Travel Favorites & More

Travel Favorites & More

We are getting ready to leave for France and Spain this week and I wanted to share a few of my favorite travel items.  When taking a long flight I like to be comfortable, but yet somewhat stylish so when I arrive at my destination I can hit the ground looking half way decent!  For […]

A healthy breakfast idea

A healthy breakfast idea

A couple of weeks ago our friends invited us to spend the weekend at their lovely Santa Cruz beach home!  If you’ve never been to this funky beach town, located one hour from the bay area, then you must check it out!  I would say it has a little bit of something for everyone on […]

Samson’s Cocktail

Samson’s Cocktail

When I recently saw this drink advertised in, of all places, the summer catalog of Vineyard Vines, I knew I had to make this tropical drink immediately! It sounds like the photographers of Vineyard Vines met a man named Samson on their recent photo shoot in the Caribbean, who inspired this drink.  Well, Samson, I […]

San Francisco……4th of July fun!

San Francisco……4th of July fun!

Last weekend we spent the 4th of July celebrating in San Francisco with our family and friends. Our July 4th plans tend to vary a bit from year to year depending on what we feel like doing. When our kids were younger we spent many years in Mexico celebrating the 4th soaking up as much sun […]

Summer Salad

Summer Salad

Here is one of my favorite go to salads that is quick and easy and so very healthy!  I really enjoy making it in the summer when cucumbers and tomatoes are at their absolute best!  It has three simple ingredients and makes for a nice side salad with dinner, or it can be a very […]