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LIFESTYLE LETTER

SEPTEMBER 2019 PUBLISHER

Gia Luciano | gia.luciano@lifestylepubs.com CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Donna Bond, Kimberly Blaker, Lisa Brill, Rachel Svoboda CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Keeva O'Brian, Donna Bond

Hello Fall SEPTEMBER MARKS THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR AND THE ANTICIPATION OF FALL IN THE HORIZON. As we bid farewell to summer, we have some useful articles that will help you make the transition just a little less painful. Tips and tricks to help you with your children sail through the school year. If you are thinking of a remodel, which we know is always about the kitchen, Sea Pointe Construction shares with us a successful kitchen remodel of an Orange County resident. Now that your kitchen is all up to date, we have some colorful “Dress Up Your Drink” ideas that are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. As this season has come to end my season as a publisher also comes to an end. Three years ago I started on this journey of becoming the publisher of San Clemente Lifestyle magazine and the magazine grew and morphed into Ocean to Ranch Lifestyle. This journey has been very difficult but amazing at the same time. The people I met and the relationships I built will never be forgotten. As I sit here and write my final letter

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it is a bittersweet moment. A closure in one’s life is always is a beginning for a new

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chapter and I am excited for what is ahead for me. You will still see me around town,

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even though I did move to Palm Desert and I am loving the idea of retiring or should I

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say semi-retired as I know I will always be creating some new business venture.

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So, I bid you farewell Ocean to Ranch Lifestyle, it’s been a great and fulfilling three years!

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Ocean to Ranch Lifestyle™ is published monthly by Lifestyle Publications LLC. It is distributed via the US Postal Service to some of the Ocean to Ranch areas’ most affluent neighborhoods. Articles and advertisements do not necessarily reflect Lifestyle Publications’ opinions. No portion of this magazine may be reproduced in any form without written consent. Lifestyle Publications does not assume responsibility for statements made by advertisers or editorial contributors. Information in Ocean to Ranch Lifestyle™ is gathered from sources considered to be reliable, but the accuracy of all information cannot be guaranteed.


INSIDE THE ISSUE SEPTEMBER 2019

FEATURES 8 Rewarding Remodeling What Your Return on Investment Really Looks Like

14 Dress Up Your Drink These Beautiful Beverages Are Sure to Turn Heads

20 Tips to Start Your Kids Off On the Right Foot Making It the Best Year

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28 What is the Latest Trend in Skin Care? Keeping it natural

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28 DEPARTMENTS 4

Lifestyle Letter

8

Open House

14

Culinary Creations

26 Inspired By 28 Healthy Lifestyle 30 DIY 33 Lifestyle Calendar


OPEN HOUSE WHAT YOUR RETURN ON INVESTMENT REALLY LOOKS LIKE

Rewarding Remodeling

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AS THE SUMMER SPONTANEITY DIES DOWN AND OUR

ADDING SQUARE FOOTAGE

HOUSEHOLD ROUTINES ARE RESTORED, MANY ORANGE

As you could have guessed, enlarging your home notoriously

COUNTY RESIDENTS ARE TAKING TIME TO FOCUS ON

offers the highest returns amongst remodeling projects. That

THE REMODELING PROJECTS THEY’VE BEEN DREAMING

being said, the type of space being added goes hand-in-hand

ABOUT. As concepts turn into conversations with your contrac-

with the amount of value-added. Above all, adding a ground-

tor, the first questions to be answered are “what type of project

floor bedroom suite or “mother-in-law” suite is a wise invest-

am I hoping to do?” and “does the project cost fit within what I

ment. With the reported increase in multi-generational homes,

able to invest?”. Supporting your decision-making process and

an additional bedroom/bathroom space separate from the

cost conversations ahead, the Sea Pointe Construction team

others is highly coveted. This type of space is also valuable as

design and construction professionals offer clients realistic

a master suite for homeowners who would like to stay in their

return on investment consideration.

home but anticipate trouble climbing stairs. In cases where

With over thirty years of experience, below is Sea Pointe

adding a mother-in-law suite just is not an option, Sea Pointe

Construction’s guide to the most monetarily rewarding residen-

Construction design consultant James Bailey sees adding a full

tial remodeling projects, in relation to the initial investment.

bathroom as the next best option.

