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Farmers Insurance Open – A San Diego Tradition

View Larger Map See the Greatest Professional Golfers in the World at the Farmers Insurance Open “If you watch a game, it’s fun. If you play it, it’s recreation. If you work at it, it’s golf.” -Bob Hope The Farmers Insurance Open is “San Diego’s prestigious PGA Tour golf tournament played at Torrey Pines Golf Course.” It starts on Thursday, January 26th and ends on Sunday, …

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 …

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Hotel Solamar Downtown San Diego

View Larger Map Sleep Tight (and Bring Your Dog!!) to Hotel Solamar in Downtown San Diego “Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television, while wearing your own pajamas, is sometimes the best part of a vacation.” – Laura Marano My fiancé Patrick and I love downtown San Diego. There is something about the area that we are just so attracted to. …

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Visiting My Hometown of St. Louis, Missouri

View Larger Map Fun Filled Visit to St. Louis: “The Gateway to the West” “If you refuse to live an average life, you will have no choice but to be exceptional!” -Unknown Amanda and I visited my hometown of Saint Louis, Missouri this past weekend. St. Louis is in Middle America near the intersection of the Mississippi River and the Missouri River.  St. Louis has …

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Family Friendly Fun Found in Las Vegas

View Larger Map With Rides, Games, Shows, and Disney Characters to Meet, Las Vegas Everything a Family Could Need “Man, I really like Vegas.” -Elvis Presley Smokey casinos, all-nighters & bus loads of strippers! That’s typically what someone thinks of when the word VEGAS pops up, not necessarily your ideal family vacation destination. But is there a G-rated side of Las Vegas that is great for …

Jasmin Zunzunia

Transform Your Style, Transform Your Life with Jasmin Zunzunia

View Larger Map “Transform Your Style, Transform Your Life!” is the Motto of Personal Stylist Jasmin Zunzunia “You can’t fake passion.” -Barbara Corcoran I was searching online for new fall wardrobe ideas, since my personal style is not very, “well thought out” as you might say. I found Jasmin’s website www.JasminZunzunia.com and instantly was interested. Jasmin is a personal stylist here in San Diego and …

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Hiking Iron Mountain in Poway

View Larger Map One of Most Intense and Beautiful Hiking Trails in San Diego “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” -John Muir This morning my fiancé Patrick, my friend Sam Guillen, and I hiked to the summit of Iron Mountain in Poway. This hike is deemed “moderate” …

National Cherry Festival

Enjoying 4th of July at the National Cherry Festival

View Larger Map We Visited My Hometown of Traverse City, Michigan This Summer for the National Cherry Festival and Had a Blast “My goal is to hit the gym every day I’m on vacation. Usually I just end up sleeping and drinking beer.” -Gary Allan It’s surprising to me how many people in San Diego actually know of the little tiny resort town called Traverse …