Amanda Henry

Amanda Henry

Amanda Henry 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.

Crudo Carmel Valley

Crudo Elevates Pacific Highlands Ranch to Another Level

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 the Village, you …

619 Spirits Distillery and Tasting Room

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

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 is San Diego’s …

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, …

Farmers Fix Food Delivery

Farmer’s Fix is a Food Delivery Company Serving Delicious and Nutritious Salads

Fresh Salads Delivered to Your Work or Home Doorstep in San Diego “A salad is not a meal. It is a style.” -Fran Lebowitz Farmer’s Fix is a San Diego salad delivery company that offers weekly subscriptions of delicious and nutritious salads delivered directly to your doorstep at home! If you’d rather have the salads delivered to your work, they can do that also! Are …

open house Lofty Coffee Encinitas

Is the Lofty Coffee Line Worth Waiting In?

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 a second location …

Farmers Insurance Open

Farmers Insurance Open – A San Diego Tradition

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, January 29th. You …

San Diego Restaurant Week

Enjoying San Diego Restaurant Week in 3 Simple Steps

Have the Best Experience at San Diego Restaurant Week “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 21st through January 28th. This semi-annual …

Hotel Solamar lobby

Hotel Solamar Downtown San Diego

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. Maybe it’s the …

san diego comic con book

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 …