The [hand]Writing’s On The Wall {Brown & Co. Designs}

As avid DIY-ers, we have been loooving the new emergence of local artisans offering workshops on how to get crafty + creative in their own specialty. One such artisan, Heather Brown from Brown & Co. Designs, has been offering brush lettering workshops that seem to sell out within hours of announcing a new one! Lucky for us,… Continue reading

Father’s Day Recap: Biking in Ventura

Hope you all had a relaxing and refreshing Father’s Day weekend 🙂 It was Brett’s first Father’s Day as a new “dada” (as Graham calls him… ok he calls me that too sometimes, haha!), so I decided to take our little family north to Ventura for the day! [photo cred: Brooke Borough Photography] We loaded… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

It’s the weekend and although we were getting really excited for fall with the cooler weather we were having and the PSL’s we were drinking, we don’t mind the late reminder of summer.  It will be a beautiful weekend to head outdoors and enjoy some of our Five Friday Faves! 1. Beer festivals and Oktoberfest… Continue reading

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

How to Host the Perfect Wine Pairing Evening {DIY Event}

We had a Ladies’ Night at Four Seasons Westlake Village’s Tasting Room recently — it’s one of our favorite places because they have a beautiful outdoor patio with fireplaces, market lights and heaters, as well as indoor seating in the sophisticated Tasting Room. We were fortunate enough to sit down with The Tasting Room Supervisor, Kristine Bocchino…. Continue reading

A chill Sunday funday {LL805 lifestyle}

After church, us girls stopped by Trader Joe’s to grab some stuff for lunch. Have any of you been to Trader Joe’s recently and seen the influx of pumpkin everything? We have, and we are absolutely loving it. Most importantly, however, we discovered the Kringle.  Since it was pumpkin-flavored, and since it hails from Wisconsin (my husband’s home… Continue reading