To Read

To Read: Hippie by Paulo Coelho

I recently finished reading Hippie by Paulo Coelho. While I’ve missed reading a couple of his most recent releases, I’m glad to be back on the Paulo Coelho reading train. When The Alchemist was at the top of it’s fame I went through a phase when I read only his novels. I couldn’t buy them… Read More To Read: Hippie by Paulo Coelho

To Stay

To Stay: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort (Huntington Beach, CA)

What a wonderful surprise the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, CA was. We visited the property for the first time when I planned a last minute family trip over a long weekend. My requirements were that it be near the ocean, walking distance to restaurants and attractions, and be family friendly.┬áThis hotel nailed all of… Read More To Stay: Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort (Huntington Beach, CA)

To Eat

To Eat: La Bonne Vie (Salt Lake City, UT)

La Bonne Vie in Salt Lake City, UT is the cutest little French bakery I ever did see. It’s bright and vibrant and littered with trinkets and cookbooks. Most importantly, it’s full of baked goods including authentic macaroons. Executive Pastry Chef, Xavier Baudinet, is at the helm. Their menu boasts lemon chiffon tarts, golden croissants… Read More To Eat: La Bonne Vie (Salt Lake City, UT)

To Do

To Do: St. Patrick’s Cathedral (New York, NY)

Fun fact: F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda were married at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, NY. The cathedral is located just across from Rockefeller Center. It’s decorated in the Neo-Gothic style and can fit up to 3,000 people. One of the cathedral’s most dramatic features is the stained glass. The stained glass elements are… Read More To Do: St. Patrick’s Cathedral (New York, NY)

To Listen

To Listen: Heart of the Home Podcast

The Heart of Home Podcast is all about putting love and comfort into our homes. I have been focusing on podcasts that revolve around inspiring stories and business. Discovering this podcast is a change in genres that I didn’t realize I needed. Jennifer Stagg hosts. She’s an interior designer and owner of Stagg Designs. She… Read More To Listen: Heart of the Home Podcast

To Relax

To Relax: Zen Spa (Cancun, Mexico)

The Zen Spa located within the Zilara Resort in Cancun, Mexico pushes relaxation over the edge! I know it’s hard to believe that one could need or want even more relaxation while spending time at the beach, but self care should always be a priority. Also, YOLO. There are many treatments to choose from. My… Read More To Relax: Zen Spa (Cancun, Mexico)

To Do

To Do: Urban Air (Clearfield, UT)

I recently took my children to Urban Air in Clearfield, Utah and they had an epic day. It far surpassed our expectations and was so much more than the average trampoline park. Of course, the trampolines are fun, don’t get me wrong. There’s a hug pit to hop into. Many trampoline areas for basic jumping.… Read More To Do: Urban Air (Clearfield, UT)

To Eat

To Eat: Bergen Bagels (Brooklyn, NY)

Since moving away from New York City, I’ve been missing bagels desperately. The distance from my favorite breakfast bread has really inspired appreciate for my former neighborhood haunts. That is to say, I took my easy bagel access far too lightly. Now, whenever I return to visit I always make sure I have time for… Read More To Eat: Bergen Bagels (Brooklyn, NY)

To Do

To Do: Old San Juan (San Juan, PR)

As tempting as it might be to park yourself at a resort while visiting Puerto Rico, a visit through Old San Juan is a must! By accident, we discovered that there is a free tourist trolley that covers a lot of ground. The trolley runs every day of the week and it runs about every… Read More To Do: Old San Juan (San Juan, PR)