Desert road trip part two. San Felipe, Baja, Mexico

After leaving the Salton Sea, crossing the border at Mexicali, and two hours of crossing the empty Baja desert , we approached San Felipe. I hadn’t made any reservations, but we did bring a tent in case we found a spot to camp on the beach. We saw a sign for a campground on the road […]

Desert Road Trip: The Salton Sea

The Salton Sea. I’ve read about this modern day desert ghost town and have always been curious to see it. This past weekend I took my kids on a road trip to San Felipe in Baja, Mexico, an eight hour drive through the California desert to the Sea of Cortez on the eastern coast. But […]

Our Road Trip In Spain Via New York

Well, I’m back from our vacation, well rested and ready to get back to my blog! On May 18 we left for New York to attend my stepdaughter’s graduation from the MBA program at New York University and then we flew to Spain for a three week road trip. I had an amazing time with […]

Diane Von Furstenberg Exhibit and a trip to The Fabric Store

Last Sunday we went to the Diane Von Furstenberg Journey Of A Dress retrospective at LACMA. If you are near LA, it’s a fun show to come and see. And it’s free, too. I brought two of my girls, and my older daughter brought a friend…After all my posting about my sewing my own version […]

Shopping The World For Fabric, Paris!

This second installment of my Fabric Shopping Around The World Series is focusing on Paris, my favorite city! To read yesterday’s post about Los Angeles, click here. I have done a lot of traveling alone with my kids in the past. My husband has a career that makes it difficult for him to plan a […]

Fabric Shopping Around The Globe: Downtown Los Angeles

Welcome to my Fabric Shopping Around The World Series! This week I am reposting some of my favorite fabric shopping trips I have blogged about.  Today we’ll start off in my hometown of Los Angeles! This post is focusing on the shops in Downtown LA only. I will be writing another post son focusing on […]

Superbuzzy Ventura For Japanese Fabric And Crafts!

Have you ever visited the Superbuzzy online fabric store? It has THE best selection of Japanese fabrics and notions and patterns on the internet. Well, I was thrilled when I found out there was an actual brick and mortar store only 20 minutes away from me in Ventura Califonia! Japanese pattern books Japanese craft kits […]