The barre method has quickly become a favorite among workout enthusiasts. The Barre workout utilizes a combination of postures regularly practiced in yoga and pilates along with some exercises performed with the use of a ballet barre (hence the name). The benefits of barre are endless, but most people go for the thin sculpting effect and incredible help with posture and balance! Barre studios have been popping up all over the place, so we’ve collected a few of our favorites in the Irvine area where you can sweat and sculpt!
Southern California is an incredible place to live, work, and play. And the crown jewel of the golden state? Our magnificent beaches of course! If you started 2018 with some fresh goals to exercise and spend more time outdoors, we’re with you. What better place to get a workout in than on the sand? Here are the best beaches to workout on in Newport Beach — you won’t even know you’re working out we promise!
We all make big plans at the start of the New Year for remaking our bodies and minds, and usually at the top of everyone’s list: eat healthier! And of course, we all get busy part way through January and our resolutions start to fade. But we’re here to help you jump start your resolution once more with these local healthy eateries. So if you’re busy and itching to get out of your own kitchen, these restaurants will make eating healthy fun and easy!
Love Thanksgiving, but cooking’s not your forte? Preparing a feast isn’t for everyone, but luckily eating one is! These Orange County restaurants make Thanksgiving dinner to-go so you don’t have to, no need to tell your guests — it’ll be our little secret!
Pumpkin season? It’s just getting started! That’s right everyone, we have less than one month until Thanksgiving, and then we’re moving on to Christmas-y treats. So pumpkin while you still can — here’s the best we’ve found in Costa Mesa.
Coffee today isn’t just a morning ritual, it’s an event to enjoy all hours of the day. This week we’re dedicating an entire post to a place where you can enjoy coffee, food, and so much more morning to night. Thunderking Coffee Bar opened earlier this summer, and it’s quickly become one of our favorite Costa Mesa coffee bar haunts. Here’s the 411 on Thunderking:
Halloween is just a few weeks away and the Irvine area is brimming with silly and spooky events from theme parks to themed museum nights! Here’s a few that caught our eye this season:
What’s Halloween without getting in a few good shrieks of utter horror in? The best haunted houses in the Costa Mesa area range from decked out private residences to big-budget amusement park horrors. Whatever thrills and chills you, Orange County has got you covered. Here’s a couple of our local favorites for your horror enjoyment.
October is just a blink a way and you know what that means — it’s officially pumpkin season! Spend a Fall day outside seeking out your perfect pumpkin, get lost in a corn maze, and snack on Fall specialties at these pumpkin patches in Irvine!
Newport Beach has no shortage of incredible shopping destinations, Fashion Island is a monolithic shoppers delight. Sometimes it’s nice to escape the fanfare of a shopping center and seek out clothing stores a bit more niche. Not to worry, the Newport Beach area is stock full of stand-alone boutiques as well. Are you ready to shop till you drop?