Some of my favorite things about this time of year are the seasonal treats that accompany it. As days grow a bit shorter and nights become a bit cooler, I get excited for all things fall, including homemade apple pie and fresh apple cider.
For those of us who love camping and the great outdoors but like certain amenities like bathrooms and a mattress, glamping is the perfect way to get your fix without sacrificing creature comforts.
For Labor Day this year, my family took a trip to Dunton Hot Springs and had the most incredible time. My sister Saree had stayed there previously and recommended it, and upon experiencing for myself, I was completely blown away. Located an hour outside of Telluride off a dirt road (pretty much in the middle of nowhere), and surrounded by gorgeous mountains, rivers, and grazing cows, Dunton Hot springs is heaven on earth.
My godparents’ Joan and Jerry have an amazing ranch in Santa Ynez that I was lucky enough to grow up visiting. They have 20 beautiful acres with horses in the hills of Woodstock Ranch, which is 30 minutes north of Santa Barbara inland. Santa Ynez and Los Olivos are both gorgeous settings filled with organic farms, horses, livestock, lavender farms, and vineyards.
Now that I’m a mom, instead of shopping for myself, all I do is shop for my kids. And of all the places to do it, Paris is by far the most exciting. The city of lights is filled with amazing kids clothes, toys and décor.
After skiing this Christmas holiday we were lucky enough to get to go to the coast of Baja, Mexico with my family. Beautiful and relaxing – we saw whales, dolphins, sea lions, wild horses and jumping Manta Rays -a Baja special.
My family takes a trip together every summer and three years ago we traveled to Italy. Tanner was just nine months old and it was one of the best trips Richard and I have ever taken. It was an especially meaningful trip for Richard, since his mother was born there and he had never been. […]