Amanda Henry

Amanda Henry

Amanda Henry is a real estate agent with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, photographer, web designer, mom, and freelance blogger living the luxury and active lifestyle in San Diego.

Switchfoot Bro-Am 2015

Switchfoot Bro-Am: Giving-Back at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas

View Larger Map “Love alone is worth the fight!” -Switchfoot The Switchfoot Bro-Am Surf Competition yesterday was incredible! Thousands of people were surfing, sun bathing on the beach, listening to music, and having a wonderful day! San Diego is known to be perfect almost all of the time, however Switchfoot, a rock band from San Diego that puts on this annual event to bring the community …

Rancho Santa Fe

Roundabouts Still Up for Debate in Rancho Santa Fe

“Roundabouts are not that common. Neither is the Covenant.” —Martin Wilson I think that everyone who lives and drives through Rancho Santa Fe, also known by locals as “The Ranch,” can agree that there are traffic problems, especially during commuting hours. No matter the time of day, some folks drive as if they own the entire road, even driving right through stop sign intersections. Some …

Isabelle Briens French Pastry Cafe

Isabelle Brien’s French Crepe & Pastry Cafe

Isabelle Brien’s French Pastry Cafe Serves Delicious Pastries, Breakfast, and Lunch View Larger Map “I will let you go, Ricky. But first, I want you to say…”I… love… crepes.” -Jean Girard in the movie Talladega Nights One of my favorite cafes in Encinitas, California is Isabelle Brien’s French Pastry Cafe. After first moving to San Diego, I was walking around the plaza of shops that includes Ralphs, …

San Diego dining

Which Wich Review: A Great Sandwich Shop Doing Something Special for Veterans

Why Which Wich is One of Our Favorite Sandwich Shops View Larger Map “I draw hundreds and hundreds of pictures of sort of gnarly looking men, so I don’t know what that tells you. People who look like… they’re waiting for a sandwich that’s never going to come. I don’t know what’s wrong with me.” – Dylan Moran I know many people have their favorite …

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 …

The Great Ice Cream Volunteering Adventure

View Larger Map 3 Reasons Why Students at Roger Rowe Elementary are Awesome “It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience.” -Julius Caesar About a month ago I received an email for volunteer positions on May 22nd for our kids’ Field Day at Rancho Santa Fe Elementary School. I had …

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 …

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 …

Beaming Juice Cleanse

View Larger Map The Beaming Juice Cleanse is a Great Way to Detox “I’d love to hear the details about your juice cleanse while I eat my burger.” -Anonymous My fiancé and I were driving home from yoga class a couple weeks ago when he asked me to look up the phone number to a place called Beaming and call to get a five-day cleanse. I …

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