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25+ Practical Gifts for Outdoorsy Women

25+ Practical Gifts for Outdoorsy Women

Finding a gift for the woman who loves the outdoors isn’t all that difficult. My wish list of outdoor items seems to be never-ending since I’m always finding super cool things that will make my hikes, bike rides, road trips, or beach days even better.…

7 Unique Outdoor Activities in Irvine, California

7 Unique Outdoor Activities in Irvine, California

You might not know it yet but Irvine, California, or “The Center of Orange County, California”, has a ton of outdoor activities. I mean miles and miles of outdoor fun! I live right next door and I am just now realizing exactly how many things…

Laguna Beach Parking Guide: Where to Park in Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach Parking Guide: Where to Park in Laguna Beach

If you’ve been before, you know that parking in Laguna Beach can be somewhat of a pain. That pretty much goes for any Southern California beach city, especially in the spring and summer. The beautiful coastline of Laguna Beach is filled with residential areas among…

8 of the Best Beaches in Laguna Beach

8 of the Best Beaches in Laguna Beach

Laguna is my favorite beach city in all of Southern California, and the first place I fell in love with when I moved to Orange County. Once you see my list of the best beaches in Laguna Beach, you will understand why I love it…

Visiting the Mission San Juan Capistrano

Visiting the Mission San Juan Capistrano

The Mission San Juan Capistrano is an amazing historical gem located in Orange County, California. Even if you are not into history, it is still worth visiting because the Mission is absolutely gorgeous. The story behind it is very interesting too! Before my visit, I…

The Best Way to Spend a Day in Crystal Cove State Park

The Best Way to Spend a Day in Crystal Cove State Park

One of my favorite things to do in Orange County is to spend a day in Crystal Cove State Park. Crystal Cove is one of Orange County’s largest park areas, and it stretches from the ocean into the backcountry hills and has a bunch of…

10 Budget Things to Do in Laguna Beach, California

10 Budget Things to Do in Laguna Beach, California

There are a lot of things to do in Laguna Beach, and a lot of them can be done while on a budget. I love spending the day in Laguna Beach whenever I have the chance, and if you’ve ever been here before you probably…

Hiking to the Dana Point Sea Cave

Hiking to the Dana Point Sea Cave

I can’t believe I waited so long to go check out the Dana Point Sea Cave. Finally, after 3 years of living in Orange County, I made the trip over to Dana Point to see what these sea caves were all about. I had never…

4-Day Southern California Vacation: A College Student’s Experience

4-Day Southern California Vacation: A College Student’s Experience

I had the pleasure of hosting two of my cousins for their Southern California vacation last year. They are both college students, so naturally, they wanted to see all of the cool things to do in SoCal. I took them around to some of my…

Southern California Bucket List Challenge

Southern California Bucket List Challenge

I created this Southern California Bucket List Challenge to give you some really cool ideas of things to do, whether you already live in the area or you’re just visiting. You might find some new ideas! SoCal has a TON of things to see and…