February 2018 Lifestyle Letter

“Go forward in life with a twinkle in your eye and a smile on your face, but with a great and strong purpose in your heart.” 
-Gordon B. Hinckley

Welcome February to San Clemente, as we unveil our Readers’ Choice Awards in an article titled 'And the Winners Are'. Also featured this month are several artists, each one with a unique way…

January 2018 Lifestyle Letter

"Brew me a cup for a winter's night.
For the wind howls loud and the furies fight;
Spice it with love and stir it with care,
And I'll toast our bright eyes,
my sweetheart fair."
-  Minna Thomas Antrim

Welcome January to our Spanish Village by the Sea. What a gift it is to live here, be close to the ocean and the good people of San Clemente.…

December 2017 Lifestyle Letter

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”

— Henry Stanley Haskins

Our December issue is dedicated to people that have that something special within. They give to others because they care, and they care about others because it's the right thing to do. It seems like the world has been going…

Inspired with Love


The people in our lives that seem to have the most impact on us are the ones that inspire us. What a gift it is to have someone or something inspire us. Because without inspiration, there is no motivation. Helen Keller knew about inspiration. First, she was inspired to learn from her teacher, Anne Sullivan, and through the person she…

October 2017 Lifestyle Letter


Drift into October's issue with a story about a San Clemente couple who've created a charming distillery here in town, crafting some truly remarkable spirits. Also spotlighted is another phenomenal local company, KonaRed, who's been producing a delicious Coffee-Berry juice and wonderful Ice-Brewed coffees since 2009. These two companies have collaborated to make a fantastic signature cocktail tabbed Red-Tide, which…

September 2017 Lifestyle Letter

“Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit. We are all the same in this notion: The potential for greatness lives within each of us.” — Wilma Rudolph, American runner and three-time gold medalist.

August 2017 Lifestyle Letter

"I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, 
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. 
I loafe and invite my Soul, I lean and loafe at my ease ... observing a spear of summer grass." 
- Walt Whitman

Publisher’s Letter

Any dog owner can tell you how much more they give in the way of Love and Affection; then it takes to care for one. July and dogs go hand in hand, and we love our furry friends as much as our most cherished loved ones. In fact, they are a major part of the family. That's why we've included…

June 2017 Lifestyle Letter


Welcome, June, how we Love you! 

In this issue, we once again spotlight 'Special Spaces' with a heartfelt story of a young man named Trevor Salman who is battling a serious illness using his indomitable will. The strength of the community was shown as a number of residents and fellow classmates from San Clemente came together, not only to donate…

April 2017 Lifestyle Letter

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Every year, spring brings us something beautiful. Whether it's lovely roses that win our hearts, sunshine with its promise of warmth to come or the fresh look of green hillsides. The magic of spring is…