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Peace in the desert

We arrived in Palm Springs yesterday morning….after a VERY early departure from MSP. Last week was crazy hectic work-wise and otherwise, so I’m grateful to get away. However, it did take a whole day to actually decompress and get into vacation mode. Worrying about how my dear husby’s doing with the girls, answering a few more work emails, etc.

Our breakfast at Cheeky’s went a long way toward alleviating stress and getting into a chill mode. The place was a-mazing! We ate breakfast alfresco, with views like this:
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And had the tastiest cheddar waffles with jalepeno bacon topping & agave serrano pepper syrup! Not to mention a spicy Bloody Mary in a little boot – it had so many garnishes that it teetered on the edge between beverage and salad, just the way I like it.
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After our meal, we walked the main street peeking into some of the hip furniture shops carrying lots of mid-century collectibles as well as a few galleries.

Then it was time to hit the hotel spa, where I got a great body scrub, seaweed wrap, and pedicure….AHHHH.
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Sat poolside while my tootsies dried.

Finished the night with dinner at Purple Palms @ the Colony Palms Hotel…the vibe was beautiful, moody, vintage.

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I had a great beet and citrus salad, followed by a yummy bouillabaise. Great way to end the evening, and to start the trip!

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2 comments on “Peace in the desert

  1. julie
    February 19, 2013

    great post and nice images. i like it . thanks for sharing with us..

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