Our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Shopping Local this Season

Okay, it’s the same old story every year: you want to come up with creative gifts, you want to shop local, you want to choose products that promote sustainability and environmental responsibility… but you still end up grabbing something off of Amazon — right?! No excuses this year!  We’ve done the legwork for you by… Continue reading

Why Macrame Will Be Your New Fave DIY

I’m sure you’ve seen those gorgeous macrame wall hangings on all of your fave ‘grammer accounts — and then you go to buy one, and you’re like, “hi, NOPE.” Thank goodness for Jessica Needham, entrepreneur and girl boss of homeMADE Ventura!  She is totally rocking this DIY craft that we now love, and taking the 805… 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

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

This weekend we will be celebrating the mothers in our lives.  And whether you are looking for a last minute Mother’s Day gift or a local event to attend, we’ve got a great list with our Five Friday Faves this week.  Enjoy! 1. Mother’s Day weekend shopping at The Closet: The Closet at The Promenade… Continue reading

Your Go-To Girls Night {Pinot’s Palette}

It’s what I like to affectionately call the “karaoke of the art world,” and it’s quickly taking the country by storm.  It involves canvas and Cabernet, paintbrushes and Pilsner, and it’s coming to a “Girls Night Out” near you. Intrigued?  KNEW IT. Last week, we had the good fortune of attending the Media Soft Opening night… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves :: This Week’s Edition

We’re starting off this Father’s Day weekend with a good cup of coffee and our Five Friday Faves! :::: 1. Happy Father’s Day Weekend!  Where are you spending time with your dad/father figure/baby daddy this weekend?  Nicole is having brunch with the family at Sabor Cocina Mexicana at The Lakes [and maybe a margarita or… 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

A Day at Westlake Plaza {Pressed Juicery & more!}

We stopped by the grand re-opening of Westlake Plaza, Rediscover Westlake, on Saturday and had a great time! Not only was it a delightful spring day, but the plaza’s beautiful and there was swag galore! Our favorite: complimentary Pressed Juicery of your choice. Yup, that’s right – free deliciously fresh, cold-pressed juice. #winning Fortunately they were passing… Continue reading