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A Family Apartment Haven in Paris

As I sit here to write about our recent family trip to Paris, I am transported back to our luxury Parisian apartment rental in the St-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood (6th. Arrondissement), on the busy Boulevard St. Germain, Paris. The click of the key in the door, the creak of the wood floors and how the old planks felt on my bare feet in the morning. Sitting at the window, sipping a glass of wine with the sounds of the busy street below instantly calmed my mind. There is something magic about renting an apartment in Paris …

Photo Friday: Palm Springs with Kids

Palm Springs is the perfect long weekend getaway for the winter weary. Steeped in old Hollywood charm, (think Frank Sinatra), this desert oasis located 111 miles east of Los Angeles promises vistas of majestic mountains and miles of incredible bright blue sky year round. Palm Springs also offers families lots of hip house rentals and activities to get outdoors during the winter and soak up the sun.