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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 …

Legoland San Diego

Top 6 Things to Do at Legoland California

Legoland is targeted for children ages 3-12, but fun for the whole family! “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of stuff.” -Thomas Edison Legoland is a special place in San Diego, where anyone ages 3-99 can enjoy a full day of Lego fun! My family and I visit all the time and never get bored. Legoland is basically an entire amusement …

Easter weekend San Diego

5 Ways to Truly Enjoy Easter From Now On

“Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.” -Janine di Giovanni This is the first year I felt I truly got to “make my own traditions” when it came to Easter. As I was growing up, my family did a little of this and a little of that on Easter, but never the same thing every year. Even though there …

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Independa Enables a TV to Help the Elderly Thrive in Place

Interview with Kian Saneii, CEO of Independa “There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.” – Sophia Loren In this interview with Kian Saneii, the CEO and founder of Independa, he tells his story …

San Diego Zoo

Five Reasons to Visit the San Diego Zoo

View Larger Map The San Diego Zoo Provides All Day Fun and Entertainment “Life is a zoo in a jungle.” -Peter De Vries For one hundred years now the San Diego Zoo has been providing visitors an unforgettable experience. From morning tours with the pandas to 4D theater movies and the Skyfari, San Diego Zoo has something for everyone! My son and I visited San …

San Diego Family

What It’s Like To Be a San Diego Family

“A simple life is good with me. I don’t need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy.” -Yanni When I was writing about what it’s like to be a San Diego Family, I couldn’t help but smile. After all, after having a family of my own up in Canada, my husband and I sold …

Encinitas California

Encinitas: Six Places To Discover

View Larger Map Restaurants, Bars, Stores and More to Visit in Encinitas, California “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust This year, I have decided to discover Encinitas, California! I love this small town in San Diego, and want to give you some ideas for next time you’re searching for a new place to …

Ocean Beach San Diego

Six Great Reasons to Visit Ocean Beach

View Larger Map “The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can’t.” ― Christopher Paolini, Eragon  Picking a beach to go spend the day at in San Diego is sort of like picking which crayon you want to color with …

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Baking St. Louis Style Gooey Butter Cake

My Daughter Shea and I Baked a St. Louis Style Gooey Butter Cake Today! “I hope that my daughter grows up empowered and doesn’t define herself by the way she looks but by qualities that make her a intelligent, strong and responsible woman.” – Isaiah Mustafa As some of you may or may not know, I grew-up in St. Louis, MO. St. Louis is also known …