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Retreat to Aspen Like a Celeb

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Since, you know, celebs go there all the time anyway. And when they’re there, they ski and yoga. Hell, that’s all I did when I lived there too. BUT, April 17-20, my skiing spirit animal (and yes, I know she’s a snowboarder but I don’t care because it was her [line for Oakley] ski/snowboard pants…

Wanna Buy an Island?

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I recently made it onto an awesome press list. It is one that notifies me of luxury real estate opportunities on tropical islands. I’m not sure what qualifications landed me on this list. But it is awesome. Without further ado: would you rather buy an island in the Maldives ($14 million) or Tobago ($15 million)?…

Perfect Weekend Getaway: Benovia Winery

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A wine country getaway sounds good by itself, but add in a beautiful cottage set amidst rows of grapes with grassy yards, a sprawling patio, and a hot tub? I couldn’t even have imagined the beauty I was in for when checking in to the Benovia Winery Vineyard Hideaway Cottage! I mean, this is the…

Teeny Weeny Butt Bikinis

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Hawaii has a way of making you wear less swimsuit. It was there I bought my first bikini, as a 12-year-old, and I remember my mom saying “now remember, not everyone wears bikinis.” (She was wrong) (Times have changed) On my most recent sojourn to the aloha state, teeny weeny butt bikinis were all the…

Packing in Only a Backpack

On my recent eight-day trip to Scotland/Ireland, I planned on moving around a lot, so I told everyone I was only going to pack in one backpack. A hiking/skiing backpack at that, not even a backpacking backpack. I wasn’t sure I could do it despite my bravada, but when it came down to it, I…