Beachie Beauty Travels

Santa Monica Beach, California

 

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Photo by E.J.O.

I love California, its one of my favorites places. This first stop on my 7 wonders of California Love brings me to Santa Monica.  It is 3 miles long, covering 245 acres of sand along Santa Monica Bay. Early one morning I enjoyed the bike and walking path. During the day you can catch a chess game or picnic. Most of the inspiration for the post is dedicated to the Santa Monica Mountains.

 

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Photo by E.J.O.

For a fun activity visit the most famous attraction, Santa Monica Pier. Legend has it the pier produced 500 lbs Black Sea Bass that got away.

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Istrolled down to set up next to the lifeguard station for a little R&R. It was a relaxing afternoon. Right across the way, Annenberg’s Beach House just so happened to be in view. Did you know that its open to the public and you don’t have to be a member to enjoy the facility? It was by far the best beach discovery. Santa Monica has a host of hotels and restaurants. If you’re in the mood for a movie Arclight Cinemas has a great show or two to take you over the moon. This was just another Fall day in California.

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P.S. Here is a snippet of Santa Monica Love the e-book.

Beach Waves….
I wanted to hear the sound of his voice. I kept telling myself go to the beach. Listen to the beach waves, as he whispers sweet sayings in my ear. Beachie Beauty, he would always call me, meet me at Santa Monica Beach for this tidal wave of love. I had only wanted to hear his voice, then I turn around to see him carrying a picnic basket of goodies. Can I join you? Sure only if I can give you a head rub. Me a head rub. Yes you, a head rub. He placed the basket near her phat thigh……. Excuse me is that a tattoo on your phat thigh. Why, yes. Yes it is. Thats funny it looks just like my companies logo….. To be continued

Check back for another snippet of love.

Enjoy your beachie fall. #beachiebeautyapproved

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Andrea Price

 

 

 

 

What's for Lunch?

The Strand House Restaurant #ride4cure

The Strand House MB
Manhattan Beach, California

 

The Strand House Restaurant located on ocean front Manhattan Beach, California is a date lunch waiting to happen. The view, food and excellent service not to mention their charity efforts are all the rage. Starting May 1-18 The Strand House will offer an antioxidant cancer fighting menu benefiting the 2nd annual Tour de Pier on May 18.  Executive Chef Greg Hozinsky has created a menu that will raise awareness for the event but also give you a glimpse on trying something new for your diet. Take a look at what these great dishes offer. For more information on the restaurant please visit http://www.thestrandhousemb.com

 

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Hamachi Crudo avocado, tomato seed vinaigrette, red alaea sea salt

** Red Alaea Sea Salt is a natural sea salt product of Hawaii that contains numerous healthy minerals, electrolytes and digestible dietary iron.

** Avocados have been shown to lower rates of breast cancer because it is high in lutein. It has nutrients, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber and monounsaturated healthy fats.

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Kale Salad red grapes, candied pumpkin seeds, goat cheese,farro

** Kale is high in vitamins A,C,K & fiber with zero fat. Kale can help lower cholesterol.

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Citrus Ahi Tuna Salad seared rare Ahi Tuna, baby lettuces, fresh citrus, avocado, aji amarillo aioli

Ahi Tuna is densely packed with B vitamins, essential to maintaining a healthy immune system.

 

For more information on Tour de Pier and how you can do your part please visit; http://www.tourdepier.com

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Pro Surfer Alex Gray, Co-Founder of Tour de Pier Heath Gregory, Three time Volleyball Gold Medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings
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Let’s get social about a cure! #ride4cure

 

Disclaimer: Please consult with your primary physician before trying any diet.

 

Andrea Price

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beachie Beauty's on Set

Tour de Pier #ride4cure

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Tour de Pier registration event at #TheStrandHouse

 

The 2nd annual Tour de Pier is being held in Manhattan Beach, Ca. on Sunday, May 18 between 9am-1pm. More than 300 stationary cycling bikes will be set-up on the Manhattan Beach Pier to raise money and awareness for cancer research. The event will benefit three charities: Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research; Cancer Support Community and Livestrong Foundation and  have a Health & Fitness expo, a Kids Zone with games and activities and best of all it’s free if you’re team is not cycling. The Strand House Restaurant will offer an antioxidant cancer fighting menu  from May 1-18 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Tour de Pier. Visit their site http://www.thestrandhousemb.com  This post is in memory of Dollie A. Williams, Herman T. Williams and Annie Hall whom have lost their battle to cancer.

For more information on the event and how you can become a participant, please visit; http://www.tourdepier.com

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Alex Gray Pro Surfer, Heath Gregory Co-Founder of Tour De Pier and Olympic Volleyball Gold Medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings. #ride4cure
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Three time Olympic Volleyball Gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and I. “I love my community of Manhattan Beach. I hate cancer and anything I can do to support my community and to support the mission get rid of cancer, I’m all in,”
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Eric Fonoimoana and I. He will be riding for his dad Alio.

 

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Olympic Cyclist Tony Cruz and I.
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Pro Surfer Alex Gray and I. His grandmother had pancreatic cancer. “I feel the need to always pay it forward for the incredible life I’ve been given.”
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Heath Gregory and I. He is the Co-Founder of Tour de Pier. Losing three family members to cancer within a year’s time. “While riding at the event people become very close. What we really found last year, is that it is really an opportunity for people to share their silent battles.”

For further information about the charities, please visit;

Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research; http://www.pancreatic.org

Livestrong Foundation; http://www.livestrong.org

Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach; http://www.cancersupportredondobeach.org

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Let’s get social about a cure. #ride4cure