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    California – February 20th and 21st

    On the 20th we made our way from Los Angeles to Cayucos on the central coast. We stopped in Oxnard to pick up a kite and some strawberries. We stayed at the Seaside Motel in Cayucos, which was seriously adorable. All the rooms have a different decorative scheme like Rambling Rose, Tea for Two, and Fish Fantasy. There was one room left when we got there and it just happened to be exactly the one we wanted, Birdhouse Bungalow. There’s also the sweetest little garden in the back of the hotel with lots of beautiful plants, decorations, and places to sit and enjoy the sound of the ocean. We were…

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    California – February 16th and 17th

    This week I’m celebrating my self employment with a long overdue visit to California to see my mom. Although the weather in North Carolina attempted to sabotage my plans with a crazy snow storm, I managed to make it! Our first day was spent on the high seas! Okay, just off the port of Los Angeles. We had great time on a whale watching tour, where we actually got to see some whales. Well, parts of whales. (They are underwater after all.) We did see a tail, a flipper, and some backs. It was all too quick to snag some decent photos, but it was amazing to see. I did…