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}

1.¬†RecFest {Paramount Ranch, Agoura Hills} :: want to try your hand at rock climbing, horseback riding, fishing, mountain biking, and more? ¬†You can {fo FREE} this Saturday from 10am-4pm! ¬†All ages are welcome! ¬†This is a great way to take advantage of your tax dollars¬†and get outside. ¬†Sounds like an incredible event! 2.¬†Thrill the World… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

1. TBH, I¬†get more upset¬†about the rising cost of avocados than I get about the rising cost of gas prices [#priorities]. ¬†Well, two of my favorite things are about to join forces: avocados and Carpinteria! ¬†AvoFest is comin’ atcha this weekend (Oct 2-4) and, guess what… it’s FREE. ¬†Need we say more? 2.¬†Underwood Family Farms… 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

This Week’s Edition {eat. shop. play. explore.}

Happy Happy first Friday of October!!! Here’s the rundown¬†from the LL805 team on this beautiful (yet a little too hot:) Friday! ¬†{eat.} It is the Annual California Avocado Festival this weekend in Carpinteria (one of our favorite beach town getaways!)! The festival is all weekend long, Friday through Sunday. Not only are there delicious avocados… Continue reading