8 Things Not to Miss in Ubud, Bali

8 Things Not to Miss in Ubud, Bali

Brian planned a trip to Indonesia for my 40th birthday. Our first stop was in Ubud, which is in the uplands of Bali. It’s quieter than other parts of the island, although plenty of tourists visit, and it is said to be the cultural capital of Bali. I had a...
The Best Vegetarian BBQ in Kansas City

The Best Vegetarian BBQ in Kansas City

Kansas City has been a BBQ town since the early 1900’s when Henry Perry arrived from Memphis and started smoking meat in a trolley barn near 18th & Vine. The BBQ in KC is characterized by three things: the wide variety of meats (even fish) that are used; the...
How to Pick the Perfect Cocktail

How to Pick the Perfect Cocktail

Years ago, I memorized a few standard drink names. This gave me a way to have an answer at the ready when I went to a bar without a cocktail menu in sight. In my quest to discover cocktails, I had to figure out what I liked (tough!) and how to navigate ordering new...
Bloghouse Scottsdale – Day 4

Bloghouse Scottsdale – Day 4

My experience at Bloghouse Scottsdale has been quite the four-day journey. At the end of the first day I was so overwhelmed I wondered if I should just give up blogging altogether. Now, I am raring to go with a new niche, brand, and a to-do list a mile long. It’s been...
Bloghouse Scottsdale – Day 3

Bloghouse Scottsdale – Day 3

A beautiful agave plant on Andaz Scottsdale’s property. We were served a tasty and healthy breakfast (croissants are practically a staple in France, right?) each morning outside our conference room at the Andaz Scottsdale. After an info-packed morning,...

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