Book it to Big Bear this Winter

Big Bear Lake is a serene mountain community located approximately 90 miles from Palm Springs. Its rich history dates back to the late 1800s when gold mining was at its peak. During the winter season the area experiences frequent snow and the cozy village offers endless entertainment for pedestrians to explore. Ski, snowboard and have…

A Vintage Palm Springs Christmas

Whether one arrived by train or by air, Christmas in Palm Springs has always been the best time of the year! Circa the 1950s, The Desert Inn had a Bullock’s store where ladies and gents could find special frocks for an elegant holiday celebration. Silk scarves, waffle bakers, perfumes such as Chanel or D’orsay, Revere…

ARRIVE at Ice Cream & Shop(pe)

Bring your friends and family to the coolest ice cream spot in town!   Ice Cream & Shop(pe) is located at the ARRIVE Hotel in Palm Springs.    Choose exotic flavors from Mexican Chocolate to Lavender and shop for fun + trendy gifts you can only find in Palm Springs.        Sincerely, Christina 

Pumpkin Spiced Palm Springs

Don’t miss these unforgettable facets of Fall in Palm Springs! Autumnal Events   Bring a friend to the Weekly Certified Farmers Market for the freshest produce and local artisan specialty finds. Delight in seasonal brews and live entertainment at Oktoberfest, to be celebrated at Draughtsman restaurant on October 6th. Enjoy warm chili and prized cars…

Fresh Vigor + Downtown PS

  Downtown Palm Springs is currently being transformed at the fringe of iconic Palm Canyon Drive, where Spring Break celebrations were once wild + fun in the 1960s-80s! Don’t you wish you could’ve been there? Am-I-right?! Take a swanky stroll sans traffic to enjoy world-class designer shopping, art and alfresco dining. The timeless modern design of…

Visit Idyllwild + Prayers

Recently, our beloved mountain town of Idyllwild has been devastated by horrific fires. The flames have stolen homes, memories and dear treasures of a village filled with good people and intrinsic value. We pray for healing during this tough time.  Fortunately, the fires have been contained but it will be a rough road ahead. When…

5 Hip Historic Hotels in Palm Springs

  Are you destined to stay in the same hotel where Marilyn Monroe once got her beauty sleep? Rendezvous, rest and find romance poolside at one of these  5 Hip Historic Hotels in Palm Springs!   Andreas Hotel & Spa Andreas Hotel & Spa has been the definition of luxury since 1935. Its deluxe Spanish Revival…

Greater Palm Springs’ Finest Brews

PALM SPRINGS OR BUST!   Dillon’s Burgers & Beers Are you an all-American beer lover? Find yourself at home in the laid back environment at Dillon’s Burgers & Beers. Enjoy a chilled Bud Light or House IPA along with their famous onion petals and hearty burgers. The establishment has been welcoming guests with unforgettable refreshments…

Gold at the Museum

Visit the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Springs & Palm Desert to learn about art and the culture that built this historic charming desert region!     Sincerely, Christina 

The Best Date Shake Near Palm Springs

Sweet, rich, creamy and delightful – A Date Shake is the perfect summer treat!   Shake, Shake, Shake!   If you’re visiting the Palm Springs/Coachella Valley area, make it a priority to visit Shield’s Date Farm & Gardens in Indio, California. (Conveniently located off of HWY 111!) You can explore its peaceful gardens, enjoy a…