Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy caviar

At the Barefoot Ball, an event benefitting the Bolsa Chica Conservancy, dinner was served family style. A bowl of what appeared to be a very chunky salsa, was placed on our table, along with a basket of tortilla chips. Continue reading “Cowboy Caviar”


The Art of Letter Writing

Note cards 2

I’ve always loved writing letters on pretty stationery. When I was growing up, that’s what people did, because there was no email or social media. Continue reading “The Art of Letter Writing”


Mother’s Day gifts

Mom and me 2015 copyThe best Mother’s Day gifts are my mom


Bop, Sarah and Girlie and the people who made me a mom.


Girlie 2 That means you, too Girlie!


But, I’d also like to share the other gifts that I got. Continue reading “Mother’s Day gifts”


Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

I'm All About Abbot Kinney 3 copy Continue reading “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”



Healthy Lunch

My lunch is different every day depending on what I have in the cupboard and the fridge. Today I decided to have salmon salad (canned, wild-caught salmon with mayonnaise and black pepper) on an open-face sandwich. Continue reading “#Healthylunch”


A Daring Grandma

Mom with Sarah and Evan, 2014“I’m still alive,” my eighty-seven-year-old mother’s voice croaked from my cell phone while I was in the car line at my daughter’s school.

“Why? What happened?” I asked anxiously. Continue reading “A Daring Grandma”