Tag: weekend getaways

Snow, swan boats and sulfur: Our quick trip to Hakone

Snow, swan boats and sulfur: Our quick trip to Hakone

Mike: Megan gets a little overwhelmed in New York, so I thought she might get triggered in Tokyo, being surrounded by endless skyscrapers. When we booked our trip to Japan, I scheduled a night in the mountain town of Hakone as a brief respite from […]

Go to these restaurants in Charleston for a glutinous and amazing foodie trip

Go to these restaurants in Charleston for a glutinous and amazing foodie trip

We’re lucky enough to be close friends with one of the best chefs to come to LA from South Carolina. (Avid readers may remember him as Ari, my chef friend at Red Medicine.) So when Mike and I decided to head to South Carolina for […]

A quick list of the (lobbyist approved!) best restaurants in Sacramento

A quick list of the (lobbyist approved!) best restaurants in Sacramento

We found ourselves in Sacramento for a weekend, but with only ONE night to properly dine out. So, before we left, I texted my lobbyist friend: “If you only had one night in Sacramento, where would you eat?” She got back to me with a […]

“Happy Hallowsemite!” Our last-minute weekend trip to Yosemite in October

“Happy Hallowsemite!” Our last-minute weekend trip to Yosemite in October

It had been a couple of months since our last weekend trip, and Mike and I had been itching to get out-of-town again. Based on a genius hunch, Mike checked to see if there might be some last-minute availability in Yosemite in October — specifically […]

The perfect recipe for a weekend trip to the Santa Ynez Valley

The perfect recipe for a weekend trip to the Santa Ynez Valley

For my mother-in-law’s 70th birthday we rented an awesome house and had a perfect, fun and sun-filled family weekend trip to Santa Ynez Valley. It was easy and successful because we had a team of producers (the Horowitz siblings) mostly running the show. If you’re […]

10 tips for getting the most out of your The Taste weekend pass

10 tips for getting the most out of your The Taste weekend pass

For the past three years, Mike and I have attended The Taste — a weekend long food festival put on by the LA Times. This year we attended all four of the weekend events to collect the best bites of The Taste 2017. But patterns […]

Leaving a cat alone isn’t scary because of my team of robots

Leaving a cat alone isn’t scary because of my team of robots

We’re taking a weekend trip to Sebastopol. And I’m not worried at all about leaving our cat, Diego (aka. The Woogs), alone without a sitter. That’s because I have a team full of robots to take care of him. Here are the products I use […]