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32 Self-Guided Shinrin-Yoku Invitations to Deepen Your Connection With Nature

I have finally completed all the behind-the-scenes work connected to this project, so here I am presenting to you my

Life in Napa | The March Garden & Transition Into Spring

There is always something going on in a garden, but not quite as much as during March, at least here in

Behind The Photo | After The Storm, Varese, Italy

It was late summer. It had been raining in buckets all day, and the whole thing was wrapped up by a major

Life in Napa | The February Garden & Making Progress

My Mum said “Yikes!”, too. I am talking about all my stuff piled up in the living room. But like

Walking Up the Chapels’ Path to Sacro Monte | Varese, Italy

I thought it was time to take you to Italy for a little while, specifically my home town of Varese. I have not

Hunting for Treasures in Carmel, California | Part Three

Welcome back to lovely Carmel-by-the-Sea! I hope you are ready for another exploration, because there is just

Twigery: Where Flowers and Artistic Genius Meet | Carmel, California

So you have enjoyed a nice stroll down treasure-filled Dolores Street, bought a hat at The Prestige, and had a

Life in Napa | The January Garden & Starting a New Chapter

So, yes, I disappeared again for a few days. That is because I moved. Again. This time it was a bigger deal, as

Behind The Photo | Sunset Sail on the Nile in Aswan, Egypt

Imagine Egypt without political unrest, a time where you could safely travel there as a visitor and be able to enjoy

The Soiled Doves Bath House | Carmel-by-the-Sea, California

Although I have left Carmel to return to Napa, I still have much to share about this charming little town by

Behind the Photo: Winter Sunset on Lake Varese, Italy

It is sunny and cold outside on this quiet Napa afternoon. Given that it is the first day of the new year, I thought I

Hunting for Treasures in Carmel, California | The Sequel

I tell you, Carmel is not big, but I dare you to find another place more filled with so many unique treasures

Behind the Photo: Vienna Woods, Austria

Sometimes, behind a photo there is a story. And sometimes, behind a photo there is a particular story. I have quite a

Hunting for Treasures in Carmel, California

You may have glimpsed this from some of my other posts in The Carmel Journals series, but Carmel is a true

Treasures For The Holidays 2016

It was not until my friend Susan Lustenberger mentioned her wonderful Blissful Box project that the idea popped