Cruising Down Pacific Coast Highway
all photos by my dapper husband. check out his instagram, yo!
Okay, so, Orange County is known for many things…Disneyland, the beaches, Balboa Island frozen bananas (“There’s always money in the banana stand!”), and the original Real Housewives, to name a few…but one of my very favorites is the almost-daily drive I make on Pacific Coast Highway from Newport Beach to Laguna Beach. As you can see from the above photos, it’s a mighty stretch of road, my friends. (Also, my husband took most of those shots while DRIVING HIS CAR. I am not proud to admit that, but man, he gets some good ones.) I’m telling you, the glorious Pacific and Catalina Island on the horizon will always make a day better.
I don’t know about you, but sometimes I feel the need to get the heck out of my house with the kiddos, yet don’t really want to hang out in public. Or, you know, um, interact with people. Does that make sense? (It’s haaaaard to brush your hair and look presentable some/most days, folks.) So we’ve made a little adventure out of cruising down PCH while scanning for tall ships and belting out Bruno Mars.
Of course, inevitably, the kids want snacks, and I think you all probably know what my stance is on Food Stuffs being consumed in my car. Anal fixation in the hizzouse! You know, I used to be much more lenient until Wita introduced my backseat to a doughnut with sprinkles…I’m still cleaning that up.
Our favorite road snack? Almonds, baby. Easy to eat, easy for crumb-o-phobes, and pretty much delicious.
Don’t let that look fool you. She’ll cut you if you try to snag one. Also, how much do you love the banged up knees? So good.
We’ve put back our fair share of almonds on these adventures, is all I’m sayin’.
What about you? What are some of your easy, go-to adventures? Are you an occasional anti-social adventurer as well?