Monthly Archives: July 2015

Bewitching the Alpha Out Now + GIVEAWAY-TALINA PERKINS

Bewitching the Alpha it out and ready for your hot little hands! I’m so happy for you to meet my über sexy alpha shifter, Julian. Don’t tell anyone, but he’s my favorite of all the shifters from the series. He’s damaged, hurt, and royally pissed, but has a tender side that speaks to a woman! Especially Ember, the witch with a not so legal plan to win back her man. She’s ready to help him heal, but she has a small problem with said plan. First, she’s the one that hurt him, not good. And secondly, her truth spell calls for a dragon’s and that never ends well. Their story is growly, sexy and filled with so much emotion you can’t help but want them to have a HEA! 😉

If you signed up for my newsletter, you have the first chapter as a special excerpt already waiting for you in your inbox. Fingers crossed it didn’t land in your spam!

In celebration of my new release, I’m throwing a RELEASE DAY GIVEAWAY that lasts through tomorrow! To enter skip over to my Facebook page and give the giveaway post a comment and a like and you’re done! Or, do you prefer Instagram? The giveaway is live there too on my account. Repost/ like for extra points! Open internationally. Two winners will be picked and announced this Saturday!


The Hex My Heart series is fabulous for satisfying your craving for a hot alpha shifter while on the go or for a fix right before bedtime.

Sometimes breaking the rules is the only way…

Forced out of the Royal High Council of Witches and shunned by her family for mating Julian, a wolf shifter, Ember is given an ultimatum: leave Sweet Briar Hollow, or her whole family pays the ultimate price for her sins.

She should have let them take their magickal powers.

Almost a year later, Ember is back and no amount of magick or law will stop the once sweet and calm witch from reclaiming her mate. With a plan in place and a devil-may-care take on the world, only one thing can stop her. Julian. Armed with a drop of dragon’s blood and an illegal truth spell, Ember has until the stroke of midnight on the winter solstice to mend their bond and forge a new future with her shifter. But when the truth comes to light can he forgive her for leaving him? Or will her spell cast them farther apart?

Just one little problem with her charm she didn’t count on… a very pissed off and lusty half-naked alpha shifter and the full moon.

Not what she expected. Honestly. Well, maybe she did. Either way, if her truth spell turned and bit her in the rump, she’d need more than her magick to help her win back her alpha. All’s fair in the world of magick and love.

Hex My Heart, a werewolf erotic series, follows five coven sisters as they find true love through their misadventures with love spells gone wrong with a botched hex or two. Be warned, this series is smokin’ hot!

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I hope you enjoy reading Julian and Ember’s story as much a I loved writing it. If you haven’t checkout the first two releases in the series, they are still at 99cents or free with KindleUnlimited. Also, if you’ve been waiting for either–or all–of my releases to hit ARe, B&N, KOBO, or iTunes, you won’t have to wait much longer. All of my books will be out of the KindleUnlimited program soon and I’ll be sharing the links for the new retailers as soon as they are live.

Thank you all for your wonderful support! I’ll be posting the winners to my release day giveaway on my FB page and blog Saturday, so keep an eye out!

Connect with me on Facebook (Friday giveaway every week!), Twitter, Goodreads or visit my website at Now you can also find me on Instagram! I love chatting with readers, so don’t be shy!

Until next time, keep it sexy! ♥

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The Contractor’s Baby – Lynn Chantale

I do apologize for the lateness of my post. The dates are set on my calendar, but it still slipped my mind. Schoolwork, family and life keep me extremely busy. Recently, I embarked on freelance writing. It’s an interesting gig and it stretches my creative muscles.

The Contractor’s Baby (formerly Forever and Tomorrow) will be out soon. New cover, updated content, expanded scenes. I’m very excited.

Coming soon from Secret Cravings.


Embittered by divorce, Dexter Carson resolves to live without romantic love or a family of his own. When he arrives at a job site, the last thing he expects is his instant attraction to the ebony-haired client. But work comes first, and he’s determined to maintain a professional distance, no matter how his body reacts to her soft scent and feminine curves.

