{The Best of} Our favorite Mexican restaurants for Cinco de Mayo!

Buenos días!!  The countdown begins for yet another holiday — sorry, not Mother’s Day just yet… but Cinco de Mayo!! Lucky for all parties involved, it falls on a Saturday this year, which means you can go ALL. OUT. Here are a few of our favorite places to grab Mexican food (if you can’t tell already,… Continue reading

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

29-ish: A Backyard Birthday Bash

I find a lot of joy in planning parties for other people, but not gonna lie — when they’re for me, it is 100% stressful.  I waffle back and forth between “I don’t want any attention on myself” and “people are giving up a Saturday night, so I want it to be worth their while.”… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves: Luck yeah.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Before you go indulge in all-you-can-drink green beer, check out our Five Friday Faves for a little luck o’ the Irish! 1. Guinness Cake with Bailey’s Frosting :: I made this for Brett’s birthday one year, and it. was. UNREAL. Plus, it’s pretty much the most deliciously Irish dessert ever.  Add… 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. The Ventura County Fair is going on now through August 14th!  Hence, the terrible traffic…! 😉 2. There are a ton of free, local movie showings and concerts in the park this weekend. Get in as many as you can before summer ends! Friday: Spongebob: Sponge Out of Water followed by a summer family camp out, 7-10 p.m. at De… Continue reading