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Farmer’s Market Finds
Sherman Gardens Spring Tour
Spectacular Coastal Sunsets
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Pedego Corona del Mar

Pedego Electric Bikes~ Take A Day Cruising Around Balboa

I was recently introduced to  Pedego Electric Bikes in Corona del Mar, and was so pleased to finally feel the joy of riding a bike again, with the help of auxiliary power to assist me up the hills I have so dreaded. I have a number of routes to explore and share with you in  … Read More

Can't Put This Burger Down!

On The Vine Restaurant… A Fantastic Foodie Find!

I am so impressed with this restaurant. I am not sure what took me so long to discover Vine Restaurant & Bar in San Clemente, but I am sure glad I did. The food is really exceptional. Every bite is packed with flavor, and that is so refreshing!   I am a people-watcher, and you  … Read More


Baker Ranch Celebrates Chef Richard Blais

Baker Ranch welcomed renowned chef Richard Blais on a recent preview day. What fun! Touring Baker Ranch in Lake Forest, is a “must do” for anyone looking for a new home in Orange County! Get a sneak peek at an amazing new development. They just announced their future parks, and have a virtual tour of  … Read More

Array of Olive Oils

FIG & OLIVE Newport Unveils New Summer Menu for 2015!

Fig & Olive is a French-Riviera styled enclave right here in Newport Beach. It is elegant, refined, with hints of inspiration from its Southern California location. With five separate dining areas, and ceilings as tall as can be, it is spacious and welcoming. Natural stonework, wood and hues of cream and white create the canvas  … Read More


FIG & OLIVE Special Event “Sunday Rendez-vous” May 17, 2015

On Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach will launch a monthly event series, “Sunday Rendez-vous” in collaboration with Veuve Clicquot for an afternoon of bubbly and bites. Guesets will be greeted by the sounds of St. Tropez with DJ Thomas Toccafondi on the terrace. Veuve Clicquot will capture  … Read More