Best Day Spa
The spa at Burke dsddsds offers a tranquil escape from the hectic life of a parent, with expert therapists working out those knots caused by toddlers and tweens, while estheticians beautify as only an OC pro could. We love the Escape Journey head-to-toe package and the pregnancy massage for mama’s to be!
www.burkewilliamsspa.com | Orange, Mission Viejo
Best Independent Coffeehouse
The glorious aroma of fresh-roasted artisan coffee wafts through the air, melding with handmade bakery items tempting enough to make anyone cheat on their Back to School healthy eating pledge. Many of the fine organic and fair-trade coffees from around the globe are roasted on-site.
www.keancoffee.com | Newport Beach
Best Nail/Waxing Salon
Happy Nails & Spa
What started as a small family business after Mai and Henry Huynh emigrated from Vietnam, has grown into a 50 location stronghold in the land of beautiful nails and spa services, just in SoCal alone. Manicure anyone?
www.happynails.com | Throughout Orange County
Best Wine Bar
OC Wine Mart & Deli
Not only do owners, Julie and Farid, keep the wine lovers of OC happy with a wide selection of bottles, tastings and classes, the shops act as the largest self-serve wine bar in Orange County, with 32 wines on tap at the Yorba Linda shop and 40 awaiting the sippers of Aliso Viejo.
www.ocwinemart.com | Aliso Viejo, Yorba Linda
Best Workout Gym
Renaissance Club Sport
This massive gym, pool and spa offers a great workout with endless class options and top quality equipment kept pristinely clean. Parents love the club for the packages which entertain and keep their kids active and happy as mom and dad sweat to the oldies or simply enjoy a massage and lounge by the gorgeous pool.
www.renaissanceclubsport.com | Aliso Viejo