Pink Fire Pointer Ready For Summer!

Ready For Summer!

The first hydrangeas picked from the garden

   Pasta and Fried Zucchini Salad 

White Beans and Tomatoes 

Patio table ready for alfresco dinners

Inspiration table from Beverly Hills Hotel, decorated by my friends for my birthday
I would love to recreate this!

Close-up of the table, how gorgeous are these peonies!

New summer cocktails, Blood Orange Prosecco

Fresh Peach Fuzz

Stack of summer books to read

A weekend get-away to the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito


"Summer afternoon -- summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language." -- Henry James

Just a few thoughts about summer, with many more to come.  Here's to many beautiful summer afternoons!

Salads and cocktails from "Plenty" by Yotam Ottolenghi and "Fabulous Parties" by Peggy Dark