Saturday, February 13, 2016

My Homestead

A Visit from Hedwig?

(this post is written by Pops) On Friday night, Lita and I were having a quiet evening at home when, unexpectedly, an owl (which, for sure, had a prior life as a kamikaze pilot) came down our... [Read more of this review]


The Bubbster

It’s 2016 and here he is still doing well. If you have a Frenchie then you know about all the issues that can arise (out of nowhere) with these little ones. Today I just thought I’d... [Read more of this review]


Happy New Year!! Happy New Year!!

WOW 2016 is here!!! It seems like forever since I’ve gotten on this blog – sorry about that! I hope all of you are following along on Facebook, Instagram and now Snapchat (litasworldjen)... [Read more of this review]


Halloween Prep in Los Gatos Halloween Prep in Los Gatos

Our town is getting their “HALLOWEEN” on!! I’m so excited…it’s so much fun here and I’m so thrilled to live in an town that gets into the fun of it! Here... [Read more of this review]


Good Morning from SF Good Morning from SF

Just returning from a quick 3-day cruise from Vancouver back to San Francisco and this is my view as I wait to disembark. Not sure I’m ready to return to work tomorrow, but so happy to... [Read more of this review]


Evening Stroll in Vancouver Evening Stroll in Vancouver

It was a glorious evening here in Vancouver last night. They say the weather will change in the next few days, so our timing couldn’t have been better! Here are a few shots around Canada... [Read more of this review]


Vegan Vancouver Vegan Vancouver

Just another quick phone post during our way-too-brief stay here in Vancouver before our cruise. I love this city for so many reasons – one being the amazing variety of food. On all our... [Read more of this review]


End of Summer Fun End of Summer Fun

Pops and I were lucky enough to have a few days with the monkeys over Labor Day weekend. Here at some shots of the fun we had visiting Tiburon, Angel Island and Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (Posting... [Read more of this review]


Malibu Day 1 – 2015 Malibu Day 1 – 2015

We took the monkeys on a road trip for a few days of fun in Malibu in Southern California!!  Of course, all road trips have their tasty snack-attack stops as seen above! We arrive at Paradise... [Read more of this review]


Hiking in the Santa Cruz Mountains Hiking in the Santa Cruz Mountains

What a gorgeous day for hiking in the Santa Cruz Mountains near Land of Medicine Buddha! (P.S. I’m attempting to create this post solely from my phone!!)       Happy 4th of July weekend... [Read more of this review]


Train to Sacramento Train to Sacramento

Even though I haven’t finished posting about our Utah trip (some things came up), I’m leaping ahead to share our train trip adventure from this past week. To kick off summer with... [Read more of this review]


Staying in the Valley of the Gods Staying in the Valley of the Gods

After our Petroglyph hike and our visit to Goosenecks, we had some time to relax at The Valley of the Gods B&B, so I took a moment to snap a few photos of the glorious afternoon. The lighting... [Read more of this review]


Goosenecks State Park Goosenecks State Park

As if seeing those amazing petroglyphs on our hike earlier in the day weren’t enough, we then make a pit stop at Goosenecks State Park. Now, I’ve definitely seen photos of this... [Read more of this review]


Valley of the Gods – Petroglyphs Valley of the Gods – Petroglyphs

Day 4 of our vacation brings us FABULOUS weather. The sun is shining, the views from the B&B are spectacular, we’re rested and ready to get out there and hike. Our friends, Kimberly... [Read more of this review]


the Moki Dugway the Moki Dugway

After leaving Natural Bridges State Park, we continued our journey to our B&B in The Valley of the Gods with the final leg of the journey being a ride down the Moki Dugway. The Moki Dugway... [Read more of this review]


Natural Bridges State Park Natural Bridges State Park

As if this trip hasn’t been already way more fabulous than I could imagine, we continue along with Day 3. We leave beautiful Moab and drive South in a caravan with our friends Eddie &... [Read more of this review]


Dead Horse Point State Park Dead Horse Point State Park

We continue on Day 2 of our trip where we head to Dead Horse Point State Park after visiting Arches National Park. Dead Horse Point is located outside of Moab at an elevation of about 6,000... [Read more of this review]


Arches National Park Arches National Park

Here we go with Day 2 of our trip to Southern Utah….I’m splitting this day into 2 posts because, well, we saw 2 very distinct areas and thought they deserve to each have their own... [Read more of this review]


Moab, Utah Moab, Utah

So, seriously, we just had the BEST vacation E.V.E.R!!! We flew into Salt Lake City from San Jose on Alaska Airlines – um, did you know you get free beer and wine on this airline?!?! For... [Read more of this review]


Bubba’s Best Friend Bubba’s Best Friend

Bubba has a BEST Friend! Meet SIMBA! He’s our neighbor’s dog. They are inseparable when together…and just so stinkin’ cute in their own ways. There’s the sturdy,... [Read more of this review]


Springtime Begins Springtime Begins

I hesitate to even speak of Springtime as most of my New England relatives deal with yet more snow! but…. there are absolutely beautiful signs of Spring happening around here. First, there’s... [Read more of this review]


Randomness 2015 – Series #1 Randomness 2015 – Series #1

Um, so you may have noticed there’s not a lot of posting going on here at the blog this year. I assure you though, there is more posting happening on other social media platforms and hope... [Read more of this review]


Westlini Westlini

Aaahh this boy!! My youngest Grandson – my hubby’s “mini-me”. He is in-a-word just AWESOME! He keeps us all so very entertained with his constant chatter, ideas, expressions... [Read more of this review]


Happy Holidays Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from me and my crew…yep this is us. We don’t seem to take those lovely family pics – which is why I fit in here oh-so-well! holiday shot test #1 of 40   We... [Read more of this review]


O Olive Oil & Vinegar O Olive Oil & Vinegar

Joy oh joy oh joy!! During our trip to Spain – the glorious land of olives and tapas – I received an email from the O Olive Oil & Vinegar company asking me if I would be interested... [Read more of this review]


Thanksgiving Blessings Thanksgiving Blessings

Happy Thanksgiving!! I know I’ve been a bit MIA lately…off traveling actually and then, well, working…but I’m back and I have so much to share and to be thankful for. First... [Read more of this review]


Bubba’s Wordless Wednesday Bubba’s Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday fun….with my favorite photo model! The ultimate relaxer: Enjoy, ... [Read more of this review]


Princesses Princesses

The princesses…my beautiful little cousins. Oh how fun to be that age and to play dress-up!! I just love these photos and had to share them…oh and I just LOVE these two precious... [Read more of this review]


Keurig 2.0 LOVE! Keurig 2.0 LOVE!

As luck would have it (and I’m so happy it did) I was invited to a Keurig breakfast during BlogHer14. Besides sharing a delicious breakfast with other beautiful bloggers, all of us that... [Read more of this review]


Schoola #GivingStyle Schoola #GivingStyle

My favorite site to purchase gently used children’s clothing (while raising money to support schools in need) Schoola has a new program called #GivingStyle ready for all you fabulous parents... [Read more of this review]


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