{Travel}: One Week in Oahu

  What to you when you have one week in Oahu? Besides wishing it were two weeks? Our official summer vacation was a return to Hawaii, where I haven’t been since before Isabelle was born, meaning it’s been far too long. This trip was thus Isabelle’s first visit to the islands, a family reunion, and also […]...

Summer at the Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe Lake Club

There’s summer in Lake Tahoe, and there’s summer at the Ritz Carlton Lake Tahoe. A few weeks I got to experience a very special slice of heaven at the opening of the Lake Club, the new addition to the hotel on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Read on for three days of sunshine, good food, and […]...

Top Things to Do Before Your Disney Alaska Cruise (Plus Disney Cruise Banana Bread!)

I love planning and researching for trips. When we’re making vacation plans I’m the one who has fifty different tabs on her browser open to check hotels, airlines, weather, and of course restaurants; the one with travel guides piled high on her dresser; the one looking up photos and travelogues to find the most photogenic […]...

Summer Vacation: Disney Alaska Cruise Review

I’m so excited for these next few posts! I’ve been eager to do this Disney Alaska cruise review and share my favorite parts of my vacation, as well as helpful tips and secrets. Two years ago, my family and I went on our first Disney cruise to the Bahamas and enjoyed it so much we wanted […]...

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Mango Mousse Cake

Happy 2014! I hope you all had a great holiday and are staying warm and cozy wherever you are. Now that the business of 2013 is done, I’m looking ahead to this year and a fresh set of to-dos....