Amazing Morning At The Colosseum

Leo the Lion and the Colosseum. When I started planning my trip to Rome, Italy, the Colosseum was at the top of my sightseeing list. I did research on the history and planned out which day I would be visiting it. Another idea popped into my head to bring along a stuffed lion to take […]

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Luxurious And Relaxing Spa Day at the Montage

Unplug, Unwind and Relax. Spending the day with friends at Spa Montage Laguna Beach always recharges my batteries. So, a small group of my friends try to book a visit every few months to treat ourselves and catch up with a Spa Day. We all have busy lives and it’s the perfect time to get […]

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Spring Fling Writers' Conference Sunrise

Spring Fling Here I Come!

The wind is brisk, but I can handle it. I have thoroughly enjoyed my visit so far. Last night was super fun getting together for a meet and greet and Movie Night with Damon Suede—“Romancing the Stone”. Damon provided commentary that was smart and very entertaining. I haven’t seen the movie in quite some time, so […]

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Chicken Pineapple Skewers

Seasons 52 Happy Hour, Oakbrook, IL

Hello Chicago! My flight was pretty smooth, but upon landing realized I was famished. I decided to check out Season 52 (their Oakbrook location). Wow! The Happy Hour menu was fantastic. It was hard to make a choice, but I finally picked two; Blistered Shishito Peppers and Grilled Chicken Yakatori skewers. Yum, yum, yum! Blistered […]

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Spring Fling Writers Conference 2018

2018 Spring Fling Writers’ Conference

It’s almost here! The 2018 Spring Fling Writers’ Conference is just around the corner. My bags are packed and I am ready to immerse myself. I love meeting new people and learning more about this art I am so passionate about. I’ve been working fervently on my first romance novel. It has been an exciting […]

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Crock-Pot® Fiesta Chicken Recipe

Crock-Pot® Fiesta Chicken

Delicioso Crock-Pot® fiesta pollo taco! Several months ago I discovered a full proof, super easy way of preparing a Mexican inspired chicken dish. Crock-Pot® Fiesta Chicken has become a staple in my household. It’s super simple and everyone loves it. You can use the final dish in many different ways including tacos, enchiladas and salads. Make future […]

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Truffle Season In Tuscany

T is for Trista and T is for Truffle! When in Tuscany you must try the truffles. I had the opportunity on my most recent trip to Tuscany to try a variety of truffles. Tuscany is a region with high truffle production. While on this visit I got a truffle education. There were four truffles […]

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The Woman In Cabin 10 By Ruth Ware – A Must Read Book

I seriously couldn’t put this down. My newest book is an addicting page turner. If you like Agatha Christie, you will enjoy this one. The synopsis goes like this… A travel magazine journalist gets a cushy assignment on a luxury cruise. Everything is going splendid until she witnesses what she thinks is someone being thrown […]

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Beat The Frizzies! Favorite Hair Conditioning Mask

Healthy, luxurious, glowing hair! Trader Joe’s is my go to for not only food related items, but also beauty related products. One of my most favorite is their Shea Butter & Coconut Oil Hair Mask. This stuff is the bomb! It does exactly what it says it will do; restore and rejuvinate hair form damage; […]

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