5 Simple Ways to Incorporate Exercise into your Vacay {DIY Fitness}

I love to be active and explore while on vacation, as I think most people do — unless you’re more the lounging, reading a book type, which is also fine (I guess;). Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about laying poolside and enjoying a few Pina Coladas (which the waiter so kindly brought over to me) … BUT,… Continue reading

A sunny day date escape {Point Dume, Malibu}

Summertime means long nights and lots of beach days. One of my favorite local beaches is Point Dume in Malibu. Surprisingly, even having grown up in Thousand Oaks, I hadn’t been to Point Dume until last year (I know, I know. WHAT!?). I’ve been all over the coast to countless beaches, but for some reason, Point Dume was… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

1. The Ventura County Fair is going on now through August 14th!  Hence, the terrible traffic…! 😉 2. There are a ton of free, local movie showings and concerts in the park this weekend. Get in as many as you can before summer ends! Friday: Spongebob: Sponge Out of Water followed by a summer family camp out, 7-10 p.m. at De… Continue reading

Top 10 Favorite Local Beach & Lake Campgrounds

There’s nothing like the warm, summer nights to make you crave a good camping trip, or two 🙂 Who doesn’t love waking up in a tent, beach-side, to the crackling sound of fire pits and the delicious smell of bacon?? Plus, it’s my 30th birthday this weekend- and I mean, what better way to celebrate than by camping at… Continue reading

Local Entrepreneur Spotlight: Marianne Wilson Photography

We absolutely love supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs in the 805 area — which is one of the main reasons we started our blog back in April 2014! So over the next few weeks, we are taking time to share some of our favorite 805 entrepreneurs/businesses 🙂 Today we are speaking with Marianne Wilson Photography (who… Continue reading

Patriotic Party {Local Entrepreneur: Down Emery Lane}

Part of the fun at LocalLove805 is meeting new people with similar interests and discovering new local businesses. We recently discovered Down Emery Lane, a local party planning business and service based in the 805 area. The founder, Jaclyn, reached out to us recently to share her story (as well as some adorable ideas for throwing a… Continue reading