Beautiful and intelligent, Molly Crosby has always doubted a man would love her, and now that she’s forced to care for her infant niece, all hope for a man who will cherish her seems lost. But when she meets Dexter, she longs to discover what’s behind the rugged contractor’s solemn demeanor, and to win more of his  devastating smiles.

When a bombshell threatens the tender relationship that’s developing, will Molly’s love be enough to overcome the scars from his past, or will Dexter walk away from his only chance at love and family?

Until next time, Indulge Your Inner Desire.

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FREE BOOK: Rhonda Lee Carver

A friend, we’ll call her Dee, called me, saying, “I need you help!” So, I scurried over to her place, finding her on the couch, legs propped high in the air. She told me, “I waxed.”

Something you should know about my friend–she recently divorced and decided to go from hair-down-there to bare.

Apparently, as she was slathering on the wax, her doorbell rang. She grabbed a robe and rushed to find out who was outside. The UPS man. She received the shipment of something she’d been waiting on. Minutes later, she remembered she still had wax on a very important part of her body. However, the wax had gotten cold and hard. Her vagina sealed shut. She started to panic and pulled and tugged, but the wax wouldn’t give an inch.

Here’s where I come in…

I ran hot water in the tub. My assumption was that the water would melt the wax. Hahahahahaha. Boy was I wrong! She got stuck to the bottom of the tub.

In comes friend two. We’ll call her Joyce. After she helped me pull Dee from the tub, which wasn’t easy, we contemplated our next move. Joyce had worked in a salon for a few years so we figured she’d know what we should do. But, she didn’t have a solution, except giggling behind her hand and suggesting we drink a glass of wine. Dee was all for the alcohol.

In comes the third friend. We’ll call her Sandy. She is a nurse. She shook her head and was speechless. Dee was in pain, her lips were glued together and she slightly suspected she would never use those parts again. Now, she’s on her second glass of wine, muttering, ‘I needed wax for dummies.”

Finally, I grabbed a bottle of olive oil, handed it over and told Dee to apply liberally. And guess what? It worked! The hair still remained, but she decided she’d stick with a razor.

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Secret Pressure, Book 4 of Rhinestone Cowgirls is available for pre-order. Releasing July 29th.

Here is an excerpt:

Their bodies were close—so close his body heat warmed her. She should step back, but every feminine urge screamed for her to stay right there, accept the gift of passion. The bulge rubbing her stomach made her look down. He was naked! Awareness trickled through her and desire pooled into her loins. “Jobe…” his name fell from her lips, an invitation to put his erection to good use.

He gathered her into his arms, clutching her against the warmth of his warm, broad chest. She could stay right here forever, close to him, hearing the beat of his heart. He carried her effortlessly to the couch and placed her on the leather cushion. She kept her gaze steady on him, watching him as he stood above her, thankful that the moon offered some light so she could admire him.

All logic told her she should push him away, run like hell, but a bigger part of her liked knowing he was ready for her. She reached for his hand and kissed his knuckles, inhaling his fresh soap scent and a trace of leather. How could she ever deny herself the one man who promised such pleasure?


She looked up through the veil of her lashes, moistening her dry lips. “Please, Jobe,” she urged. “No thinking. Just feeling.”

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Sexy Just Got Rich, Just $0.99/99p! #bdsm #erotica #romance #sale #99c

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Lucy Felthouse is a very busy woman! She writes erotica and erotic romance in a variety of subgenres and pairings, and has over 100 publications to her name, with many more in the pipeline. These include several editions of Best Bondage Erotica, Best Women’s Erotica 2013 and Best Erotic Romance 2014. Another string to her bow is editing, and she has edited and co-edited a number of anthologies, and also edits for a small publishing house. She owns Erotica For All, is book editor for Cliterati, and is one eighth of The Brit Babes. Find out more at Join her on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to her newsletter at:

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Free Menage Romance July 20, 21 & 22 – Double Her Fantasy by Randi Alexander

The first book of the Double Seduction Series is free for a limited time!

At a comic book convention, artist Megan Shore is thrilled to meet action movie hunk Garret McGatlin. Usually reclusive, Megan flirts with the leading man of her sexual fantasies. He invites her to his suite for a drink, but when she arrives, his rancher brother Trey opens the door and unleashes Megan’s cowboy fantasy. Both men pour on the charm, and she can’t decide which of them she desires more.

