13 07, 2011

TENNESSEE: One Day in Nashville

2017-10-25T06:48:01+00:00 July 13th, 2011|Categories: Destinations, USA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

TENNESSEE: One Day in Nashville A Stop on the Retro Advice Road Trip In the summer of 2011, I somehow convinced my almost 13-year old daughter to embark on a 50-day road trip in search of adventure, fun, and coming-of-age wisdom from women around the country. To get her to agree to leave her bosom buddies [...]

13 07, 2011

GEORGIA: Two Days in Savannah

2017-10-25T06:47:53+00:00 July 13th, 2011|Categories: Destinations, USA|Tags: , |0 Comments

GEORGIA: Two Days in Savannah A Stop on the Retro Advice Road Trip In the summer of 2011, I somehow convinced my almost 13-year old daughter to embark on a 50-day road trip in search of adventure, fun, and coming-of-age wisdom from women around the country. To get her to agree to leave her bosom buddies [...]

1 06, 2011

The Retro Advice Adventure: A Mother Daughter Road Trip

2017-06-05T05:08:00+00:00 June 1st, 2011|Categories: Destinations, Favorites, USA|Tags: |0 Comments

The Retro Advice Adventure: A Mother Daughter Road Trip What advice would you give your teenage self? My girl and I were determined to collect as many answers to this question as we could on our cross country mother daughter road trip—AND have an adventure while gathering them.  Woman have SO much to teach each other—and so [...]

31 08, 2016

5 Places to Get the Best Brunch in Brooklyn

2017-05-01T04:52:52+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Categories: Destinations, USA|Tags: , |0 Comments

 5 Places to Get the Best Brunch in Brooklyn by Helen Nichols | well-beingsecrets.com  Brunch in Brooklyn is a SERIOUS business to any true Brooklynite, so choosing the right spot for your dining experience is key. Luckily, I’ve been exploring the Brooklyn brunch scene for a while now and I can give you few valuable tips. Here [...]

10 02, 2016

10 of the Coolest Things to Do in San Diego

2017-04-14T14:35:51+00:00 February 10th, 2016|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, Favorites, USA|0 Comments

10 of the Coolest Things to Do in San Diego Whether you're a visitor or a local, I recommend that you go to the San Diego Zoo, Seaworld, and one (or more) of our awesome beaches. But, afterwards, I encourage you to veer off the beaten path. Here is my first list of 10 of the coolest things to [...]

6 01, 2015

Best Adventurous Motorcycle Roads in the US

2017-05-01T04:50:37+00:00 January 6th, 2015|Categories: Destinations, USA|Tags: |0 Comments

Best Adventurous Motorcycle Roads in the US by Kiara Wilson | Motorcycle House There’s a wide range of motorcycle roads in the US, from beach view routes, snow-peaked mountains, and open farm country to small towns and big cities. You name it! If you're a riding enthusiast, there is so much in store for you in [...]

28 12, 2014

GLAMPING IN MALIBU: Murray Shares His Airstream

2017-10-06T06:14:16+00:00 December 28th, 2014|Categories: Destinations, Favorites, USA|Tags: , , |0 Comments

GLAMPING IN MALIBU: Murray Shares His Airstream My teenage girl and I were long overdue for a mom-daughter wander. She "requested" two simple things—a beach and no hostels. I insisted on two equally simple things—no airplanes and unique accommodations. With help from the internet, we narrowed it down to two destinations—Santa Barbara or Malibu. Toss a coin? [...]

16 12, 2014

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

2017-10-06T06:14:19+00:00 December 16th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |6 Comments

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve LOCATION:  Intersection of Camino del Sur & Park Village Road MAP + INFO:  LOS PENASQUITOS CANYON PRESERVEPARKING: Free lot LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 2 hours My expectations were pretty low for a hike smack in the middle of suburbia. This was one of those times when I happily embraced my wrongness. The [...]

1 12, 2014

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Torrey Pines State Park

2017-10-06T06:18:53+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |0 Comments

HIKING SAN DIEGO: Torrey Pines State Park LOCATION: Off Camino Del Mar, Del Mar MAP + INFO: TORREY PINES STATE PARK PARKING: Paid lot near the trailhead; costs up to $15 LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 1-2 hours The 2,000 acre Torrey Pines State Park ("natural reserve" to be exact) is home to five trails meandering [...]

18 11, 2014

SAN DIEGO HIKES: Elfin Forest Reserve

2017-10-06T06:19:08+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, San Diego Hikes, USA|Tags: |5 Comments

SAN DIEGO HIKES Elfin Forest Reserve LOCATION:  8833 Harmony Grove Road, Escondido, CA 92029 MAP + INFO:  Elfin Forest Reserve PARKING: Free [in parking lot or on Harmony Grove Road] LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Moderate to difficult APPX. LENGTH OF TIME: 2-4 hours Elfin Forest Reserve is home to 11 miles of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails, [...]