Quarantine 15 and How to Beat It

What is quarantine 15 and what to do about it?   Quarantine 15 is a common weight gain issue caused by being in isolation during the Covid 19 pandemic. We've basically been locked up inside our houses from March to middle of June. That's 3 month of poor choices, depression, stress, uncertainty and mindlessness. What... Continue Reading →

Sonoma Wine Country Elopement

Why we chose an intimate elopement wedding Planning a wedding is no easy tasks. For me, it's about showcasing your values, passion and style for your guests. It must feel authentic and true to the couples' personalities.  Personal attention and intention. We wanted to make this special day about us and our closest friends and... Continue Reading →

Wine Country Inspired Date Ideas

Never Stop Dating... If you ask any person about a marriage advice, they'll most likely say "never stop dating your spouse". I agree. I think it's one of the ways to keep a sense of adventure and discovery, even after years of dating and marriage. One of the first things that my husband and I... Continue Reading →

Russian Pelmeni (Ravioli) Recipe

Nothing like quarantine boredom to bring out your old childhood recipes! I remember having pelmeni regularly for dinner. It was an easy and fast snack that can be dressed up with sour cream (how Russian), butter or even pesto. Pelmeni is basically a Russian version of world famous ravioli or dumplings. Typically filled with a... Continue Reading →

Dog Friendly Wine Tasting in Sonoma

Sonoma has over 150 wineries open to the public all year long (well, not during Covid, of course) and most of the wineries are kid and dog friendly. It is, however, a good idea to make sure to check if wineries you're going to visit offer a comfortable amenities for you and the dogs. I... Continue Reading →

Unique Adventures in Sonoma County

As we're enjoy the comfort of our own homes and dreaming about the life outside their 4 walls, I put together a list of unbelievable adventures in Sonoma County. Forget about the wine, you've probably been drinking everyday during the lockdown. Try these awesome adventures instead! Love is in the Air! HeliCo Sonoma offers a... Continue Reading →

Home Office Essentials

It's always been my goal to work from home. But now, it's the reality and a necessity for most people around the word. In my opinion, it's a sign of trust and  respect when companies have a work from home policy. I feel more motivated and productive working from my own space rather than wasting... Continue Reading →

Traveling during Covid-19 pandemic

About 6 months ago I surprised my mom with tickets to Paris for her 55th birthday. It just happended to be during my birthday, too. We wanted to see everything we could in Paris, as well as one of the wine regions and other small towns. Up until March things were looking good, but by... Continue Reading →

Sonoma Wine Country Guide

The best the North Bay has to offer. I don’t discriminate against any town in wine country. However, my absolute favorite and my true love is Sonoma! It’s much more chill and laid back compared to some of the other places in the North Bay. It’s breezy, carefree, and elegant—with just the right amount of... Continue Reading →

Must Do in Santorini

Rent an ATV for a few days to explore the island Getting a cab in Santorini is not easy unless your hotel can call it in for you. And cars aren't even allowed in main area of Oia. I highly recommend renting an ATV for a day and exploring all Santorini has to offer! The... Continue Reading →

Wine Lover Gift Guide

For The Wino In Your Life   Camille Long Stem Wine Glasses Why I love this? Badass, Classy and Elegant Red Wine Glasses, Olive Pope Style. The shape of the glass really opens up the wine for allowing great aromas and notes to come through.  Wine Bible by Karen MacNeil Why I love this? The... Continue Reading →

Travel Essentials

Genius Pack Hardside Luggage Spinner Why I love this? Very lightweight and stylish luggage with laundry compartment and pockets for socks/cables, etc. AmazonBasics 4 Piece Packing Travel Organizer Cubes Set Why I love this? Extra cubes to organize all of your clothes, tech and shoes.  Foam Neck Pillow with Eye Masks & Earplugs Why I... Continue Reading →

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