July 29th, 2012 Country House Tableaus…Guest Tour

My friend and antiquing partner, Rusty Fletcher, has done wonders with his brick farmhouse outside Granville,Ohio. Rusty is a talented designer, illustrator and antique dealer who redefines mixing the high/low vintage buys.  Rusty will be set up with me in October at my farm for the fall Rural Society Antique and Garden sale…we often buy […]

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A few great pieces, a King Charles Spaniel and a little Instagram....goes a long way!

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July 20th, 2012 California Part 3…..Gjelina Restaurant

One of the final highlights of my vacation was my patio lunch at Gjelinas in Venice, California. I had read about this restaurant and its chef, Travis Lett, in Food & Wine Magazine, but had no idea it was the same place until after the fact. Lett is known for his locally sourced produce that […]

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July 19th, 2012 IT’S COMING…THE FALL SALE

 

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July 18th, 2012 California Trip Part 2 Big Daddy’s Antiques

After the Rose Bowl Flea Market, my visit to Big Daddy’s was one of the big highlights of my trip. Big Daddy’s Antiques located near Culver City in Los Angeles is a tucked away treasure.  We spent hours walking around, taking photos and looking at the magical birdcages filled with doves, canaries and finches.   […]

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July 17th, 2012 Asian Pesto

It is pesto making time again…even though this heat is stressing everything, the basils seem to be thriving.  This year I put in a twenty foot row of Lime Basil in the kitchen garden.  I still make my stand by  Genovese Basil Italian pesto to put in the freezer, but I love the flavor of […]

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July 16th, 2012 Treasure Hunting California Style

I recently returned from a trip to Southern California to visit family, but I can not go any place without hitting a flea market or antique store, and what better flea market to hit  than the grand daddy of them all, the Rose Bowl Flea Market.  The market is held the second Sunday of every […]

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July 2nd, 2012 Kitchen Garden Friday

After a slow start, this greenhouse like weather has put the potager into overdrive.  My harvest of garlic and French shallots that were planted last fall,  is unprecedented.  I love the true “French” shallots as opposed to the Dutch shallots sold at all the garden centers.  I usually grow the French grey shallot, which is […]

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