Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

This weekend, we will be celebrating our own Hayley’s 30th birthday (!!!) camping and boating at Lake Nacimiento!  That’s right, we will be traveling up to our more northern 805 destinations, and making some fun stops in the area.  Here are our favorite stops on the way to Lake Nacimiento, on today’s Five Friday Faves!… 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

Five Friday Faves {Memorial Day Weekend Edition}

Helloooo, long weekend! (we’ve been waiting for you!) 1. I (Nicole) will be heading up to visit my in-laws in Lake Tahoe, and will be hitting up some of my favorite stops along Hwy 395.  Can’t wait to sink my teeth into some Dutch Crunch Pullaway bread from Schat’s Bakkerÿ! Don’t miss this post if you… Continue reading

Beachfront + Affordable Al Fresco Dining {Padaro Beach Grill}

This weekend, we went beach camping with Brett’s parents — they drove their vintage trailer on its “maiden voyage” from Tahoe, and will be spending a total of 14 days camping in various locations across the 805! We met up with them in Carpinteria, which immediately made me crave fish and chips from Padaro Beach Grill…. Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

1. Conejo Valley Days A local favorite. Don’t miss it this weekend!  Tonight is Country Western Night, Saturday is Rock N’ Roll Night, and Sunday is Latin Beat Night — there is something for everyone, including rides, food, wine, live entertainment, and even dance lessons! 2. Carpinteria I (Nicole) will be heading here for the weekend… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves :: This Week’s Edition

You guys July is already almost over, which means summer is almost over… le sigh.  So enjoy the summer sun and warm summer nights while you can — but then again, who are we kidding — it’s always beautiful in the 805! ::::: 1. Speaking of summer almost being over, have you finished checking off all… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves :: This Week’s Edition

It’s that time again… and man was this a long week.  So, so, so excited for the weekend! Here are some favorites we wanted to share with you! 1. The Village Trolley {Friday & Saturday, 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm, May 22nd – Sept. 5th} We’re always down for some free, easily accessible transportation – especially during peak happy… Continue reading

Why We Love Carpinteria {And Why You Should Too}

Here at LocalLove805 we love cute beach towns, we love camping, and therefore we love Carpinteria.  This adorable beach town is less than an hour away from where we all live and one of our go-to spots for the summer. Ocean, sand, surf, cute town, quaint shops, fun restaurants… I mean, what more could you… Continue reading