CONTINUED >

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OPEN HOUSE

(CON TI N U ED)

KITCHEN REMODEL As most homeowners know, kitchens are the natural gathering place and entertainment hub of the home. Thus, the old-school cosmetic updates that once constituted a “kitchen remodel” are no longer satisfying homeowners. The few “must-haves”, outlined by our leading team of Design Consultants, will take your kitchen remodel from good to great! “It’s not uncommon to find a feeling of disconnect between a home’s everyday eating area and the kitchen space… Our solution, incorporate a large, destination island!” says Carolyn Hall. A large kitchen island is the perfect middle ground between a prepping host and loved ones. Now, time to talk about cabinetry. Customized rollouts and inserts are the perfect way to keep pots and pans, spices, small kitchen appliances and even wine at your fingertips and off your countertop! As they say, it’s what’s on the inside that counts! 10

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MASTER BATHROOM REMODEL Where beautiful design meets functionality we find standout spaces. This applies especially to a home’s more personal areas, like the master bathroom. As defined by the Sea Pointe Construction Design Consultant team, a sleek and simple environment is universally desirable to homeowners envisioning their perfect space for rest and relaxation. When possible, consider incorporating a large, no-threshold shower. Creating this type of an open aesthetic eliminates the “will this master bathroom feel cramped?” question. Moreover, floating vanities create the illusion of floor space while adding to the spa-like aesthetic most homeowners are trying to achieve. And when it comes to the “jewelry” of master bathroom design, nothing says elegant ease like a freestanding bathtub or oversized soaker tub. September 2019 | Ocean to Ranch Lifestyle

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DRESS UP YOUR

CULINARY CREATIONS

THESE BEAUTIFUL BEVERAGES ARE SURE TO TURN HEADS

DRINK BOLD COLORS. Fresh florals. An eye-catching shimmer. The perfect embellishment. We’re talking cocktails, not the catwalk.

BLUE M ARTINI WITH FLORAL ICE CUBES + 2 ounces Absolut Citron + 1/2 ounce Blue Curaçao

But like fashion, the art of mixology is full of

+ 1/2 ounce lemonade

ways to push the limits with creative twists

+ 1 ounce Sprite

on classic recipes and unique adornments

+ Edible flowers such as rose,

guaranteed to turn heads. There’s no reason

lavender, hibiscus and nasturtiums

your personal style can’t extend to the drink in your hand. These options are bound to taste as delicious as they look.

Pour Sprite into ice cube trays and add edible flower combinations. Let freeze overnight. Combine

ARTICLE CATE MARIAN

Absolut

Citron,

Blue

Curaçao, lemonade and ice cubes in martini shaker. Shake and strain into a martini glass. Allow ice cubes to melt, gradually filling the glass with Sprite and garnishing the drink with beautiful botanicals.

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FIG + THYME S PA R K L I N G L E M O N A D E + Thyme simple syrup

In a small saucepan, simmer

+ 1/2 cup sugar

sugar, water and thyme leaves

+ 1/2 cup water

over low heat for 5 minutes or until

+ 1 bunch thyme

sugar is dissolved. Remove from

+ 2 fresh figs

heat and let the thyme infuse into

+ 3/4 ounce lemon juice

the syrup for at least 10 minutes.

+ 3/4 ounce thyme syrup + 3/4 ounce Sprite

For the cocktail, muddle figs and lemon juice in the bottom of a glass. Add ice, 3/4 of the thyme syrup and Sprite. Stir and garnish with fig and a sprig of thyme.

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CULINARY CREATIONS

(CON TI N U ED)

SHIMMERING PURPLE K ISS + 1 1/2 ounces premium vodka

Combine

blackberry

vodka,

+ 1 ounce lemon juice

moscato wine and pinch of luster

+ 2 ounces purple shimmery liqueur

petal dust to make purple shim-

+ Blackberry vodka

mery liqueur. Adjust proportions

+ Moscato wine

depending on flavor preferences.

+ Luster petal dust

Add sugar syrup to make it

+ Sugar syrup (optional)

sweeter if desired. Pour vodka, shimmery liqueur and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker. Shake well and pour into glass over ice.

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+ 2 tablespoons passion fruit + 6-8 mint leaves, chopped, plus 2-3 small sprigs

Muddle

passion

fruit,

mint

leaves, sugar and lime juice in bottom of glass.

+ 2 teaspoons sugar

Fill with crushed ice.

