california lifestyle, travel & reviews

Hofsas House is Celebrating 70 Years in Carmel-by-the-Sea!

The Theis family is celebrating its 70th anniversary of bringing European hospitality to Carmel-by-the-Sea at its beautiful Bavarian-inspired Hofsas House Hotel! Located in the picturesque town of Carmel-by-the-Sea, the Hofsas House is a legendary stop for rest, relaxation and to take in what Carmel-by-the-Sea has to offer-- which is plenty! My family and I love being able to drive up the … [Read more...]

Temecula Creek Inn – A Night in Wine Country!

Last weekend my husband and I took a jaunt north to Temecula. Temecula is at the base of Riverside County and is in the heart and soul of Southern California's wine country. Lovely rolling hills, vineyards, fabulous restaurants; you can not ask for more! We were hosted by the Temecula Creek Inn, a¬†fantastic inn in the heart of Temecula. It's close to shopping, restaurants and minutes from … [Read more...]

The Oaks at Ojai- A Wellness Destination Spa #oaksspa

Are you in need of a re-start? A getaway to refresh the mind, body and soul. Look no further than The Oaks at Ojai. A photo posted by Maryann (@goldenstatemom) on Sep 16, 2016 at 1:45pm PDT The Oaks at Ojai is an all-inclusive destination spa that provides a peaceful, healthy fitness retreat that is not only great for the body, but settles the mind and soul as well. When they … [Read more...]

Three Great San Diego Seafood Beach Eats!

Are you ending your summer time vacation in Southern California? San Diego is the perfect spot for the beach, site seeing, shopping, EATING and more! My husband and I have our favorite local San Diego seafood spots. Sometimes they overlap with famous tourist spots, sometimes not, but no matter the location, the food, the views and the weather¬†can't be beat! Sheerwater at the Hotel Del … [Read more...]

Enjoy Summertime with the Family at the Rancho Bernardo Inn; Top Ten Things to do! @rbernardoinn #myrbistory

The family and I were thrilled to spend the night at the Rancho Bernardo Inn and take part in their Family Fun Package! With Summertime in full gear, it was the perfect time to wine, dine and relax by the pool with the kiddos! The Inn was beyond accommodating and was the perfect spot for bringing the family to enjoy an evening away. We were given a beautiful guest room that had a patio that led … [Read more...]