Meghan Markle has seemed to make herself right at home in Montecito, Calif., where she lives with Prince Harry and their kids, Archie, 3, and Lilibet, 1.
The 40-year-old even loves to explore the neighborhood and stop at some hot spots. “If she’s going into Beverly Hills or West Hollywood for lunch or dinner, she’ll generally call ahead and request a table that is completely secluded,” a source claimed to Closer magazine.
"But, generally speaking, these days she likes higher-end hangouts like Cecconi’s, Sunset Tower, Sugarfish or Lucky’s steakhouse in Montecito, which was recommended to [Markle and Prince Harry] by Oprah [Winfrey]. It’s become their favorite, and they’re waited on hand and foot,” the source alleged.
As for what the mom-of-two does on a daily basis, she apparently "loves driving around L.A. to go to the same hiking trails that she used to visit back in the day, well off the beaten track,” the source shared. “Often she’ll head off just herself and the dogs, which gives her time to reflect.”
“She spends a fair amount of time at Oprah’s palatial house, where they’ll kick back with her closest friend, Gayle King, and talk about everything from Meghan’s future plans to what’s going on back in the UK and how Harry’s coping with everything,” the source continued.
Meanwhile, “[Harry is] up at the crack of dawn getting the kids fed, washed and dressed. Meghan’s often very busy on business Zoom calls, or nipping into L.A. for meetings, which Harry often chauffeurs her to. Then he’s back to the kids as soon as possible because he doesn’t like leaving them with nannies,” the source revealed.
“With all this speculation around her political career ambitions, everyone thinks Harry would be happy at the idea of being first gentleman if she accomplishes her long-term goal,” the source added. “Having said that, he might be fine with it right now — but you have to wonder for how much longer.”
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