California Part I

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Hello! I’m alive and back from my trip to California. I didn’t mean to take such a long break from blogging, but life has been busy. I wanted to do a recap of my trip because it was so much fun and I got to see so many beautiful places. I decided to break it into two parts since the trip was pretty long and we visited two different parts of the state. Continue reading “California Part I”

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California here we come

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When I was in high school I had a slight obsession with The O.C. and then Laguna Beach. I religiously watched both until their dying days (and then The Hills to fill the void). Since then I have always wanted to go to California, but I’ve never had the opportunity until now.

In two weeks I’ll be heading to first San Francisco for a few days and then Laguna Beach for the rest of the trip with my sister and 3-year-old niece. When my sister asked if I wanted to come with them and I found out it involved Laguna Beach I couldn’t say no. I am seriously so excited to experience the West Coast.

We already have a few things planned including a full day at Disney Land and a land and boat tour of San Francisco. I definitely want to go to In-and-Out and find some really good Mexican food. We plan on visiting the beach, but other than that I don’t really know what else to do. If anyone has any recommendations for restaurants, places to visit, good shopping areas etc. that would be awesome!

I am going to try and document the experience as much as possible and share it on the blog and social media. Definitely follow me on Instagram (@notesfromemilyblog) and Twitter (@notesfromemily) to follow along in real time!