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The Lodge at Torrey Pines: Perfect for Families

I remember traveling before kids…vaguely. My husband and I would pack a few bags, hop in the car, road trip someplace fabulous, check into a fantastic hotel, kick things off with a glass of bubbly, take


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V-Day Diamond Getaways

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but if you can’t afford a multi-carat ring this V-Day, opt for a getaway at one of AAA’s Four Diamond properties.  I am proud to call myself an implanted Arizonan—truly,


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The Warwick New York Hotel

My NYC home away from home: 65 West 54th Street.  To get to my room, you take the elevator up, up, and up to the top floor.  That’s where you’ll find a private-entranced suite inspired by


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NYC’s Iroquois Eateries

There are about 25,000 restaurants in New York City.  Don’t quote me on that, though—that number is according to my research on Google.  However, when you’re walking the streets of the biggest metropolitan city in the


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Mission Bay’s Catamaran Resort

Labor Day weekend 2012…one year after my husband proposed.  Gosh–it’s just amazing how time flies; we’re now blissfully husband and wife.  To celebrate our engagement anniversary, we saw it fitting to head to San Diego–that’s where


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Durango’s Ore House

I miss the mountains.  Don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love the desert southwest, but sometimes, I crave the sight of an impressive, lush landscape.  Growing up in Northern California, I lived in a small town


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Two Nights in Telluride

We spent two nights in Telluride.  I could have stayed for a week, if not a month. It’s totally picturesque: lush and lovely for a summer vacation; I can only imagine the area blanketed in snow


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Four Seasons Chef For A Day

You never know what goes on behind closed doors, that is, until you step inside.  I got the chance to exit a high-end dining room, and enter the kitchen where all the culinary magic happens. Allow


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Our Grand Velas Honeymoon

Seriously, I’ll probably never experience a 5-star stay like one I enjoyed in Riviera Maya.  The quaint, charming Mexican beach community is about 45 minutes out of Cancun flaunting the finest hotels showcasing the ultimate lap


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Love at Le Blanc

Our wedding has come and gone, and so has our honeymoon…the most relaxing, romantic, revitalizing 11 days-10 nights of my life, so far. We decided on Cancun, Mexico—the pristine Riviera Maya just seemed to draw our


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