Twas the Night Before School Starts

westward beach sunsetTwas the night before school starts, and all through the house…

We were sweating our butts off so we piled into the car and headed for the beach. It’s something of a tradition in our family, that I bully everyone into motion and we all drive out to the beach, where they have so much fun that they feel bad for dragging their feet and they say “why don’t we come to the beach more often?”

Today we were so hot that we stopped and got subs for a picnic dinner instead of eating at home or making food at home to bring with us. Besides, it’s good to support local businesses.

This year we changed up our routine and went to Westward Beach instead of County Line. We were greeted with a beautiful sunset, nice big waves, and another year of memories to close out the summer.

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Summer in Agoura Hills

Early summer, before every day stretches into an endless parade of searing hot sun-scorched misery. The first concerts in the park, the ice cream truck, the trips to the beach. The feeling that school doesn’t start again for a long, long time. We adults know the truth, that school starts again in just a handful […]

Sipurbia 2019 – Get Tickets Now

Mark your calendars for Sipurbia 2.0 – Saturday April 27, 3pm – 7pm at King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas! Last year, the first Sipurbia happened at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. Billed as a full day of wine and beer tasting, dancing to live music, and fun in the outdoors for adults, Sipurbia delivered. My […]

Chatbooks Instagram Cards – the Easiest Holiday Cards You’ll Ever Make

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If most of my family photos eventually end up on Instagram, doesn’t it make sense to use the app to make my holiday cards? That’s what Chatbooks thought too, so it came up with the Instagram card function in its holiday card department! All you have to do is open Chatbooks, integrate with Instagram, and […]