Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Stuff We Would Kiss On the Mouf: Lagunaaaahhh

Shannan here. The Hubs and I are getting away for a long weekend in May to one of my fav-o-rite places EVAH - Laguna Beach. I worked in Irvine for a 6-week assignment several years ago - the year The Hubs and I met, actually, and almost every weekend I drove old Jamboree down to PCH and made the trek to Laguna. If you want to read more about my love for Laguna, check this from my OTHER blog (plus you can see a HILARIOUS video of The Trips, as well as lots of adorable pics of them)...
If I ever suddenly come into a lot of money, I'm buying a house in Laguna. Every year at this time I long for it like I'm homesick. I have not been this excited for a vacation (or HOLIDAY, if you want to sound Irish) since our honeymoon. I mean, for reals, how could one not miss this kind of place:

Or this...


Or this...

Wait, how the hell did THAT get in there? Or THIS:

Please, don't be jelly of my trip. I promise I will think of you EVERY DAY that we're there. Or at least whenever I take a drink of an adult beverage. Or when I get back and recall vaguely that Amy and I started this blog, and I am supposed to write something for it EVERY WEEK DAY. I will remember you then for sure.

If any of our four readers have been to Laguna, and have suggestions for shopping or eating or what have you, feel free to comment. I already know we're going to The Beach House for a sunset dinner, The Cottage for brunch (why do the first two things on my must-do list have to do with food?), 1,000 Steps Beach (to walk off the first two things on my must-do list), and Havoc Designer Consignment. Yes, that's right. I am dragging The Hubs to a consignment shop. I don't know if it is the one I visited when I was there before, but if it was, holy. cow. Designer consignment in the OC is NOTHING like "designer" consignment in the Midwest. Jean Paul Gaultier in OC? Yes, please. Liz Clairborn in "The Middle?" No fank you.

Ugh - I guess it's time to mosey on to my REAL job now. Until next time, here's dreaming of champagne wishes and caviar dreams......

8 comments:

Molly said...

But I AM Jelly. I'm so very jelly of your trip!

MerciBlahBlah said...

Don't hate the playa, hate the game, Molly.

Beth & Brian said...

We went there for one day of our two-day honeymoon (yep, just two days...lame!). We stayed and the Surf and Sand. Gorgeous! I was surprised how cold it was there in early-May.

MerciBlahBlah said...

Bethity-eth - it thounds like I'm lithping when I thay it that way...I thought you got married in Cali and wondered if I'd hear from you. I have read SO many good reviews of Surf and Sand that I'm a little sad that we didn't book there, but I'm happy with the place we did book (at least for now - check w/me again AFTER our trip).

Anonymous said...

I heard about this blog from Todd Fuller. I used his name in hopes that anyone who searches for him on Google will find that he is associated with STYLISTS. Great job girls. This blog is like Amy Sedaris after a half box of wine. And, yes, you can use that on your homepage.
JV

MerciBlahBlah said...

Hey! Is this Johnny Jack? Don't EVEN leave an Anon comment and think you're going to get away w/it if it is...Is Todd stalking us anonymously too?

I DO appreciate your nicey nice Amy Sedaris comment, howevah.

Shan

Todd said...

If I were stalking I would at least leave my name so you could get a retraining order against me. I just told Jack I thought the blog was funny even for people like me who believe in function over form.

You know, you could throw a dude outfit in every once in awhile so we would know how you would like us to dress.

MerciBlahBlah said...

Todd! There is NO SHAME in stalking our blog. We think we're hilarious - it only makes sense that others do too. That settles it - Ames - we have our First Post Request. We need to do an Outfit for Dudes post toot sweet.

P.S.
Todd - You should be receiving your restraining order in the next few days...
- Shan