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Rest & Relax at Hacienda Wellness Retreat Center

You’re Invited to Experience Mindful Rejuvenation at Hacienda Wellness Retreat Center Nestled just 20 minutes from downtown San Diego, a new wellness center is opening November 30th for you to enjoy! Hacienda Wellness Retreat Center aims to transform your mind, body,...

Bates Nut Farm: Best Pumpkin Patch in San Diego?

Bates Nut Farm’s Pumpkin Patch to Open September 21, 2019 Valley Center, CA – The Pumpkin Patch at Bates Nut Farm in Valley Center is scheduled to open on Saturday, September 21, 2019.  It will be open daily through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.  Over 50 years of fall...

Catered Fit Delivers Fresh Food Daily

By now you have probably heard quite a bit about meal prep, or food delivery. Maybe you’ve heard great things about it, such as the convenience of not having to cook dinner, or the delicious tastes of the meals made by a true chef. Maybe you have heard not so great...

San Diego Tattoo Invitational Invites You to Join a Workshop

Sri Yantra Tattoo Owner/Artist Dillon Forte Set To Appear At The San Diego Tattoo Invitational The notable tattooer and his team of artist from successful California based Sri Yantra tattoo studios are set to appear and host a workshop at the popular regional tattoo...

Eureka!, A New American Concept in Carlsbad, is Now Open

Strike culinary and American craft bar gold WHAT: Eureka!, an all-American concept, opens its doors today in the new LIFT project in Carlsbad. Discover weekly events such as Steal The Glass, daily “Hoppy” Hour, weekend brunch, the best craft beer list and cocktail...

Hacks to Keep Your San Diego Skin Looking Younger Year-Round

San Diegans have the advantage of near-perfect weather year-round, but this can also have some drawbacks especially when it comes to skin care. Luckily, there are a few ways to undo some of the damage so you can get back to looking healthy and youthful. Some of these...

The Ultimate Surfer Girl Gift Guide

What would you buy for a surfer girl guide? This person takes you through the waves; she surely needs something thoughtful and inspiring. Looking at it casually it may seem so easy to identify a good thing that will melt her heart, but then how well do you know her?...

Instantly Improve Your Home’s Value

From North Park to Ocean Beach, if you live in San Diego, here is how to instantly improve your home’s value and curb appeal! By Jake Mathwig, A Garage Door and Gate Store   Bathed in sunshine, San Diego exudes charm 12 months a year. And with easy access to beaches...

The Easiest Ways to Save Money for a Trip to San Diego

The city of San Diego, located on the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, is most known for its beautiful beaches, historical landmarks, and warm weather. This city is growing in popularity as a location to visit with your friends, family or both. With so many...

Top 5 San Diego Dental Clinics

Who likes going to the dentist? Hardly anyone is ready to say “me!”. However, visiting the dental office on a regular basis is the key to your good health and long life. Choosing the right clinic can be tricky, especially if you are new to the area. Unless you are...

Top 9 Featured Communities

La Jolla

La Jolla (pronounced La Hoya) is a peninsula about 20 minutes north of downtown San Diego. It is home to about 43,000 residents and is composed of 16 distinct neighborhoods.

Rancho Santa Fe

Rancho Santa Fe is a 6.8 square mile area in North County San Diego. This small community of around 3,000 people is home to many larger homes, an elementary and middle school and some fantastic restaurants..

Carmel Valley

When I moved to Carmel Valley in 2016 from Rancho Santa Fe, I immediately realized how much closer I was to almost everything in San Diego; 2 minutes from the nearest grocery store, and 7 minutes to get to the beach!

Del Mar

Although most people think of the Del Mar Racetrack when they think of Del Mar, this luxury oceanfront community is pretty sleepy most of the year.


Coronado is “San Diego’s island” that you can spend all day at without ever wanting to leave! There are over 20 parks in Coronado, complete with a bike path that goes all the way around the island, (which is truly a peninsula since it connects in the South to the Imperial Beach area.)

Solana Beach

Solana Beach is by far one of my favorite places in San Diego. The beach itself is sandy and friendly and there are so many restaurants, shops and fun places to go nearby; the fun times never end.


You could easily consider Encinitas the ultimate surf destination in San Diego. This beachside community offers a multitude of options for catching waves, rays of sun, or a yoga class.

Downtown San Diego

Downtown San Diego is packed with great food and fun! From Padres games to conventions at the Convention Center, to pool top parties at the Andaz to ferry rides across to Coronado, this area of San Diego has so much to offer everyone in town!


Carlsbad is the perfect place to go if you’re looking for a great beach vibe without the thousands of beach-crazed people. Carlsbad is a smaller area of North County San Diego close to Oceanside.

San Diego Food Girl Favorites

These places in San Diego have the BEST food, trust us, they are approved by San Diego Food Girl!

About Me

My name is Amanda Henry, and after moving from Michigan in 2014, I can say without a doubt that I absolutely LOVE San Diego! I enjoy horseback riding, hiking, playing golf, attending yoga classes, and dining at my favorite restaurants in town! I also love concerts and going to the beach! I own a video media marketing company and..

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