Friday, August 29, 2008


For all you FOOD LOVERS..that have been asking me about COOKING CLASSES with Hubby the French Chef....

Yes! Robert is again teaching at L'Auberge Edge of Seattle Inn and Cooking in Woodinville September 13th, 2008

Seating is make your reservations now!
What a fun experience check out the recent article in the Seattle Times

Edge of Seattle Cooking Announces
Culinary Getaways Article in the Seattle Times

What's cooking close to home? Culinary getaways.
Some bed-and-breakfasts around Washington state offer cooking classes along with a cozy getaway.Article written by Jackie Smith, Pictures By Ross Mantle of the Seattle Times(reprinted article and pictures)

Chef Robert Houot speaks with cooking-class student George Annillo of Seattle while they work with others to prepare a meal during a "French Regional Cuisine From Alsace" cooking class at L'Auberge Edge of Seattle bed-and-breakfast in Woodinville.(425) 844-4102

Experience the French Joie de Vivre!
L'Auberge Edge of Seattle bed-and-breakfast owner Nancy Gates Douglas laughs with cooking-class students.

L'Auberge Edge of Seattle Cooking Website

Fall Culinary & Wine Tour to the Loire Valley

Modeled after a French Country Inn

Relax In Luxury...and expect to be pampered.
As in the quiet secluded private auberge's of Europe, we are hidden away in the forest of evergreen. Our Inn is especially enticing for lovers of all ages who seek a romantic setting away from it all for the day, week or longer. We are well off the beaten path covering five acres inbetween Redmond and Woodinville on the edge of Seattle. To make a reservation for one of our four units call (425) 844-4102.
Check out our B&B Inn

In addition to hands-on Cooking Classes we also offer Corporate Team Building events as well as Wedding Receptions, Wedding Rehearsal Dinners, Wine Threshold Seminars, and a Tea Service every Thursday afternoon.
$35.00 per person. (minimum of four)
Check out our Tea Service
A Bientot!

Nancy Gates-Douglas;

L'Auberge Edge of Seattle Inn and Cooking.
Call to make reservation (425) 844-4102, or (425) 260-6213 cell
ask for Nancy Gates-Douglas

Monday, August 25, 2008

Fairy Tale Buttons on Pin Wheel Tags

Aren't these adorable I must say! I made these buttons....for Terri of Cottage Violets it was all her idea to make buttons for her delicious little works of art, I really had fun, it was like creating pastel candy~I really enjoy customs orders, and I hope you take time to visit her site and see the fun things she creates~

Thursday, August 21, 2008

I am joining Make Mine Pink for an all new PINK Friday@MMP shopping experience! It's your exclusive invitation to shopping with a twist. Each week, the Boutiques at MMP will feature a well coordinated shopping experience with a theme - an all new approach to Internet shopping. Join us for The boutiques at Make Mine Pink Present "Gotta Have Bling" This PINK FRIDAY! Won't you join us?

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Monday Show and Tell..A "Friends" creation

Gail Friend makes beautiful unique jewelry, using original components, not just by me, but from many she used my hand built rose in her very pretty necklace..I bought one and wear it all the time and just love it .....visit her see more pretties..Fairy Garden Necklace By Gail @ This necklace has a hand made ceramic pink rose with glass green leaves. It is strung with small pale pink teardrop beads. The toggle is a pretty silver leaf. The length is 18". I bought one and wear it often..I just love it..thank you Gail...

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

MMP Retreat!

Make Mine Pink presents Make Mine Pink's “Getting Down to Business” Retreat in historic Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia on September 19-20, 2008. Join the Women of MMP, who are always willing to welcome, mentor and help build a circle of friendship. This is an energized opportunity to network, and gain or enhance business knowledge in a fun and inspiring way~ plus we will have lots of fun, great food, great friends, great information! Casual dress required… stuffiness and worries must be left at home! Are you ready to make an investment in your business We are!

Friday, August 01, 2008

Pink Friday Nifty Nurseries

I just love babies! They are so beautiful. When my three son's were young...those were the sweetest moments of my life. So this weeks Pink Friday Theme Event is one I am looking forward to. Please join us as we celebrate the little ones.

Join us for PINK Fridays @ Make Mine Pink, your exclusive invitation to “Shopping with a Twist," a one stop shopping for a fabulous look, on Friday, August 1, as we present "Nifty Nurseries"

Please take a few minutes to visit the Make Mine Pink Boutiques and see what pretty things they have to offer. I will have a few newer baby items new little cupcake nightlights..clocks, and piggy banks, I hope you enjoy them.
Thanks for taking the time to read this and hope you enjoy shopping!