Articles written by: Wendy VanHatten

Your Favorite Travel Purse
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Your Favorite Travel Purse

Travel Purse…What is Your Favorite? by Wendy VanHatten For those of you who travel with a purse, what do you look for in the ideal purse? Should it be roomy enough to carry guide books, a camera, or a small notebook? If so, does it get filled with everything else? […]

Buying Wine
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Buying Wine

Buying Wine by Wendy VanHatten Have you ever walked into a wine shop and felt lost? Maybe there were too many bottles, or you weren’t sure what you should buy, or you weren’t sure if the wine you picked up was a good price. Next time that happens… Talk to the […]

Looking For Gems in Lake County
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Looking For Gems in Lake County

Lake County, California by Wendy VanHatten We all look for different things when we travel. Relaxation, unwinding, and some pampering? Cruising on a lake? Maybe tasting award-winning wines is on your list. Or, looking out the window at some olive trees while trying scrumptious oils made from the olives on […]

Cheesecake Swirled Brownies
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Cheesecake Swirled Brownies

Cheesecake-Swirled Brownies by Wendy VanHatten Makes 16 2-inch square, thick brownies Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350°F. Butter an 8-inch square baking pan. Brownie batter 1 stick (1/2 cup or 4 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into pieces 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1 cup sugar […]

Who Wants To Go To Italy?
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Who Wants To Go To Italy?

Want to go to Italy? by Wendy VanHatten Better question…want to go and learn to cook? I’m in. Looking for a fantastic cooking experience in Tuscany? Recently, I partnered with the owners of Watermill at Posara, Tuscany. This unique setting is the ideal place for their relaxing, inspiring, fun-filled painting […]