SAN CLEMENTE FAMILY HOME

 Article and Photography Gia Luciano  With their children gown and grandbabies on the horizon, this San Clemente couple enlisted the help of Sea Pointe Construction in hopes of transforming their midcentury ranch style home into a gathering place fit for all ages. Drawing inspiration from the existing vaulted tongue and groove ceilings, a natural and neutral design aesthetic has been…

Fair Dinkum / The Real Deal

 Article Lindsay Linegar | Photography Timothy Reed Murphy  Taking inspiration from an Australian phrase meaning true, genuine or "the real deal"; Michael Lanzon has created an inviting space in the heart of Dana Point. Originally from Australia, Lanzon envisioned Fair Dinkum Coffee and Beer Co. as a place where people could come to escape their daily routines and experience authenticity.  “You…

What is Nanotechnology and How does it Affect our Health

 Article and Photography Gia Luciano  Integrated Healthcare Solutions has added two new products in their nutritional division to offer you alternative choices when it comes to maintaining your health.  Our Urban Bio Lemon Drink is created with our organic lemon juice, lemon peel and Nano emulsified hemp oil in an easy to use four-ounce cup. We utilize Nano Technology to break…

Pets Love Botanicals Too

 Article Gia Luciano | Photography Lisa Brill  Of course, we’re cruelty-free ~ we love our furry friends too much!  At Qēt Botanicals, we’re all about plant-based skincare. We’re also passionate about cruelty-free ingredients.

Kids Can Make A Big Difference in San Clemente

 Article and Photography Gina Siebert  For centuries, the greatest thinkers have suggested the very notion that "Happiness is found in helping others". Here in San Clemente, we are seeing kids and teens be leaders in the community, sharing their time and talents to make a significant difference for others over and over again. These three incredible organizations offer kids and teens fun,…

Paint San Clemente 2018

 Article Lindsay Linegar | Photography Gia Luciano  The 17th Annual Paint San Clemente happened at the end of June, starting with the Quick Draw on June 23rd. For three hours, plein air painters painted different scenes around the San Clemente Art Gallery, Del Mar and the pier bowl for the Quick Draw. Congratulations to George Trimm for winning the competition,…

Lifestyle Letter

“Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, Drink the wild air’s salubrity.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson The word “salubrious” means favorable to health or well-being. This passage from Emerson’s famous poem Merlin’s Song, is most often quoted without the final word – salubrity; to the reader’s detriment. Not only does this one little word give greater significance to the … Continued

August 2018 Around Town

Three Dog Bakery The aroma of freshly baked goods wafts from the oven. Tiny, decorated cakes, colorful muffins, and pretzeled treats are displayed in the front case. All handcrafted for pups! Three Dog Bakery, 174B Avenida Del Mar, wholly embraces the spirit of the dog. Co-owners since 2012, Denise O’Donnell and Lauren Paquette, joyfully revel … Continued

Special Space Does it Again!

On 6/21, Special Spaces OC created a DREAM bedroom for a special young man courageously battling cancer. This could not have been done without the generous commitment from the Caroline K. Huo Real Estate team to donate funds from every transaction to Special Spaces OC. What an honor to bring joy to this very deserving family.

Summer Quencher

 Article and Photography Gia Luciano  Mrs Pucker's Limon Mixer  Chill glass in the freezer, fill with ice