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making the leap : commiting to home ownership

Kathleen Finnegan You’ve saved for a down payment. You’ve pored over the local listings for months. Touring open houses has become part of your weekend ritual. But months, perhaps years, have passed and you are still in your rental. For many first-time homebuyers, pulling the trigger on a purchase can be a frightening experience. Will you be happy there? Will you like your neighbors? Will you be tied down—house rich and cash poor? What if you lose your job? Will you hate your... Continue Reading >

rose bowl flea market

Kathleen Finnegan It had been a while since we  made our way over to the Rose Bowl flea market, so I headed out a few weeks back. We had such a great time strolling up and down then isles packed with interesting trinkets - definitely worth the trip! If your in the Pasadena area, check it out! Here is some info, Rose Bowl Flea Market and Market Place is held on the second Sunday of every month, regular admission starts at 9am for the general public at $8.00... Continue Reading >

Orange-Cranberry Gin and Tonic

Kathleen Finnegan   This tasty little number is really great all year, but something just says holiday to me! Ingredients 1 (2-inch) orange rind strip 1 tablespoon fresh cranberries* 1 teaspoon sugar 1 cup ice cubes 3 tablespoons gin 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1/4 cup tonic water Preparation Muddle orange rind strip, fresh cranberries, and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Add ice cubes, gin, and fresh orange juice. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Pour into an 8-oz. glass; top with tonic water. Serve immediately. *Frozen cranberries,... Continue Reading >

shaken or stirred?

Kathleen Finnegan   Its almost time to start thinking about Holiday parties and when I am entertaining one of my favorite things to do is think up interesting cocktails - with a twist! With Halloween around the corner, here are a few of my favorites! Cactus Pear Margarita What's the Twist? Cactus Pear. The concoction is blended with 2 ounces silver tequila, 1 ounce Cointreau or Triple Sec, 1 ounce cactus pear syrup (available at cherisdesertharvest.com) and a 1/2-ounce fresh lime juice. Pour all the liquids into a... Continue Reading >

Kathleen Finnegan

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