The Fine Art of the Romantic Gesture [It Doesn’t Cost a Thing!]
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Nothing like my husband being gone the weekend before Valentine’s Day to make me feel nostalgic and sentimental. I’ve been in a mood to clear the clutter and organize this winter, so I dug into boxes of old photographs and … Want More?

Valentine’s Day Inspiration [Valentine NOT Required!]
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Valentine’s Day Inspiration [Valentine NOT Required!] Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and many of us are thinking about tokens of love and what to wear for a romantic dinner – going out or staying in (did you catch … Want More?

5 Romantic Places to Dine Like Star-Crossed Lovers
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5 Romantic Places to Dine  Let’s face it, sometimes we all need a little inspiration to bring the romance back into life. It’s so easy to let day-to-day stresses zap the life blood out of a relationship. If you are … Want More?

Holiday Getaway + the Surprising Power of a Surprise!
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A Holiday Getaway We seem to have a number of family birthdays mixed in among the holidays. Though Scott’s birthday was a couple of days after Thanksgiving he suggested we celebrate on the holiday since we had a family dinner … Want More?

The Life Changing Power of “I Do”…Happy 16th Anniversary, Baby!
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On a warm and sultry California evening, in a lush garden, we each said two simple words, “I Do”. That was sixteen years ago. Today, we look back and reflect on how much those two little words changed the course of … Want More?

Date Night: Dinner High on the Mountainside in Positano
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Our new Italian friend and driver, Davide, recommended a family run trattoria for dinner “high on the mountainside” above Positano.  He knew we would love it. We agreed and Davide made all the arrangements. A van filled with several other … Want More?

Date Night: Al Fresco Dinner At Home
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Date Night: Al Fresco Dinner  It’s been a busy month around here and I’m in need of calming my spirit. I just discovered images of a date night at home from way back on Valentine’s Day. Feels like I’m a bit behind the 8 ball but I’m … Want More?

Date Night: A Spring Picnic on Table Mountain
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This is more of an afternoon date than date night, but I’ll have to make an exception this time. Scott and I headed up to Table Mountain in  Oroville last weekend to view the wildflowers. I commute to Oroville for … Want More?

The Fine Art of Romance (His+Her Perspective)
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The Fine Art of Romance Is there such a thing?  I imagine romance is a bit different for each of us. What does it mean to you? For me, romance is not the sweeping gesture, the dripping of diamonds or … Want More?

The Curveball of Life
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I had planned to publish another post this morning, but I just wasn’t feeling it. I guess it’s time for real life interruptus which is a thing in blog world–I think. Life has thrown us a pretty big curveball around … Want More?

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