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ProFlowers Holiday Decor: Deck the Halls Collection

We’re just over a week away from Christmas and our tree is up and so are some of the great decorations I’ve collected over the years.  Because of allergies and asthma in the family, we have had to stick with an artificial tree and we miss that fresh cut scent. The inclusion of live plants […]

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Tips for Winterizing Your Home + $100 Target GC Giveaway #winteriscoming

For the longest time, I wasn’t sure what season we were in.  Californian’s sure do have it good when it comes to the weather, but finally winter is here and for many Americans, it’s time to bundle up and stay indoors! Whether you have a favorite down quilt to bury yourself in or love sitting […]

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Traveling to Turkey During the Winter Season

If you’re getting tired of the relentless rain, the bite of cold snaps and the darkening nights it might be time to book a holiday. Turkey is not an obvious winter destination, but there are plenty of reasons why this endlessly fascinating country is simply better when visited in the off-season. While your peers are […]

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Traveling Turkey during winter season

Traveling to Turkey During the Winter Season

If you’re getting tired of the relentless rain, the bite of cold snaps and the darkening nights it might be time to book a holiday. Turkey is not an obvious winter destination, but there are plenty of reasons why this endlessly fascinating country is simply better when visited in the off-season. While your peers are […]

Benefits of a Muay Thai Camp in Thailand for Holiday

There are many people who love Muay Thai and they are aware of the advantages this sport brings for their health but they simply cannot find a way to practice it regularly. They always have some tasks that need to be completed at work and at home. If you are one of these people and […]

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Photography

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Travel Photography: Recharge at Zuma Beach in Malibu @VisitConejo

The first thing I look for on a media trip itinerary is the amount of time we have to ourselves.  “Down Time,” if you will.  As much as the destination, the events, the food, and the activities entice me of course, having that time to recharge is essential in any itinerary!  I’m sure you see […]

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Travel Photography: Autumn Sunset in Lake Tahoe

Last weekend we spent a few days in South Lake Tahoe and the weather was pretty phenomenal as was the sunsets captured.  We stayed close to the marina at Ski Run Blvd. so the photos include the Tahoe Queen and the beach right outside our resort doors. And, just about 15 minutes later, this beautiful […]

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Food & Drink

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Carmel by the Sea Dining: The Grill on Ocean Avenue

In the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea there is a restaurant that should not be missed!  It’s the Grill on Ocean Avenue, where my husband and I had one of the best restaurant experiences of our lives. To begin with, the location is ideal.  It’s walking distance from anywhere in the village, making it a great location […]

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Conejo Valley: Great Places to Wine and Dine @VisitConejo

Exploring my home state of California is something I love to do.  Even though I’ve spent my 41 years living here, there are so many neat spots that I’ve driven past hundreds of times and hadn’t a clue how many wonderful experiences were an exit away.  On the way to Los Angeles, yet short of […]

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Home & Family

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ProFlowers Holiday Decor: Deck the Halls Collection

We’re just over a week away from Christmas and our tree is up and so are some of the great decorations I’ve collected over the years.  Because of allergies and asthma in the family, we have had to stick with an artificial tree and we miss that fresh cut scent. The inclusion of live plants […]

Winterize Your Home

Tips for Winterizing Your Home + $100 Target GC Giveaway #winteriscoming

For the longest time, I wasn’t sure what season we were in.  Californian’s sure do have it good when it comes to the weather, but finally winter is here and for many Americans, it’s time to bundle up and stay indoors! Whether you have a favorite down quilt to bury yourself in or love sitting […]

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Hotel & Resort Reviews

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4 Great Conejo Valley Hotels @VisitConejo

I may have put the car in front of the horse when I told you about the amazing places to dine in the Conejo Valley before I told you about the great places to stay.  Truth be told, I couldn’t stop drooling thinking about all those great restaurants we checked out!  The desserts, the steaks, […]

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Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino Plus a Private Island! @Aruba

Traveling for the blog has me in resorts, hotels, cabins, and B & B’s and more and more I’m impressed with the personal touches each new place offers. I’ve stayed in a Renaissance property before, they are known for quality and amenities galore.  But when it comes down to choosing a resort when staying on […]

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Wine

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Fifty Shades of Grey Wine Collection + Movie Trailer #FiftyShadesofGrey

It may be just a tad early to start thinking about Valentine’s Day, but I have something to share with you. Something you can plan for, a date night like no other, are you ready for the Fifty Shades of Grey movie? Here’s the trailer… I have to admit, this has me excited!  I’ve yet […]

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Entertainment

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Classic Holiday Movies, Fun Printables #JingleInsiders

I have a fun stocking stuffer idea for you, Jingle All the Way 2 is now on Blu-ray/DVD starring the hilariously funny actor and one of the most familiar voices in movies today, Larry the Cable Guy!  Mine just came in the mail today and I cannot wait to see it, mostly because I was […]

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Cars

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Top Down, Wind in My Hair: 2015 Mazda MX5 Miata Grand Touring Review

I turned 16 in 1989 and I was consumed by things that most teenage girls were.  Things like boys, clothes, shopping, and most importantly, I was old enough to get my driver’s license!  Nevermind that I only lived two blocks from my high school, driving alone with your friends was a rite of passage and […]

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