+ 1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed

Finish with club soda and stir.

+ 1 ounce club soda

Garnish with slice of passion

PA S S I O N F R U I T FA U X - J I T O

fruit, pineapple and mint sprigs.

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ARTICLE KIMBERLY BLAKER

[ tips to start your kids off on the right foot this school year]


THE MARK OF A NEW SCHOOL CAN PRODUCE A MIX OF EMOTIONS FOR KIDS AND PARENTS ALIKE, RANGING FROM EXHILARATION TO ANXIETY. Kids are excited to wear their new clothes, see their classmates, and participate in extracurricular activities. Parents are proud to see their kids reach another milestone and look forward to exciting new experiences for their growing child. But the school year can bring about challenges as well. So follow these tips to get your kids off to a good start and to help them stay on course. KIDS NEED THEIR ZS Getting sufficient sleep is essential to proper brain function. When kids are deprived of sleep, it can interfere with their memory, attention, and ability to learn. Insufficient sleep can also adversely affect health. It can contribute to type 2 diabetes in children and teens.  Mental health is also affected by sleep. Kids who don’t get enough quality sleep are at risk for mood swings, anxiety, hyperactivity, and aggressive behavior. Unfortunately, because teens’ circadian rhythm keeps them alert later at night, early school start times don’t help. But getting plenty of sleep is crucial. Kids ages 6 to 12 need 9 to 12 hours of sleep each night, and teens require 8 to 10. To help your kids fall asleep better, set a curfew and regular bedtime for school nights accordingly. On weekends, kids want to stay up later. Just try not to let their weekend sleep patterns veer too far from their weeknight routine. Otherwise, it’ll be a challenge to get them back on track. Also:

+ Remove media from the bedrooms at night. + Set a curfew for caffeine at 2 – 3 hours before bed. + Keep bedroom temperatures 3 degrees cooler at night than during the daytime.

+ Make sure your kids have plenty of blankets. + Have your child take a hot bath before bed. + Have kids eat a light, high carbohydrate snack before bed such as fruit or white grains. BALANCE IS ESSENTIAL During the school year, kids have a lot on their plate. In addition to school, they have family, friends, homework, chores, extracurricular activities, and perhaps a part-time job. But balance is essential to your child’s wellbeing. The reason such imbalance sometimes develops is that parents see other families involved in so many extracurricular activities. As a result, parents think they’re not doing their job if their kids aren’t always on the go. Because kids want to make their parents happy and proud of them, kids often don’t speak up when they feel overwhelmed. But kids need balance. Structured activities do provide valuable benefits to kids. Still, they need free time to play and socialize as well. When kids lack balance in their lives, it can cause them stress and interfere with their ability to sleep and optimal functioning. It can also affect their mental wellness. CONTINUED >

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TIPS TO START YOUR KIDS OFF ON THE RIGHT FOOT

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(CON TI N UED)


PAY ATTENTION TO EMOTIONAL HEALTH According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 1 in 5 adolescents has a mental health condition. A significant percentage of younger kids also experience mental disorders. Conditions range from anxiety and depression to attention deficit disorder, and in the later teens, bipolar and schizophrenia. School success is strongly tied to kids’ emotional wellness.  Unfortunately, when kids exhibit behavioral changes, parents often assume it’s just a childhood or adolescent phase as opposed to a mental health problem.  San Clemente child and family therapist, Donna M. Carollo, LMFT, says when a child or teen “exhibits symptoms of depression for over a month, it’s time to seek professional help.” Carolla points out a few signs to watch for that could indicate depression or another mental illness. These include “a child wanting to socially isolate, exhibiting excessive fatigue, a change in appetite, a lack of desire to do any of the fun things they used to, or a sudden drop in academic performance.” Drugs and alcohol misuse or abuse may also be symptoms of a mental health condition. If you suspect your teen is misusing or abusing substances, intervention is crucial. You can make an appointment with a mental health care professional or contact an addiction treatment center for help. You can also contact the Orange County Public Health Care Agency at (855) OC-LINKS for child and adolescent mental health or substance abuse concerns. LIMIT CELL PHONE USE According to a 2018 survey by Pew Research Center, more than half of kids between 13 and 17 worry they spend too much time on their cell phones. Just over half also say they’ve taken steps to reduce their use of it.  Fifty-seven percent have made efforts to limit their time on social media and 58% to limit video games. 

