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23 Jun

Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour

The Virginia Robinson Garden's Annual  Tour is one of my very favorite springtime events. On this day, chic women decked out in sunglasses, pearls, garden hats and flats, and men sporting that bare ankled "I just stepped off my yacht look" delight in being Looky Loos of the highest order! The tour is a highlight of the Beverly Hills Spring social season and offers a rare opportunity to step behind the gates of some of Beverly Hills most gorgeous estates. This...
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13 Feb

Looking for the Perfect Valentines Gift?

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your girlfriend or wife.  I am sharing a gift my  husband (otherwise known on this blog as Pushy) sent to me.  I have the best husband!   Imagine how thrilled I was when  my favorite florist, Floral Art LA, sent to me this incredible arrangement and the equally exotic package standing behind it!   And this is the beautiful surprise inside the package. This stunning red Celine crocodile clutch.  You can't really...
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19 Dec

The Story of our Christmas Tree

The happiest time of the year revolves around our Christmas tree.  We love searching for the perfect tree, reuniting with our favorite ornaments again,  hanging each one with care and finally celebrating our grand creation.  It is all about tradition.  And Love.  We are dreaming of a  sparkly White Christmas!  Happy scrolling!   We search all the big tree lots in LA for the perfect Christmas tree. It must be at least 12 feet tall, have lots of...
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15 Nov

Thanksgiving Flower Arrangement Ideas

Thanksgiving is almost here!   Here are photos of arrangements I've created in the past.  Though there are similarities in style throughout, there are also marked differences in color schemes and flowers.  I love to bring stems of autumn leaves into the house. And  I LOVE to make really long arrangements.  I call them "Floats" because they remind me of Rose Bowl Parade floats.  Funny, as you look through the photos, you will also notice design changes in my kitchen...
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11 Nov

How to Get That Cozy November Feeling

As soon as we turn the clocks back each fall, all I want to do is cuddle up with Tony and Romeo, make something really comforting for dinner, light all my candles and enjoy the season.  Seasonal flower arrangements are essential to getting into the mood. The is not the time for tulips even if you can get them at the flower market. This year I started with this look.  I found these really great English candlesticks at a little...
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7 Apr

Picky and Pushy Celebrate Easter

  The most amazing aspect of this Easter design is something you just can't experience unless you recreate it yourself or happen to visit us on Easter day.  And that is the incredible scent.  The scent of the chocolate bunnies, the daffodils,the roses and freesia make the most incredible perfume.  Please click on the link above to hear me read my favorite poem about daffodils, "Daffodils Poem"  by Williams Wadsworth.  ...
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