Home Away From Home: My Life As Agador

Update: An excerpt of this post was featured on Offbeat Home & Life. Thanks to Megan and Ariel! 

I’m a fortunate woman.

As many of you may know, looking for work is a pain in the ass. It’s expensive. It’s frustrating. It’s a lot of waiting around while someone else judges your skill set and value. Fun, right? Well, I find that it can be a happier time with friends and family around.

In “Hosting With Style – Beretta Fleur’s Guide to Parties and Homemaking”, I wrote a chapter called Gracious Hospitality, and I’ve been living it for the past month. Here in West Palm, Florida, my sister’s family and my husband and I have been co-habitating under one roof. Husband and I help out with cleaning, organizing, grocery shopping, and childcare while they give us a roof over our heads while we’re looking for ideal jobs and a home in the area. It’s working out really great! Here’s how I’ve been helping to make our Family Compound feel like a functional home for the past month.

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My new role as Faithful Houseboy, Agador Spartacus.

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A Radio Interview – With Visuals!

Here’s a video clip I made to go along with the first 10 minute segment of my December 2012 radio interview with the lovely Jill Hickey of Not So Soccer Mom Radio. We discuss hosting, parties, recipes, my book, pinup culture, and marriage.

The video has images from my book and blog. Check it out! 

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Coming soon: a second video to go along with the second segment, where we discusses the process of the book design and marketing, and includes a special guest call-in by one of my favorite people.

Love,

Beretta