explore la : main street

Main Street in Santa Monica holds a special place in my heart. Maybe it’s because it’s one of the first spots we explored when we moved to LA (four years ago…WHAT). Or maybe it’s becauseย it’s filled with so many cute shops and restaurants that are FAR AWAY from the hoards of tourists and shoppers at […]

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disneyland

While my sister was in town, we made my annual trip to Disneyland and took our niece (see the past two years here and here). Again, we were at the park from the time it opened until after the Fantasmic show (always worth staying to watch, in my opinion). We were exhausted, but we rode […]

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my sister’s visit

My time with my sister came and went all too quickly. She came to visit for her Spring Break and spent half the week with me in Los Angeles and half the week with one of her close friends on a roadtrip up to San Francisco. One of the hardest things about moving to Los […]

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santa monica

Last week I decided that we should try to make plans every day to get out and explore LA. Once February 4th rolls around, Whitney will be spending his week days at work (and I’ll be figuring out my life and schedule, etc. etc. as well), so we really need to take advantage of our […]

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