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Art and photography retreat in Central Oregon

Amazing weekend at our latest Ignite the Heart retreat. This one was held at my home in Sunriver. It was absolutely everything we could’ve hoped it would be! Amazing creative women with a zest for life…time to reflect and create…see … Continue reading

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Anyone else have a lot of party gear, but never use it?

Entertaining the Joneses: Illusions of Grandeur Yet another quandary of suburban living: habitual get-togethers. Currently, I do not make a practice of cooking and party-planning for the masses. I think in my 20’s I had visions of the neighborhood sauntering over … Continue reading

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A couple of reasons to avoid cleaning for company

  It never fails to amaze me how neurotic I can become when there’s company on the way. I can practically hear the excessive eye rolling from my offspring and my spouse becomes strnagely stealth in his whereabouts. I begin … Continue reading

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Manzanita with my Lovelies

  The thing about being a retreat junkie (whether giving them or going to them) is that you bond with women who live far away. Two of my favorite people, Jeanne Oliver and Serena Berry, are friends who I don’t … Continue reading

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Visit with Kimberly Wilson

Hello, Lovelies! I hope you’re having a smashing summer. I wanted to share about my wonderful time with one of my favorite authors/creative women. Kimberly Wilson, who’ve I’ve blogged about many times, was in many ways the person who led … Continue reading

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