PHOTO: Dancing under the Stars by Richter MachThunder

I haven’t had a chance to spend much time in the Las Cruces area, but this capture in the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument is inspiring me to make plans to get down there! Image by Richter MachThunder.


This looks like the perfect addition to a spring Sunday brunch! I love egg salad, especially this time of year, and adding green chile to the mix and making a slider instead of a traditional sandwich is a welcome change in my book.

HIKE: Sun Mountain Trail

Learning the names of the mountain ranges that surround Santa Fe is one of the hallmarks of becoming a local and learning the names of certain peaks is even more fun! I love the two round mountains located behind St. John’s College called Monte Sol (Sun Mountain) and Monte Luna (Moon Mountain). Here’s a hike … Read more

PHOTO: On the Trail by Geraint Smith

The colors in this capture are stunning and I especially love the purple against the sage green. Fantastic! Image by Geraint Smith.


If you like Sangria, then here’s a twist to try the next time you whip up a batch: add the taste of prickly pear! This recipe calls for using Prickly Pear Margarita Mix, so you can also make some margaritas while you’re at it.


My buyers are under contract to purchase this gorgeously lavish property! In a superb Eastside location, this property has a main house, guest house, pool, gym, lovely landscaped grounds, and Sangre views. 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 5,719 square feet, .52 of an acre. Offered for $3,375,000.

Cooking Inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe

Santa Fe School of Cooking has so many amazing classes that look so yummy and fun! This one especially caught my eye since O’Keeffe is a favorite artist of mine and where else but Santa Fe could you learn to cook recipes inspired by her? The dishes to be prepared include Arugula Salad, Corn Soup, … Read more

Santa Fe Home Show & Remodelers Showcase

This weekend is the annual Santa Fe Home Show, hosted by The Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association. The largest Home Show in Northern New Mexico; this is one not to be missed! Meet with dozens of manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, design, and home energy system professionals of New Mexico, as well as Northern New Mexico’s … Read more

PHOTO: Colores de Santa Fe by Klaus Priebe

I’m really taken with the colors and textures of this photo. So earthy and gorgeous! Image by Klaus Priebe.


I really love brussels sprouts and this recipe that combines them with grapes, bacon, and red chile olive oil is calling my name. Loud and clear!