Julie Anne Rhodes

Toasting A New Era: Eau De Vie Julie Anne

What better way to start out in Jewels from The Roving Stove’s new home, than announcing the release of Eau De Vie Julie Anne in Italy and France, a limited edition bottle of Grappa named after yours truly by the venerable┬áSimini Catering in conjunction with… Keep Reading »

Do You Believe in Ghosts? II

Julie Anne Rhodes
In another lifetime I was Italian. What’s not to love? Breathtaking countryside, bustling cities brimming with history and fine architecture, exquisite art, masterfully crafted jewelry, fashion to die for, let’s not even talk about how charming the men are, and my favorite food!… Keep Reading »

“Life is Short, Eat Dessert First”

My friend Lara and I on the beach in Portugal, 1993

There is not a more perfect pleasure in the world than a cold, creamy ice cream cone after a sweltering day of sun bathing, swimming, and jet skiing. It just wouldn’t be summer without it!… Keep Reading »

BON VOYAGE

Cruising the Caribbean & Panama Canal with mom and dad 1978

My parents showed me enough of the world to whet my voracious appetite for travel forever. BTW, my sister Patty was on that cruise with us (being the sweet big sister I was…I probably knocked… Keep Reading »