The Rye Truck

Did you know that stressed spelled backwards is desserts? When I have a long day ahead of me, I love to start my mornings on a sweet note. However, as a firm believer in eating healthy, how do I justi...

Venice Canal Historic District

Venice Beach has charm that sometimes feels too good to be true. Just ask the tourists photographing the iconic Venice sign off Pacific Ave & Windward Ave…. the street performers and skaters alo...

DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections

What would you do for New York’s best cookie dō? Would you wait in one of New York’s infamously long lines? Would you take a car, train and subway in one day? I would, I did and here’s why you ...

The High Line

Craving crisp winter air? Craving the vast Manhattan West Side skyline? Craving a blend of turn of the century and modern architecture? Then I know the place for you. The High Line, also know as High ...

Warner Brothers Tour

I feel goosebumps thinking about how Dean broke up with Rory at the Stars Hollow dance marathon. I feel stomach cramps from silent laughter when thinking about how Ross’ petulant bellows (“WE WER...

Griffith Observatory

Paging my inner Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling– there’s nothing I’d rather do than tap dance into the stratosphere at one of my favorite Los Angeles locations (recently featured in La La Land) ...

Alfred’s Tea Room

Tea for two & two for tea! No, this isn’t a tribute to Doris Day and her 1950’s hit “Tea for Two”…this is a tribute to really good tea. As my Jeffrey Campbell booties clunked along t...

Life Lessons From Stars Hallow

Today is the day. Today is the much anticipated release of the additional season of a television series that proved how impactful fictional characters can be in our lives, and how much stories ca...

Lyman Orchards

Who would have thought that a small plot of land purchased in 1741 could turn into a quintessential New England destination? Fast forward 275 years, the Lyman family’s original purchase of 37-acres ...

Mark Twain House and Museum

In my childhood bedroom, a pink, handmade dollhouse sat adjacent to my rod iron bed. Countless hours were spent creating storyline after storyline that centered around my barbies and their adventures ...