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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 officially begins June 2nd and this year the theme is “Where the West is Fun.” There will be decorations everywhere, and fun to be had almost every single day for the whole month it is open. Make sure to …

Setting Annual Goals

Setting Annual Goals versus New Year’s Resolutions

Why Resolutions Don’t Work, and Why Setting Annual Goals, If Done Right, Have a Great Chance of Working I was out and about earlier this week and ran into an acquaintance. We had a short chat about sports, the weather, and life. She asked me if I had any New Year’s resolutions. Whenever I get this question, I have to ask myself, “Should I really …

san diego small business

Shop San Diego Small Businesses for Holiday Treats

Shop Local Products This Year to Help the San Diego Small Business Community “I’m a big fan of small business ownership. I think it’s the backbone of American innovation. But to be successful, you first have to have the courage to go for it.” -Bill Rancic Have you started your holiday shopping yet? We’re less than a week away from Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the …

miramar air show

7 Best Parts of the Miramar Air Show in San Diego

View Larger Map Military Demonstrations, Stunt Pilots, and Family Fun Found at the Miramar Air Show “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” -Henry Ford One of the best annual events in San Diego is the Miramar Air Show. It is one of the most exciting and fun events in San Diego, …

entrepreneurial journey

44 Key Lessons I’ve Learned in My Entrepreneurial Journey: Advice That Sticks

As the famous boxer Mike Tyson said, “Everyone has a strategy until they get punched in the face.” If you are an entrepreneur, be prepared for that proverbial experience many times over in your entrepreneurial journey. Successful entrepreneurs come in all shapes, sizes, nationalities, socio-economic backgrounds, colors, genders, and sexual orientations. Based on observing and studying lots of successful people, and reflecting upon my own …

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 …

Move to San Diego

Tips for Relaxing During a Move to San Diego

Moving is never fun. When I mentioned that I was moving to a few of my friends recently, I got comments like, “I’ll be sending good thoughts your way,” “I hope it goes smoothly,” and, “Oh, how fun!” (Sarcasm obviously.) Dealing with boxes, packing paper, moving trucks, and bills with the wrong address can be very stressful for your family, work and overall well being, …

Legoland Water Park

Legoland Water Park is a Blast

View Larger Map Legoland Water Park Offers Tons of Excitement for Kids in San Diego “Summer means happy times and good sunshine. It means going to the beach, going to Disneyland, having fun.” – Brian Wilson When one moves to southern California there are just so many things to start checking off the list. LegoLand wasn’t a huge priority for us the first year. But after …

Filippis Pizza Grotto

Filippi’s Pizza Grotto Has Delicious Deep Dish Pizza

“Pizza makes me think that anything is possible.” -Henry Rollins Pregnancy cravings are the real deal and when they hit it’s like the ONLY thing that consumes your mind until you taste whatever deliciousness you’re so intensely desiring. For me I don’t have too many weird ones like the peanut butter and pickle sandwiches or dirt from the garden. I have heard some women have these, …

staying fit while pregnant

4 Tips for Staying Fit While Pregnant

“Pregnancy does not limit lung function, and both pregnancy and exercise improve the ability of body tissues to take up and utilize oxygen.”  -James F. Clapp III, Exercising Through Your Pregnancy That glorious moment you pee on a stick and it confirms your suspicions… YOU’RE PREGNANT! An incredible parade of thoughts begin to flood your mind – and a slight bit of “holy crap” moments …