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4 Reasons Why You Need to Wear Sunscreen Daily While Living in San Diego

Here’s a thought, how often do you wear sunscreen? If you’re like most people, you wear it mostly when going to the beach, going to Sea World, or the Zoo – which makes sense, because why pile on the extra layers on your skin when it’s cold outside, right? San Diego...

Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Ideas In San Diego

Ditch the dishes, throw on that special outfit in the back of your closet, and hit the town because it’s Valentine’s Day! San Diego is the ideal city for a romantic day with your lover — from the ocean to the wineries to the food, there is something special for...

Everything in Moderation: Top 5 Alcohol Safety Tips for the Best San Diego Nightlife Experience

Do you enjoy drinking but don't want it to negatively affect your safety? If so, here are the top 5 alcohol safety tips you need to know when out in San Diego. San Diego is known as "America's Finest City," with more than 35 million annual visitors. By day, there are...

Capital One Cafe: A New Banking Experience

Capital One is reimagining the banking experience with a new concept offering café-style service along with ambassadors to assist with banking needs in San Diego. The new Capital One Café is officially open at Westfield UTC on 4311 La Jolla Village Drive! Watch my...

Alyssa Jacey Performing in San Diego Tonight

If you're in San Diego this weekend, catch Alyssa Jacey singing tonight, Feb 1st from 6pm-9pm at Parc Bistro downtown! She has an incredible voice (we actually met at Parc a few months ago!!) It is free for all ages and this restaurant has outstanding food! “Bring the...

Beginner’s Guide to San Diego’s Mardi Gras Party: Big Easy Bites and Booze Tour

Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, CA - Can’t make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this year? No problem, the Gaslamp Quarter is back to bring the NOLA vibes to Downtown San Diego with yet another dazzling Fat Tuesday inspired jubilee! The Big Easy Bites and Booze Tour is...

Finding Your Dream Home in San Diego

So you've looked all over San Diego and you've finally found your favorite neighborhood?! Let me help you buy your dream home!! Yes that's right..I also have my real estate license! Although I do not work full-time in an office, I do offer more of a boutique real...

Meet James Carmody: Mobilizing Possibilities

According to a study reported by the Harvard Business Review, over 80% of business leaders do not know their personal purpose. They may have a vision/mission for their company, but are completely missing out on the advantage of knowing and aligning their purpose both...

Elevated Women’s Yoga Experience in Spring Valley

During February’s season of love, we invite you to turn inward and connect with the abundance of love inside of YOU. Pink Sesh Society is holding space for an Elevated Yoga experience on Saturday, February 9th, from 2-5pm. Sara Szunyogh, aka Spicy Gypsy, (@spicygypsy...

Babes Who Sweat YouTube Channel Will Inspire Your Next Workout

My friend Keara has such a great inspirational attitude, I wanted to share a bit from her about her new series!!: Hey! My full name is Keara Christine McCullough, but most people know me as Keara Christine since it’s my IG handle. Background & Goals I’m a personal...

Top 9 Featured Communities

La Jolla

La Jolla (pronounced La Hoya) is a peninsula about 20 minutes north of downtown San Diego. It is home to about 43,000 residents and is composed of 16 distinct neighborhoods.

Rancho Santa Fe

Rancho Santa Fe is a 6.8 square mile area in North County San Diego. This small community of around 3,000 people is home to many larger homes, an elementary and middle school and some fantastic restaurants..

Carmel Valley

When I moved to Carmel Valley in 2016 from Rancho Santa Fe, I immediately realized how much closer I was to almost everything in San Diego; 2 minutes from the nearest grocery store, and 7 minutes to get to the beach!

Del Mar

Although most people think of the Del Mar Racetrack when they think of Del Mar, this luxury oceanfront community is pretty sleepy most of the year.


Coronado is “San Diego’s island” that you can spend all day at without ever wanting to leave! There are over 20 parks in Coronado, complete with a bike path that goes all the way around the island, (which is truly a peninsula since it connects in the South to the Imperial Beach area.)

Solana Beach

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 never end.


You could easily consider Encinitas the ultimate surf destination in San Diego. This beachside community offers a multitude of options for catching waves, rays of sun, or a yoga class.

Downtown San Diego

Downtown San Diego is packed with great food and fun! From Padres games to conventions at the Convention Center, to pool top parties at the Andaz to ferry rides across to Coronado, this area of San Diego has so much to offer everyone in town!


Carlsbad is the perfect place to go if you’re looking for a great beach vibe without the thousands of beach-crazed people. Carlsbad is a smaller area of North County San Diego close to Oceanside.

San Diego Food Girl Favorites

These places in San Diego have the BEST food, trust us, they are approved by San Diego Food Girl!

About Me

My name is Amanda Henry, and after moving from Michigan in 2014, I can say without a doubt that I absolutely LOVE San Diego! I enjoy horseback riding, hiking, playing golf, attending yoga classes, and dining at my favorite restaurants in town! I also love concerts and going to the beach! I own a video media marketing company and..

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