Just 1.5 hours outside of Los Angeles sits the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserves – fields full of beautiful, vibrant poppy’s as far as you can see!
Driving to Antelope Valley is a beautiful sight in itself. I felt like we were in wine country! Once we got closer to the fields, I was surprised to see just how many people were there to take pictures and soak in the views. So please, wear your masks! Quarantine definitely put this spot on the map.
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It has been THREE months since my last blog post. But now that we are in quarantine, I have no excuse… this is the perfect opportunity to start blogging again. Although we may not be able to leave home right now, I wanted to share some of my favorite happy hour places in Los Angeles, because that is the first thing I am doing when this is all over!
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If I were asked where to take someone on their first trip to Los Angeles, I would take them to Melrose Avenue. It is just so LA… From the coffee shops to the shopping and wall art, there is just so much to do and see along this strip. Continue reading “A Day on Melrose”
This week I ventured off from the West Side to explore Silverlake, a neighborhood I don’t go to very often. Driving there is a painnnnn in the booty. That’s the annoying part about living in LA. It’s hard to get off the couch and meet up with friends when they live in what seems like the other side of the world. Or at least the other side of LA. Continue reading “Roo Coffee + Trois Familia, Silverlake”
Ahh, Instagrammable coffee shops. A perfect topic for the basic gal. There are too many to name! But I’ve managed to put together a list of only eight. Keep reading for where to get your perfect *nespresso* shot! No pun intended. Continue reading “8 Instagrammable Coffee Shops in LA”
Today I went to a cute coffee shop that is super close by to my school. I always drive by it but haven’t checked it out until now! It’s called Flowerboy Project and it’s in Venice. They sell flowers, snacks and coffee. They have many different unique latte flavors – I got the lavender latte and there were little petals floating on the top! Continue reading “Flowerboy Project + OOTD”
If you follow me on Instagram (@courtneyyquinn), you may have noticed that I have been posting at the restaurant 26 Beach lately. It is a restaurant in Venice that I am obsessed with. My first time going there was only about a month ago, but I’ve been there so many times since!
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It’s the weekend! And what better way to spend your Sunday morning then at a nice brunch? That’s right! THE FARMERS MARKET! Continue reading “Sunday Morning at the Farmers Market”
So I wasn’t planning on making a post about this, but with news of Tom Petty passing away, I thought I would make an appreciation post.
Last week I attended a Tom Petty concert at the Hollywood Bowl. He told the audience that it was his last show of a long tour, and there was no better place to end it than in beautiful Los Angeles. Continue reading “Attending Tom Petty’s Last Concert… EVER?!”
Guys. This weekend something amazing happened. Something that hasn’t happened since I left Chicago… Continue reading “Masa of Echo Park: Where I Found a Piece of Chicago in Los Angeles”