Toasting the Happy Couple with Waterford Champagne Flutes

Whether toasting the happy couple with a Champagne Coupe, Flute or stemless glass, when she says yes, it’s time to sip and salute. There is no shortage of glass styles in which to pour your bubbly; you have choices from plastic to Waterford. On our baby girl’s proposal night, we opted for Waterford. Join me… Continue reading Toasting the Happy Couple with Waterford Champagne Flutes

Walk With Me in the Footsteps of an Olympic Athlete

They used to call me Flash Nash. Yep, in 4th grade I participated in Field Day. By the end of all the events that day in May of 1971, I had a new nickname. I was a premature baby and was always a little on the tiny side. (Until I grew up!) Athleticism was never… Continue reading Walk With Me in the Footsteps of an Olympic Athlete

Vernazza and Monterosso, Italy – Travel Guide by CoziNest

I fell in love with Cinque Terre and the villages of Vernazza and Monterosso. “Cinque Terre” is Italian for “5 Lands”. 007 and I were fortunate enough to see 3 of the 5 villages on our recent trip. The villages are located on the Ligurian coast in north western Italy which is often referred to… Continue reading Vernazza and Monterosso, Italy – Travel Guide by CoziNest

A Private Peek into France and Italy

A Private Peek As many of you know, 007 and I recently went globe-trotting across the Atlantic to join a Mediterranean cruise of France, Italy and Greece. I’ve shared a bit about Aix en Provenće and thought I would continue a series on our trip. This is what I call my “global whisper of history”. There… Continue reading A Private Peek into France and Italy

Friends Don’t Let Friends Buy Crappy Souvenirs

Souvenir City Years ago, when I was a Rush Limbaugh fan, I used to laugh right out loud at his “Spatula City” spoofs. He would play a little jingle that was first made popular by Weird Al Yankovich. Spatula City There’s just one place to go for all of your spatula needs Spatula City Spatula… Continue reading Friends Don’t Let Friends Buy Crappy Souvenirs

CoziNest Photo Caption Contest and Giveaway

Contest to Win…. I bought you something in Greece! As I walked among the ruins of Olympia, I kept thinking about contests. Races. Wreaths. Olive leaves and togas. I imagined the bath houses of the day, filled with contestants after the event, either exhausted and jubilant, or exhausted and downtrodden. I was surprised when I… Continue reading CoziNest Photo Caption Contest and Giveaway