Making Mother’s Day Fun In These Crazy Times!

Well, we can all admit that Mother’s Day is just not going to be the typical traditions and celebrations we have known. It will probably be a much more low-key and smaller affair, as it will be at my house too.   But that does not mean it cannot be fun! So here are a few ideas of...

Easter Dinners “To Go”- Please Order Today!

I think we can all agree that THIS YEAR’S Easter is not going to look anything like last year. As we all try our best to “stay home” and limit our exposure during this pandemic, the guest list will probably just the immediate family living in your household. We will press pause...

Pechanga Resort Casino…What A Surprise!

It was fun to join fellow travel writers and friends at Pechanga.  I have never been there before. With the Lunar New Year just days away from our visit, the Lobby was adorned with beautiful displays!  We enjoyed a fabulous lunch at one of their many restaurants, which I will list...

A Stellar Introduction To New Mexico Wines

Ok, I have to admit it right out of the gate, that I am a California gal with a pension for wines from Napa, Sonoma and Paso Robles. I have probably been up there 80 times in my adult life. The highest elevation of vineyards I have walked thru (during a cooking class) was at Chappellet...

Bello Restaurant Adds Daily Lunch

Bravo! The recently opened Italian restaurant Bello by Chef Sandro Nardone has just this week added lunch to their offerings. They quote an Italian phrase, “lento o veloce” which translates to slow or fast.  This means that if guests are looking for a...