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Dina Barela Las Vegas Fitness Instructor

15 Questions with Dina Barela: Mom and Elite Fitness Competitor

“Health is wealth.” -Often attributed to Buddha or Mahatma Gandhi Dina Barela is a single mom of two boys, certified personal trainer, certified sports nutrition specialist, life coach, fitness competitor and internationally published model. Dina says that her biggest passion is to help others in reaching their highest potential and to help them live a happier, healthier and fitter lifestyle.  Recently we were able to …

Paris Las Vegas Breakfast

Paris Las Vegas Offers Everything For a Weekend Getaway

Have you ever wanted to visit the Eiffel Tower, see the Arc de Triomphe, and eat at a French Bistro overlooking the gorgeous lake? A beautiful trip to Paris sounds like a dream, but the cost is no dream. (Flights alone can be around $2000+!) If you only have a weekend to get away from San Diego, (although you will miss the opportunity to mingle with Perisians), …

Flower Hill Promenade Del Mar

Top 5 Reasons I Love Flower Hill Promenade

View Larger Map Shopping in Del Mar with Easy Parking and Quite the Variety at Flower Hill Promenade “I could give up shopping. But I am NOT a quitter!” -Anonymous The Flower Hill Promenade in Del Mar, California offers a wonderful duo of shopping and great eateries. It is a small shopping center right off the I-5 freeway and has entertainment as well as a …

World Series of Poker

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) in Las Vegas

“If there weren’t luck involved, I would win every time.” –Phil Hellmuth, Poker Professional The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Main Event starts Sunday, July 5th, at the Rio All-Suites Hotel in Las Vegas.  The 2015 WSOP in Vegas started on May 27th.  There are a total of 68 tournament events over a month and a half that culminate with the $10,000 No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em …

Dog Beach Del Mar

Del Mar Dog Beach is an Amazing Place for Your Furry Friend

View Larger Map “A dog reflects the family life. Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a happy one? Snarling people have snarling dogs, dangerous people have dangerous ones.” ― Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes Del Mar Dog Beach, Ca. is one of the most fun, entertaining places to go in San Diego…even if you don’t have …

Rolling Stones San Diego

The Rolling Stones Kick off 2015 Zip Code Tour in San Diego

Petco Park hosts The Rolling Stones kickoff Concert for their 2015 Zip Code Tour View Larger Map “The Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just published the story of her life.  I confess that it is not in my reading table.” – Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones) Amanda and I went to The Rolling Stones concert at Petco Park last night with two other couples.  We had champagne in …

Independence Day

Memorial Day in San Diego

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” -Joseph Campbell Happy Memorial Day in San Diego to you from my fiancé & I, our children and Labradoodles! “On this Memorial Day, we honor the sacrifices of prior generations. We honor the sacrifices of the men and women next door who have served or continue to serve our …

The Rolling Stones Come to San Diego – Concert Preview

The Rolling Stones Come to San Diego! View Larger Map “…and then me and Mick are going to wing on over to London and jam with the Stones…”  – Sean Penn’s character, Jeff Spicoli, in the movie “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” The Rolling Stones are coming to San Diego this Sunday, May 24, 2015 and are playing at Petco Park.  Since my buddy Jeff is a …

My First 120 Days as a Realtor in California

“Real estate sales was perfect training for the experience to go into public life because you learn to accept rejection, to meet new people, learn to work with people and find common ground.  That’s the way you sell houses…that’s also the way you win over constituency.” – Johnny Isakson When I planned to move to San Diego in August of 2014 to be closer to …

Rain Delay at a Padres Game!?

View Larger Map What Happened When There Was a Rain Delay at the Padres Game? “I swing big with everything I’ve got.  I hit big or I miss big.  I like to live as big as I can.” – Babe Ruth As if we didn’t need further evidence of global climate change, we went to the Padres game last night, May 14th, 2015, and the …