July 19, 2013

field trip to laguna beach

Laguna Beach is a gorgeous 15 minute drive
from Newport, straight down Pacific Coast Highway.

My friend, Nancy and I did a little shopping
and lunching there this week,
and soaked up the coastal-artsy vibe
that only Laguna Beach has.   

 Our first stop was the Laguna Gardens Nursery.
They have a great selection of succulents
and native plants, and
some creative pots and displays.  

Next, was a walk through downtown... 

Finally, we had the most amazing
lunch at the new Tommy Bahama restaurant.

We tried the lobster corn dogs as an appetizer,
just a lobster claw dipped in corn batter and fried,


A few little treasures from the thrift store. 

ciao! fabiana


  1. I love seeing "my" town through your eyes, glad you enjoyed your day. The Assistance League Thrift Store is an all time fave, and you found some great treasures there!

  2. I really want that blue chandelier! Looks like a great trip :)

  3. What a lovely trip!


  4. It's official! I need to get over to Laguna super fast - LOVED this post. It's like summer all wrapped up!

  5. This is my 1st time here and I'm loving your blog! Nope, I'm not exaggerating! :-) It's great!

    That turquoise chandelier is divine! WOW!

    Please, if you have a minute, drop by to say "hello", ok? :-)

    Enjoy your weekend!


    Luciane at HomeBunch.com

  6. Wow! What a fantastic day! Laguna Beach sounds awesome! Ingenious idea using the soda tabs and the chefs look so happy and cute! Love fish tacos and I want those chandeliers!

    Thanks for sharing your day Fabiana! Have a great weekend! Rambles with Reese

  7. Oh, I didn't see you were born in Buenos Aires. So cool! I was born close to Sao Paulo.

    Loved your comment. It made me laugh!


    Luciane at HomeBunch.com

  8. ooooooh, thanks for the congrats, Fabiana!

    i loveeeee your blogs, and nice photos you have :)


  9. I drive through Laguna everyday to workout at Bar method in Crystal Cove. I met a friend in town yesterday and we walked all around and had lunch at Zinc...but I didn't see half of this! Where is that thrift shop? I need to stop again!


  10. @ ANNIE ~ The thrift shop is on Gleneyre about 2-3 blocks past the main shopping area. I want to eat at zinc, maybe next time. Thanks again for reading!!

  11. This sounds like a fabulous trip! Have a great weekend.

  12. What a great day, food, beach, shopping and as a cherry
    On the cake a thrift shop.
    xxx chantal

  13. Hi Fabiana,

    I stopped by the Thrift Shop today...thanks for letting me know the location. But it's closed on Wednesdays! Maybe they stock up on Wednesdays and so I'll stop again tomorrow!!

    xo annie

  14. It's fun to see Laguna through the eyes of visitors; it's my hometown!

  15. That blue chandelier nearly made me swoon! Gorgeous!


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