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Unique Fashions Are Found at Random Chic Style



Originally opened by owner Naomi to foster the budding fashion designing interests of her daughter, Random Chic Style is a gem of a thrift store in Garden Grove. Here, you'll find gently used, trendy clothing and one-of-a-kind vintage pieces. But the boutique doesn’t stop there. You’ll also find accessories, kitschy knick-knacks, shabby-chic furniture, kitchenwares, and […]

Did You Know These Cool Facts About Tea?



There are few things more relaxing than kicking back after a long day with a hot mug of tea, but how much do you really know about the brew that you’re sipping? From its numerous health benefits to its rich, global history, there’s a whole lot to learn about this fascinating beverage! Tea bags were […]

Have You Tried the Clam Chowder at The Crab Cooker in Tustin?



It’s impossible to miss The Crab Cooker’s bright red building from the street in Tustin, and once you take the first taste of the restaurant’s delicious seafood dishes, you’ll be glad that you didn’t. This local favorite eatery serves some of the freshest seafood in town, including a clam chowder that keeps regulars coming back […]

Where (and How) to Shop for Groceries Online



You shop for clothes, shoes and books online… but what about your groceries? If you hate battling the crowds at the grocery store (or simply can’t find the time to make it there), online grocery shopping may be the answer to your problems. Here are a few great places to shop for groceries online! Peapod […]

Portola Coffee Lab: Genuine Java



If you’re looking for a truly spectacular cup of coffee in Orange County, locals will point you to the geniuses at Portola Coffee Lab. Owner Jeff Duggan fell in love with coffee while he was pursuing his chemistry degree, and he soon learned that he could combine the two. He started pursuing the craft of […]

Make Your Own Molten Lava Cake with These Two Recipes



"Sinful" may be the only way to describe the dessert known as molten lava cake. This decadent treat combines chocolate cake with a warm liquid chocolate center melts in your mouth. There are many ways this cake can be made, some healthier than others. Try one of these two recipes for molten lava cake. Healthier […]

Cool and Unexpected Uses for Coconut Oil



Coconut oil may be having a moment in the wellness world, but this do-it-all oil has actually been in many people’s rotations for years now. If you’re looking for ways to really get your money’s worth with that economy-sized jar of coconut oil, here are just a few unexpected ways to use it! As wood […]

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