Chocolate Heaven

By Terri

Chocolate Heaven in Irvine, California ChocXo Bean to Bar Chocolates is heaven on earth. Who doesn’t love chocolate? Add in a wall with 2 spigots, push the button, and watch beautiful creamy chocolate flow into a little cup for you to sip; now you know you are in heaven. I stumbled upon their chocolate a …

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Tea Time in Costa Mesa, California

By Terri

If you look you can find some little treasures in your own backyard. Royal Tea and Treatery in Costa Mesa, California is one of those little treasures in more ways than one.

O.C Brews Part 2

By Terri

How time flies, back in April I posted about some great Orange County, California breweries and promised to review the rest of them soon.  Here we are in August and I’m just getting around to sharing a few more fun breweries.  Just when I think I’ve hit them all, more seem to be popping up. …

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Wine Country ~Lodi, California

By Terri

                I got some funny looks recently when I said I was heading to Lodi, California to do some wine tasting.  You may be wondering the same question, so let me explain.

National Parks 100th Anniversary ~ Hidden Gems

By Terri

The National Parks are celebrating their 100th Anniversary this year. The National Park System protect some of the most special places in the United States and each one is a treasure.

Cavallo Point ~ Historic Luxury

By Terri

San Francisco, the city by the bay is a vibrant city and so much fun to explore, but sometimes, you want to get out of the city and breathe.

Morro Bay Getaway

By Terri

        Do you ever feel the need to get away for a day or two?  A short change in scenery and quick getaway can renew the soul. For those that live in California, Morro Bay is one of those destinations that is peaceful,  quaint  and perfect for a weekend away.  If you …

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Safari; A Memoir of a Worldwide Travel Pioneer by Geoffrey Kent

By Terri

Safari; A Memoir of a Worldwide Travel Pioneer by Geoffrey Kent is a well written book by the brilliant businessman who with his parents created and built the luxury travel tour company Abercrombie and Kent. I don’t typically review travel books on the blog, but this one I really want to share with you.  If …

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O.C. Brews

By Terri

Cheers!  After having explored quite a few Mom and Pop BBQ joints around Orange County, I thought it would be fun to share with you some favorite microbreweries in the O.C to go with the Q. I have to admit, I am not a beer drinker, so what qualifies me to write about the micro …

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5 Books to Inspire Travel

By Terri

Happy April!  Spring is here and I don’t know about you, but I have the travel bug.  I need to go somewhere. I am going to break with tradition a little today.  Usually I am writing about destinations, museums, great food, restaurants and beer or wine spots; anything travel related. Today, let’s chat a little …

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