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Rancho Santa Fe Summer Camps

View Larger Map The Best Summer Camps for Kids in Rancho Santa Fe “Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” -Shel Silverstein  My name is Kyen and I am seven years old. I am starting second grade at …

Back To School

Top 9 Tips and Trick for Surviving & Reducing the Stress of “Back To School”

“In some parts of the world, students are going to school every day. It’s their normal life. But in other part of the world, we are starving for education… it’s like a precious gift. It’s like a diamond.” –Malala Yousafzai This year I am going into my junior year of high school, the year everyone refers to as “the hardest year.”  I have to start …

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Teenager’s Summer Survival Kit

“Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.” -Hunter S. Thompson Summer in San Diego really is the definition of summer. Laying by the pool, relaxing in the hot sun on warm sandy beaches with an ocean view; its the perfect time of year! Weather is the main component in deciding whether or …

Fathers Day

It was a Happy Father’s Day

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone can give another person, he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano Well, it’s been two days since Father’s Day, and I’m happy to say it was one of the best Father’s Days ever for me. Unfortunately, all my kids weren’t in town, as my 13 year-old son is at a two week away-camp in Southwest Missouri, which …

Independence Day

Memorial Day in San Diego

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” -Joseph Campbell Happy Memorial Day in San Diego to you from my fiancé & I, our children and Labradoodles! “On this Memorial Day, we honor the sacrifices of prior generations. We honor the sacrifices of the men and women next door who have served or continue to serve our …

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A Baking Tip from Shea

“I think careful cooking is love, don’t you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who’s close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.” -Julia Child Our family loves to cook. We are not the best at it, but we love to do it! We’re all very spontaneous when it comes to the kitchen and usually end up creating …

Are Labradoodles Smart?

“The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool out of yourself with him, andnd not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool out of himself too.” – Samuel Butler Are Labradoodles smart?  I’ve been trying to figure this out for the last year now, and I like to think yes, of course, since we have …