Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

Summer is starting to wrap up — but, as any 805-native knows, that hardly means the end of amazing weather, warm days, backyard barbecues, and balmy evenings.  Cram in some more summer fun before pumpkin-flavored-EVERYTHING starts rolling out! 1. MadeWest Brewing Company :: joining the ranks of my faaavorite breweries in the 805, MadeWest is hot on… Continue reading

Tunes & Tastings {Whizin Market Square}

Every Thursday from 4-8pm, the Whizin Market Square in Agoura Hills is hosting a Tunes & Tastings event featuring artisanal food pairings and performances from local musicians and artists. We love the idea of exploring the Whizin Market Square’s different boutique shops while enjoying small bites and beverages made from fresh local ingredients!  It’s a… 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

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

1. We know yesterday was just St. Patrick’s Day, but Easter is almost here!  Both The Lakes at Thousand Oaks and The Promenade at Westlake are holding Easter events next week.  The Lakes Easter Egg-stravaganza takes place Monday 3/21 from 5-7pm complete with an egg hunt, treats, prizes, a petting zoo and photos with the Easter… Continue reading

Best of: Coffee + Wine Bars {and yes, they do exist}

I don’t know about you, but this whole “half coffee bar, half wine bar” thing that people are catching on to is nothing but pure. GENIUS. Two of my favorite vices, married into a one-stop shop?  #heaven Ready for the breakdown of our favorite places?  Pick your poison: BeanScene Espresso and Wine Bar [610 N…. Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

Happy FriYAY! Take a look at this week’s Five Friday Faves – 1) Some of us are heading to Mammoth for our friend’s 30th birthday tonight. We’re super excited for a mountain getaway – especially because they’re expecting a good amount of new snow! YAY!2) Speaking of snow, I (Hayley) was in NYC last week and got to experience the infamous Storm Jonas first-hand…. Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

1. We really really like Christmas and therefore we’ve already got our Christmas trees up, lit and decorated.  But if you’re still searching for the perfect Christmas tree, check out our post on Local Christmas Tree Lots. 2. There are a ton of holiday events happening all over the 805 this weekend and here are just… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

Thank you Jeannine’s Gourmet Food Hall for this amazing pun — talk about a pick-me-up! 🙂  It’s FRIDAY, which means you are one. step. closer. to the freakin’ weekend. Let’s talk Five Friday Faves, shall we? :::     :::     :::     :::     ::: 1. Did anyone catch Britney Spears’… Continue reading

Perfect Pumpkin-Picking Patches

Okay, sorry about that ridiculous title — you know me and alliteration…! 😉 Fall means all things PUMPKIN (and of course a few other things from our fall bucket list, am i right??).  Sure, it’s cheaper to grab one from outside your favorite grocery store, but going to a pumpkin patch brings around a whole… Continue reading