Skiing: Buy this not that

Buy This, Not That: Save Money This Ski Season

Article by Nicole Roosien Skiing is expensive—we all know this. For those of us who skied 38 days last winter (shameless humble brag), we view our gear as an investment not to skimp on. We […]

Opedix Knee-Tec Tights

Opedix® Knee-Tec™ Tights

I have bad knees. Not sure why – it can’t be the years of skiing, cycling, hiking and climbing mountains.  And, I’m sure it’s not being, ahem…middle aged. So, when I heard about Opedix Knee-Tec tights […]

Mendocino & the Redwoods

Mendocino County and the Redwoods

Mendocino County is one of the most beautiful areas of Northern California. Located about 3 hours north of San Francisco, Mendocino County is filled with wineries, quaint inns, the seaside village of Mendocino, and of course, […]



The wine region of Sonoma is the quieter side of Northern California wine country. Located just 45 minutes north of San Francisco, the Sonoma wine region includes over 400 wineries that range from large brands […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro

I was sitting in my office one day when my friend, Tina, walked in and dropped a coffee table book on my desk. “Kilimanjaro. So why did you buy a book about Kilimanjaro?,” I asked. […]