I have had a long of new books arrive and this one is a true favorite that has me craving a little trip to wine country! Alexis Swanson Traina sent over a copy of her new book, From Napa with Love. It is a stupendously amazing collection of stories, memories, suggestions and more from those.. read more →

I want to share a long overdue look at my wonderful trip west to the wine country. I went a little over a month ago to Napa for a friends 40th Birthday weekend.  It was perfection from the moment we landed in San Fran.  The weekend went so smoothly and without a hitch.  I am.. read more →

I am loving the indian summer here in Napa.  The beauty of the wine country is breathtaking especially in the season of harvest.  It is bustling and booming.   I am off for a full day of wine tastings and some yummy Chardonnay. If you want more Napa I made a Wine Country Wanderings board.. read more →

I just watched Bottle Shock.  It is pure enjoyment from start to finish if you love wine!  It was the perfect nightcap to our Napa trip. And yes, I have a huge crush on Bo Barrett in real life and as Chris Pine.  Wish I could have paid better attention when I met him earlier.. read more →

My lack of blogging is due to the fact that I have been on a wonderful trip!  We went with close friends to Napa in celebration of both our 15 year anniversaries.   We spent an afternoon and night in San Francisco.  We stayed at the the Intercontinental Mark Hopkins.  This view is from the.. read more →