Oakland

Oakland

When was the last time you took a trip over to Oakland?  Well, if it has been awhile, then you need to get yourself over there and enjoy this lovely city that is going through a major transformation!  With housing prices so high in San Francisco, many people are now moving over to this sunny […]

Favorite San Francisco Peninsula lunch spots

Favorite San Francisco Peninsula lunch spots

Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed your holiday and that your 2016 is off to a fabulous start!  How are those resolutions going?  Maybe one of your resolutions is to meet up with friends more often?  What better time than the new year to make connections with people you haven’t  seen for the […]

My home at Christmas

My home at Christmas

How is your holiday going?  I think I’m finally finished with my holiday shopping after taking one last trip to the mall last night with my older daughter.  I think the key is to go as late as you can to avoid the crowds and to find a parking spot.  It was actually an enjoyable […]

Christmas in San Francisco

Christmas in San Francisco

Every year around this time my girlfriend and I head into San Francisco for some holiday fun.  Her birthday just happens to fall right before Christmas so it is the perfect time for a mini getaway to our favorite city, which is 30 minutes away, but a world away from the suburbs.  Our go to […]

Laguna Beach & The Montage Hotel

Laguna Beach & The Montage Hotel

My husband and I recently spent the first few days of our anniversary in beautiful San Diego, and concluded our trip in Laguna Beach at the lovely Montage Hotel.  The Montage is definitely a special occasion kind of hotel and the type of resort where you would enjoy celebrating a milestone birthday or big anniversary. […]

San Diego

San Diego

My husband and I recently spent a blissful four days in sunny southern California celebrating our anniversary.  We spent the first two days of our getaway in beautiful San Diego, which I hadn’t been to since our kids were toddlers, and now are teens.  I had only been to the kid-centirc locations in San Diego […]