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Yolanda Edwards

Name: Yolanda Edwards, Executive Editor
Hometown: My parents moved so I don't really have one, but I'll say the Bay Area.
What Inspires Me: People who are doing their Plan B, following their dreams.
Trying to Learn: How to be less distracted
Perfect Saturday Morning: A bottomless cup of coffee and reading the paper with my 9-year-old daughter, Clara, on my lap.
Coolest Things My Kid Has Taught Me: To be more in the moment
Dream Kitchen: Something you'd see in a European country home, lots of wood, enamel, pottery, and stacks of cookbooks everywhere.
Best Occupational Perk: Testing desserts!
Biggest Occupational Hazard: Testing desserts!
Work Uniform: a tunic shirt with leggings and ballet flats.
Favorite Living story: The squash story- I loved the image of the squashes with the palette going from green to orange with every gradation in between.
Most Un-Martha Trait: I am the worst baker. No patience for it.

California Week: Up the Coast

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This week, Living‘s executive editor (and resident travel expert), Yolanda Edwards, hosted California Week on her blog, Travels With Clara. Check out her earlier posts for more of Yolanda’s favorite spots along the California coast, and head over to her blog for even more photos. Here’s Yolanda’s last (but not least!) post, chronicling the last leg of her road trip… From Cayucos [...]

California Week: More Central Coast

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This week, Living‘s executive editor (and resident travel expert), Yolanda Edwards, hosted California Week on her blog, Travels With Clara. Check out her earlier posts for more of Yolanda’s favorite spots along the California coast, and head over to her blog for even more photos. P.S. Check back here at the end of day–Yolanda has one last post to share! [...]

California Week: Paso Robles

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This week, Living‘s executive editor (and resident travel expert), Yolanda Edwards, is hosting California Week on her blog, Travels With Clara. Check back here every day for Yolanda’s favorite spots along the California coast, and head over to her blog for even more photos. Paso Robles is inland from Cayucos about 35-40 minutes, through some of the prettiest landscape ever…windy [...]

California Week: Central Coast Exploring

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This week, Living‘s executive editor (and resident travel expert), Yolanda Edwards, is hosting California Week on her blog, Travels With Clara. Check back here every day for Yolanda’s favorite spots along the California coast, and head over to her blog for even more photos. After a morning in Santa Barbara we headed north, on our way to Cayucos, but as [...]

California Week: Santa Barbara Area

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This week, Living‘s executive editor (and resident travel expert), Yolanda Edwards, is hosting California Week on her blog, Travels With Clara. Check back here every day for Yolanda’s favorite spots along the California coast, and head over to her blog for even more photos. After our quick trip in LA, we headed up the coast to visit our dear friends [...]

California Week: Hotel Oceana

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This week, Living‘s executive editor (and resident travel expert), Yolanda Edwards, is hosting California Week on her blog, Travels With Clara. Check back here every day for Yolanda’s favorite spots along the California coast, and head over to her blog for even more photos. Our favorite new tradition (this is our second year) is to take off on a vacation [...]

Easy Getaway: Bethlehem, PA

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One weekend, we decided to take a detour on our way to Binghamton, New York, and went through Bethlehem, in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania. I had read about this restaurant there called Bolete, and figured the only way to experience it was to spend the night, because the last thing we wanted to do was [...]

Maine Week: Hidden Pond Resort

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This week, Living’s executive editor (and resident travel expert), Yolanda Edwards, hosted Maine Week on her blog, Travels With Clara. We are dying to visit all of Yolanda’s favorite spots—check out her other posts here, and head over to her blog to see more photos. For her final post, Yolanda gives us a tour of Hidden Pond. . . [...]

Maine Week: Chebeague

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Summer has finally arrived, and we have vacation on the brain. This week, Living‘s executive editor (and resident travel expert), Yolanda Edwards, is hosting Maine Week on her blog, Travels With Clara. Check back here every day for Yolanda’s guide to the must-see local spots across the state, and head over to her blog for even more photos. Last [...]

Maine Week: Migis Lodge

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Summer has finally arrived, and we have vacation on the brain. This week, Living’s executive editor (and resident travel expert), Yolanda Edwards, is hosting Maine Week on her blog, Travels With Clara. Check back here every day for Yolanda’s guide to the must-see local spots across the state, and head over to her blog for even more photos. I’d [...]