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TIPS TO START YOUR KIDS OFF ON THE RIGHT FOOT

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(CON TI N UED)


Cell phone addiction has become a grow-

Some kids struggle with retaining infor-

ing problem among adolescents. According

mation, understanding concepts, or have

to Carollo, “Something is considered an

a different learning style. Also, learning

addiction when the chosen behavior causes

disabilities can affect kids of all intelligence

an individual to suffer in many other valued

levels and cause academic challenges.

areas of their life.” She cautions, however,

If your child is struggling in one or more

that “a parents values and a child’s values

subjects, ask your child’s teachers about

don’t always sync.” Still, says Carollo, “if the

their observations. Then talk to the school

cell phone is interfering with face-to-face

principal. Public schools are required to

family and friend time, school work, sleep, or

provide an assessment upon request. If

exercise” that’s when it’s time for parents to

your child attends a private school that

enforce some guidelines.

doesn’t offer assessments, you can request

To gain kids’ cooperation, ask them to

it through your public school district.

help you create the rules. Also, allow your

Whatever the reason for your child’s

adolescent an hour or two of daily phone

school difficulties, there are ways to help.

time because socialization is an integral part

First, establish a regular homework time.

of teen development.

Also, set up a quiet, distraction-free area as

At night, however, require all phones are

a homework station and furnish it with a desk

on their chargers outside of bedrooms.

or comfortable chair. Kids’ rooms provide too

Other helpful rules include no phones

many distractions. Plus the ability to close

during mealtime and that chores and

their door can hide that they’re not on task.

homework must be completed before kids

Also, consider a tutor. Some schools offer

can have their phones. Also, set conse-

free one-on-one or afterschool group tutor-

quences for breaking cell phone rules. Loss

ing. Another option is to ask a trusted family

of their cell phone for a specified period is

member, neighbor, or friend who might be

an appropriate measure.

interested in helping. You can find free online video tutorials at khanacademy.org as well.

GET ACADEMIC HELP

Another option is to hire a tutor. Visit

If your child has struggled academically in

TakeLessons.com or Care.com to find local

the past or grades begin to suffer, your kid may

tutors in San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano,

need help. Any of the above issues, among

Dana Point, and the surrounding area. Tutoring

other things, can lead to academic problems.

companies are also available in communities.

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INSPIRED BY ARTICLE DONNA BOND, TRANSFORMATION CONSULTANT PHOTOGRAPHY MARIANNA SCHULTZ

YOU ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT PERSON IN YOUR LIFE STEPS TO HONORING YOU

LIFE IS NEVER GOING TO STOP THROWING STUFF AT US, THAT’S WHAT IT DOES. I have learned that it’s my choice to either allow life’s chaos and confusion to upset me and top over my apple cart. Or, for me to view everything as an opportunity to learn for my growth, my expansion, my next level. I choose to see it as it’s all FOR me. As we head back to school and life adjusts again, the opportunity for chaos, confusion and adjustment will certainly present itself. We can do life the “old” way, the way we were “programmed” or choose to see it differently. Let me give you an example. This month my cat had surgery, my husband is about to have surgery, I just had my four-year MRI breast cancer screening and let’s just say, the medical bills are piling up! My husband’s art show is in full swing which means we work our day jobs and then rush off to Laguna each night to engage with customers to share his art. And, this weekend, my mother comes for a visit.

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So, what is here for me to learn and grow from? Well, it could be about overwhelm. It could be financial insecurity. It could be exhaustion. These are old Ways of Being. And, choosing to BE in them is my choice. So, what can I learn?

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First, I remember I am a Divine Spiritual Being having a human experience and “I am doing the best I can.”

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Next, I ground down into the above statement and then connect to my Source. For me that is God. It could be the universal energy or Spirit or whatever works for you.

I come fully present. I am HERE, NOW. With each task I am called to, I am in the moment. This prevents me from projecting out into the future or “dreaming up a drama”. It supports me in being fully aware of what is happening as it’s unfolding.

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I remember that I am the most important person

I make the self-honoring choice to fill my own cup. If my cup is empty no one really benefits because it’s literally impossible to GIVE anything from an empty cup. When I play the martyr, no one wins. I make a self-honoring choice to take the time out that I need to restore, fulfill,

in my life experience. I remember my life, and what happens in it, is up to me. If I expect everyone else to take care of my problems and buy into the gross misunderstanding that I will only be happy if other people think the way I want them to think or behave in a way that works for me - I’m really fooling myself.

enrich, nurture and honor ME.

