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…

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,…

Soulful Pet Portraits

 Article Lindsay Linegar | Photography Images courtesy Michelle Delanty  Growing up in San Clemente, Michelle Delanty was influenced by her father, Rick Delanty, and attributes most of her passion for the arts to him. Michelle believes the arts can positively impact confidence, individuality and self-acceptance, and that this translates when teaching life skills such as time management, focus, perseverance, creativity and risk-taking. As a high school art teacher in Fountain…

An American War Hero and Marine Corps Legend

 Article Patrick Fallon  From the line at Señor Barber to the booming sounds of artillery echoing from Camp Pendleton, the United States Marine Corps presence is embedded in San Clemente. Members of the military have made countless sacrifices to provide citizens of the US with protection and peace of mind from some of life’s worst potential tragedies. Whether it’s watching San…

Backyard Summer Havens

 Article System Pavers  An Aquatic Oasis  Pool parties aren’t just for kids anymore. There is no better way to unwind from the work week than sipping on refreshing drinks poolside and soaking up the summer sun with friends. Add a themed menu prepared right on your built-in BBQ grill and a colorful bar-car setup that allows everyone to tap into their inner…

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…

Men’s Skin needs Love too!

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

Don’t Suffer from Acid Reflux

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