Explore Hidden Gems In The O.C.

The dog days of summer are here. It’s a period marked by laziness and scorching temperatures. Contrary to popular myth, however, the dog days of summer have nothing to do with dogs lounging on the porch. The origins of the popular expression come from heavenly bodies in the sky. The…
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A Catalina Escape

On a clear day, you can see Santa Catalina Island from any one of our local beaches in Orange County. Located just over 20 miles off the coast, Catalina is a part of Los Angeles County and the largest of the eight Channel Islands. 
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The Benefits Of Gathering Around A Fire

What’s the best thing about going to the beach? Well, here’s a hint: It has nothing to do with avoiding the sun’s dangerous UV rays, building towering sandcastles or swimming against the crashing waves. The most memorable experience usually comes after the sun sets into the pristine waters of the…
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Make Date Night A Priority

Remember what life was like before you had kids? Remember when it was just the two of you? The two of you did everything together. Now the two of you do everything for your kids. It happens. When kids come along, everything changes and they become your biggest priority.
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Monopolize Family Time

If you’re over the age of the 30, you probably remember what life was like before electronic devices, reality television and social media started to consume our lives. Chances are, you probably have fond memories of playing board games like Monopoly instead of mobile game apps like Candy Crush Saga.…
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Color Me Alone Time

What are your favorite memories from childhood? Chances are, some of your most cherished memories involve the times you unleashed your imagination while coloring. Think back to the days when you opened up a big box of Crayola crayons and decided to make the sky green, the grass blue and…
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The Benefits of Me Time

The Real Housewives of Orange County make parenting look easy. That’s because they’re not actually parenting. They’re ladies of leisure who often bicker, gossip and spread rumors. When they’re not backstabbing each other, they’re doing lunch, planning a get-together with their frenemies or scheduling a hair appointment at the salon. 
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A Day At The Beach

There is an unspoken rivalry between residents in Los Angeles County and Orange County. L.A. County residents often brag about their beaches and claim that their shorelines are the stuff of Hollywood. Shows like Baywatch serve as their example. We Orange County residents chuckle to ourselves and say nothing.  
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Take Them Out To The Ballgame

Baseball season is in full swing and we’re all about to score. There’s no better way to celebrate the hot summer weather than going out to the ballpark to root for the home team.  
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The Legend Of Black Star Canyon

Black Star Canyon is primarily known for two things. For many Orange County residents, Black Star Canyon is the home to a picturesque hiking trail. For others, Black Star Canyon is one of the most haunted spots in Orange County. It seems like countless generations of Orange County residents are…
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