Travel Guide: Santa Barbara

Picture an idyllic city full of white stucco buildings, red tile roofs, the Pacific Ocean to the West and the Santa Ynez Mountains to the East.  There are palm trees and bougainvillea everywhere you turn and the ocean breeze keeps the Summer temps mild.  Sounds like heaven, right?  That is probably because for so many […]

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Travel Guide: Los Alamos

Imagine a small town somewhere North of Santa Barbara.  There is only one main street through town and not a single traffic light to be found.  There are open fields, plenty of cattle, and rows upon rows of grape vines growing in the distance. Now, imagine that this small town offers tasting rooms on every […]

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Travel Guide: Las Vegas

Once upon a time I traveled to Vegas so often the running joke was that a billboard with my picture welcomed visitors to the city and that I was the unofficial mayor.  That was roughly 10 years ago and clearly lots of things have changed since my Vegas socialite heyday (but I still have a […]

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Travel Guide: Santa Maria

^^ How do you go visit your high school and not jump for joy??? Class of 2000! ^^ No judgement fellow Righetti alum! My grandma graduated from my rival high school so it felt appropriate to snap a photo in her memory. I am so excited to share this travel guide with all of you!  […]

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Travel Guide: Temecula

It seems like I find myself in Temecula at least once a month.  My grandparents live in Fallbrook, a community about 20 minutes south of Temecula and we do drop off/pick up for Chris’s son there…so Temecula feels like a second home at this point!  I used to feel like it was just another Southern […]

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Travel Guide: Lake Arrowhead

I am so excited to finally be sharing this post with you guys!  As some of you may know my family has had a home in the Lake Arrowhead area since I was 4 years old and I consider Arrowhead my hometown.  Between childhood visits for Holidays, moving to the area when I was 10, […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Palm Springs

By far the #1 question I get asked is: what should I do while in Palm Springs?  My little town has become quite the destination in the past few years thanks to Coachella (you can catch my survival guide HERE), cool new hotels, an up & coming culinary scene, and of course, the 350+ days […]

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