10 Incredible Hot Springs for Families

What better way to unwind than a good soak in a hot tub of water? Even better is when that hot bath is heated by Mother Nature and surrounded by her beauty. In locations spanning the globe and each with its own appeal, check out these 10 incredible hot springs for families for a soothing, healthy dip. Blue […]

Find Vitality and Wellness at Mountain Trek Retreat, British Columbia

Signing on for a week of hiking, fitness and weight loss at Mountain Trek Retreat in British Columbia’s Kootenay Mountains may be one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself or someone you love. This realization hit me before I’d even had the chance to get out and actually experience the retreat. Whether it was the fresh […]

5 Phoenix Girlfriend Getaway Activities

In winter months, Canadians flock to Arizona like Real Housewives to Botox. Yet I, The Saucy Travel Mama and hater of Canadian winters, had never had the pleasure. I quickly remedied the situation early in the new year. I got my desert detox during a pilgrimage to this legendary region known for its restorative nature. As the […]

Travaasa Hana – Where to Go to Unplug and Reconnect

Travaasa Hana is not your typical luxury resort. It’s better. If your life seems overwhelming and you need time to think and stare at the ocean, Travaasa is for you. This hotel in the sleepy town of Hana, Maui is where to go to unplug from technology and stress to connect instead with people, nature and the […]

An Indulgent Girlfriend Getaway at the Oaks at Ojai

I didn’t know the Oaks at Ojai was a serious weight-loss type of health spa when I accepted an invitation to come for a visit. Would I like to lose a few pounds? Sure. But losing weight was not my goal. I invited my friend and neighbor, Sara, to accompany me for a gloriously kid-free […]

Miraval. It’s Not About the Spa. It’s About You.

You’ve come to Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa for a reason beyond vacation. You want to find meaning, awareness, peace. You want to push yourself. You want connection with your true self, others, nature. You want what we all want—a better life. The mountains at this resort in Tucson, Arizona cut triangles into an expanse of baby blue sky […]

5 Reasons Moms Should Plan a Girlfriends’ Spa Getaway

Moms deserve a spa getaway more than anyone I know. Our days are filled with breaking up sibling fights over who gets the bigger half of the cookie, overseeing homework, and shuttling kids from school to t-ball and tap lessons. To our horror, we often say things like, “Who cut circles out of all the bed sheets?” and, […]

Spa Week – An Affordable Mini Vacation for Mamas

Nearly 1,000 spas across the U.S. are celebrating this year’s Spa Week April 11-17. Tired mamas can take a mini vacation from the dishes piled in the sink, mounds of laundry, and never-ending to-do lists with a spa service for just $50. These treatments normally cost anywhere from $75-$500. Each location will offer two to three of their […]

Sedona’s Enchantment Resort Review – Worth a Splurge?

Located on one of the most spectacular spots of real estate in the world, everything at Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona seems to have been created to allow the scenic landscape take center stage. So, is it worth a splurge?