Laguna Beach with baby

Laguna Beach with baby

Baby Reagan’s first time at the beach had to be Laguna. We live right by beaches in NorCal, but I was excited to take her to one of my favorite places in the world for her first ocean experience. I was just reading in my…

a new lunch spot in laguna

a new lunch spot in laguna

laguna beach is town that i love to stroll. most of the art galleries and boutiques have stayed the same over our visits across the years, and there’s nothing like going back to the familiar. although we love coming back for an orange inn smoothie or…

southern california beach retreats

southern california beach retreats

southern california is pretty much the ideal place in my mind. i grew up coming here often and grew to love the foggy mornings that burn off and give way to bright, sunny beach days. i grew to love the smell of sea salt that…

25th birthday!

25th birthday!

i love birthdays — everyone’s birthdays! whoever thought it up to have days to celebrate each person on this earth was so smart. they are days to look forward to, to love, to measure time, to celebrate, and of course to eat cake. i have a thing…

surprise weekend in laguna!

surprise weekend in laguna!

here’s a rare trip that required no planning on my part…!!  last week i was told by chase that we were headed on a little getaway to kick off my birthday week. first reaction, yay! second reaction, one million questions from me. i think surprises…