Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

1. Solar Eclipse Viewing on Monday, August 21 :: Thanks to our beautiful Santa Monica Mountains Parks Service, there will be 3 locations hosting Solar Eclipse events! Downtown L.A. (L.A. State Historic Park; 1245 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles): Bring out a blanket and enjoy one of L.A.’s newest parks! Come straight to the park,… Continue reading

Homemade Ventura {local shop}

We love to support small, local businesses, especially ones that make and sell things as adorable as Homemade Ventura.  Homemade Ventura was started by stay-at-home mom (of two toddlers no less!) Jessica Needham. She was born and raised in Ventura and was inspired by the laid back, small town vibe. She started creating macrame wall… Continue reading

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

eat {and drink}. Yesterday was National Tequila Day and today is Friday – I think that means it’s time to lay back and enjoy a delicious margarita (or two), right!? Lucky for you, we recently made our own DIY pear and peach jalapeño margaritas – and they were delicious! Here’s the recipe we based our Peach… Continue reading

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

EAT. Since it has been so warm and gorgeous outside, I’ve been craving SweetXO, an adorable {and extensive!} fro-yo/macaroon/gift/clothing/baked goods/amazing one-stop shop.  I love to grab a large cup of Dole Whip (YES I KNOW, they have it here!) and walk around for hours, looking at all of their fun items and super-cute clothing.  Join… Continue reading

Sweet Treat: Tifa Gelato and Chocolate {Agoura Hills}

Although it doesn’t look like much from the outside, maybe that’s what has preserved this adorable spot, keeping it from being swarmed by the masses.  At least, that’s the only reason I can think of. Specialty merchandise is displayed on antiqued armoires, while mismatched tables dot the seating area.  Grab a seat at the tall rustic wooden… Continue reading