When I take these steps, I feel empowered in making a choice to support myself. I feel solid and grounded in the decisions I am called to make in the fury of the chaos. Lastly, I let go and just allow life to teach me with each next unfolding, remembering “I am not smarter than the universe, but I am the most important person in my life experience. Transformation Consultant and Life Coach Donna Bond, M.A. offers inspiring workshops and coaching programs. A graduate of the University of Santa Monica, with a MA in Spiritual Psychology, guiding transformational journey’s helping you live a more mean-

I am the most important person in my life experience.

ingful life of purpose. In October find yourself at Donna’s weekend women’s retreat and workshop where you can put yourself at the top of your list. Visit DiscoverAuthenticYou.com September 2019 | Ocean to Ranch Lifestyle

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HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

WHAT IS THE L ATEST TRE ND

KEEPING IT NATURAL

I N SK I N C A RE?

ARTICLE AND PHOTOGRAPHY LISA BRILL

WE DON’T FOLLOW TRENDS. We like to think that we make them! What trends in skincare are we talking about? First, it’s about pure, clean, fresh, and skin-loving plant-based oils.  Oils are hitting the market in masses, but not all oils are created equally. Afraid to use oils on your skin? Not sure if your skin can handle oils? We hear it, and we know… no one wants to feel greasy, but dewy skin is soft and healthy. Any cream or lotion that you’ve used in the past already contains oils, but often they’re hidden in waxes, fillers, and water. Oil-free products replace oils with silicones which clog pores and can irritate the skin.  Rather than hide our ingredients and plant actives, we love to let them celebrate their authenticity and benefits.  Cleansing oils, facial serums, vitamin serum boosts, body oils, hair serums ~ we can’t ignore the high level of antioxidants and healthy ingredients that organic and naturally-derived plant oils offer. Synthetics just can’t compete with the real deal.  Another trend in skincare? Waterless beauty.  We’ve always been a waterless brand and use no water in our cleansers, facial serums, toners, masks, and the like. Water is often added as a filler, and adding water to a product will quickly breed bacteria. Harmful preservatives would then need to be included, and we avoid those harmful, toxic preservatives. Water is a limited commodity and many treatments are used with water at the sink. It’s much better that way!  For more, peek at our website, QetBotanicals. com, or pop into our Skin Studio in San Clemente. The effectiveness, aromas, and enjoyment we get from natural products not only help us on the outside, but it keeps our mind at ease and doesn’t compromise our health.  28

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A D U LT (AGE 15 AND OVER) WHAT YOU NEED: + 10 drops lemon essential oil + 10 drops lemongrass essential oil + 8 drops lavender essential oil + 8 drops eucalyptus essential oil + 1 ½ ounces distilled water (minus 1 teaspoon to make room for the essential oils in the bottle) + ½ ounce 95% proof grain alcohol*

WHAT YOU DO: In a 2-ounce spray bottle, add the grain alcohol (or Solubol) and drop in essential oils. Swirl to combine. Place the cap back on the bottle. Allow the oils to disperse in the alcohol for about 1 hour, then add distilled water, swirling again to combine. *The grain alcohol is used as a preservative as well as a carrier for the oils, but you can also use a product like this instead of grain alcohol at a 1:4 ratio (1 drop essential oil to 4 drops Solubol) if you’d rather and then just fill the rest with water to fill the 2-ounce spray bottle.

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DIY

(CON TI N UED)

K I D ’S

WHAT YOU NEED:

WHAT YOU DO:

+ 4 drops lavender essential oil

In a 2-ounce spray bottle, add the grain alcohol (or Solubol) and drop

+ 1 ½ ounces distilled water

+ 10 drops lemon essential oil + 10 drops lemongrass essential oil

in essential oils. Swirl to combine. Place the cap back on the bottle. Allow the oils to disperse in the alcohol for about 1 hour, then add distilled water, swirling again to combine.

(minus 1 teaspoon to make room for the essential oils in the bottle) + ½ ounce 95% proof grain alcohol*

*The grain alcohol is used as a preservative as well as a carrier for the oils, but you can also use a product like this instead of grain alcohol at a 1:4 ratio (1 drop essential oil to 4 drops Solubol) if you’d rather and then just fill the rest with water to fill the 2-ounce spray bottle.

