resort!

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Happy 4th of July!

by admin on July 3, 2014

July Fourth is a great time to get together with family and friends and watch fireworks. This year I’m spending the Independance Day weekend festivities in Idaho at my family cabin.   We’re enjoying being back in the mountains, boating, jet skiing and all the firework over Payette Lake in McCall, Idaho.  lake pic

But if you are in the SF Bay Area , there will be lots to do and see around the Bay Area with fireworks, food and fun!

There’s the Alameda County Fair, or the Berkeley Marina, how about the Danville parade, but if you are in SF, Pier 39 Fishermans warf is the place to be, fireworks start at 9:30pm.

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Happy Fourth of July!

Summer Kaftan Chic!

by admin on June 23, 2014

Kaftans are all the rage now in fashion and whats better than being comfy and fashionable during those hot summer days with a beautiful lightweight stylish kaftan. Here are some of our faves below and let us know what you think!

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