Duck, Duck, Confit Quesadilla

“Hustle” is the name of the game in Asheville, a city where most folks juggle at least two jobs to make ends and dreams meet. It’s a concept Bandidos owner and chef Justin Smudde knows a thing or two about. The wily entrepreneur has a handful of businesses, including Bandidos and Blue Ridge Renovations. Over the years he’s ventured into…

From Our Home to Yours

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and 
returns home to find it. 
  -George A. Moore

We welcome March to San Clemente, and we welcome our readers to go into the pages of this month's home issue.

Thank you for everyone's contributions this month, including Garth and good friend, Ed Lloyd of Woodslab, for giving us an inside look…

Inspired by Coastal Vibes

The focal point of the Living Room is the fireplace accented by the artwork and framed in by the two Étagères. The conversation or sitting area is defined by the textured area rug. Four matching chairs surround a custom round cocktail table where you can sit and read, play games, relax, have a cocktail and enjoy the fire. The small…

Your Skin Will Thank You

Fruits and vegetables are important to anyone’s diet, partially because they contain antioxidants - the benefits of which, are abundant. Mrs. Pucker’s Lemon Shot(™) is a fantastic source of antioxidants, because our organic lemon shot consists of the peel, pith, pulp and seeds of the lemon.

Men’s Skin needs Love too!

 Article and Photography Lisa Brill    Plant-based, 100% natural, and purely authentic.

Bill Stewart Artist-Shaper-Innovator

 Article Patrick Fallon | Photography Saunders, Fallon, McIntire    San Clemente legend Bill Stewart began his surfing career in South Florida at the age of 12, and became hooked. Born in Bowling Green Kentucky, Bill’s father relocated the family to South Florida where he was hired as the vice president of a newspaper.

Climbing for Body and Mind

 Article Lisa Whittemoore | Photography Gia Luciano  Whether it’s a smooth granite boulder or a volcanic craggy monolith, Byron Shumpert has been scaling rock faces since the early 90’s. Over the past few decades, Shumpert has constructed rock climbing gyms across the U.S. and one in Germany. Shumpert is now co-owner of the bouldering gym, Hangar 18, located at 1031…

It’s Fine

 Article Jen Anthony, LMFT | Photography Gia Luciano  Jen Anthony is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. As a therapist, Ms. Anthony has extensive experience in working with families, individuals and teens facing complex family dynamics. Her clinical experience includes treating anxiety, depression and substance abuse, among other areas of clinical focus. She supports individuals in developing effective communication skills and healthy coping…

Don’t Suffer from Acid Reflux

 Article Dorian Knape  Do you suffer from digestive issues or acid reflux?  

Local Road Trip to El Moro Canyon

 Article and Photography Lindsay Linegar  From San Clemente, the distance to one of the most beautiful hiking destinations in California is less than 20 miles on Pacific Coast Highway. For a fun, local road trip with good hiking, good views and good times, drive PCH north to El Moro Canyon at Crystal Cove State Park.