Our family sleeps over in the city on the 23 of December we look at the lights on Temple Square,  eat out, swim in the pool and go to a movie.  But my favorite thing to do is look at the windows in the Grand America Hotel.  Its warm inside,  you can eat a macaroon or two and […]

La Bonne Vie at the Grand America

Whenever I come to New York I love going to stores that are found nowhere else in the world tinsel and trading is one of these iconic places.  I first fell in love with  Tinsel and Trading when I read Treasured Notions, a book about how the store came to be.  I’ve been to this little gem of a store […]

Tinsel and trading the sweetest NY store around. vintage Halloween

Hello I’m a little bit giddy as I write this post. I’m off to Kauai Its my 25 wedding anniversary and I think if we have made it this far we should really celebrate. So I thought I’d show you how I pack for a trip.  Its kind of funny but I like to put […]

How to pack for a trip