QUESTION:
My biggest challenge when I start to, as you say, dream big is…entitlement. Somehow, as soon as I dream about what I would really like, my ‘other brain’ says: ‘Oh no, you don’t deserve that.’ It’s really quite frustrating.” – Blondie

ANSWER:
Blondie my darling,

When you feel that you do not “deserve” wealth and/ or a worry-free happy and enjoyable life, how do you explain the people who HAVE those things and what makes THEM deserve it and not YOU?

Think about it for a second – It is not academic brain- power. There are PLENTY of super-rich not so smart bunnies running around out there. Think of some sports stars, some musicians, etc. Conversely, there are plenty of POOR and brilliant scientists, mathematicians.

It’s summertime! Take your entertaining outside with this fresh and delicious starter inspired by the famous crudites from Club 55 in glamorous Saint-Tropez.

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RECIPE

Dressing
1/4 cup sherry or white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
1 tablespoon chopped tarragon or thyme
Pinch of salt
Freshly ground pepper

Mix all of the above, and slowly add 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, whisking all the time. (You can also shake it all in a large jar.)

Vegetable Platter
A selection of full-size broccoli, cauliflower, assorted peppers, radishes, mushrooms, and cherry tomatoes.

This is my first style obsession video. Here I share my take on the lovely trend of head-to-to white. It’s beautiful, it’s fabulous, and everyone should indulge!