Wanderlust: Madonna Inn

If I travel to California again, the first place I want to go to is San Luis Obispo so I can stay at the Madonna Inn. The landmark hotel, located on the 101 highway, opened in 1958 and features more than 100 unique rooms. All of the rooms at the Madonna Inn are themed and…

Wanderlust: The Saguaro in Palm Springs

The Saguaro in Palm Springs is a color-lovers dream hotel! Bright colors of pink, purple, orange, yellow and more cover almost every surface of the boutique hotel. The architects of the hotel say that they drew inspiration from the hues of native desert wildflowers to give the hotel it’s vibrant look. Rooms are inspired by…

Wanderlust: The Flower Fields

I’m hoping that 2016 will be a year of travel since it has been two years since I’ve been on an airplane and six years since I’ve left the United States. I have some destinations in mind that I would love to see next year and one of the places on my list is The…

Web Find: Palm Springs Gingerbread House

With Christmas only a few days away, something that really says Christmas to me is gingerbread houses. I’ve attempted to build a gingerbread house once and my architecture skills were not up to par. I spotted this amazing Palm Springs themed gingerbread house the other day on A Beautiful Mess and it was too good not…

Web find: San Francisco postcard series

I hate the fact that it has been 10 years since I last stepped foot in San Francisco on my California trip. Out of all the places I visited in California during my trip, San Francisco was the highlight — even though it rained the whole time I was there. Like the song says, I…

And the Oscar goes to…

The 85th annual Academy Awards air tomorrow. Every year I either see none or at the most one movie that is nominated before the award show airs. This year was no different, I have only seen Les Misérables which is nominated in a few categories and I thought was a great adaption of one of…