Many people outside of the Southern California region aren't familiar with the neighborhood in Long Beach, California known as "Naples". In 1903, a man by the name of Arthur Parson had the vision to build an island like community with a series of canals, streets named after Italian cities, and a series of high arching … Continue reading CHRISTMAS IN NAPLES, LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA
On the way home from the airport after landing in Los Angeles, our driver said to us at the end of a particular conversation, "Don't worry, the reality and stress will soon set in". Although said jokingly, he wasn't far off base. It's hard coming home to see news coverage about the devastating wildfires occurring … Continue reading Rebuilding.
Every now and then you stumble across a shop that is truly a unique find. Studio Veneto located in The Village neighborhood of La Jolla, California is one such gem. I came across Studio Veneto several years ago but it wasn't until last summer that I had a wonderful chat with the owner, Linda McCormick, who … Continue reading Shop Highlight: Studio Veneto Provides Luxury Italian Decor
Happy Fourth of July! What do you have planned this long holiday weekend? I have been on vacation mode. Mr. B and have been taking a few days off for an easy getaway to La Jolla and San Diego, which is about a two-hour drive from our home. This Fourth of July, aka America's Holiday, … Continue reading Fourth of July: America’s Holiday
If you follow me on Instagram then you were the first to know that Mr. B and I have been vacationing in San Francisco for the last few days. While I'm away from my computer, enjoy a view of one of the most famous bridges in the world. The iconic Golden Gate Bridge first opened … Continue reading MY HEART IS IN SAN FRANCISCO