Vacation

On The Road // Palm Springs (with kids!)

It’s impossible for me to get through the month of June without a major case of wanderlust.  For awhile, Aaron and I were trying to plan a big trip this summer, but work and my hesitation to leave Parker for more than a few days got in the way.  Instead, we booked our annual Palm Springs trip with some of our LA besties and began the countdown!  It’s a tradition we started childless five years ago and have maintained– even 5 kids in.  It ends up being really affordable and a great way to connect with some of our closest …

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The Best US Cities for Fall Travel

Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean your plans to travel need to be.  Check out these five cities that wow this time of year.  Who knows, one might be in your own backyard… or at least a short road trip away! 1. Santa Fe, NM It may not be the first place you would think to go for fall foliage, but there’s no shortage of  autumn here.  Plus, it’s home to some of the best fine art galleries and eateries in the country.  Unpack your bags at the Bishop’s Lodge and be sure to make reservations at …

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Renting a Vacation Home

A couple of weeks ago you might remember that we drove out to Palm Springs with three other couples and our three kids combined.  Our first pilgrimage to the desert was four years ago when one of our friends found a great deal on HomeAway and, childless, we all packed our bags a couple of weeks later.  Last year we found our house in St. Thomas the same way and enjoyed a week in the caribbean in a pretty sweet abode (albeit without air condition– read the fine print, people.)  This was this year’s house.  (You should also …

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My 5 Dream Destinations

It’s impossible for me to approach the middle of June without a case of wanderlust, especially this year since we are laying low with the babe and staying here in sunny California.  (There are worse places to be laying low, I guess!) As I dream about our next big adventure, these five places are at the top of my list.  Have any of you visited them?  Recommendations? What destinations are on your list? 1. Greece We came so close to going here on our honeymoon and I’ve been dying to get there ever since.  The big question is, …

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