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Bathing Beach Beauty

Beach week isn’t complete without the best bathing suits to rock in the sand and surf.  These days with our busy schedules things are last minute with little turnaround time.  This morning our good friend Gray Malin scooped us up at the crack of dawn and we headed down to Manhattan Beach to shoot our […]...

Fish Tacos

Shay and I did a little trip to San Diego last year to visit some friends and family.  At the end of a fun beach day we stopped by ‘Oscar’s Mexican Seafood’ for some killer tacos just up the street from the beach.  I kid you not – I have dreams about these fish tacos […]...

Summer Beach Reads

There is nothing quite like lying on a beach in the sun or shade and reading a really good book.   We all seem so busy, and when we get a moment, we usually turn on the TV and tune out.  Try heading to a beach (or lake, or park) and relax with a good book while […]...

Beachy Shell Nails

For Beach Week I wanted to do an ocean inspired manicure using actual crushed seashells! I got this amazing shell nail art kit from Ciate nails and this was the opportunity to give it a try and give it our own twist. If you don’t have the Ciate nail art kit, you can probably find […]...

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 No beach trip is complete without a visit to a taco stand. We have replicated our favorite Fish Tacos and made them easy to make from your own home. Bite into these on www.amoreandvita.com @amoreandvita #amoreandvita @michaelablaney @shaym #beachweek   This week...life's a beach!!! And we are kicking off beach week with our top sunscreen picks! The sun is still beaming and it's important to protect that skin of ours: www.amoreandvita.com #amoreandvita @shaym @michaelablaney @amoreandvita #beachweek    Wrapping up farmers market week with our go-to look for strolling the markets in comfort and style on www.amoreandvita.com @amoreandvita #amoreandvita @shaym @michaelablaney || @cleobella @eugeniakimnyc @birkenstockusa @katiedeanjewelry @rayban @DHallLifestyle  Missed the market? Have no fear @goodeggsla is here....and other amazing local, sustainable and mostly organic food delivery services! Check it out on www.amoreandvita.com @amoreandvita #amoreandvita @shaym @michaelablaney #farmersmarketweek
 By popular demand...here is what we are reading on the beach these days!! Also our good friends who happen to be amazing authors - @valfrankel & @JacobTomsky - have shared their fave reads that our definitely beach worthy! Check it out on www.amoreandvita.on @amoreandvita @shaym @michaelablaney #amoreandvita #beachweek   Take a moment || #amoreandvita @amoreandvita  Are you a fig fan like ourselves? Well this current farmers market fine is the highlight of this earl grey fig newtons from our friends @stillhazart - Find them on www.amoreandvita.com @amoreandvita #amoreandvita @shaym @michaelablaney #farmersmarketweek  The Farmers Market Guide! Tips and tricks for a breezy farmers market visit on www.amoreandvita.com @amoreandvita #amoreandvita @shaym @michaelablaney #farmersmarketweek
 Beach week wouldn't be the same without a beach inspired mani from the fab @stephstonenails - here is our crushed shell (real shell!!!!) mani! Try it out on www.amoreandvita.com @amoreandvita @shaym @michaelablaney #mani #nailart #beachweek   Farmers Market Week was just here and we loved every minute of it! If you missed our tips for the market, out killer recipes and market fashion it's all still there...take a browse on www.amoreandvita.com #amoreandvita @shaym @michaelablaney @amoreandvita #farmersmarketweek || Special thanks to our contributions from @goodeggsla @stillhazart @cleobella @birkerstockusa @katiedeanjewelry @rayban @eugeniakimnyc  Our go-to farmers market inspired pasta dish...out fave!!!! See how to make it on www.amoreandvita.com @amoreandvita #amoreandvita @shaym @michaelablaney #farmersmarketweek  #amoreandvita || Take a Moment @amoreandvita