Tag Archives: Horse racing

These Boots are Once Again Made for Walking

I’ve put these boots through a hell of a lot. It’s fitting that instead of throwing them out I decided to upcycle them and make them into a whole new boot. Yea for leather restoration. I love recycling clothing, boots included. In order to live a sustainable lifestyle sometimes you have to give boots a …

18 Wheels and a Dozen Stories about Ponies

When I was a five year old little girl I wanted to be a truck driver when I grew up. I have no recollection of ever uttering the words “Mommy I want to be a truck driver” but my mom has a drawing I made from kindergarten of cartoon five year old me driving an …

Sriracha Candied Bacon Jerky

I love those early spring days waking up at dawn to watch the sunrise from my porch with a steaming coconut Chai Latte and smelling spring time on the mountain air. It’s almost as Sriracha Candied Bacon Jerky!   We may be in the midst of a terrible drought here in Southern California but for some …

Kentucky Derby Day Picks

Where ever you are celebrating this Kentucky Derby Day on the first Saturday in May, your Santa Anita wagering ambassadors are here with some great handicapping tips from Santa Anita Park to Louisville, Kentucky. This has to be the most wide open Kentucky Derby in many years and it is looking ripe for an upset …

The Best Fascinator for your Upcoming Kentucky Derby Party!

It’s Kentucky Derby week and you know what that means! Bottomless mint juleps? Maybe! Million dollar races horses galloping through the bluegrass of Kentucky? Probably! Or hats, hats, hats! Yes if it’s nearing the first Saturday in May that means you need to have your favorite hat or fascinator ordered well in advance from Nordstrom …