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5 Reasons To Visit Mexico City for Day of the Dead – Dia de los Muertos

October 11, 2016

Once again I am traveling to Mexico City, this time for pleasure.  But this won’t be an ordinary vacation, this time I visit to enjoy the beautiful Mexican culture of Dia de los Muertos, known as Day of the Dead.  Of course that would also include foodie experiences that I will capture on my next post. As I started my research for Day of the Dead celebrations and activities, I came across so many to choose from that I reached…

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10 Popular Gifts Requested by Mom – Flowers or Jewelry is Not One of Them

April 26, 2016

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. In case you don’t remember the date, its Sunday, May 8th, 2016 this year.  So if you’re still trying to figure out what to give the lady who gave birth to you or life to your children, you may want to keep reading because I have great tips for you. Every year we would get mom jewelry or flowers and it wasn’t until I became a mother that I realized that moms really want something…

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Celebrate the Holiday Season “Temecula Chilled” Style

November 18, 2015

Temecula Valley, a boutique, picturesque wine country just about an hour from every major city in Southern California, is everything you dream a destination should be for the holidays. Carolers, horse-drawn carriages, twinkling lights, outdoor ice skating, live theater performances…the entire town gets into the festivities themed “Temecula Chilled” and decorated with winter snowflakes. The hotels offer fresh baked cookies and hot cocoa that can be enjoyed next to their beautifully decorated tree in each hotel lobby. Temecula Valley features…

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Culture Events and Festivals Holiday Travel Travel Tips

15 Reasons to Visit San Francisco During the Holidays

November 17, 2015

The Bay Bridge, delicious wine, diverse culinary and culture is what comes to mind when you think of visiting America’s top city in Northern California.  But what comes to mind when you think of San Francisco during the holidays?  Sure, there may not be snow, but you’ll find just about every other holiday staple in San Francisco. The City by the Bay offers all the familiar holiday fare, as well as some performances, events and activities that are unique to San…

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The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa Kicks Off the Holiday Season with Festival of Lights

November 13, 2015

Mark your holiday calendars and get ready to experience the best festival of lights in SoCal.  The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa – California’s historic AAA-Four Diamond hotel – will kick off the holiday season on November 27, 2015 with Festival of Lights – a free, five-week-long holiday extravaganza featuring one of the nation’s largest holiday light collections of its kind. Celebrating its 23rd year Anniversary, the Festival of Lights is an annual gift to the community from property owners Duane and…

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Experiencing Paranormal Inc. at Knott’s #ScaryFarm

October 10, 2015

Beyond Knott’s dark and foggy Ghost Town filled with 1,000 monsters breathing down your neck, there’s a something new to be terrified about.  Knott’s has announced a new haunting experience called Paranormal Inc. that had me tiptoe throughout the dark maze.  The story behind the maze is about a haunted mental hospital called Hayden Hill that was once occupied by a group of tortured patients. It is said that the remains of the victims are what’s left of their spirits, which now…

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Golf Fashion Look Of The Month: Sparkling Summer Green

May 28, 2015

Summer is around the corner, which means it’s time to shop for bright happy colors to stand out on the golf course.  To kick off this month’s golf fashion look, I wanted to focus on white and lime, for no specific reason.  I just really liked the outfit.  I would normally want to tie a theme to my monthly selection, but I guess you can say lime is in honor of golf with a touch of bright sparkle. Plus, it…

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