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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 …

Placenta Encapsulation San Diego

Placenta Encapsulation Brings Many Benefits to New Mothers

View Larger Map Placenta Helps Boost Energy Levels and Heal Faster Post-Pregnancy “There is such a special sweetness in being able to participate in creation.” -Pamela S. Nadav Becoming pregnant and becoming a new mom is such a brand new world. I remember with my first pregnancy I had a huge desire to become more educated on all of it. It became so exciting to …

San Diego Nighttime Zoo

Visit the Nighttime Zoo and Join the Centennial Summer Celebrations

View Larger Map The San Diego Nighttime Zoo Offers a Larger Variety of Excitement, Activities and Fun for the Whole Family “Until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” -Anatole France Whether you live in here or are visiting – the San Diego Zoo is an attraction that everyone needs to experience at least once. It is absolutely mandatory! With …

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 …