The McGatlin brothers have shared women, but none of them were like Megan, irresistible and perfect for both of them. Working together, they execute a potent seduction. During a hot, amazing week, the three-way relationship becomes emotionally charged. When they’re thrown into the media spotlight, Megan fears the exposure will trigger a past threat. Garrett and Trey need to prove they can keep Megan safe as well as happy and satisfied in their arms.

Double Her Fantasy by Randi Alexander


Here’s a sexy excerpt for you, and if you’d like to read the first chapter, it’s available on my website.

Megan looked at the two men, both so gorgeously handsome, both so interesting and smart. Sexy and funny. If she had to choose, she didn’t know which one she’d go for. Trey was quiet and humble. Garret had a cocky side, but deep down he was vulnerable and kind.

She still couldn’t believe it. She didn’t have to choose. A short walk back to the hotel, and a long night of decadence.

Within minutes, they were in the glass elevator of their hotel heading upward toward the 37th floor. Her body shimmered with sensual expectation, her head muzzy with the thrill of the unknown.

Trey took her arms and turned her to him. “How do you feel about this? Really.”

She had to blink a few times to regain some brain function. “About?” She wanted to hear him say it, make sure it wasn’t all a misunderstanding.

Garret stepped in behind her, pressing his hips, and a hard piece of man flesh, against her ass. His hands slid from her waist to her stomach. “We both want you. At the same time.”

Her belly tightened as moisture flooded from her pussy. Her mind whirled with the ecstasy of knowing she was the sole focus of two of the most handsome, macho guys she’d ever met. Yet, a niggling uncertainty sobered her and she looked to the cowboy for assurance. Was she equipped, emotionally, to do this?

Trey bracketed her face with his hands. “We’ll be gentle, sweetheart.” His gorgeous blue eyes stared into hers. “We’ll go as slow as you’d like.”

“I…” She had to swallow her uncertainty. “I’ve never done this.”

Trey smiled. “We know that.” Tilting her head, he stepped closer and kissed her. His lips, firm and warm, pressed gently against hers.

On a sigh, she opened her mouth and he moved in. His hands held her tighter, his tongue pressed in and touched hers, lapping and coaxing hers.

Garret’s hands slid upward, cupping the bottom curve of her breasts. His lips opened on the sensitive skin of her shoulder, his tongue tasting her.

Racing chills blasted through every nerve ending. Her nipples tightened to peaks as he worked his hands on her breasts.

Trey slowed the kiss, tracing her lips with his tongue. “Come home with us.” He spoke against her lips, the vibration ricocheting through her mind.

Garret’s fingers brushed over her nipples as the elevator slowed. “Be with us, Megan.”



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Bewitching the Alpha Teaser & DOUBLE GIVEAWAY: Talina Perkins

Hello dear friends! ♥ Summer is in full swing and I’ve been caught in a whirlwind (literally with all the hurricanes hitting the western seaboard!) of writing and plotting! I’m planning two new paranormal romance series for the coming year and wrapping up the Hex My Heart series with two more releases. For all my readers that love my sexy shifters I can’t wait to share more on the new PNR series with you. And for all my readers that love my sexy and strong military heroes, I’ll have more news about the first full-length military romance book for my Sexy Siesta series in my next post.

WHEW! What a busy time of year! No complaints, but still, whoever said being a romance author was a piece of cake hasn’t met my characters yet. They’re a headstrong bunch that requires more wrangling than a ball-busting bronco! 😉

In between all the writing I’m also preparing for my next release to hit digital shelves on July 28th! Bewitching the Alpha follows second-in-command alpha shifter Julian and the next coven sister, Ember. If you thought her sister, Honor, had a penchant for trouble… well, let’s just say Ember’s all fired up and ready to take on the entire Royal High Council of Magick no matter the laws she’ll have to break to get what she wants.

Being raised as a witch and a member of the Royal High Council has a way of teaching a girl a thing or two about how to handle certain situations. Especially when it involves sneaky missions like breaking and entering in an alpha shifters cabin without getting caught.

