12 Trips 12 Months

Travel Diary: A Retreat at Miraval in Arizona

miraval arizona (This post is the third in our series of 12 trips that we are taking this year! You can see all of our previous trips here! Thank you to Miraval and Williams-Sonoma for your hospitality! PS. Are you on our email list? We are planning a travel giveaway for later this year that will be EXCLUSIVELY for you friends on our list!) I received the email on a Thursday. “Would I be able to leave the following Monday and attend this three day retreat next week?” the email read. I don’t take leaving the girls lightly and definitely …

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What To Do in Santa Monica with Kids

(The post is sponsored by HotelTonight, an app that we use for booking hotels when we travel and absolutely love. Plan ahead or book last minute on a whim! This trip is the second  in our series of 12 trips that we are taking this year!) When I first moved to the beach, I was living in Marina del Rey in a tiny studio from the 1970s that was absolutely perfect for my 22-year-old self. It wasn’t fancy, in fact I was on a month to month lease because the owner had plans to tear it down and build a condo building in its place. (Seven years …

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What to Do in Mexico City, A Travel Diary

(The post is sponsored by HotelTonight, an app that we have used for traveling in the past and absolutely love! Plan ahead or book last minute on a whim, it’s an awesome way to travel. This trip is the first in our series of 12 trips that we are taking this year!) When we land at CDMX, pesos in hand, I find myself already feeling so much more relaxed than when we took off, thanks much in part to my intentional swapping of my laptop for a stack of magazines before leaving the house. We quickly find our Uber and hop in. I dare not look down …

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