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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Summer Road Trip

Hello, hello!!  It feels like it has been forever since I have had a moment to sit down and start writing about our recent road trip.  As you may know from Instagram Chris and I took a 10 day road trip all the way to Atascadero and back.  I have LOTS of photos, recommendations, and […]

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3 Days in San Diego

This year for my birthday Chris and I decided to escape Palm Springs in favor of San Diego.  We made a long weekend of the trip and had no plans other than relaxing.  So, how did we fill the day?  Check out our itinerary + favorites from the weekend! Saturday Check into the Kimpton Solamar […]

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24 Hours in San Diego

Happy Friday!  Can you all believe it’s the first weekend of 2019?  I have (finally) started digging out of the Holiday haze and finding a routine.  Just before Christmas we took a quick trip to San Diego to celebrate an early Christmas with Chris’s kids.  We booked a stay at The Kimpton Palomar and even […]

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Weekend in LA

Happy Monday!!!  This past weekend was such a whirlwind in the best possible way.  For anyone who doesn’t know, I am a huge fan of The Eagles and had never seen them live.  A few months ago Chris came home from work and told me they were playing in LA for two nights so we […]

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Memorial Weekend in Lake Arrowhead

Spending Memorial Weekend in Lake Arrowhead is always something I look forward to.  The feeling of escaping to the lake, Summer concerts, tacos on the patio, and the smell of the pines are instant “Summer” triggers for me.  This year we knew the weather was going to be more Winter than Summer but we still […]

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Viva Las Vegas

Last weekend Chris and I packed our bags, hoped in the car, and headed to Vegas for a few days of fun, sunshine, and fraternity memories.  Chris’s UNLV fraternity chapter is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year and a group of alumni organized a full weekend of cocktail parties, cabanas, and a huge dinner for […]

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PS Modernism Week

It’s my favorite time of year here in Palm Springs which means one thing…Modernism Week is right around the corner!  Each year Palm Springs hosts thousands of Modernists in October for Modernism Fall Preview and again in February for 10 days of tours, lectures, parties, and history.  It’s a mid century modern dream! The first year […]

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#DarlingGiftGuide – The Traveler

You guys, it’s day 3 of my #DarlingGiftGuide and today I am sharing a few luxe (and some not so luxe) gifts for the avid traveler in your life.  I honestly feel like so many people in my world are on constant travels, like Jenna, my sister, and Lucy.  What better to get the person […]

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Places I Love: PUBlic House

We spent a lot of time in Temecula.  Like, a LOT of time.  It’s the halfway point between Palm Springs & San Diego, it’s only 20 minutes from my grandpa (when he is at the Fallbrook house), and it’s the closest place to go wine tasting.  In the many trips we have tried our fair […]

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