Sunday Brunch in the Canyon | Jason Schiffer’s Manna Hatta Bourbon Punch

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A week ago, we collected a couple dozen chicken eggs and drove the trusty Volvo down into the canyon. The occasion: Sunday Brunch with friends at the Mayfield Estate. Even before we arrived, I knew it was going to be a beautiful day. What I didn’t realize was how much this afternoon would remind me… 

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Tangerine Strawberry Banana Kale Smoothie

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There’s something sexy about a man who reads the morning paper, likes his coffee black and pays our bills on-time. So… grown-up. I don’t look like a grown-up… not even close. At the moment, I’m wearing a green shirt with orange tights… and brown boots. And maybe a purple headband. Oh, and my eye shadow… 

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Celadon Mojito | Bon Appetit RSVP Redux

Celadon mojito.

Be careful what you wish for, right? It got hot this week. So hot, we broke all-time high temperature records in Southern California. Have I mentioned we live without air conditioning? And in a house with picture-windows that don’t open? We’re dying here. Because I’m a big procrastinator, I waited until Monday evening after work… 

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Strawberry Lemonade | Smith Bites

RGB Garden Strawberries

      For the record, we’re uber flattered by the #FF mentions on Twitter, but we’re not always at good at reciprocating the love. That’s because I leave for the office at 6:45 AM on Friday mornings and don’t come home ‘till date nite’s over. (Yes, Mr. RGBistro and I still go to date… 

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Painkiller to the Rescue

Today’s RGB garden photo: chive blossoms! I think it could pass for one of the plants from The Lorax (Dr. Seuss). The question now is, “what are we gonna do with all these chives???”         And sadly, I’m on day three; THREE!!! of a nasty migraine. Lucky for me, I recently spent… 

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