Weekend Getaway

It’s my birthday month — and if there is one thing that I’m good at doing, it’s stretching out a celebration! But this year’s big birthday destination pick even surprised Kevin. When I suggested Pittsburgh, he only had one thing to say — “Pittsburgh…Really??!” But listen up skeptics, Pittsburgh is on…

It’s easy to forget how spoiled we are in Southern California. I still have flashbacks from my days in Boston — trudging through the snow and (irrationally) imagining that I’d never be warm again! Besides the obvious upgrade in weather, Southern California has a lot of advantages including good wine….

Heading to Philadelphia for Christmas? Kevin and I recently returned from a weekend with the family in Philly. There isn’t a better time to visit the city than the holidays with special museum exhibits, festivals and Christmas markets right in the heart of downtown. Plus, the food! If I lived…

This year, I surprised Kevin for his birthday with a trip to Seattle (including the nearby San Juan Islands and Mt. Rainier). It was a big birthday year for him. You know, the kind of birthday where some people stop counting (or in LA, where we start subtracting!). To avoid the reality of getting older,…