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The Story Behind our Logo

The Story Behind our Logo

There is a lot of curiousity around the Rancho Relaxo logo. Meet Katie Trevino, an Ohio lady who had never stepped foot in our desert. When I approached Katie about designing our logo I told her I wanted a logo that would sell a million tshirts. I chuckle thinking about her first iteration of my branding. It was full of beautiful, lush green tropical foliage. I asked her if she had ever…
The Essence of Essential Oils

The Essence of Essential Oils

STOP. DROP. ROLL.Introducing DESERT SUPREME x RR Relaxing Roll-On. A creation born from a love of desert botanicals and essential oils.Partnering with Kari Morford on the creation of this intoxicating elixir was pure joy. Kari brought over her box of vials of native desert essential oils. I shared my box of beloved fragrances.There is science behind claims that essential oils can help you relax.Ar…
Better than the Corner Office

Better than the Corner Office

To be recognized in Palm Springs Life magazine as a work-from-home "success story" is especially poignant given the back story.There was a time in my life when my career was everything.There was a time in my career when I thought I had figured out the whole working mom thing. I had an amazing job for a small, entrepreneurial company and I had somehow managed to work from home which was paradise fo…
Charley Harper Does the Desert

Charley Harper Does the Desert

Charley Harper's work was everywhere growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio. I rediscovered his work on a recent trip home. He is now my patron saint of simplicity. His journey to find his own style found him happily settling on a two dimensional world.Charley Harper was born in a small town in West Virginia in 1922. After a stint in the Army and a stint in the too big of a city of New York, he settled in…
Sofia Enriquez Mural

Sofia Enriquez Mural

Easily my favorite part of Rancho Relaxo is our dressing rooms painted by Coachella Valley native artist Sofia Enriquez. Sofia’s work celebrates femininity with bold iconography that weaves a story. Every day this story unfolds in deeper, more nuanced layers for me. Every day I notice a new detail, a deliberate drip or a playful juxtaposition of color.Over the course of 13 hours, on November 23, 2…
Are you looking for a SIGN?

Are you looking for a SIGN?

A SIGN Are you looking for one? I was.Some things in life are easy. I never imagined getting a big neon bird would be one of them.I reached out to Lisa Schulte, AKA The Neon Queen. Within weeks I got my big bird.Lisa’ story is a fascinating one. Light has defined her life from a young age when an eye injury left her eyes bandaged for months.Lisa started her company Nights of Neon in 1984…