Maui Wowee

stacey ann loves hamoa beach maui hawaii

While we’re still enjoying the summer, I know a lot of you headed to Hawaii this year. Rather than typing up several emails, I might as well blog about it! Below are my favorite highlights of the trip. On a personal note, I’ve always had a close relationship to Hawaii. During my college years, I…

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Salton Sea

stacey ann loves salton sea dead fish bones

Our next pit stop after Salvation Mountain, was Salton Sea and by all accounts, was a sad and depressing place. It was very quiet, dead and I could just imagine a zombie popping out from behind an abandoned trailer. Once we got out of the car, we could smell a very strong and rancid odor…

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Salvation Mountain

stacey ann loves salvation mountain

After a few days in Indio for Coachella’s Music Festival, my friends and I had a full day left to explore the area. Since we had a flight to catch in the evening, we decided to take a quick detour up to Salvation Mountain. It’s about 1.5 hours south of Palm Springs. This amazing art…

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Retro Desert Style

stacey ann loves shakuhachi

In time for festival season, I just picked up these awesome Australian shades by Shakuhachi. We don’t necessarily have any deserts or cacti in Northern California, but I did know of a great hiking spot right by my parents home in Danville, called Mt. Diablo State Park. Almost every weekend, my boyfriend and I would…

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Coachella Newbie

Coachella chella chella! After all the hype and memorable hologram videos I’ve seen on Youtube, I finally went on my first trip to Coachella. I’m an over organizer and control freak. As I spent a few months preparing for my first experience, there were still a few things I’d forgotten to pack. Like my boyfriend……

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