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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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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Panama City Beach Florida Condos

6 VIP Vacation Rentals. A few years ago I visited Panama City Beach and loved the vibe. I immediately started looking into local real estate opportunities and found a great location called the Shores of Panama. This high rise offers ocean view condos, luxury amenities and loads of entertainment and activities. All our VIP renovated […]

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Fashion In Roma

Ooh La La Typical Italian dress is very stylish. On my visit to Roma I fell in love with the classic white and black pairings of sophistication. Tips from an Italian friend for seasonal dressing: Fall & Winter Bundle in layers Classic neutrals like brown, gray and black Burgundy and dark green for a pop […]

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Fun Day Shopping At Harrods

A visit to London without stopping at Harrods is out of the question. Harrods is one of the world’s most famous department stores. It is stocked full of luxury clothing, food, gifts and accessories. Harrods is quite overwhelming on your first visit. The outside is exquisite with their motto engraved on the building’s pediment. It […]

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Harry’s Bar Roma

The Legend. When in Roma, you must visit Harry’s Bar. This bar is full of glamour and style. Walk into a flashback of the days where Sinatra and Sophia Loren could be seen spending time among friends. The place was originally opened in 1918 under the name Golden Gate. The owner was an American from […]

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UnBelizeable Trip!

Ambergris Caye is the largest island in Belize and one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean. There are spectacular caves, beautiful waterfalls, tropical rainforests, Mayan ruins and temples. We stayed at Ramon’s Village Resort. The gorgeous rooms offered all modern conveniences. It was lushly landscaped and offered breathtaking views surrounded by hibiscus and orchids. […]

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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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