The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days

This past weekend, we took a brief break from some epic spring cleaning to check out The Garden Conservancy‘s first Open Days event of the year in the Los Angeles area.

Held all over the United States each year between March and November, Open Days allow you to snoop around other people’s backyards and/or find landscaping inspiration while simultaneously raising money to provide and preserve garden spaces across the country. It’s a fun, romantic and altruistic outing, whether you’re traveling in a different city or simply exploring your own. [Read more…]

TWT Travel Binder: Ohio

As a child, driving to visit relatives in Ohio was a wonderful opportunity
to play the Alphabet Game; the state has towns with names like Xenia and Zanesville.  

As adults we’d like to eat our way through the foodie heaven of Cleveland and wander through its
world-class art museum, see the glorious parks of Columbus,
and take a long, leisurely drive through pastoral Wood County (see photo below).

Here are some resources to help you plan your own “travels with two” to Ohio.

[Read more…]