The Luxurious Archer Hotel Napa

The luxurious Archer Hotel in Napa, the newest hotel in the heart of downtown Napa, is quite simply fabulous! My husband and I had the pleasure of spending two nights in one of their Archer King Suites with a balcony and fireplace recently. In today’s post, I am going to share my favorite highlights from our unforgettable stay at the luxurious Archer Hotel Napa. Archer Hotel Napa Archer Napa is a boutique, luxury hotel that offers…

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St. Helena Getaway: The Little Book of Big Experiences

In last week’s post, I shared highlights from our recent St. Helena Getaway with The Little Book of Big Experiences and our wonderful stay at The Wydown Hotel. Today, I want tell you all about how Bill and I used our Little Books to wine taste, shop, eat and explore St. Helena. The Little Book of Big Experiences The Little Book of Big Experiences is a passport of offers with 24 different experiences inside. It’s…

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St. Helena Getaway to Wydown Hotel

Today I’m sharing highlights from our recent St. Helena getaway to Wydown Hotel with The Little Book of Big Experiences. The Little Book is a passport of offers from wineries, hotels, spas, restaurants and more in St. Helena. St. Helena is a charming and picturesque town located in the heart of Napa Valley. The main thoroughfare, aptly named Main Street, is lined with Sycamore trees and has a wide variety of shops, restaurants, hotels and…

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Celebrating a Birthday at Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant

Today I want to tell you all about how I spent my 50th birthday, celebrating at Farmhouse Inn and Restaurant in Russian River Valley, about a 30-minute drive from our home. My original birthday plans included a 17-day trip to France with my husband. But the fires began three days before our flight to Paris was to leave. Needless to say, we canceled our trip. By the time my actual birthday arrived, the fires were…

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50th Birthday Celebration at Pala Casino Spa and Resort

My 50th birthday celebrations kicked off in early October with a girls weekend at Pala Casino Spa and Resort. I first experienced this beautiful, fun and luxurious property last summer when Bill and I attended an influencer event at Pala. The lovely people at Pala Casino Spa and Resort invited me back to celebrate my 50th birthday by seeing Olivia Newton-John in concert – they know I’m a big fan! I invited longtime friends since…

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Olive Who? Olive You!

Knock, knock! Who’s there? Olive. Olive who? Olive you! I used to crack up whenever I heard or told that knock-knock joke when I was a little kid. Did you? Now I think it’s just plain cute. I’ve also loved the color olive green since childhood and remember when I decided it was one of “my” colors. Eons ago, when I was in sixth grade, I had saved up $33 from babysitting and mowing our lawn.…

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