the best things to do in southern california

We’ve lived in Los Angeles for over a year now, and though I’m hardly an expert (I’m still absolutely horrible with LA geography), I have found a great many things to do in this city that I absolutely love (and take every visiting guest to go do). So if you’re planning on making a trip […]

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my friend’s visit and birthday!

My good friend came to visit us in LA this past weekend! I’m so glad she was able to make it out here, so we could show her a bit of our life here in Southern California. It’s so great catching up with an old friend. We kept busy and had a great time! Saturday […]

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flea market finds

I mentioned before that we made a trip to the Melrose Trading Post this past Sunday. It was only our second trip to this particular flea market, but I’m loving it. Admission is $2, but if you print off their coupon under “Customer Connection”, it only costs a buck (yes, this is how frugal we […]

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the in-laws visit

My in-laws (still weird saying that) visited last week for nine days (and yes we all stayed in our little one bedroom apartment). We love having our friends and family visit, so we get a chance to show off our new home and city! Whether we’ve visited these places or restaurants before, it’s always fun […]

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life lately

So, it’s been a while. But the reason I’ve been absent is because I have been busy, which is a great thing. Our first several weeks in Los Angeles I was kind of floundering about, getting antsy and not feeling quite sure what I was doing. Now I have a more full schedule of things […]

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