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[Local Entrepreneur Spotlight] Meet Dolly of Lilly James Co.

Meet Dolly of Lilly James Co.,Β the first of our first featured vendors in the LocalLove805 Marketplace!

Dolly hails from Paso Robles (one of our favorite 805 getaways) and sews handmade products — specifically leather clutches, bags, keychains and baby goods. And they are A-DORE-ABLE.

Read on to find out how she turned her hobby into a passionate business, Lilly James Co. [warning: get ready to feel her warmth and be inspired]!

Hi, I’m Dolly πŸ™‚

I was eight years old when my mother taught me to sew. We worked together with needle and thread on my great grandmother’s sewing table, …

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In Local Eats + Drinks, local entrepreneurs, Local Entrepreneurs + Shops, local.deals, local.drinks, local.events, local.giveaway, local.lifestyle, local.shops

The Club Everyone’s Been Waiting For {& how you can JOIN NOW}

True story: 98{fd7f0a6624fbd2224f3c60e3404acbd2207eb416c38268e7e97265ebe361b912} of the time I buy wine, I look for the prettiest label.

Sure, I’d love to actually know what I’m buying, where it’s from, and hey, if I’d actually even like how it tastes. Β But, as I peruse the wine aisle for the 437th time, I can’t help but go back to my old habits.

But, what if — just what if —Β there was a wine club that only sourced local wines from the Santa Barbara/Paso Robles area, delivered specialty-curated shipments directly to your door, promising ultra-premium, limited-production wines that you can’t find in grocery stores, at the lowest winery-direct pricing,Β that also …

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In Eat.Shop.Play.Explore., Local Date Ideas, Local Outdoors, local.camping, local.getaways, local.hangouts, local.lifestyle

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

This weekend, we will be celebrating our own Hayley’s 30th birthday (!!!) camping and boating at Lake Nacimiento! Β That’s right, we will be traveling up to our more northern 805 destinations, and making some fun stops in the area. Β Here are our favorite stops on the way to Lake Nacimiento, on today’s Five Friday Faves!

1.Β Casa Dumetz Winery [Los Alamos] — great place to stop for some wine on your way up to more wine country!

Casa Dumetz Wines , Los Alamos- LL805 Road Trip Pit Stop

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In 10 things, Best Of..., Local Outdoors, local.beaches, local.camping, local.getaways

Top 10 Favorite Local Beach & Lake Campgrounds

There’s nothing like theΒ warm, summer nightsΒ to make you crave a good camping trip, or two πŸ™‚ Who doesn’t loveΒ waking up in a tent, beach-side, to the crackling sound of fire pits and the delicious smell of bacon??Β Plus, it’s my 30th birthday this weekend- and I mean, what better way to celebrate than by camping at the lake!?

There are so many campgrounds to choose from (which is another reason why we love the 805!), so today we are highlighting our top 10 favorite camp spots.

Refugio State Beach {more info here}:

Located off the 101 North, 20 miles westΒ of …

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In Local Eats + Drinks, local.drinks, local.events

Wine and Beer Festivals {Local Events}

In case you haven’t noticed, we really enjoy goodΒ beer and wine over here at LL805. Β And, when you combine those two things into a fun festival environment with live music and yummy food…oh boy, are we ever in!

Fortunately for all of us in the 805, we are close to manyΒ of the best west coast breweries and wineries around — just another perk of living in the 805 πŸ™‚

Check outΒ our list below to find a local festival (or two or three) to attend and let us know how it goes! We would love to hear about it!

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