Tricky, but Ember has been around the cauldron from birth and has a plan in place that will solve all her problems, but first she’ll have to charm her mate with an illegal truth spell and get to the bottom of their issues without the High Council of Magick finding out.


I’d love to hear what you’re most excited about— my paranormal romance or military romance releases. Or, are you like me and love it all? 🙂  In celebration of my coming release, leave a comment and I’ll pick a winner to receive a Kindle copy of winner’s choice of either Hexing the Alpha or Jinxing the Alphas. Also, after leaving a comment here, skip over to ⇒ my blog to enter another giveaway I have running through Saturday.

Here’s a sexy excerpt from Bewitching the Alpha. Ember is all fired up and ready to charm her mate!

Coming July 28th!

Coming July 28th!

Heavy footstep pounded up the front stairs a millisecond before the front door slammed open. Hades to blazes, here goes nothing.

Time froze. Ice blue eyes bored into her and everything ground to a full stop. Oh, shit.

Muscle. So much hard delicious, mouth-watering muscle. In all her hurry she’d forgotten one thing about Julian. How incredibly handsome he was. Sapphire eyes, black hair, and deeply tanned skin. If she could put words to the man that stood in front of her with the hard glint in his eye, she’d say edgy, capable and dangerous. So very dangerous. To her heart and her libido.

But her soul too, because a spot in Hades just opened for her right alongside the devil himself. Only someone evil and wicked could ever hurt this man.

Did that make her the wicked witch?

Eyes leveled on her, he pushed forward in a slow stalk. Oh goddess. She fought to keep the arousal that whipped through her hidden beneath a calm mask of indifference. Could he hear her heart beat?

Breathe Ember. She cleared her throat and stiffened, holding steady when what she wanted to do was fling herself into his arms and beg for his forgiveness. Or run. Run as if the devil was blowing fire up her ass. The old Ember would have. The new Ember straightened her shoulders and cocked a brow.

“Try and run, little girl, but the big bad wolf is home and there’s nowhere to hide now.”

A smile tilted a corner of her mouth up. Touché, wolfie.

Copyright © 2015 Talina Perkins

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Haven’t read the first two in the Hex My Heart series? Pick up Hexing the Alpha and Jinxing the Alpha today and get caught up on the series!

Thank you for stopping in today! Have a wonderful Thursday filled with lots of sexy reading! 😉

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Until next time, keep it sexy! ♥

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Cover Reveal – Her Royal Mistake – Natasha Moore

No, it’s not erotic romance, but you know I don’t write sweet, sex-behind-closed-doors kinds of romance. So if you enjoy sexy contemporary romance, I hope you’ll want to give my Her Royal Romance series a try. Today I’m thrilled to reveal the cover of the upcoming book #3 in the series, Her Royal Mistake. The talented Lacey Savage has done it again! I love it!


Here’s a blurb for Her Royal Mistake:

At the wedding of her cousin to her former fiancé, Princess Birgitte, the Ice Princess, hooks up with one of the groom’s cousins, a handsome hot-blooded olive farmer, so unlike any man she’s been with before. They share a night of incredible sex, but she can’t handle the unexpected emotions that come along with it. So Birgitte does what she does best, runs and hides from her mistakes. But soon, she can’t run or hide from the fact that she’s pregnant.

Leonardo Gullotti’s mother may be sister to the king, but his life revolves around the family’s olive business. He’s haunted by the lovely Birgitte, but he’s not impressed with anyone who would run away from their problems. He’s always been a stand and deal with it kind of guy. So when Birgitte comes to him with her news, he proposes on the spot, even though he knows marrying a future queen means he will have to leave the land he loves.

Birgitte knows her baby needs to be legitimate, but will only agree to a marriage of convenience. She doesn’t want any messy emotions involved. But living with Nardo, and not loving him, might be the biggest mistake of all.

Her Royal Mistake is a stand-alone novel and can be read on its own. But if you haven’t already, and you’d like to catch up on the couple who have already fallen in love in the lands of Mezzano and Stagatland, these are the previous stories in the series.

Her Royal Masquerade – book #1 – novel

Her Royal Bodyguard– book #2 – novel

Her Royal Rendezvous – book # 2.5 – short story

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Bald head & baby oil: Rhonda Lee Carver

Recently, friends and I visited a bed & breakfast to celebrate a birthday and got a first hand look at how funky some couples can get in bed.

