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10 Plant-Based Travel-Inspired Recipes I’ve tried and loved during Quarantine

As 2019 came to a close, I spent time dreaming up all the destinations I wanted to check off the travel list in 2020. A honeymoon in Bora Bora. A weekend in Palm Springs. A trip to Costa Rica. Road trips to Seattle to watch the Mariners. However, in mid-March, as the Covid-19 headlines starting dominating the news, and the words shutdown, quarantine,...

Our Citrus Themed Wedding in Palm Springs, California

What feels like day 758 of quarantine has me dreaming of simpler times, specifically, our citrus themed wedding in Palm Springs just months ago. Palm Springs has been a special place for my husband and me for the entirety of our 7-year relationship. It’s not just a sunny destination a few hours away but a second home, housing memories of our life together...

The Best Restaurants in Penticton, British Columbia

Penticton has changed a lot in the last five years, with new restaurants popping up providing a much-needed refresh to the culinary scene. Chefs from Vancouver and other areas of Canada have identified this corner of the Okanagan Valley as an up and coming place with untapped potential. With baby boomers retiring and millennials opting to purchase...

The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Palm Springs Wedding

Thinking about planning a Palm Springs wedding? There aren’t many places on earth with the kind of magic Palm Springs brings. The soft desert sun casting a glow on the chocolate mountains (hello dreamy wedding photos at golden hour). Breezy palm trees. 350+ days of sunshine a year. The vast number of picturesque venues with character and charm, everything...

The Best Palm Springs Wedding Venues and Estates

The Best Palm Springs Wedding Venues Today I’m sharing the best Palm Springs wedding venues, not only as a frequent visitor and former resident, but also as someone who planned a Palm Springs destination wedding last fall. Thinking about getting married in Palm Springs? I’ve compiled a list of Palm Springs wedding venues and Palm Springs wedding estates...

Thrifting Tips: My Top 7 tips for Thrift Store Shopping

Today’s post is all about thrifting tips! Thrift store shopping has quickly become one of my favorite ways to buy clothing, both to develop more of a unique style, and more importantly to be more environmentally friendly. Clothing and fast fashion are one of the fastest-growing waste streams. The fashion industry has played a critical role in the negative...

Travel with TrustedHousesitters: A Pet and House Sitting Platform for Travelers

As someone who has always grown up with pets in the family, I know how stressful and challenging it can be to make travel plans. Whether it’s for work or leisure, it is tough to leave pets behind and not worry about their wellbeing. My dog gives me those sad puppy dog eyes when I drop her off at daycare for a few hours, so the thought of leaving her...

Emotions to Expect the Week Before Your Wedding

  Deposits are paid, invitations are sent, and the final alterations on your dress are finished. The number of email exchanges to and from your wedding planners has reached triple digits. All the vendors that you haven’t heard from in months are reaching out to finalize everything. You’re getting married. Cue the rollercoaster of emotions you did (and...

How to Spend 24 Hours in Vancouver, BC

Vancouver is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. When you’re deciding how to spend 24 hours in Vancouver, it can be difficult to know where to start. You won’t be able to see all the city has to offer, so use this quick trip as a chance to see as much as possible, so you know where you’d like to explore further next time. I packed...

The Ultimate Guide to a New York Girls Trip

A New York girls trip should be on everyone’s bucket list. It is the perfect destination to spend a week or weekend with your girlfriends. The great thing about the city is that there is something for all walks of life, so you know you’ll be able to plan an inclusive trip that excites everyone. New York is definitely a place you need to visit more...

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