Getaway: Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa

What do you get when you combine sunshine, cold drinks, great shopping, fun pools, delicious restaurants and enough old people to make you feel pretty young? Palm Springs. Spring, summer, winter or fall, you really can’t find a wrong time of year to visit the area. Just two hours east of Los Angeles, the desert […]

Ambience, Service & Food: A Trifecta of Goodness at Sirocco Restaurant

During my recent romantic getaway in Indian Wells, CA with my husband, we dined one night at Sirocco, located on the lower floor of the Rennaisance Esmerelda Hotel (just across the street from the Miramonte Resort where we stayed – see that review here.) The Italian restaurant was recommended to us as an ideal place […]

Naked & Muddy: A Couple’s Getaway at Miramonte Resort, Indian Wells, CA

For me, an evening away from the kids with my husband is relaxing, but when I get a full 24 hours (or more!) to get away, it’s downright magical. And so necessary. With a houseful of kids, it’s easy to get stuck solely in “mom mode” – food, errands, appointments, activities – and forget to […]