STRAIGHT UP

Woot!  More LA love!  What can I say except… lookit my tan!  MUAHAHAHA!  This is a result of hours and hours of baking under the desert sun in Palm Springs.  I’m hoping it will take quite some time to fade away.  I know I know… I’m getting older and I shouldn’t bake myself like I did in my younger days…

CHARMED

Hi everyone!  I hope you all had a fun 4th of July weekend!  I spent mine really catching up on some errands and chores and spent some time just chilling outside and relaxing.  It’s been a little over a week since my California trip and I am missing every moment.  Not only because Chicago’s weather as usual welcomed me back…

DESERT FLOWER

I’m in Palm Springs!  And ZOMG it’s hot up in hurrrr!  Why did I pick Palm Springs when it’s NOT Coachella?  A lot of it had a lot to do with how last minute this trip was.  Also why did we even book this trip?  Well, I’m so glad you asked (theoretically).  The Hubster and I, (if you haven’t already…

BLUES AT THE RANCH

And this was Day Three!  Day Three was a lot more chill and relaxing.  We had a whole brunch set up at the Southfork Ranch which was a kind of far from the hotel.  We had buses that were going to shuttle us to the brunch and some classic Texan ranch time and then back to the hotel.  But obviously,…

POOLSIDE AT THE JOULE

And this is day two!  Day two was just as packed with pizzazz as day one.  I obviously overslept and missed some morning sessions of the conference but it’s all gee double oh dee good because my Chicago ladies gave the the recap on them.  Before lunch, the hubby and I went up to check out the pool area and…