Snowpine Lodge! A luxury lodge in Alta, Utah.

By |February 19th, 2020|TRAVEL|

We love a good ski trip!  We don't love the tedious drive to Mammoth or June Mountain, the inevitable delayed connections through Denver to Aspen or other ski towns, and the schlepping around of yourself and all your gear that seem to come with most ski trips we've been on.  We do love a fluffy ...


Retreating at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay!

By |April 30th, 2019|MIND & BODY, RETREATS, TRAVEL|

photos by Nicole Berry We’re still basking in the glow of our latest Wild Precious Life Retreat!  Hosted at the sublime Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay perched above the Pacific Ocean on cliffs that look like Scotland but are really just 45 minutes from San Francisco, the Ritz was the perfect luxurious cocoon for our ...


Maggie’s Monterey Peninsula

By |October 8th, 2018|TRAVEL|

Our Director of Development, Maggie Catbagan shares her insider tips for where to stay, eat, drink and play on the Monterey Peninsula. Her hometown of Pacific Grove may look and sound familiar if you, like us, are fans of “Big Little Lies…” Here at the Firestone Sisters, we love a good road trip, especially one ...


Love you, Lanai!

By |May 21st, 2018|TRAVEL|

Our February trip to the idyllic island sanctuary of Lanai couldn't have come at a better time.  We had just endured months of evacuations from Santa Barbara and then Mary lost her home in the January 9th Montecito mudslide.  Arriving at the Four Seasons Lanai was like being enveloped in a warm, tropical hug far ...


Girls Getaway to the Chesapeake Bay!

By |May 10th, 2017|TRAVEL|

Making time for ourselves is harder and harder with kids, husbands, and jobs.  There is something magical that happens when women take time for themselves- especially to connect with other women!  Being with 11 of my best friends from Princeton to celebrate our collective 40th birthdays was an absolute blast.  We let our hair down ...


Spring Ski! The Goldener Hirsch Inn in Deer Valley, Utah

By |February 22nd, 2017|TRAVEL|

Park City has been a favorite getaway for us the last few years-- it is super easy to get to from California, incredibly quaint, and offers a plethora of skiing options.  As all of you who are parents know, time away (alone!!) is hard to come by.  When a visit from our mother dovetailed with ...


Spa for your inside and out: Miraval!

By |September 9th, 2016|MIND & BODY, TRAVEL|

Our three night getaway to Miraval was a magical bubble of time where we were able to tune out the minutae of life and really focus on the big picture and ourselves.  Although many may think of a spa as a place to diet and bust your ass working out, we found Miraval to be ...


Destination Wedding! Lucy and Hayden Get Married.

By |June 23rd, 2016|TRAVEL|

  What a week!  And a week that ended with Lucy and Hayden as a married couple.  A Mr. and Mrs!  It was a full week of celebrations in one of our favorite soul sister spots, Harbour Island in the Bahamas.  Ben and Charlie of Ocean View Club handled all of the wedding ...


Can we stay in school forever? The Washington School House Hotel.

By |April 15th, 2016|TRAVEL|

After a rowdy bachelorette weekend of bunking with 13 other women in a house in Park City, checking into the Washington School House for a night was the luxurious calm after the most fun storm.  The aesthetics are immediately soothing and inspirational all at once, blending historical charm with modern luxury-- dark oak ...


L’Horizon Hotel – Mid-Century Modern Luxury in Palm Springs by Mary

By |March 8th, 2016|TRAVEL|

Napper and I had a much needed two nights away in the desert to celebrate my birthday and take some time to reconnect!  Life is so busy and we find that these nights away really help refocus us on each other and our relationship without the distraction of kids, work, and a myriad of activities ...