Fireside Dining at Westin Mission Hills

Fireside Dining at Westin Mission Hills

Any foodie worth his or her salt knows that Rancho Mirage represents a gastronomic paradise for those lucky enough to live in or visit the Palm Springs Valley.  If it’s edible, you can find it within the city’s borders—no matter what cuisine or ambiance you’re hankering for. Heaven knows I love the formal feel of…

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A Spa Day for Two at Rancho Las Palmas

A Spa Day for Two at Rancho Las Palmas

Potter:  What an amazing day!  I had such a great time sharing a spa day in our hometown of Rancho Mirage at Rancho Las Palmas’ newly renovated spa with you, my fellow Rancho Mirage blogger pal Diana Dodge. Diana:  Indeed!  What a day—and evening—it was.  Potter, it was such a bright idea for us to…

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Rancho Mirage Spa Programs

Rancho Mirage Spa Programs

Everyone knows that spa therapy is good for both body and soul, and that Rancho Mirage’s first-class resorts offer residents of and visitors to the Palm Springs Valley top-notch options in that department.  And while sessions now-and-then are better than none, the smartest among us go for the generous and affordable spa programs available at…

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A Day at the Rancho Las Palmas Spa

Everyone who knows me—or reads me—knows that I’m all about the finest of the finer things in life, and that my pampering predilections include regular trips to the spa.  While a full-body rubdown is always a special treat, I try not to forget to also schedule routine treatments above the neck, such as the 50-minute…

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No Wedding Blues at Rancho Las Palmas

I’ve rarely been more delighted than to be graciously invited to the beautiful wedding of the daughter of my dear friends Deborah and Devon at the divine Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.  Delilah—whom I’ve known since the day she was delivered into this wonderful world—was marrying Frank (hey, we can’t all be lucky enough…

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Sunstone Spa at Agua Caliente – A Recommendation

Professional massage therapist Sam, of Sunstone Spa at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, knows that some of you may be intimidated by the bodywork experience, whether you’re first-timers or connoisseurs.  And if you’re tense or nervous when you lie down on his table, it kind of defeats the entire purpose of treating…

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Thanksgiving in Rancho Mirage

The eternal Thanksgiving dilemma: Cook and eat in, or go out and give up turkey leftovers?   While traveling, it’s a no-brainer, unless you’ve happened to be invited for a homecooked meal.  But while sticking close to mi casa in Rancho Mirage, I’ve found plenty of great places to indulge in the highest caloric meal of…

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