Amanda Cascadden

Amanda Cascadden

Amanda Cascadden is a real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, photographer, web designer, mom, and freelance blogger living the luxury and active lifestyle in San Diego.

Carlsbad Gateway Center

Carlsbad Gateway Center Attracts Flourishing Businesses

View Larger Map Bringing Local Businesses Together in a Place They Can Expand and Flourish “Make an empty space in any corner of your mind, and creativity will instantly fill it.” -Dee Hock Tucked away on a popular road in Carlsbad sits the Carlsbad Gateway Center, a privately owned center that is home to a collection of fantastic businesses open to the public. I sat down …

Love to Live Spa Del Mar

Discover the Secret to Healthy & Young-Looking Skin

View Larger Map Luxury Skincare, Eyelash and Eyebrow Services Provided by Experts in Del Mar “Live every moment, laugh every day, love beyond words.” -Anonymous I stopped into Love to Live Spa the other day on my way to the beach to talk with co-owner Ashley about the services they provide. I was immediately impressed with the bright friendly space, Kombucha from Kombucha Culture on tap, …

Geoff Goldstein Golf San Diego

Geoff Goldstein of GoldsteinGolf.com Unveils Trackman 4

View Larger Map Helping Business Professionals in San Diego Play Their Best Round of Golf Using Trackman Technology “As a Former Touring Professional, I know how challenging golf can be playing for a living.  I am happy to offer my clients a coaching experience that will lead to more self-confidence, improved Golf IQ, lowering anxiety on the course and providing many ways to get the …

Elfin Forest Hiking San Diego

HELP San Diego! Best Place to Hike From Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve?

View Larger Map San Diegans Providing the Best Advice on Discovering San Diego I went to meet a few friends to hike yesterday, and I realized once I parked that I had NO CLUE which paths to take, or how to hike around Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve. I turned to social media and asked for help! I was so excited to receive this response from …

Hiking Potato Chip Rock

San Diego Lifestyle Hikes to Potato Chip Rock

View Larger Map Hike Up Mt. Woodson for Your Instagram Photo on Potato Chip Rock “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” -John Muir Overall: Distance: 9 Miles Steepness: VERY Popularity: VERY Path Mapping: Pretty well, only one confusing spot for us What to Bring: Water, more water, …

San Diego Fair 2016

Top 9 Things To Do at the San Diego County Fair

View Larger Map Exhibits, Shows, Concerts, Rides and More at the San Diego County Fair “Amusement to an observing mind is study.”  -Benjamin Disaeli The San Diego County Fair officially begins June 2nd and this year the theme is “Where the West is Fun.” There will be decorations everywhere, and fun to be had almost every single day for the whole month it is open. Make sure to …

San Diego Acupuncture

Dahms Acupuncture: A Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice in Encinitas

View Larger Map Interview with Talia Dahms, an Acupuncturist in Encinitas “The greatest mistake in the treatment of diseases is that there are physicians for the body and physicians for the soul, although the two cannot be separated.” – Plato I caught up with Talia Dahms, an acupuncturist and herbalist at Dahms Acupuncture here in Encinitas, California, and got to talk with her a lot about what …

Crudo Carmel Valley

Crudo Elevates Pacific Highlands Ranch to Another Level

View Larger Map Crudo is the Only Restaurant in Pacific Highlands Ranch That Offers Valet Parking Where is Crudo? Crudo is located in the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch. (Read more about Pacific Highlands Ranch here!) This area is a great place for families in Carmel Valley to spend a Saturday afternoon, or any evening dining with the family. As soon as you drive down the main entrance to …

619 Spirits Distillery and Tasting Room

619 Vodka Plans to WOW North Park with a Tasting Room & Restaurant

View Larger Map San Diego’s First Urban Distillery and Tasting Room Set to Open in April “Because everyone needs a little uncomplicated sophistication in their lives.” – Anonymous I had a chance to sit down with Founder and President of 619 Vodka, Nick Apostolopoulos, to hear what he had to say about a new distillery and tasting room opening in North Park! As you may know, 619 …

Pacific Highlands Ranch

Pacific Highlands Ranch Has Everything Your Family Needs

Pacific Highlands Ranch is a newer area of Carmel Valley, crafted especially for family living by Pardee, the popular home building company. This area features various neighborhoods with homes ranging from 3 bedrooms and 2,200 square feet to 5 bedrooms and over 5,000 square feet. People who live in Pacific Highlands Ranch love the highly rated school systems, 1300+ acres of surrounding preserved natural habitat, …