Say Your Vows in Lush Luxury

Marrying the one you love should be one of the most beautiful and special moments of your life. You spend months picking the perfect wedding colors, dress, cake, and place for your wedding and reception. Make your wedding everything you have every dreamed of at the Valley Orthodox location: Simi Valley.

Our wedding officiant Southern California is Reverend John E. Southwick can be found at He has performed countless weddings over the span of 20 years and truly wants to make it your special day. He will take time to sit with you and your spouse and get to know you so it will be exactly what you want. If you need to see him in the evening because of scheduling conflicts, just make an appointment and he will be there.

Reverend Southwick knows how important your vows, traditions, and differences are and will help you incorporate them into a meaningful ceremony. He performs ceremonies for all Christians, non-denominational or otherwise, those of the Jewish faith, and members of the Orthodox Church in Simi Valley. He will help make your vision of the perfect ceremony a reality.

Simi Valley is encircled by two mountain ranges for beautiful vistas you can see from anywhere. There are two venues located in Simi Valley: The Vineyards and Posada Royale. Browse the location here.

The Vineyards holds ceremonies in a beautiful outdoor site with panoramic views of Simi Valley. The view plus the luxurious vegetation are perfect for your wedding ceremony. The reception site indoors is modern and fashionable and will have your guests dancing the night away. When anyone needs a breath of fresh air, the outdoor patio is perfect. Enjoy a drink and talk quietly among friends in the candlelit atmosphere, then head to the dance floor feeling invigorated and refreshed.

The Posada Royale outdoor ceremony site has a beautiful white trellis that can be accented with ribbons and flowers in your wedding colors. They have three different reception areas to choose from. The Garden Courtyard has a magical waterfall you and your guests will love. The Grand Ballroom has gorgeous spacious interior to accommodate the largest receptions. The Club Royale room has a classically beautiful fireplace and French doors.

Reverend Southwick will perform your ceremonies on location, day or night, and will make himself available if you choose an offsite location like your home, an evening ceremony at the beach, or a sunny afternoon wedding in a gazebo at your favorite park.

Maneuver Gnarly Waves

Maneuver Gnarly Waves

Learning to surf requires far more than being able to maneuver the board across gnarly waves. There’s knowing limits and not pushing them until you’re ready. It’s having an understanding of hazards like rip currents. It’s using the correct equipment and being comfortable with it.

These conditions, and so many more, are subjects a good surfer has to be aware of.

The Malibu Makos Surf Club ( is a premier Santa Monica surf school. Their programs have been developed to help youngsters, but parents are definitely invited to join in on everything from surf lessons to volley ball. The school has customizable schedules that help you find the right time to be there.

Malibu Makos offers a summer surf camp which focuses on teaching participants how to safely hit the waves. Students are encouraged to move forward at their own pace. But there are no obligated courses. Malibu Makos wants to provide an environment that is positive and safe, but not regimented. Students can surf, bodysurf, swim or participant in any of the other activities offered at the camp.

Visit Malibu Makos and register your child. Know that the staff is certified, trained and prepared to give your child the best instruction of any surf camp out there. The staff is ready to create an environment of safety, fun and enthusiasm for every individual student. The ratio of instructors to students is usually six or eight campers per instructor/lifeguard, depending on enrollment.

Take the time to visit here at the Santa Monica surf school and get all the details you’ll ever need about Malibu Makos. Their instruction comes with surfboard, body board, kayak and wetsuits. Your child can bring their own lunch or one can be supplied at a reasonable price.

Safety is priority number one. Located on Zuma Beach, the camp is surrounded by the perfect conditions for training children. The sand bottom is too shallow for any real threat, so if they fall, they can simply stand up. As even the biggest wave moves toward the beach, there is no worry about anyone being swept away. On top of that, the beach is constantly monitored by the camp’s personal lifeguards at all times.

Malibu Makos is the best Santa Monica surf school in the world. When you and your child visit here, you can expect a great time, whether it’s in the ocean, on the beach or indoors.

Eye-Glasses for Sophistication and Style at Melissa Eyewear

Eye-Glasses for Sophistication and Style at Melissa Eyewear

Glasses are not only just for seeing, but they are also fun to wear too. You can pick out your favorite colors and styles. Be sure that your glasses are a frame that you will like-because you may be wearing them for a long period of time until your next eye exam. It is ideal to buy a couple pair of glasses if you can, so that way you can switch every now and then too. Sometimes even a little small change can make your ensemble better.

If you are looking to buy a new pair of eye-glasses, check out There are a variety of styles and colors for you to browse. There are frames available for every type of face shape and size. Be sure to find frames that will enhance your features-not hide them. Sometimes one of the main mistakes eye-glass wearers make is purchasing frames that are either too small or too large for their face.

For eye-glass wearers who have small petite faces, they may want to take a look at the France Made, CLEARANCE, Feminine, Cat Eye, and Elegant Frame. It has a feminine style that is perfect for small figures and still adds a touch of elegance for a classic look. Colors are available in honey and tortoise. These cat-eyes are also ideal for business or even casual wear. Cat-eye glasses have been popular for years and even have been worn by well-known celebrities. These glasses can be ordered for single vision or multi-focus lenses.

Those with a bit larger face features can consider the France Made, Square, Urban and Most Popular Unisex Frame. This special frame has been designed for both men and women to wear. They are square shaped and give a professional yet sophisticated look to the person wearing them. Eyeglass wearers who have a larger average face can enhance their features without being too over-bearing. These frames are also available as reading glasses, single vision or multi-focus lenses.

If you are looking for glasses that will enhance your features and add a touch of sophistication to your style, then you can shop for glasses at Melissa Eyewear. There are a variety of styles to choose from for every face shape, and the prices are affordable for any budget.