Jewels from the Roving Stove
From VIP entrances in Versace to service entrances in my apron
I just got back last week from five glorious days in Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico. It was my first vacation completely alone since I cruised the Nile in 1993, but even then I was accompanied by a curator from the British Museum and many others… Keep Reading »
My deepest, most sincerely heartfelt apologies go out to Robin Williams family for their tragic loss. The whole world will grieve along with you, or at least I know I am.
Robin Williams as Mork courtesy of Mikethefanboy.com
I didn’t know Robin Williams personally, but he certainly… Keep Reading »
While I’m still away sipping my virgin pina colada on the beach – I thought you might like reminding that it’s also corn season! Originally posted exactly one years ago…
Gone fishing (sipping virgin pina coladas on the beach)
For me, biting into an ear of corn… Keep Reading »
Well chickadees, my staycation has finally morphed into a full fledge vacation. It is definitely time to recharge my batteries!
Jewels on the beach
I plan to sit on a lovely beach, meditate, and reflect on life. I also want to swim until my heart’s content (and… Keep Reading »
I like to think of cooking as painting with flavor. Herbs and spices are part of those hues (that if used properly), can accentuate and elevate a simple recipe from ordinary to sublime. Here are a few of my tips on how to use them… Keep Reading »
I love vacations. All through June and July I’ve been longing to get away, and felt frustrated by the responsibilities preventing me from traveling afar.
Tatjana & Jewels on vacation
Okay, so I did attend a long weekend family reunion in Lake Tahoe, and it was fabulous!… Keep Reading »
I’ve recently had an onslaught of clients with serious health conditions that need to be addressed with strict dietary changes. Never has the phrase “we are what we eat” been more true than in an age when chronic diseases and food allergies are becoming more… Keep Reading »
I’ve decided it’s high time for some serious R&R. It’s not just a luxury, I consider it an investment in overall physical, emotional, and creative health! It’s been too long since I flopped on a beach, unwound with a little yoga and some medication, swam… Keep Reading »
When was the last time you said, “gee, I have too much free time on my hands?” If your life is anything like mine, never. Personal time has always been at a premium regardless to wether I’m a single gal, married, or divorced – childless,… Keep Reading »
It’s summer, and we all need a little break from time to time, so I’m re-running a few of my favorite blog posts. This is what I was up to this time last year, and now tickets are now on sale for the only U.S…. Keep Reading »
Last Friday I shared my Holiday Weekend Grill Recipes, but it’s also a good time to review grill safety tips before you don your aprons and snap the tongs between your fingers, regardless to whether you’re a well-seasoned expert or cooking on the grill for… Keep Reading »
It’s bathing suit season again, so I thought it might be a good idea to review my top 10 no-diet weight loss tips. I don’t believe in diets. Sure, I’ve done them to stay model thin, and I’ve lost tons of weight on them, but the… Keep Reading »
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