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Let’s Chat – Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Nov 6, 2015

Wonderful Weekend
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Hey, hey, hey!
Friday – I made it! It was a long and big week, but I made it and feeling pretty good about it… Is anyone else looking at their calendar just absolutely amazed that we are well into November?!! How did this happen? Oh well, it’s here…I have to say I wish I was raking the leaves, instead I am “enjoy” the sweltering heat of Florida! I am absolutely ecstatic about this weekend. I am just happy to be home and have a chance to play catch-up before the holiday season commences. We will be busy with weekend activities, celebrating the sous-chef’s 15th birthday, catching up friends, time at the playground, movie nights and Christmas cards, yikes…that was scary to say out loud!
What are your plans this weekend?
Hope you have a wonderful weekend! 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~It’s safe to say that this week’s “Interesting” reads were dear and near to me…any interesting reads you’d like to share?

Wine NOT: If you are new to wine, check out this great article on 10 essential tips for learning to drink wine. Actually, even if you’re not new to wine, it’s a good read.
Wine on a budget, why not?

I know, rosé  season is “over”, but since I like to break the rules, rosé  s still “THE” wine in my house…my summer obsession continues.. but is my rosé  habit ruining my teeth?? Say it ain’t so!

Weird wine pairing? yes, please…bring it on! If not for you, they at least make a good conversation piece.

If you ever want to know if someone is telling you the truth, watch what their body is saying versus the words they are giving you…99% of the time, go with the body language…I was reminded of that lesson, yet again…

#whostheboss No one, if you work at Zappos. Would you or could you like and do your job better without a boss?

Though I have my very strong opinion of the ending of “The Intern”, I love all Nancy Meyers’ movies and this interview proves how cool she really is…

While on the topic of Nancy Meyers…she’s known not only for her irresistible chick flicks but also (possibly even more so) for her idyllic sets. It’s fascinating to see the real cost of the dreamy homes in “Something’s Gotta Give”, “It’s Complicated” and her latest…”The Intern”
Interesting Reads


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