Girlfriends’ Getaway to San Francisco Holiday Style
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Girlfriends’ Getaway to San Francisco Holiday Style I enjoyed a holiday getaway to San Francisco with girlfriends recently. Though we were there on part business, part pleasure, we also celebrated 25 years of friendship. The three of us met the … Want More?

Fall Getaway to Lake Tahoe and a Road Trip Reminder
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Fall Getaway to Lake Tahoe Scott and I planned a quick getaway to Lake Tahoe a couple of weekends ago. The weather had been warm and sunny for weeks here in Northern California. We envisioned brilliant sunshine, with colorful fall … Want More?

A Jazzy Weekend in Napa Valley
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Jazzy Weekend in Wine Country I was recently invited to attend Brian Culbertson’s Jazz Getaway in Napa Valley so naturally Scott and I decided to make a quick weekend out of it. Wine country is beautiful every season, yet this … Want More?

5 Favorite Things to Do in Napa Valley
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5 Favorite Things to Do in Napa Valley I’m often asked about my list of favorite things to do in Napa Valley. Along with incredible scenery, world-class wines and dining, there are a few things that always land on my … Want More?

Getaway to Dry Creek Valley Wine Country, California
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Scott and I tried something new for the updated version of our winter holiday. Though we were unable to fly to Riviera Maya, we decided a short road trip would be just the right idea. Wine country is our favorite … Want More?

Tips for Traveling with Family (and enjoying it!)
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Tips for Traveling with Family Traveling with family is an excellent way to connect and create a lifetime of memories. As a step-mom, I remember a few of the early trips we took with Scott’s three daughters. One of the … Want More?

Wine Country Weekend – Three Day Getaway!
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Wine Country Weekend Fall is a brilliant time of year to escape to Northern California wine country. The leaves are luminescent with hues of autumn; the sky transforms into a deeper shade of blue. Scott and I recently took advantage … Want More?

Date Night: A Double Date and Meeting in the Middle
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When Scott and I started seeing each other, I lived in the San Francisco bay area and he lived in Chico, about 2 hours away. One Tuesday he called me and said, “I can’t wait until the weekend to see … Want More?

The Story of How We Met (and a walk down memory lane in San Francisco)
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The last thing I wanted to do that breezy fall day, back in 1997, was attend an early mental health conference in South San Francisco. I was going through a difficult time in life, a drawn out divorce, and I … Want More?

San Diego Getaway (Mixing Work & Play!)
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The first time I visited San Diego, as a teenager, I felt like I had arrived in a tropical paradise. The waters were shimmery and foliage was lush with palm trees waving in the soft breezes. I hadn’t been to San … Want More?

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