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Wedding Photographer in San Diego

Interview with Cavin Elizabeth, Wedding Photographer in San Diego

View Larger Map In-Depth Interview with Cavin Elizabeth, an Incredible Wedding Photographer in San Diego “When people look through a wedding gallery or an album I’ve designed they laugh, cry, and smile like they were at that wedding. Imagine having an even stronger feeling when you see the images I create from your wedding. It’s a powerful form of storytelling your future children will cherish and pass …

Baby Boomers vs. Millennials

Baby Boomers vs. Millennials: Too Much Live Video?

View Larger Map A Continuous Debate Between Baby Boomers and Millennials “Being effective at social media, whether for business or personal use, means capturing people who have short attention spans. They’re only a click away from a picture of a funny cat, so you have to make your thing more compelling than that cat. And that can be a high bar.” -Alexis Ohanian One of the many …

Canine Companions

Canine Companions: Providing Exceptional Dogs for Exceptional People

View Larger Map Southwest Region of Canine Companions Trains and Matches Service Dogs with Those With a Physical Disability “There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability.” -Sharron Angle I have always had a soft spot in my heart for dogs. I grew up with a Border Collie who was so smart …

Birthday Party Ideas For Kids in San Diego

Six Birthday Party Ideas for Kids in San Diego (Tips From an Eight Year Old)

View Larger Map Finding the Perfect Birthday Party Ideas for Kids in San Diego Can Be Tricky “At her birthday, my seven-year-old daughter will say that she wants these big cakes and certain expensive toys as presents, and I can’t say no to her. It would just break my heart. But when I was little, for birthdays we just played outside and we were happy …

Living in San Diego

What Living in San Diego Can Teach Me

View Larger Map Celebrating My 26th Birthday Today and Focusing on What Living in San Diego Can Teach Me “It takes a long time to become young.” -Pablo Picasso Even though I’ve only been alive for 26 years today, now that I’m officially in my “late twenties” I’m feeling pretty thoughtful about life, and I believe that living in San Diego can teach me a …

movies in San Diego

For Movies in San Diego VIP-Style, Check Out the Atom Tickets App

View Larger Map Atom Tickets is Providing a VIP Experience to the Movies in San Diego and Soon Nationwide “A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.” -Alfred Hitchcock The Atom Tickets app is a social mobile ticketing application that allows movie goers to purchase movie tickets in advance, and include friends in the …

dog sprayed by skunk

De-Skunking our Dogs…YUCK!

Have your dogs been sprayed by a skunk? Here’s what to do! At 2:30am this morning, I woke-up to our dogs barking, which usually means that they need to go outside to the bathroom.  We keep our dogs, Cocoa Puff and Cream Puff, in an indoor kennel at night with nice comfortable bedding, so I had to go downstairs to let them out.  As soon …

Moonlight Beach

Moonlight Beach : A True Family Friendly Beach

View Larger Map Volleyball Courts, Children’s Park, Bonfire Pits and More: Moonlight Beach is a True Family Friendly Beach in San Diego “The moon was up, painting the world silver, making things look just a little more alive.” -N.D. Wilson The first time I heard about “Moonlight Beach” was last fall during a midwife visit in Encinitas. (Check out everything there is to do in …

Best Start Birth Center

The Miracle of Natural Childbirth in San Diego

View Larger Map Best Start Birth Center is Helping Moms Through Natural Childbirth in San Diego “Remember this, for it is as true and true gets: Your body is not a lemon. You are not a machine. The Creator is not a careless mechanic. Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth well as aardvarks, lions, rhinoceri, elephants, moose, and water buffalo. Even …

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 has officially begun and this year the theme is “Mad About the Fair.” There are Alice in Wonderland decorations everywhere, and fun to be had almost every single day for the next month. Make sure to …