Friday, August 12, 2016

Laguna Beach Summer Breeze - #UntamedStyle Linkup


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My summer is officially over!  Ugh, I know summer isn't technically over for a few more weeks, but I am back to work. I work in education and its time to get back to school, that's why my summer is over. I won't complain or cry, because it was a good summer and I have many great memories. This summer I was able to visit a few new (to me) places and luckily most were at the beach. Sometimes I can't believe some places I have never visited in my own state. Like Laguna Beach, yeah like the MTV show...lol  I moved to Orange County a few years ago and slowly I have been discovering lots of spots I have never been too. One of them is Laguna Beach, not sure why I never made it there. Laguna Beach is actually not too far from me, but its one of those places that is a bit difficult to get to.  Lucky for me, the man discovered a free bus that takes you into Laguna Beach every weekend during the summer. Who doesn't love free stuff! The service is offered by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) you park in a lot and they come pick you up and take you into Laguna Beach! 

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I was quite excited for this excursion, being I had never visited Laguna Beach and we were getting a free ride. The OCTA Summer Breeze bus takes you from a parking lot in Irvine to Laguna Beach every weekend all summer long. The route into Laguna Beach is a canyon road which tends to get congested on the weekends. Also Laguna Beach is a small beach town, traffic and parking can be an issue. Which makes taking the free bus ride a great idea! 

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This beach day was for exploring and getting to know the town. I had no intentions of laying out on the sand or getting into the ocean. I wanted to be comfy and keep cool, although the day turned out to be a bit overcast. Good thing I thought about bringing a light jacket, because the weather got a bit chilly and breezy. Exactly what is expected when your near the ocean, cool breeze and lovely weather. 

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Laguna Beach is a very eclectic kinda town, and is known for being an artist community. There is many art galleries all over and is famous for the Sawdust Art & Craft Festival. We didn't get a chance to stop at the Sawdust Festival, but there is still a few weeks left in summer and we plan to catch a free ride to head back into Laguna Beach. Our day was spent strolling the streets, peeking into all the galleries, shops and we even snuck into a few hotels. We even witness a wedding from a cliff over looking the ocean.  It was a wonderful day, we enjoyed getting to know Laguna Beach. Oh there is also a free trolley in Laguna Beach which gets you all over town. So between the OCTA Summer Breeze Bus and Laguna Beach Trolley you can travel all over for FREE!! 

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Outfit Details
Black Midi Dress: Old Navy $5.97
Levi's Trucker Jacket: via Ross $19.99
Cut Out Sandals: MIA via Rack  (old)
LAMB Tote Bag: via Rack (old)
Sunnies: Coach via Outlet $35









How have you been enjoying your summer? Did you get to do anything for free?

Time to share my favorite 5 links from last week. Thank you to all the bloggers who have linked up and shared their blogs. Hope you are enjoying #UntamedStyle linkup as much as I am. Keep coming back every Friday to share your links and share with other blogger buddies too! Make sure you click and visit the 5 fave links, show them all some blog love! 


#UntamedStyle 5 Fave Links


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 Liz from Lizzie in Lace 

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 Anna Shirley from The Glam Adventure 

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 Joi from In My Joi

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 Jessica from Jeans and A Teacup


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10 comments:

  1. Love this cool look! Amazing booties! I'm a teacher and am just finishing my first week back. I'm so exhausted. How do we do this every day? ;D

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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  2. I think it's so fun to "be a tourist" in your own area! Many times when we live in a place, we just do our usual (unless we have friends visiting)---so it's good to get out and explore!!
    Those shoes are hot, BTW!!
    jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  3. Thanks for the feature! I'm loving your all black look! The denim jacket is the perfect layering piece too!
    ~Jessica

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  4. Luv luv luv Laguna Beach - and your looks is very fitting!! Spent a few days up there earlier in the year :) How fortunatet to have Summers off here in SoCal :) Thank you very much for the feature!
    XO
    @InMyJoi

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  5. Sounds like a fun day all around! Love the black and denim mix and your sandals are so cute!

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  6. Gorgeous! I love watching how your style is evolving! You are so fabulous!

    Thanks so much for linking up On the Edge of the Week! I hope to see you again this week.

    Shelbee
    www.shelbeeontheedge.com

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  7. What a gorgeous yet simple combination. You look so free and comfy. I need to get a black dress like this to add to my wadrobe. Soooo many ways I can see myself styling this. Thanks for sharing and hosting the link up as well. Found you from summer style link up party on Living on Cloud Nine.

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