Posts Categorized: Travel

An ode to my houseplants


As I get ready to travel for Thanksgiving this week, I’ve been spending a lot of minutes thinking about the houseplants that I’ve been dutifully watering on my windowsill. For example, this pretty Boston fern: I’m worried it won’t make it through the weekend! I water it twice a day right now since it has… Read more »

Travel Page: Southern California


A month late, but at last—a recap of my trip to California to see my little sister. It was so nice to be able to take a week and pop out for a visit and some road tripping around LA. I miss her! But man, did I run her ragged during my stay. Seven days… Read more »

Lemonade-inspired lunch


When I was in sunny CA two weeks ago, my sister Alyssa made the most delicious dinner! It was a variation on a recipe from Lemonade, a great lunch chain on the west coast that defines it’s cuisine as Southern California comfort food. One word: Yum. In their cookbook, they have a recipe for Avocado,… Read more »

Hollywood Costume Exhibit in LA


When I was in California last week to see my sister, I had the chance to see the Hollywood Costume exhibit currently on display at the LACMA. Seriously, if you’re in the LA area, go now. There are 150 movie costumes on display from so many favorite films: Pretty Woman, Indiana Jones, Mary Poppins and more…. Read more »

The weekend is here!


Happy Friday, my darling readers! I’m off on vacation for the next week to visit my little sister. Yay! We’re planning a mini-detour from Laguna Beach to check out Palm Springs. I’ve never been and we’ve been eyeing the Saguaro as a place to stay. So colorful and fun, right? Wishing you a wonderful and… Read more »