Travels

Vacation Ideas for Summer 2014: Family Fun Cowboy Style at the Rainbow Trout Ranch

  Hey Howdy Hey!  Well, that’s how you and your family will be greeting each other for a few days or weeks after you return home.  I wanted to do a quick write up on the Rainbow Trout Ranch. My husband and I love to fly fish and several...

Multiplicity! Herb Goat Cheese Spread?, Sauce?, Dressing? You Decide!

   

I’m Back From The Trail!

As you may have noticed, I’ve been away!  I hate to post ahead of time that I’m leaving town.  That seems safety averse to me.  My husband and I just returned from hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in Peru.  What an adventure!  It’s our 15 year anniversary...

Need A Beach Read? ‘Gone Girl’ Will Do The Trick!

       Chilling, mysterious, shocking, twisted…all words that I come away with to describe Gillian Flynn’s book Gone Girl.   Flynn carefully constructs her lead characters, however, a 180° turn is in store for Nick and Amy.  Who to believe, who ’s side to take?  You will not...

The Long Weekend: Healdsburg, CA

My husband recently surprised me with a trip to Healdsburg, CA to celebrate my Leap Year birthday.  We traveled with my lifelong friend Julianna and her husband, another lifelong friend.  The fact that they were also joining us was a wonderful surprise as well.  Healdsburg lies in the heart...

LLL Great Gifts: All You Need Is LOVE

This unique and very beautiful gift box from Molly Dooker is one-of-a-kind and makes a fabulous gift for Valentines Day or for a special couple as a wedding gift.  I received this little package last week from my in-laws and what a nice surprise.      It was a...

Take Me Away: Tiamo, Fly Fishing Heaven

Tiamo!  That word says it all.  Tiamo is truly an off-the-beaten path upscale fishing retreat.  It has something for everyone.  If you are a hard-core fly fishing enthusiast, this is the place for you.  Tiamo, which is located on South Andros in the Bahamas, is only accessible by boat....

A “Little” Made in the USA Moment: Pride Mountain Vineyards

My husband and I had the opportunity to visit Napa Valley a few years ago and one of the amazing wineries we visited was Pride Mountain.  We had been drinking Pride Mountain wines for several years, but our visit definitely solidified Pride Mountain as one of my favorite wineries....