I’m over at The Inspired Room today sharing with Melissa and her friends. Would you join me there?

Gardening seems to be more fun in the early summer, I think because it’s fresher and more exciting and the weather is cooler. Later in the summer we have to deal with the weeds, the heat, and it just seems like more work. We love to entertain outside as often as we can and now is a great time to get started …

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Melissa was kind enough to endorse my new book, The Reluctant Entertainer. She’s been a great friend (she also lives on the West Coast) and started blogging around the same time that I did.

The Reluctant Entertainer is my go-to guide for practical and inspiring ideas for opening my home to others. In her gracious and gentle way, Sandy helps us women move past our fears and personal hang-ups by providing the tools and perspective to make entertaining doable and enjoyable. –Melissa Michaels

Thank YOU so MUCH, Melissa, and for inviting me over to The Inspired Room today!

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