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The Napa Valley Wine Train-yay or nay?

The Napa Wine Train… A Napa commodity that chugs by the highway, stops me at railroad crossings at times, and is a huge tourist attraction. But what is the Wine Train all about? And how do I feel about it from a local’s perspective?…

August 26, 2017
fashion

The best summer to fall transition dress

Hello fall! As summer slowly crawls to an end (sigh), I start packing up all my mini, summer dresses and transitioning my closet into fall wear. But there’s one piece that I can bring from summer into fall seamlessly: the knit dress. I wore…

August 17, 2017
Napa dining at home
lifestyle Napa

Napa dining al fresco at home

What’s the best part about living in Napa? Apart from the many questions we get about our three dogs (Do you have a saddle for Finnegan? Will Sampson’s ear ever go up? Is Frank the boss?), the most frequently asked question Joe and I…

August 9, 2017
lifestyle Napa

A breakfast in Yountville | Lucy, Bardessono

It’s officially brunch season! With the weather being so nice lately, we find ourselves out and about in Yountville all the time. And nothing sounds better to me than lazily getting up on the weekend, and stumbling down the street to grab some brunch.…

June 29, 2017
lifestyle Travel

Oia: Greece part 4

Hello Oia! So, these are the photos you’ve probably been expecting from Santorini, right? From our hotel, we rented ATVs and made the 20 minute drive to the most northern town in Santorini: Oia (pronounced ‘Ee-uh’). Upon arriving, we parked our ATVs and walked…

June 19, 2017
lifestyle Travel

Santorini summer: Greece part 3

Santorini time! This was our last stop on the trip, and we were SO excited to explore this famous island. We took a quick flight from Athens (about 25 minutes) for our 2 night stay in Santorini. While there were many things to look…

June 16, 2017
fashion Travel

The Poet Sandal Maker: Greece part 2

Custom sandals? Yes please! If I could spend money on one thing for the rest of my life, it would probably be shoes πŸ™‚ so it’s no surprise that one of my favorite parts of our time in Greece was visiting the famous POET…

June 10, 2017
lifestyle Travel

The city of Athens: Greece part 1

Time for Athens! After spending 8 days in Croatia (traveling to Dubrovnik, driving to Split, and ferrying to Hvar and Brac), we jumped on a quick hour and a half plane ride to Greece! We adored Croatia so had some very high expectations for…

June 5, 2017
one day in brac, croatia
Travel

The island of Brac: Croatia part 4

Onto Brac! The last and final island of our Croatia trip was Brac (pronounced “Brach”). A tiny island only about 20 minutes from Hvar by ferry, Brac is home of one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe: Zlatni Rat. It was a bit…

May 30, 2017
hvar boat ride
fashion Travel

Hvar in 2 days: Croatia Part 3

Hello Hvar! This may have been the highlight of the entire trip…Hvar is awesome! We took the ferry from Brac to Hvar (a 20 minute trip) and arrived in the early morning. While Hvar is famous for it’s fun clubs and nightlife, we took…

May 26, 2017
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