Presidents Day weekend Pocono Ski Trip!

We were looking for a destination for a family ski trip this year. And, since I haven't been skiing in at least 12 years, I had no idea where to start. We ended up renting a small "ski in ski out" townhouse right on Camelback mountain. We love private home rentals, a la AirBnb, VRBO,... Continue Reading →

I didn’t go anywhere sunny, and I wrote a depressing blog post about it!

Did you know that life doesn't always turn out the way you planned? Or that sometimes travel is not affordable or realistic when you've just started a new demanding full-time job, you only have 10 vacation days for the year, and are saving money for a new house? See one of the keys ingredients of... Continue Reading →

ISO Sun and Sand

Friends and lovers, I need help finding someplace tropical to visit with my family this winter. I'm looking for recommendations of places to visit (and feature on this super fun blog) for a beach vacation in the Caribbean, Mexico or the Dominican Republic. Looking for hotels, resorts, AirBnb rentals, or unique off-the-beaten path destinations with... Continue Reading →

Romantic Winter Getaway

Not sure how I ended up going to Virginia (for fun) twice in the past few weeks. But, alas, strange things happen. And folks, Virginia is beautiful. Especially in the snow. I mentioned in my spa getaway post that we had looked at The Salamander Resort and Spa but it didn't make the final cut?... Continue Reading →

Virginia is for (spa) lovers

I'm lucky to have dear friends I've known since childhood. And I'm really lucky, and happy and relaxed, when I get to leave the kids behind and take a few nights off with these long time besties. You read it right people. It's a spa weekend getaway. And we deserve it. For one glorious weekend,... Continue Reading →

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