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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 “Mad About the Fair.” There will be decorations everywhere, and fun to be had almost every single day for the whole month it is open. Make sure to park …

San Diego County Fair Delivers Fun & Entertainment

View Larger Map Everything You Need to Know About the San Diego County Fair Austin Powers: There are only two things in this world that scare me and one is nuclear war. Basil: What’s the other? Austin Powers: Huh? Basil: What’s the other thing that scares you? Austin Powers: Carnies. Circus folk. Nomads, you know. Smell like cabbage. Small hands. – Austin Powers:  International Man …

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, …

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North County Dance Arts is a Passionate Dance Studio in Carmel Valley

View Larger Map Heart and Soul and Love of Dance is Found at NCDA “When Love and Art Come Together, Expect a MASTERPIECE.” -Anonymous Growing up a dancer, you can imagine now as a young mother of 2 little girls how high my hopes were that one of them would enjoy this form of physical art and expression like I did. But I was happy …

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Setting Annual Goals versus New Year’s Resolutions

Why Resolutions Don’t Work, and Why Setting Annual Goals, If Done Right, Have a Great Chance of Working I was out and about earlier this week and ran into an acquaintance. We had a short chat about sports, the weather, and life. She asked me if I had any New Year’s resolutions. Whenever I get this question, I have to ask myself, “Should I really …

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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 …

St. Louis, Missouri

Visiting My Hometown of St. Louis, Missouri

View Larger Map Fun Filled Visit to St. Louis: “The Gateway to the West” “If you refuse to live an average life, you will have no choice but to be exceptional!” -Unknown Amanda and I visited my hometown of Saint Louis, Missouri this past weekend. St. Louis is in Middle America near the intersection of the Mississippi River and the Missouri River.  St. Louis has …

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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 …