3 Must Do’s When Hosting Visitors in the 805

Living in Southern California, you get a LOT of visitors. And living in Southern California, there’s a LOT to see and do. When you have visitors in town, it can be difficult to narrow it all down to just a few “must see” spots. We recently had Luke’s mom and sister in town from Wisconsin, and of course,… Continue reading

Mother’s Day Ideas {10 things}

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, but don’t worry — you still have time to plan something special for that mom or mother-figure in your life!  Plus we’ve got some great ideas on how to wow your mom this Mother’s Day 😉 Here are 10 things in the 805 that will make a mama in your life VERY happy {you’re… 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}

1. Surf Rodeo [Ventura] :: What do cowboys and surfers have in common?  Well… not much.  But, watch as Ventura makes this a reality! Where else can you participate in a greased pig contest, while watching a surf competition, and later competing in a Cornhole championship?? Here, that’s where!  Don’t forget to buy tickets online to save some… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

1. Pull your boots on and get ready to cowboy up — Oakheart Country Music Festival is this weekend! This Saturday at Conejo Creek Park in Thousand Oaks, you will get the chance to line dance in your cutoff jean shorts to the likes of Rodney Atkins, Josh Thompson, Chase Bryant, and more.  You can also sign… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

1. Who loves pancakes?? THIS GIRL.  Thanks to IHOP, National Pancake Day is a “thing” now — and, it raises a ton of money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! Get a free short stack of pancakes on Tuesday, March 8 [7am-7pm] and consider leaving behind a donation for one of many local charities!  Find an IHOP… 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