Great place to visit: Southern California and the Central Coast

The Grover Beach coastline.

The Grover Beach coastline.

For our honeymoon, we decided to visit my home state over the winter holidays. Our road trip included stops in Universal Studios, Santa Barbara, the Grover Beach butterfly grove, Monterey and Carmel. While Los Angeles has its characteristic showbiz feel, the Pacific Highway takes you winding up a wild coast line that looks much the same as it did 30 or 40 years ago, minus a few McMansions. California has a little something for everyone whether you like the glitter and glamour of Hollywood or the natural beauty of the Central and North coast.
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There’s no place like back home after the holidays: 2013 in a nutshell

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After nearly a month away from home between visiting our families for the holidays and going on a belated honeymoon, I’m glad to be back in Toulouse. It’s also been nearly a month away from this blog and in the meantime I’ve been all over the state of California with my hubby without writing a single word about it here. We’ve seen a lot of really neat sights over the last few weeks and I hope to share them with you all soon.
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