• Two Coffees and a Few Ptches – A Fun Collaboration

    It all started with a tweet…and coffee. But that goes for many of the fun things I do with my life lately. Being involved in Social Media has allowed me to meet really interesting, insightful and generous people. What’s more, here in Orange County, Calif., we like meeting in real life. I remember attending one of those social media conferences and a blogger from the East Coast was surprised at how many of us West Coasters, and OC peeps (in particular) knew each other in real life. It’s true. We do enjoy each other’s company both on and offline. Marie Walker Riddle aka @livinlime on Twitter was one of the…

  • Endless Summer at the Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach

    Staycation is not my favorite word but it is definitely one of my favorite things to do. Fortunately we live in a place that’s conducive to “staycation-ing.” Living in Huntington Beach, one would think I’d opt for a non-beach getaway but I don’t. Instead, I jump at the chance to experience a beach town apart from my own in Orange County, California. You see, each beach city has its own vibe. Located midway between Los Angeles and San Diego, the Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach is the perfect weekend escape. The Joie De Vivre hotel group have done an excellent job transforming what used to be Vacationville into a…