Dinner came and my friends and I sat on the patio eating delicious seafood and drinking wine. We met a couple who were also staying at the B&B. They were very friendly, especially with each other. Alcohol was flowing and karaoke was the entertainment (that’s another story). The couple left earlier than we did, and as it grew late, we decided to call it a night. We went upstairs and once we rounded the corner a door  swung open and out came the woman we’d met at dinner, a frantic look on her face. She told us, “I have a problem inside and I need help.” She pushed the door open wider and we could see the man lying on the rumpled sheets of the bed, naked. We could have easily mistaken the ‘problem’ as his ‘soft’ package, but that was the least of his problem. His head was stuck between the slats of the older wooden headboard. Go ahead and laugh. We did.

We  managed to get a few details. Baby oil. Bald head. Kinky play. And I think you can put the puzzle pieces together from there. The woman was adamant that we not get outside help, and I had no clue how we were supposed to help the poor guy. But, we felt pretty powerful after a night of singing Pat Benatar and delicious blue cocktails–still have no clue what they were called.

Although he had the slick remains of oil on his shiny head, we decided we’d douse it with a few drops more–and have you realized that everyone has a different idea of what a ‘few drops’ actually is? We might have accidentally spilled a half cup, or two, on his head. But he didn’t care. He wasn’t arguing.

Unfortunately, his head was a lot smaller when he managed to get in this pickle. And no matter what we did, he was stuck.

So, to make a long story short I’ll cut to the chase. The fire department was called and an hour, and a broken headboard, later he was free. And we didn’t see the couple at breakfast in the morning. We did get it on good authority that he had bruises and scrapes, and will no longer use baby oil in risky situations.

I’d love to hear your naughty stories of wild times on vacation.

Here’s a delish excerpt from Secret Pressure, Book 4 Rhinestone Cowgirls. If you know these cowgirls, you’d agree they’d get along great with the couple from the B&B.


“Get inside, sweetheart,” he demanded.

She pushed away from his chest, her eyes shining bright in the overhead security light. He helped her into the passenger seat and he slipped the seatbelt around her, snapping it into place. He was two inches from her, and he couldn’t resist sampling her lips again. Pulling back, he shook his head. “I better get going or I’m going to be in real trouble.”

She smiled and he swore he could see the stars twinkling in her eyes. His gut twisted and he realized he was smiling too, something he hadn’t done much of lately. Closing the door he rushed around to the driver’s side, adjusted his crotch, and climbed in.

“There’s something I want to do.” Ruby was out of her seatbelt and sliding next to him.

“You got to get back into your belt, sweetheart. Safety above all else.—”

Her fingers were on his belt buckle, undoing and unzipping. Before he could mutter one word, she had his cock out and her fingers wrapping around the solid shaft. “Honey, we should go.”

“You don’t want me to give you…uhh…you know?” She wagged her brows.

He jerked. “If I said no, I’d be lying. You don’t have to do this.” He realized how rugged his voice sounded.

“I’ve never given a man a blowjob in a truck or car.” She smiled. Dipping her head, she took him into her mouth, licking and suckling, rolling her fingers in rhythm.

“Damn! This feels good,” he muttered.

She continued rolling her tongue around his head, sliding the tip over his slit, suckling until his toes tingled. He could go, he was dang close, until he heard laughter and spotted a couple walking fifty feet away. “Baby, we’re not alone.”

Hell, he’d been sucked off in a parking lot in his truck several times and never cared that he could be seen, but Ruby was different. She was special.

She lifted her head, wiping the back of her hand across her wet lips. “You’re lucky. I planned to continue until I tasted all of you.”

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Keep Calm… by Lucy Felthouse (@cw1985)


I’m on a city adventure, having fun and gathering inspiration… be back soon!

