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By Shannon Gurnee
Jul 15th, 2015
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We live in a small town on the Central Coast and sometimes get a chance to enjoy romantic getaways together. Most recently, we enjoyed the weekend at Avila Beach. We took our RV and were lucky enough to find a spot with full hook-ups for our family RV....
By Shannon Gurnee
Aug 6th, 2014
36 Comments
Last year, I attended my very first Fitcation Event (now known as ShiftCon).  It was an awesome experience and nothing quite like I thought it would be!  Part of the Fitcation experience involves exploring the region the conference was locate...
By Frank Gurnee
Feb 27th, 2019
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The Central Coast is an area of California, United States, roughly spanning the area between the Monterey Bay and Point Conception. It extends through Santa Cruz County, San Benito County, Monterey County, San Luis Obispo County, and Santa Barbara Coun...
By Shannon Gosney
Dec 23rd, 2011
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Tonight, a friend came over to visit and pick up some goodies.  We started talking about Christmas and a holiday light show she recently saw in Arroyo Grande, only 15 minutes away.  I spontaneously said that we should go check it out!  So, we loaded up...
By Shannon Gurnee
Apr 28th, 2019
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My husband and I have driven up to Cambria and passed Cayucos quite a few times over the past 7 years, and each time, I’ve noticed and pointed out the sign that said Brown Butter Cookie Company. Even though we saw the sign, we’ve never actu...
By Frank Gurnee
Mar 17th, 2019
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Atascadero is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, about equidistant from San Francisco and Los Angeles on U.S. Route 101. Atascadero is farther inland than most other cities in the county, and as a result, usually experiences warmer, drier su...
By Frank Gurnee
Mar 15th, 2019
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San Luis Obispo County is a county located along the Pacific Ocean in the Central Coast of the U.S. state of California, between Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. As of the 2010 census its population was 269,637. The county seat is San Luis O...
By Frank Gurnee
Mar 1st, 2019
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Pismo Beach is a beach city in southern San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. The population was 7,655 at the 2010 census, down from 8,551 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Five Cities Area, a cluster of ci...
By Frank Gurnee
Mar 1st, 2019
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San Luis Obispo is a city in California, located roughly midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the Central Coast. Founded in 1772 by Spanish Fr. Junípero Serra, San Luis Obispo is one of California’s oldest communities. The city, locall...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jun 27th, 2018
25 Comments
This year, I turned 39 years old and my amazing husband surprised me with a visit to the Sycamore Mineral Springs in Avila Beach, California. I’d been to the Oasis before – this is a pool filled with warm mineral springs water – but h...
By Shannon Gurnee
Dec 28th, 2017
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This post is sponsored by SheSpeaks, Inc. and Simply Orange® Juice Company. In our home, we enjoy drinking juice and one of our favorites is the Simply Orange® Juice variety. Whether it’s for breakfast or as a snack, the flavor and taste of Simpl...
By Shannon Gurnee
Mar 16th, 2017
22 Comments
After quite a few cold and rainy weekends, we finally had a gorgeous weekend where the weather was perfect for some time on the lake! Last Saturday, we headed out to Lake Lopez with our boat and it was a great day! All 6 of our kids love going out on t...
By Shannon Gurnee
Oct 5th, 2016
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We love to go RV camping in our family! In our RV, we can travel to different places and feel really comfortable while doing it.  The kids love traveling in the RV because it has a bathroom, a kitchen, TVs and fun places to sleep and hang out! I love t...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jan 15th, 2015
22 Comments
Last year, Frank and I were introduced to a great restaurant here in town.  I honestly never even knew it was there until my dad told me how good the food and service were!  And boy was he right!!!  We were very impressed with California...
By Frank Gurnee
Nov 6th, 2014
23 Comments
The weekend before Halloween, Shannon and I decided to take our 6 kids to Pumpkins on the Pier in Pismo Beach.  This was the first time we all had been to this city activity.  We got all 6 of our kids dressed in their Halloween costumes and h...
By Shannon Gurnee
Aug 25th, 2014
35 Comments
I LOVE to eat crab!  Living on the Central Coast of California, you think I would have it a lot, right?  Not so.  It’s kind of outside our budget on a regular basis, but this was a special getaway weekend for Frank and I and we decided to splurge...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jun 17th, 2014
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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cambria Estate Winery for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I love living on the Central Coast!  Not only do I live in a beautiful part of California, but also I am within driving distance...
By Shannon Gurnee
Apr 13th, 2014
7 Comments
A little less than a month ago, I had the opportunity to attend the 365 Days of California Strawberries Farm & Culinary Event with a group of other bloggers.  I love that my family and I were able to drive to and participate in the event. ...
By Shannon Gurnee
Jan 15th, 2014
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I love to bake!  I could bake cupcakes, cakes, and brownies all day long!  Ok, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but I do really love to bake.  Cooking on the other hand.  Well, let’s just say that I let Frank cook mor...
By Shannon Gosney
Jun 5th, 2013
1 Comment
This past weekend, Frank and I had no kids, so we decided to go on a tour of the Central Coast on his motorcycle.  It was so much fun and such a pretty drive.  We drove up Highway 1 and then camped in Morgan Hill, California.  Post with ...
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