Loving the Lowcountry in South Carolina!

Montage Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton South Carolina Montage Palmetto Bluff has always been one of my favorite resorts in the country with its prized location on 22,000 acres on the May River. When I last visited the property, it was under the management of the fabulous Auberge Hotels and Resorts and was called the Inn at Palmetto …

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New England – Rhode Island and Maine

Nothing says AMERICANA like an idyllic holiday in New England over the Fourth of July. We started our adventure in Newport, Rhode Island visiting Mom and Tim's lovingly restored home in Middletown. Casual but excellent Italian dinner at Pasta Beach A trip or two down Bellevue Avenue to tour the mansions or do some flips …

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Miami Beach – Sun, fun, glamour….like never before!

Miami beach is always a ball and an easy escape for a much needed break or weekend jaunt. The number of fabulous hotels and resorts in the area is astounding and with so many new projects in the works, it was high time I paid a visit. The top luxury hotels including Mandarin-Oriental, Four Seasons …

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Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Disney is the Ticket!

I know there are many people who live for Disney and return regularly with bragging rights of how to best navigate the parks, then there are people like me who have taken their children to over 30 countries but never, ever to Disney! When I say Disney, I am throwing in the whole lot - …

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Healthful Holiday at Canyon Ranch Tucson: Just do it!

Just what the doctor ordered: A mother-daughter weekend. We took the opportunity to catch up and realign ourselves with some basic health principles. Mom and I retreated to Canyon Ranch in Tuscon for some fresh desert air, sunshine, and healthful cuisine. We each set up our own individual itineraries with plenty of time to catch …

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America the Beautiful: Exploring our National Parks

This trip it was time to take in some of our national treasures and see the way America may have looked in the beginning. We started with a Ranch Holiday in Big Sky Country, enjoying tremendous activities from fishing, shooting, horseback riding, hiking, mountain cycling, and archery on an Idyllic western ranch called The Ranch at …

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Big Sky Country – Breathing Deeply at the Ranch at Rock Creek

Do you ever feel the need to break away from the routine, step back in time, soak in the beauty of the land,or to just get remote without sacrificing any comforts? Montana may be the perfect place for escapism, for cleansing the soul, for reconnecting, and recharging. I have had the privilege this week of …

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New Orleans – Laizzes les bon temps Rouler!

New Orleans is truly all about letting the good times roll, and roll, and roll! If you have not been back in a while, now may be the time as there is no place quite like it. Even if you decide to avoid the grit of Bourbon Street, the French quarter has so many streets …

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Miraval – You won’t find you anywhere else!

I admit, I normally post my impressions and recap very soon after returning from a special destination. My journey to Miraval in Tucson, AZ in March with 13 girlfriends was somehow different. Many of my blogs are chock full of images taken on my iPhone, but unlike other journeys, at Miraval I didn't really cart my …

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Palm Beach Perfection

  Just back from a visit to glorious Palm Beach. This place is always so delightful - easy to get to, easy airport close to where you want to be, and a great vibe.  Yes, everyone is impeccably dressed and you always see three generations enjoying each others company, but Palm Beach is also a …

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