Monthly Archives: March 2015

Natural – or NOT – with Glitter on my Fingernails

For some unknown reason, I wanted a more “natural” look on my fingernails, so I painted all of them with OPI Bubble Bath.  I really love this color, it’s a beautiful translucent pink that’s almost the same color as my … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Filoli, Part 3 – The Pulgas Water Temple

Filoli closes at 3:30 and our dinner reservations were at 5:00, so with the extra time, we went just a couple of miles down the road to the Pulgas Water Temple. This was constructed in 1938 to celebrate the arrival … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Filoli, Part 2 – The Gardens, Chapter 2

The tour took us all over the gardens.  We started with the sunken garden which has a reflecting pool which is home to a protected species of frog.  We could see the tadpoles swimming in the water. This is the … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Filoli, Part 2 – The Gardens, Chapter 1

After we toured the mansion, we went into the gardens.  There were wonderful spring bulbs blooming everywhere.  I love these white daffodils with pink centers. And this extremely fragrant arrangement. Gorgeous tulips in pots between the trees. More tulips with … Continue reading

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Chicken in Easy Mole Sauce

I occasionally get mole sauce in Mexican restaurants, when I’m feeling adventurous, and sometimes it’s good, and sometimes it’s not.  Sometimes it’s the same item in the same restaurant that’s good one time and not so much the next.  So … Continue reading

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Day Trip to Filoli, Part 1 – The Mansion

When we went to the Empire Mine State Park last spring, we were told that the owner of the mine also had a permanent residence in the bay area that you could also tour.  It’s located in Woodside, CA, which is … Continue reading

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Almost Argyle in Yellow and Black on my Fingernails

I wanted to wear my yellow and black argyle sweater when we went on our road trip last week.  I love the colors of this sweater and I wanted to do a mani to go with it.  I looked through … Continue reading

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