The Magic of The Secret Garden On Easter With Roasted Potatoes & Eggs

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This Easter, I was thinking about what I could offer my lovely readers. Like many holidays, Easter itself is a time of delight for children, however in my opinion, Easter is more so for little ones because rather than holiday parties and gifts for young and old, we focus on the youth with Easter baskets and Easter egg hunts just Read More …

Bridget Jones’s Diary Omelet & Orange Marmalade On Toast

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I realize that many of the movies I select to do posts on are originally books. I suppose a bestselling book makes a good story on film and is a testament to my selective film taste as well as literary eye. So this time around I’m starting the year off writing about a book that befittingly starts off on New Year’s Day Read More …

Caviar and Blini With Champagne

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Happy New Year! I can’t believe that we are almost to the end of 2016 already! When you live season to season, you really don’t realize where the time has gone. Some of us plan something special to ring in the New Year – perhaps a night full of memorable movies and munchies with lots of popcorn. For much of the world Read More …

“Ask Deepak About Health & Wellness” E-Book Giveaway & Latest 21-Day Meditation Experience, Creating Peace from the Inside Out

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It’s almost that time of the year again. Soon we will be entwined in the hustle and bustle of the holidays. With start of Halloween it’s never ending until the new year. Last year the response to my post on the Deepak and Oprah 21 Day Meditation Experience was very positive as a self-grounding resource prior to the holidays. This Read More …

Restaurant Week & Stay At Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

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I happened to make it to San Diego during Restaurant Week. I caught the last few days of it while I was staying in Downtown at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. It has a charm of its own with a naval theme that is complemented by bay and marina views. Although none were participating in Restaurant Week, the Read More …

Ponte Winery Estates & Grape Stomp

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September is harvest season all over California. I believe grape harvest season is the best time to visit wineries because the weather is a bit cooler and the ripe grapes hang beautifully everywhere. Just like in Italy, the early fall is perhaps the most beautiful season to visit when everything comes alive with festivals and celebrations. In California, the famous Read More …

Staying & Dining At The Palazzo & Venetian Resort Hotels

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While I just couldn’t make it to Italy this month to bring you my Italian inspirations or an autumn in Italy, I do want to report on my visit to what you might call the closest to Italy in America …. in a kitschy way. I did not head to Little Italy, but this month I made it over to Read More …