I Tried Shampoo and Conditioner Bars – Here’s What I Recommend

Shampoo and Conditioner Bars
Shampoo and conditioner bars are one of the mainstays of eco-friendly travel, but I wanted to know if they really work. I am all for eco-friendly, but sometimes it takes some trial and error to find the products that do the job you want while also protecting the earth. Traveling with bottles of shampoo and …

Southern California Dining Destinations – 127 West Social House in Fallbrook

127 West Social House, Fallbrook, CA
We found 127 West Social House on a whim while driving through Fallbrook in northern San Diego County. My husband and I wanted to extend our outing after a hike at the Santa Margarita River Trail, just north of Fallbrook, and a quick search of dog-friendly restaurants in the area brought up 127 West Social …

Guide to La Jolla, CA – Southern California Destinations

Ocean Girl Shop - La Jolla, CA
Visiting La Jolla along the southern California coast is everything anyone could want in an oceanside town with lots of beaches to choose from, sea life to view, restaurants for every taste, coffee shops and bakeries, shopping from the high-end boutiques to the typical beach shops and outdoor activities. Downtown La Jolla, CA view of …

Julian, CA – Quaint Mountain Town with the Best Pie Bakeries

Julian CA
Julian, CA is the Perfect Mountain Get Away for a Weekend or a Day! Julian, CA is a favorite destination of mine because of the small town charm, quaint shops, famous bakeries, and laid-back attitude of the residents. I can feel myself decompressing and relaxing as the trees start to change from the palms of …

Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Kidd Taylor – Travel Memoir Review

Book Cover: Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd
I love a good book about travel experiences, and after six months of quarantine life, I've found myself drawn to them more than ever! The stories about people whose lives were transformed in ways big or small from the experience of traveling are my favorite. Often, we travel as much to find ourselves as we …

Visit Del Mar, CA – Southern California Destinations

Del Mar California
Beach Getaway - Treat Yourself to Del Mar! Downtown Del Mar Del Mar is one of our favorite beach city destinations in Southern California. It has great shopping, great dining,beautiful views of the ocean, and fantastic beaches. This is a walking city, and I highly recommend you allow yourself plenty of time to stroll the …