Happy Reading,



Author Bio:

Lucy Felthouse is a very busy woman! She writes erotica and erotic romance in a variety of subgenres and pairings, and has over 100 publications to her name, with many more in the pipeline. These include several editions of Best Bondage Erotica, Best Women’s Erotica 2013 and Best Erotic Romance 2014. Another string to her bow is editing, and she has edited and co-edited a number of anthologies, and also edits for a small publishing house. She owns Erotica For All, is book editor for Cliterati, and is one eighth of The Brit Babes. Find out more at Join her on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to her newsletter at:

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A Trip Down Memory Lane by Dalton Diaz

Stud and I finally did it! We planned and took a real vacation, 12 days up and down the coast of California. The original idea was to go and stay for a week where we met, where two of our kids have happened to temporarily land, San Luis Obispo. We added days into the front end and started out about as far south as we could go – unfortunately due to a family member in ill health and the death of a close family friend. Still, we managed to squeeze in a few friends along the way. Since the added visits were to my family, and I’m the one originally from Calif, it turned out to be quite the trip down memory lane.

First stop? Really, you have to ask? The second we had our rental car, we were pulling in here. Apparently, quite a few people had the same idea. This was how busy it was at 1am!


Oh, wait. I got a 12 day vacation, Stud had to work the first 2 days. He took the car, so I couldn’t go visiting, but Dawn Daydrmz Blogg heard I was going to be around and she came all the way out for lunch and convo. We went to a really cool place that serves Shabu Shabu. It wasn’t until she left that we realized we didn’t take any pics with each other! Got one of  the food, tho. <g>


The next day, I drove Stud to work and went off to visit some relatives, then back to pick Stud up and we were off to Escondido for a day and a half. I got to meet up with author Carlene Love for coffee. Um, again, neither of us remembered to take pics. Yeah, I have to work on that!

Then it was up the 101, playing I spy In N Out Burgers before we finally stopped for (another) one. Don’t judge.


We did make a special stop in Pismo Beach, at the place Stud proposed. It has grown quite a bit over the years. That trail didn’t used to be there, and you used to be able to climb right out on that rock that juts out to the ocean. Still a beautiful place, tho.


We finally made it to our VRBO house in San Luis Obispo (SLO), and met up with our older boys. They took us out to their favorite Sushi place for dinner. The week that followed was a food fest. The whole idea of getting a VRBO was so I could cook and we could maintain our Paleo diet as much as possible for that week. We’d already eaten our hearts out for four days by the time we stepped foot in SLO! Every time we turned around, our sons wanted to take us to this fave place, or that one. How could we say no? We did have one cookout at our house, and they cooked for us once at theirs, but most of the groceries went to the boys before we left.

We did try to exercise by renting bikes and riding down a trail to the beach. Found this place there and had to take a pic.

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That night, the boys took us for fish tacos in Morro Bay.


Mid-week, Stud and I did a 200+ mile, full loop from SLO. Our first stop was in San Francisco for lunch with my cousin. It took me a sec to remember why I had snapped the pic below. No, not the one of the sex clubs – that one is self-explanatory. The pic that shows people actually waiting for the light to change to cross the street! I think I’ve been in Boston for too long. <g>



Then on to dinner in Santa Cruz with my childhood friend who I hadn’t seen in about 12 years. Um, and ate more fish tacos on the pier. Santa Cruz is a truly beautiful place.

After dinner, we went back to SLO.


Our last night in SLO was spent at the Farmer’s Market street fair. Had to take a pic of this place. Note the name. We didn’t eat at this booth, but I wish we had. The street food we got was truly some of the worst food I’ve ever had. There was a reason there was no line. Lesson learned.

(If it’s too hard to see, the name of the restaurant is, Mee Heng Low)


The next day, we headed back to Los Angeles. We did stop at one more childhood memory along the way, in Buellton. It’s a Cali road trip must.


The scenery along the coast on the way back was breathtaking.




We made it back to the valley in time to visit with a sick friend, and then have dinner with another one of my childhood friends. See what I mean about it being a trip down memory lane?

Our last night in Calif was spent at an airport hotel. They had a full-length mirror, and I kid you not, Stud and I both stopped in our tracks when we passed it and started laughing. We’d each gained about 10 lbs in 12 days! I’ve often said I would way 300 lbs if I still lived in Calif. I now have proof.

Hope you enjoyed viewing our trip up and down the coast as much as we enjoyed eating our way through it.

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