A Day in Ojai

April 15, 2014

A Day in OjaiGetting out of my usual 10 mile zone always proves to be one of the best sources of inspiration. Mini day trips have become my Springtime hobby as of late and Bing Rewards gave me an excuse to take one. My destination, Ojai, a teensy little town just south of Santa Barbara tucked away in the mountains above Ventura. It’s one of those places that is chocked full of charming boutiques, funky coffee shops, art for days, the most relaxing spas and farm to table-like restaurants. So what does a cute spot like this have to do with Bing? It’s actually kind of rad and I didn’t believe it when I was first filled in. When you have an account with Bing Rewards, just searching for certain things (i.e. where to find a donut in Ojai – I had a severe craving, Ok?) and having your home page set as bing you earn rewards that you can use at any time on gift cards to places like Sephora or Starbucks. So I gave it whirl while having a blast exploring Ojai at the same time. Here’s a diary of my day, which I’m already itching to repeat.

California Tailor shirt, Mother denim skirt, Vitamin A hat, Sperry sneakers, Garrett Leight sunnies.
A Day in OjaiA Day in Ojai{ Stopping to check out the view on Highway 150, while checking directions on the Bing app. }A Day in Ojai{ First stop, an ice cold coffee to beat the 80+ degree weather. }A Day in Ojai{ Browsing stores on Ojai Avenue. }A Day in OjaiA Day in Ojai{ Yosi Samra shoes I was coveting at Julia Rose. }A Day in OjaiA Day in Ojai{ After some shopping I was seriously craving a donut, don’t ask me why. Luckily there happened to be an adorable spot called Diaz’s Bakery with the b-e-s-t donuts I’ve ever had, no joke. }A Day in Ojai{ This adorable guy greeted us upon arrival at my favorite Ojai discovery, Modern Folk Living. }A Day in OjaiA Day in OjaiA Day in OjaiA Day in Ojai{ A must-see when in Ojai, Bart’s Books an outdoor bookstore. } A Day in OjaiA Day in OjaiA Day in Ojai{ Next stop, a late lunch at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa. }
A Day in Ojai
A Day in Ojai{ The perfect end to our day, fish tacos, tasty potato chips and a sunset like no other. }
A Day in Ojai
Photography by Arna Bee

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