I have such a sentimental attachment to peonies. My mom grew them in abundance in her garden. Big fat ones that would open to look like a little piece of art. Little did I know, years later, and living in California, how special and rare it was to access them so readily. Until I stumbled upon these at the Santa Monica Farmers Market.
A shot of the Concord River in Concord, Massachusetts a few Springs ago. Nothing like Spring blooming on the East Coast.
Testing some new recipes. This is a Strawberry Paloma, made with muddled strawberries, grapefruit juice, tequila, soda water, and a salt rim.
The Pali Hotel in Santa Monica, worth a look inside for the fabulous decor and Old Hollywood feel.
A visit to the Virginia Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills captures a little piece of paradise. Look at this beautiful pool house and pool!