Antigua

Antigua was the capital of the Spanish colony of Guatemala, which encompassed most of modern day Central America and parts of Chiapas, Mexico.  Named Santiago de los Caballeros in antiquity, Antigua was founded in March 10, 1543, following the destruction of the first capital, the original Santiago de los Caballeros.  Antigua was the seat of Spanish…

Semana Santa

Last year we started our Easter Sunday with a bright bouquet of yellow and yellow/red variegated tulips, ombre easter eggs, Lake Champlain chocolate bunnies, goldenrod candles in crystal candle sticks, blue/green Guatemalan placemats with butter yellow napkins, homemade chocolate croissants, eggs poached in a bed of fresh baby spinach, and a dry bubbly breakfast Rosé….