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Spiked Strawberry Lemonade

When life gives you lemonade, make some lemonade and add vodka. Or lots of vodka  (which is maybe what I might’ve  done). I know it’s not quite summer yet but I’m gearing up for it already! Which means  daydreaming about beach days and spending way too much time on Pinterest looking for bathing suits.  So here’s a quick, little recipe for when the summer season comes,  adapted from MyBakingAddiction. In the backyard, hanging over the fence is a perfect little lemon tree and all those lemons are about ready to…

Arc

The other day I woke up, feeling so-so. Much like Lady Sybil. I tell you, shereally embodies my moods perfectly, it’s like she knows me or something. All I wanted to do was lay in bed and watch the day pass.  Oh there’s cocktails involved? Hmm, perhaps I’ll have to get up then! We headed to Arc in Costa Mesa. They cook all their items in a wood oven stove. Like the name of the restaurant, all their menu items are one word like “Steak”…

Long Beach

Spent a relaxing afternoon down in Manhattan Beach at Simmzy’s before exploring Long Beach and watching the sun go down. Simmzy’s is quite the happening place,  so after putting our name in, we wandered around the boutiques and built up our  appetites for plenty of beer and burgers. Simmzy’s is casual and friendly with plenty  of natural sunlight and the brussel sprouts, oh my. Did I mention the amazing goodness that is the brussel sprouts here? They have a solid selection of craft beer and…