Southern California’s Wine Country   I am the occasional wine drinker, preferring things that are light and fruity. I know shockingly little about wine and the process of making it though (confession: most of it tastes really similar to me). Our San Diego friends had the idea of going away for a wine weekend…

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  We have spent most of our time in California in Orange County checking out the coastal cities and exploring lots of hidden gems. We have been lucky enough to spend a lot of time in Laguna Beach and we have become completely smitten with this city.   What to do   1000 Steps Beach…

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What to do   La Jolla   We went to La Jolla with a goal: see the sea lions. This mission was easily accomplished. There were sea lions and seals everywhere (Allie wanted to befriend them all). It was so cute to watch them play and sun bathe, but don’t get too close! They are…

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  LA is a huge city. Allie and I have been slowly trying to see as much of it as possible before we head back home to Canada. This trip we decided to check out what the South Bay area had to offer.   South Bay is located in the south west corner of LA…

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  Yappy Hour – Happy Hour with dogs. That sounds like a dream come true for dog lovers everywhere, right?     The Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel, California hosts a Yappy Hour on the fourth Thursday of every month for dog owners and their fur babies. Lasting from 5 pm to 8 pm this…

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