Getaways

Hello Hawaii!

Last Thursday night, after a long day of travel, I arrived on thee island of Hawaii. The big island was not an island I had considered visiting, but then my husband heard he'd be spending a few weeks working there and I became intrigued. When I heard that Hilo, the area we'd be staying at, has the most rainfall of… Read More

Favorite Cosmetic Travel Bag by Kiva Designs

I have recently been on a quest for the "perfect" cosmetic travel bag. After testing out six different styles, I finally found one that was definitely a winner and another that came in at a close second. I know there really is no such thing as perfect, in this situation, because everyone likes or needs something a bit different. That… Read More

The Hidden Stairs of Queen Anne Hill in Seattle, WA

In 2009 I read an article in Sunset magazine about the Public Stairs of Queen Anne Hill and was determined that someday I'd check it out. Four years later, my girlfriend and I did just that. It was a beautiful warm sunny day, the kind that remind me why I love the state of WA so much! Start your day… Read More

The-Spring Resort and Spa in Desert Hot Springs, CA

 If you need to unplug, relax or rejuvenate your soul, The-Spring Resort and Spa should definitely be your next getaway! My girlfriend and I recently took a trip to Palm Springs and decided to start our trip by staying at this resort for a couple of nights. Heaven!!!! Our hour drive from the Ontario airport into Desert Hot Springs left us unsure… Read More