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Cardiff by the Sea San Diego

7 Things You Need to Know about Cardiff by the Sea

View Larger Map “It’s all about where your mind’s at.” – Kelly Slater There is a sleepy little beach town in North County San Diego, just north of Solana Beach and just south of Encinitas: Cardiff by the Sea. You can miss it if you blink, but it is a really cool place with lots to offer its residents and visitors. We go to Cardiff …

Solana Beach San Diego

Great Places to Eat and Other Things to Love about Solana Beach

“And the idea of just wandering off to a cafe with a notebook and writing and seeing where that takes me for awhile is just bliss.” -J. K. Rowling Solana Beach is by far one of my favorite places in San Diego. The beach itself is sandy and friendly and there are so many restaurants, shops and fun places to go nearby; the fun times …

Torrey Pines State Reserve

5 Reasons to Visit Torrey Pines State Reserve

View Larger Map “For once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the Earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” – Leonardo da Vinci Torrey Pines State Reserve is a naturally beautiful 2,000 acre area located between La Jolla and Del Mar, California. Of the 279 units in the California State Park …

Healthy Meals in San Diego

Customizable, Healthy Meals Delivered by Nourishment SD

Last week I was searching for some delicious gluten free meals online for my friend. She has struggled finding healthy and delicious options for her family in San Diego for awhile now and I wanted to help. I found NourishmentSD.com, and I was so excited! They have several gluten free and vegetarian options, and they do all the baking/prepping! All that is left to do …

Breakfast in North County San Diego

Top 10 Breakfast Spots in North County San Diego

The Best Places to eat Breakfast in San Diego View Larger Map “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. When you feed yourself what your body needs when it needs it, that’s love. So give your bod some TLC and sit down and enjoy a good, substantial breakfast.” – Kathy Freston I rarely miss breakfast. I rarely miss any meals for that matter, …

Best Food in San Diego

Interview with Mary Desjean: Foodie, Food Photographer, and Lover of Life

“Food is an important part of a balanced diet.” -Fran Lebowitz We found Mary and her blog “This Tasty Life” through our identification of experts in different categories for our blog site.  We really liked her food pictures and what she had to write in her blog posts.  We got really excited and decided to interview her.  This is what we found out! San Diego …

Opening Day Del Mar

Opening Day at Del Mar Racetrack Did Not Disappoint

Opening Day at Del Mar Racetrack Did Not Disappoint View Larger Map “I can make a General in five minutes but a good horse is hard to replace.” – Abraham Lincoln It was a wonderful Opening Day at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club.  The “people watching” was spectacular and the horse races were terrific.  I didn’t see him/her, but Caitlyn Jenner (AKA Bruce Jenner) was …

Del Mar Opening Day

One Big Party in San Diego – Del Mar Racetrack Opening Day Preview

Del Mar Opening Day; One of the Biggest Annual Parties in San Diego View Larger Map “The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.” – John Steinbeck Del Mar Opening Day is coming July 16, 2015.  This is one of the biggest annual parties in San Diego, with people coming from Arizona, Nevada, LA, OC, and the Inland Empire. …

Summer Activities for Teenagers

Summer Activities for Teenagers in San Diego

“Summer: Hair gets lighter. Skin gets darker. Water gets warmer. Drinks get colder. Music gets louder. Nights get longer. Life gets better.” -Unknown Is it just another warm, sunny, perfect day in San Diego? You feel like you’ve done everything? Hopefully this list of fun activities will give you some new ideas for the day, help you to plan fun family activities, and get you …

Isabelle Briens French Pastry Cafe

Isabelle Brien’s French Crepe & Pastry Cafe

Isabelle Brien’s French Pastry Cafe Serves Delicious Pastries, Breakfast, and Lunch View Larger Map “I will let you go, Ricky. But first, I want you to say…”I… love… crepes.” -Jean Girard in the movie Talladega Nights One of my favorite cafes in Encinitas, California is Isabelle Brien’s French Pastry Cafe. After first moving to San Diego, I was walking around the plaza of shops that includes Ralphs, …