Winter in Laguna / Tablerock Beach

What’s winter?

It’s the middle of November here in Southern California and the weather is still nice enough for a beach day! So we packed our bags and headed down to Tablerock Beach in Laguna. Camera gear in hand, I was prepared for a pretty awesome sunset…and it did not disappoint.

Tablerock is probably one of my top five favorite beaches in Laguna, maybe even top three. Whatever direction you go in, there’s epicness. There’s also a little perch to the right if you climb up so you have an awesome view of the whole beach as well as the sunset. Located smack in the middle of the beach is also a little rock formation that you can climb and take some pretty sweet pictures as well.

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1000 Steps Beach Day // Laguna: Part 4

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

It’s been way too long since I’ve done a Thousand Steps post, mostly due to weather conditions created by El Nino. With so many big swells and high tides, it’s been extremely tough to find a time to be able to get over to the pools when it wasn’t the middle of the night. But two weeks ago, the ocean gods aligned and gave us a whole four hours of play time at the pools!

Some baby barrels breaking on the shore.

Some baby barrels breaking on the shore.

My friend Tessa and I were lucky enough to find some free time during the week so the beach was particularly empty. We trekked over the rocks and over to our secret spot to discover we were the only people at both pools. The 70 degree water wasn’t too bad either 🙂

Playing mermaid with my beautiful friends.

Playing mermaid with my beautiful friends.

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Winter Break in Utah 2015

Happy 2015!

I wanted to do something awesome for my first post of 2015 🙂 Instead of my usual beach posts, I wanted to show you guys all of the great photos and videos from my family trip to Utah over Winter Break! The snow was absolutely incredible and the mountains were empty every day we rode. I also got to bring my new GoPro Hero 4 so I could shoot some footage throughout our trip! Here are just some of the photos from our trip:

Even though it dumped snow for 2 out of the 3 days we snowboarded in Utah, we did get one beautiful sunny day and it was worth the wait! I was a little worried to ride at first since it had been two years since I last went snowboarding. I didn’t want to be one of those people who fell getting off the lift – yikes! haha but I was lucky that most of my GoPro videos came out pretty darn good! I used the GoPro Studio software for the first time and after more than 12 whole hours of editing and uploading, the video came out AMAZING! My friend Christian created the sick mix you hear in the video, you can check out out his MixCloud profile HERE for Christian the Giant. Go check him out! And scope the final video below 🙂 PS. Don’t forget to put the video in HD before watching!

Thanks for watching and check back next week for some Winter Break beach adventures!

xoxo

Madz