Returning to Travel: San Luis Obispo

What a long, strange trip these last 15 months have been. At last, California is reopening and now it’s time for much more normal, pleasant trips. The stay-at-home orders have been replaced by leave-your-home orders… OK, not so much orders as recommendations. And perhaps the ideal place to begin your post-Covid adventures is beautiful San Luis Obispo. The Central Coast was hit hard by the … Continue reading Returning to Travel: San Luis Obispo

3, 2, 1, Action on Big Bear Lake

Finding new adventures in California is quite an easy task. Just a few hours drive in any direction and you’ll find yourself in a completely new terrain whether that’s wine country, desert, mountains, canyons, or the ocean. California bragging rights often consist of being able to experience three lanscapes in one day. Due to the pandemic, I hadn’t seen my mom who lives in Connecticut … Continue reading 3, 2, 1, Action on Big Bear Lake

A Sustainable Lifestyle Is an Attainable Lifestyle

It wasn’t so long ago that a sustainable lifestyle implied by extension a luxury lifestyle. Sure, we could all shop with our cloth tote bags, drink from reusable water bottles, and make an effort here and there to purchase the sustainable option. But not everyone was able to run out and buy a Prius, or more recently, a Tesla. And sustainably sourced foods have generally … Continue reading A Sustainable Lifestyle Is an Attainable Lifestyle

Dine & Drive at 917 (K)afe at Porsche Experience Center

Between the quarantining, business closures, and diminished travel opportunities, the pandemic has been the lifestyle equivalent of the morning commute on the 405. But with the new relaxed CDC guidelines and perhaps an end in sight, it feels like the road is as open as it was when we were first told to stay home. And now it’s time to give it some gas and … Continue reading Dine & Drive at 917 (K)afe at Porsche Experience Center

20 Design Tips I learned at Palm Springs Modernism Week

Indoor-outdoor living is synonymous with Palm Springs. The design and architecture meshed with the desert landscape are the best in the country. Just hop on your bike in neighborhoods near Villa Royale, Del Marcos, Miramonte Resort and Spa, or Hotel Triada and swoon at the mid-century homes with a pop of color at each door or imagine what lies behind the hedges and swaying palm … Continue reading 20 Design Tips I learned at Palm Springs Modernism Week

A Mammoth Road Trip – California’s Outdoor Adventure

The first time I drove to Mammoth from LA was at night with a group of friends to celebrate New Year’s sometime around 2008. I had just flown from Connecticut and remember the dark drive as creepy and eerie. Fast forward 12 years later and I’m finally returning to the ski the mammoth mountains of California, which has been put off for far too long … Continue reading A Mammoth Road Trip – California’s Outdoor Adventure

Treat yourself or your Valentine

During the pandemic we all need a little self-care to get us through these days of uncertainty, so surprise your loved one (or buy it for yourself) this Valentine’s Day with a little pick me up to show them they are loved. A small token of appreciation goes a long way – whether it’s a box of homemade scones or a stylish chapeau. Here’s the … Continue reading Treat yourself or your Valentine

Drive-thru the 1st Annual WonderLand this season for holiday joy

If you made it to Haunt’Oween LA then you remember the Halloween joy that was spread –as this immersive drive-thru experience included elaborate haunted homes, immersive story-scapes, character actors, and major candy dumps right through the sunroof of your car. Save the date for Experiential Supply Co.’s next holiday drive-thru experience, their 1st Annual “Wonderland” starting on November 30 – December 23 and December 26 – … Continue reading Drive-thru the 1st Annual WonderLand this season for holiday joy