Marine Lair

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I love stalking real estate listings for places that I travel to and since we are in La Jolla, California I thought I’d share “Marine Lair” with you today. The 3,124 square foot home with 3¬†bedrooms and 4.5 baths is situated on a tiny 2,560 square foot lot located directly across the street from the […]

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THE CHARM OF KNOWLTON FARMS VINEYARD & ESTATE

knowlton farms on Reviving Charm

The recent California fires, particularly those in Northern California, devastated entire regions. A friend of mine told me a story of their friends who were looking for a vacation home in the Napa area and found one that they were considering to buy. They left town and just a few days later they learned that […]

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The Estate of Cecil B. DeMille

History about the golden age of Hollywood is fascinating to me. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that I was born and raised in sunny Southern California. But I become particularly interested in the topic when it comes to learning about the historic homes of Hollywood’s legendary directors, actors, and actresses. Cecil […]

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MICHELANGELO SLEPT HERE

There is something to be said about provenance and it doesn’t get much more interesting than being able to say, “My house was once owned by Michelangelo”. Yes, that Michelangelo. You know…the one that painted the Sistine Chapel. The property once owned by Michelangelo is currently available for $8.4 million and a¬†lucky new owner will […]

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A RELAXING NEW HAMPSHIRE RETREAT

In yesterday’s post I wrote about National Library Week. And while I love books, I will be the first to admit that I rarely have time to read one.  I have been wanting to book (no pun intended) a relaxing vacation to get caught up with things on my reading list. For quite some time […]

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Contents of the Kennedy “Winter Whitehouse” to be Auctioned

It just might be the sale of the year. 2016, that is. On January 23, 2016, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will host an auction of Kennedy furnishings and belongings.  The contents belonged to the Palm Beach, Florida estate officially known as “La Guerida” — bounty of war, which was affectionately nicknamed the Kennedy “Winter White House”. The cover […]

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Dreaming of a Carmel Ranch Cottage

More often than not, I come back from a vacation dreaming about buying a vacation home in the far away place I just came from. Mr. B and I recently came back from a trip to Carmel, California. Of course I came back with visions of buying a cute seaside getaway. I could see us […]

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