traveling with an architect: california

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Okay, Mike won’t technically be called an architect until after so many more hours of documented work and 7 more out of 9 grueling tests (he passed two already, isn’t he so smart) – but for now, architect is close enough… I’ve pointed out many solo travel experiences, whether they were my own or someone […]

last weekend of summer

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

On Friday I went to one of those jewelry parties – Lia Sophia – where I swore I wouldn’t buy anything. But when I won a ten dollar gift certificate for earning the queen of diamonds card during one of the “get to know the company” games, I decided to buy these earrings. I really don’t […]

is the postcard already old school?

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

It looks like I wasn’t the only one blogging about postcards yesterday! I just read on Intelligent Travel that the folks at This Just In have asked readers if they still send postcards…hundreds of responses later – it turns out many people still do.  The truth is, I love receiving them, and I even buy tons of them […]

wine deals in santa ynez valley

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

When Mike and I were in Santa Barbara we went on a wine tour in the Santa Ynez Valley – Wine’ edventures. One of the stops was at the Carina Cellars. I signed up for their email list and now each month I get a newsletter with updates and some deals. This summer they are […]