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Lesser Known Chicago Restaurants for Foodies

Lesser Known Chicago Restaurants for Foodies

Be honest – when you think of food in Chicago, you think deep-dish pizza, Chicago style hot dogs and maybe some Garrett’s popcorn – if you really know your stuff.  But I’m here to tell you that the Windy City food scene is so much ...

Surfing Indonesia – The Best Family Surf Trip

Surfing Indonesia – The Best Family Surf Trip

“I think you’re a little bit of a witch,” Luana said with a slight crinkle of her green-grey eyes, her hair pulled back in a ponytail to combat the Mentawai Island’s humidity. We all sat around long tables eating dinner. She said this shyly, a ...

Experience the Wild Side of Florida

Experience the Wild Side of Florida

When my husband told me at the beginning of November that he had vacation days to use or lose come January, that’s all I needed to start planning something fun.  Since we live in New England, Florida seemed like the best place to travel to in ...

How to Re-Light That Spark in a Disney World

How to Re-Light That Spark in a Disney World

Whenever my fiancé and I start to feel like we’re out of sync or we haven’t had a real conversation in a while, we set a coffee date. And by “coffee date”, I mean that we make coffee in our kitchen or run to the closest drive-thru and then bring

Grand Velas Riviera Maya: An All-Inclusive for All-Inclusive Haters

Grand Velas Riviera Maya: An All-Inclusive for All-Inclusive Haters

It's the perfect all-inclusive vacation for families who hate all-inclusive vacations. The Grand Velas in Riviera Maya, minutes from the Cancun airport, will satisfy your luxury trip dreams at a Mexico-affordable price tag!

Best Food in the North Carolina Mountains

Best Food in the North Carolina Mountains

The picturesque towns of Highlands & Cashiers, N.C. are at the top of our weekend getaway list! Check out this guide for the best food in the North Carolina mountains.

The Most Family Fun You Could Have at Winter Carnaval and Quebec City

The Most Family Fun You Could Have at Winter Carnaval and Quebec City

Sometimes it is great to escape the heat of LA for early winter in Quebec City. From a massive snow carnival to a chocolate museum, there is no shortage of things to do #familytravel #quebeccity #weekendgetaway

Wine Tasting – Discovering Uncharted Vineyards

Wine Tasting – Discovering Uncharted Vineyards

There’s nothing that can bring you deeper into the pages of a romantic fairy tale than gazing across an expansive field, jagged roots twisting along grape vines, the sun dangling over the horizon, as you savor and swirl a red, white or ...

Sipurbia: The West Valley’s Best Party for Adults is Back (discount code within)

Sipurbia: The West Valley’s Best Party for Adults is Back (discount code within)

Yes, over 3,500 tickets sold to the first ANNUAL (we hope!) Sipurbia last May. And it was a riot. We may have had a bit of wine when we broadcast that video BUT we did it for you! We did it so you could know how much fun you could have just ...

The Dime: Ten Times the Fun

The Dime: Ten Times the Fun

The Dime is bursting on the scene as Ventura County's private all- inclusive picnic and party! Experience 10, each, of our favorite Wineries, Breweries, Spirits and Food Trucks. Enjoy the afternoon and sunset on a secluded and breathtaking ...

Free Yoga in the Santa Monica Mountains

Free Yoga in the Santa Monica Mountains

There’s a miracle around every corner on the trails in the Santa Monica Mountains northwest of Los Angeles. In June, a hiker might have come across a group of colorfully dressed yogis of all ages and sizes stretching and posing under the giant ...

Video: Dishing it out in Padang, Indonesia

Video: Dishing it out in Padang, Indonesia

When we went to the Mentawais Island chain for Howard’s birthday, we got to spend some time discovering Indonesia in Padang the day before and after our ferry ride to Hidden Bay Resort. Here is our date night, accompanied by our guide, ...

An Adult Playdate: Sipurbia

An Adult Playdate: Sipurbia

Apparently, the suburbs have been starving for adult activities. I mean, we here in Agoura Hills and the Conejo Valley, in general, are bursting with things to do for children, to do for families, to do for everyone it seems like except adults. ...

7 Tips For A Fun, Romantic Trip to Lake Nacimiento

7 Tips For A Fun, Romantic Trip to Lake Nacimiento

If you've been married for longer than a minute or are even dating someone for more than 6 months, you know. Relationships take effort. You have to really work at "Happily Ever After"