Free shipping $60+ or half off $30+


The House of Mystery

The Mysteriousness of the Winchester House If you are ever in San Jose, California, the Winchester House is definitely a must see.  From 1886 to 1922 it was home to Sarah Winchester, the widow of William Winchester and the heiress to the Winchester Rifle fortune.  In fact, the Winchester 1873 Repeater was known as “The

Keep your toes in the Sand

There is something in the sea air that just makes you happy. With some of the best weather in the country, Coronado is a resort destination for a perfect beachy escape any time of the year.  The atmosphere is a mix of relaxed and up-scale with so many fun things to do.   Fun things

If the Thread Fits🧵

During the last couple of years I decided to take up a new hobby – quilting!  I found myself loving this new challenge and now I am making quilts for friends and family🧵   After finding and claiming a space in my house that is just mine, I set up my sewing machine and organized

Wine a little, Laugh a lot🍷

Temecula Back in late October, my husband and I took a weekend getaway to the hillside town of Temecula. With its award-winning wineries and great restaurants, Temecula is the perfect resort destination. We went during the end of Harvest Season🍇  Harvest – or “crush” as it is sometimes called- usually falls between August and October.

History Alive in Stone🌲

Experiencing The Hills Whether you are looking for beautiful scenery, epic hikes, amazing wildlife, or history alive in stone, the Black Hills of South Dakota will not disappoint🌲 It may seem like an underrated vacation destination but it will be one to tuck into your memory book. The history of this area ranges from prehistoric

Relax, Rejuvenate, Refresh, Repeat

Relax, Rejuvenate, Refresh, Repeat Yoga is an ancient practice that originated in India. With it’s different poses and breathing patterns, it is designed to improve overall health. Let’s face it, there has to be some benefits if it has been practiced for over 5,000 years. Yoga Formations Many yogis have a preferred class style they tend

Where to ROME in the Eternal City

The Eternal City ✨ They say Rome is the eternal city. This historic place is home to ancient wonders, old world charm and of course gorgeous fashion and design. Millions of people each year step foot through the legendary landmarks, churches, and museums of this densely populated city. After my cousin went to Rome, I

The “Coolest” City in the Desert🌵

A Desert Oasis 🌵   Once you head about 100 miles east out of Los Angeles and see the outlet malls and casinos dim in the rearview mirror, you will be close to a desert oasis unlike any other.  That last stretch of California Highway 111 hasn’t changed much in the 50 years since Hollywood

Celebrating Special Mom-ents🌺

There is one job where you do not need experience or a degree. The salary is non-existent, no paid benefits, and the hours are non-negotiable. It is possibly the toughest job in the world. Good news is that you have the job for life. There are about 85 million women who have this job in

A Spectacle of Lights

It may be an effort to see the Northern Lights, but it is well worth it. It is an experience of a lifetime! Seeing the colorful lights flicker across the sky is on the bucket list of many. What causes this phenomenon, what is the best place and the best time to experience it, and