Author: Melissa Larsen


Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Whether a luxurious staycation, specialty sips or fashion-forward finds are on your shopping list, this California holiday gift guide is brimming with goodies for giving (and getting) this holiday season.

California Travel Deals

The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection This holiday season, The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection in Sacramento is gifting guests with its best rates of the year. In addition to 20 percent off room rates, guests will enjoy two complimentary craft cocktails at the property’s MICHELIN-recognized, farm-to-table restaurant, Grange Restaurant & Bar. […]


The Cassara Carlsbad’s Do Good, Be Good Experience Benefiting Agua Hedionda Lagoon Give the gift of luxury, exploration and philanthropy this holiday season. The Cassara Carlsbad, Tapestry Collection by Hilton hosts its exclusive Do Good, Be Good experience. In addition to luxury accommodations at Cassara Carlsbad, the experience includes a tandem kayaking […]


Three Spice Gift Pack from Creations By Kai This fine collection of universal spices was created by celebrity chef Kai Chase, who has cooked for A-listers like President Barack Obama and Kevin Hart. The gift pack includes a trio of spices perfect for whipping up those holiday meals: 5 Spice Habanero & Ginger, California Citrus Salt and Warm Cajun […]

Fashion & Beauty

Airplane Mode Skincare Set For the frequent flyer on your list, boscia‘s Airplane Mode Skincare Set is a bundle of TSA-friendly essentials that ensure healthy, hydrated skin–especially needed during travel. The set comprises the California brand’s Purifying Cleansing Gel, Cactus Water Moisturizer, Resurfacing Treatment Toner, Vitamin B12 Serum, Rosewater Mist, […]