Deer Valley Does You Right!

After a 15 year hiatus, I returned to the Deer Valley/Park City ski area and this time with kids in tow! My husband and I used to frequent Park City before we had kids but for one reason or another never made it back with kids. We returned with our two teenagers and extended family for a mid-winter break ski trip. Not much has changed … Continue reading Deer Valley Does You Right!

Winter Wonderland in Whistler

If you read any of the ski magazines, you are well aware that Whistler Blackcomb Resort in British Columbia is perennially awarded the best ski resort in North America but since it’s in Canada most avid US skiers haven’t had the luxury of skiing at Whistler. Since we live in Seattle, it’s an easy 4-5 hour drive (depending on freeway and border traffic).   We pop … Continue reading Winter Wonderland in Whistler

2015 Top Ten Stocking Stuffers for Women Travelers

Roll on Perfume  ($10) – Roll-on “scents” are the perfect addition to any travel kit.  Fun “destination” scents available. Mod Camera Pouch ($23.50) – Help your loved ones keep their camera safe while traveling with this bright and merry plush-lined camera case. iPhone Charger Wrap ($12-$14) – Help your household say “that’s mine” festively by giving everyone their own charger wrap for their chargers. Leather Luggage Tag ($30) – … Continue reading 2015 Top Ten Stocking Stuffers for Women Travelers

Battle of the Beaches – Favorite Beaches Around the World

Why do we like beaches so much? There are a lot of terrible things about beaches … sand in your swimsuit, crabs, uneven surfaces, saltwater in your eyes, too hot or too cold, too many people, and don’t forget about sharks! But despite all these shortcomings, so many of us are drawn to the beach. I live about a block from a “beach” on the … Continue reading Battle of the Beaches – Favorite Beaches Around the World