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Make-A-Wish: Giving Hope to Kids with Life-Threatening Medical Conditions

“We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.” -Make-A-Wish Mission Today was a big day for San Diego Lifestyle Blog. We sponsored our very first hole in a golf tournament, and what better charity to raise awareness for than Make-A-Wish! Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has helped bring strength and joy to children with life-threatening …

The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe

More to Love in The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe

View Larger Map A World Class Golf Community in San Diego- The Bridges “There is nothing more serious than pleasure.” -Claude Terrail, owner and director of the restaurant Tour d’Argent in Paris Living in The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe is spectacular. A picture is worth a thousand words, so check-out our video of The Bridges here.  There really is not a community close by that stacks up …

Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe

Why We LOVE Living in The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe

View Larger Map A World Class Golf Community in San Diego- The Bridges “It took me seventeen years to get three thousand hits in baseball. I did it in one afternoon on the golf course.”  -Hank Aaron I’ve lived in San Diego since 2003. I’ve lived in downtown San Diego, La Jolla, and Historical Rancho Santa Fe, also known as the Covenant. All of those …

Spending Time with Grandma

The Time of Aging Parents: What is an Octogenarian?

Celebrating Grandma Henry’s 80th Birthday “The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life’s tragedy.” – Oscar Wilde Both of my parents are now octogenarians; they are in their 80s.  I recently visited my hometown of St. Louis, MO for my mom’s 80th birthday. I actually grew-up in …

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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 …

Wildlife Rescue Center Summer San Diego

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 …

The Great Ice Cream Volunteering Adventure

View Larger Map 3 Reasons Why Students at Roger Rowe Elementary are Awesome “It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.” -Julius Caesar About a month ago I received an email for volunteer positions on May 22nd for our kids’ Field Day at Rancho Santa Fe Elementary School. I had …