Back in January, Ryan surprised me with an awesome weekend in Laguna Beach for my birthday. We’ve hit several other beach towns over the past few years living in LA, but had never been to Laguna. And it did not disappoint. Continue reading
I just switched from my Christmas wreath to my Spring wreath after a wonderful day at the beach. LA doesn’t really have seasons, but it felt silly still having our Christmas wreath up, so I’ve officially ushered in Spring. Instructions on how to make your own here: https://ramblingsofatwentysomethingwriter.wordpress.com/2013/03/16/cheap-easy-diy-seasonal-wreaths/
A big part of why we didn’t do anything for New Year’s Eve is that my Grandma had demanded our presence for New Year’s Day to watch the parade. In my family when I was growing up (and in hers), the Rose Parade was tradition. Continue reading
I had to work on New Year’s Eve, so we had a chill night in and just went out for pho. It was delicious as always. I love our little pho shop.
Still playing catch up. We took a few days off during Christmas week and drove up the coast. Our first stop was Pismo Beach, where we spent Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Continue reading
My mum makes awesome rum balls. People go crazy for them. She used to make them for bake sales when she was in the Air Force and they would charge double for them and they’d still run out first. And so I share her amazing recipe with you. Continue reading
We’re flashing back to December again. I’ll catch up one of these days…. Over Christmas, I wanted to hit up a tradition that is uniquely southern Californian. So after our Warby Parker and Komodo afternoon, we headed to Newport Beach for the boat parade they host in the harbor every December. We had never been, and it was quite an event. Continue reading