Variety and Fun at The Annex in Oxnard

Everyone in town has been talking about this place called The Annex at The Collection in Riverpark, so I decided to go and see what the hype has been all about! According to the website, The Annex is a "16,000 square foot collection of 12 microshops, artisan boutiques and epicurean discovery that showcases unique local retailers and [...]

By | 2018-01-13T22:00:31+00:00 January 13th, 2018|Archive, Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments

2018 Blog Outlook

I am super excited because this month marks the 2 year anniversary of my SoCal Shuffle blog! Can you believe how fast time flies by?! Last year I was able to accomplish most of the goals for the blog and I am looking forward to creating new and fresh content for 2018. I am really [...]

By | 2018-01-02T19:53:41+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Archive, Home|0 Comments

Surviving My First Wildfire: Thomas Fire

UPDATE: After 39 days of burning, on January 12, 2017, fire officials announced that the Thomas Fire is now 100% contained. It burned 281,893 acres, destroyed 1,063 structures and damaged 83 structures. Full press release is here. Thank you all for going on this journey with me! If there is anything I learned it is [...]

By | 2018-01-12T11:06:47+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Archive, Home, Survival Tips|0 Comments

The Broad Museum and Museum of Ice Cream Adventure

Hi guys! I know, I know, it has been almost a month since I posted a blog, I broke my "post once a week" rule, but I am back! I have just been super busy with work and personal related things, I am getting back on track though! Over the long Thanksgiving Weekend, I made [...]

By | 2017-11-27T08:39:40+00:00 November 26th, 2017|Archive, Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments

Griffith Park Ghost Train

Last month, I saw this annual and very popular Ghost Train ride at Griffith Park being advertised all over Facebook through the Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum, so I decided invite my friend Nicole and her husband Fred along for this spooky adventure! The ride is held the first 3 weekends in October and is [...]

By | 2017-10-30T12:29:11+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Archive, Events and Festivals, Home|0 Comments

Underwood Family Farms Fall Harvest Festival

Over the weekend, my friend Ana and I attended our first ever Fall Harvest Festival in SoCal at Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark (Ventura County)! This is the 20th year the festival has been held and is considered the ultimate one to visit every fall in the SoCal region. According to the website, Underwood Family [...]

By | 2017-10-24T20:26:42+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Archive, Events and Festivals, Home|0 Comments

California Avocado Festival

If you need plans this weekend, I have the perfect event for you and your family/friends to enjoy. :) The California Avocado Festival is another one of my favorite events to attend in the Tri-County area. It is held the every year during the first weekend in October in Downtown Carpinteria (Santa Barbara County) on [...]

By | 2017-10-04T13:38:14+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Archive, Events and Festivals, Home|0 Comments

The Bloody Mary Festival

My friend Nicole and I are huge fans of Bloody Mary's, so when we heard there was a Bloody Mary Festival coming to LA, we thought, hey, why not? According to the website, "The Bloody Mary Festival is a celebration of the most beloved brunch cocktail and the largest event of its kind. Our mission is [...]

By | 2017-09-23T22:08:04+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Archive, Events and Festivals, Home|0 Comments

Hot Spot: The Brewhouse Santa Barbara

This evening, my friend Melissa and I stopped by our favorite place for food and drinks, The Brewhouse Santa Barbara! Melissa introduced me to this restaurant/brewery a few years ago and I have been hooked ever since. It is a great place for Happy Hour, lunch or dinner and is very popular among Santa Barbara [...]

By | 2017-09-14T22:08:05+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Archive, Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments

Skyspace and Skyslide Adventure at US Bank Tower

So my Labor Day Weekend did not go 100% according to plan, but I made the best of it! On Sunday, I was going to go explore some different cultural experiences in Downtown LA that I have been wanting to do for a few years, but because of the massive heat wave the SoCal region [...]

By | 2017-09-04T17:44:31+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Archive, Home, Hot Spots|0 Comments