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.

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Is the Lofty Coffee Line Worth Waiting In?

View Larger Map Arguably the Best Coffee in all of San Diego at Lofty Coffee in Encinitas “Coffee with a friend is like capturing happiness in a cup.” -Anonymous If you have lived in San Diego for more than a few months and you don’t know what Lofty Coffee is, you’re in for a big surprise. Lofty Coffee is a coffee shop in Encinitas, with …

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Farmers Insurance Open – A San Diego Tradition

View Larger Map See the Greatest Professional Golfers in the World at the Farmers Insurance Open “If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.” -Bob Hope The Farmers Insurance Open is “San Diego’s prestigious PGA Tour golf tournament played at Torrey Pines Golf Course.” It starts on Thursday, January 26th and ends on Sunday, …

San Diego Restaurant Week

3 Simple Steps to Enjoying San Diego Restaurant Week

Have the Best Experience at San Diego Restaurant Week View Larger Map “Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.” –Henny Youngman Over one hundred and eighty restaurants are participating in San Diego Restaurant Week from January 15th through …

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Hotel Solamar Downtown San Diego

View Larger Map Sleep Tight (and Bring Your Dog!!) to Hotel Solamar in Downtown San Diego “Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television, while wearing your own pajamas, is sometimes the best part of a vacation.” – Laura Marano My fiancé Patrick and I love downtown San Diego. There is something about the area that we are just so attracted to. …

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Love Comic-Con? Add Flashbang to Your Reading List

Comic-Con Fanatics Will Love This Science Fiction Book Series Written by Rorie Still “Change is the principal feature of our age and literature should explore how people deal with it. The best science fiction does that, head-on.” -David Brin I recently began reading more often before heading to bed, so I’m always looking for new genres and books to read. I came across author Rorie Alexis …

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How to Have a Guilt Free Thanksgiving by Entering the Del Mar Family Fun Run

View Larger Map Race Around the One-Mile Track with Your Family at the Del Mar Family Fun Run Before Enjoying Thanksgiving Festivities Enter the Del Mar Family Fun Run online. There is an easy sign-up page where you can order your T-shirt and register for the 1 mile run that happens every Thanksgiving morning at the Del Mar Racetrack. Friends and family (along with some …

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Incredible Artists Bring Talent to Art San Diego

View Larger Map Talented Artists Bring Best Contemporary Art in the World to Art San Diego “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” -Scott Adams Art San Diego is an incredible three day event “featuring established and emerging artists, galleries and publishers from around the globe.” Truly a worldwide experience, this contemporary art show is an annual event …

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Coffee and Conversation with a San Diego Police Officer

View Larger Map San Diego Police Officer Trevor Philips Talks about Community Safety “There’s a variety of different things that we do on a daily basis. That’s what makes the job so awesome, is that we get to do a bunch of different stuff all, day long.” – Officer Trevor Philips I recently took my son down to meet local police officers at Starbucks in The …

Home Start

Home Start is Strengthening Young Families in San Diego

View Larger Map Helping Young Families and Protecting Children is the Mission of Home Start “Awesome Quote from amazing person.” – Author of amazing quote Home Start has a vision for every child to have a safe, stable and nurturing home, and they are working to make that vision a reality each and every day. Home Start‘s CEO Laura A. Tancredi-Baese talks with me about …