Holiday Shopping in Rancho Mirage

Two things you dear readers may not know about me: One, I have a very long holiday list, and two, whenever I can, I like to wow the loved ones on it by doing my shopping from local sources. And by “local,” I mean from my beloved home town. Thankfully, there are a lot of…

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Sunnylands Book Signing December 1

For every thankful Sunnylands visitor who’s ever wanted to take a bit of the cherished landmark home, there is now “Sunnylands: American’s Midcentury Masterpiece,” a weighty, lushly illustrated book penned by Janice Lyle, Ph.D., who has served as the director of Sunnylands Center & Gardens since 2008. Sunnylands is, of course, many things. It is…

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Bar Bites Aplenty in Rancho Mirage

Since swimsuit season is year-round in the desert, I indulge my inner foodie with moderation from January through December. But with the holidays quickly approaching, that gets harder and harder to do. If you’re of like mind, I do have one tip to share that has worked wonders for me in years past. When eating…

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Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner in Rancho Mirage

No matter which of the four deluxe Rancho Mirage resorts you choose as your home away from home—Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa (www.hotwatercasino.com), Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa (www.rancholaspalmas.com), The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage (www.ritzcarlton.com/ranchomirage) or The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa (www.westinmissionhills.com)—once you check in, you never have to leave. Not…

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