IF YOU WANT TO PRINT SOME LABELS FOR YOUR BUG SPRAY, JUST DOWNLOAD SOME FROM A BEAUTIFUL MESS AND PRINT ONTO STICKER PAPER! Find more DIYs at ABeautifulMess.com and shop these essential oils and more at OuiFresh.com.

While there can be concern about citrus oils on the skin when exposed to sunlight, lemongrass isn’t a photosensitive oil, and if lemon essential oil is steam-distilled rather than cold-pressed (Oui Fresh essential oils are cold-pressed) it can be used on the skin. So just make sure to note which one your lemon oil is and only spray on clothes if you don’t have a skin-safe lemon oil (which is an application method a lot of people prefer anyway if they are more sensitive to oils).

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SEPTEMBER

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR

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CASA JAZZ CLUB: NASHEET WAITS TRIO

Casa Romantica, 415 Avenida Granada San Clemente, CA 92672 United States

As the son of legendary percussionist Frederick Waits, who set the rhythms that made Ella Fitzgerald swing, Nasheet Waits is the torchbearer of today’s most energetic, sophisticated jazz rhythms. Enjoy appetizers and a sunset cocktail reception on the Ocean Terrace, then head to the Main Salon for a performance by the Nasheet Waits Trio. 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm.

100% Natural Remedies Nationally Awarded Premium Plant Actives Handmade in Small Batches Fresh ~ Effective ~ Lovely

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TALL SHIPS FESTIVAL AND OCEAN FESTIVAL Ocean Institute

Friday, September 6-7-8

+ Cannon Battles: 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm + Breakfast with a Mermaid 9:00 am to 10:30 am + Festival 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Cannon Battles 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm

+ Sails ‘n Ales Night Two 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm Check website for specific dates and time. Ocean-Institute.org

7 THE ECOLOGY CENTER – GREEN FEAST (SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO) The Ecology Center

The Ecology Center’s most anticipated fundraising event, eleven years strong.  Green Feast brings community, chefs, and farmers together  to share an unforgettable

100% natural and nontoxic 100% formulated, loved, and made by us 100% beautifully sumptuous

meal at sunset. Together we celebrate the abundance of our community’s dedication to building a modern village and ecological oasis with a world-class culinary center that will model truly regenerative agriculture. ImpactGivingNow.org

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ANNUAL BBQ AND FAMILY FAIRE The Shea Center

The Shea Center f Annual BBQ and Family Faire. Open at 4:00 pm with opening ceremonies at 6:00 pm. The CONTINUED >

Stop by our San Clemente Skin Studio or shop online. We ship fresh products every day.

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SEPTEMBER

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR evening includes rider demonstrations,

awards, great entertainment, food

Annual Greek Festival hosted by Saint

country faire games for the whole

and more!

Basil Greek Orthodox Church. The

family, silent and live auctions, Sponsor

VisitDanaPoint.com

weekend event evokes the sights,

Saloon, delicious BBQ dinner provided by our event partner Montage Laguna Beach, the “Parade of Stars,” and live country music for dancing.

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music at Doheny State Beach.

DANA POINT LANTERN DISTRICT CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW

Beach Interpretive Association and

September 27, 28, 29, 2019 The event benefits Doheny State the San Onofre Foundation TheOhanaFest.com

Lantern District Dana Point

The

ArtsAndCultureOc.com

THE OHANA FEST

SheaCenter.org

Dana

Point

Chamber

of

Commerce, in partnership with the City of Dana Point, presents the Dana Point Lantern District Car &

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We are always accepting submissions

San Juan Capistrano Community Center

in our Calendar section. Submissions

will feature hundreds of custom and

From Artsandcultureoc.com: Come

are accepted via the Contact Us tab at

classic cars, a motorcycle display,

find your “kefi” at San Juan Capistrano’s

LifestylePubs.com/OceantoRanch.

Motorcycle Show. Held on Del Prado between Violet Lantern and the PCH/Del Prado Archway, this event

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sounds and tastes of Greece.

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September 2019 Issue of Ocean to Ranch Lifestyle

Ocean to Ranch, CA September 2019  

September 2019 Issue of Ocean to Ranch Lifestyle