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Skinny Confidential San Diego

5 Consistent (& Classic) Ways to Win at Life in 2018: Video Chat with Lauryn, Creator of The Skinny Confidential

I recently had the opportunity to video chat with Lauryn, creator of  The Skinny Confidential (TheSkinnyConfidential.com) about her brand, style and life here in San Diego. I learned so much about business, not letting others get to you, and I even learned a bit about Michael, Lauryn’s husband! Watch the full video interview to learn about Lauryn’s entrepreneurial business and blog turned podcast turned fitness …

One Paseo San Diego

Business, Retail and Housing Coming to One Paseo in 2018

One Paseo: 95,000 square feet of retail 280,000 square feet of office 608 residential units Coming 2018!   Almost every day, I drive by a construction site for a new development called One Paseo on the corner of Del Mar Heights Rd. And El Camino Real. It looks like it will be pretty amazing, and instantly my mind starts to wander with questions. A few …

Holidays in San Diego

Holidays in San Diego – How to Celebrate

The holidays are just around the corner. Well, they are practically HERE already! From decorating the tree to making a gingerbread house, to ice skating and more, there is always something fun to do for the holidays! Our family traditions are to put up our tree December 1st (unless my husband agrees to get a real tree, then we agree to wait until after his …

The Kettle Room Ballast Point

Little Italy Lovers: There’s More to Ballast Point Than Beer

Luxury Beer and Food Pairings Available at The Kettle Room “Anyone can drink beer, but it takes intelligence to enjoy beer.” -Stephen Beaumont If you’re a San Diego beer lover, you’re already familiar with Ballast Point Brewing Company. But what you may not know is that tucked inside the Little Italy Restaurant and Tasting Room is a private dining space called The Kettle Room. The Kettle …

Julie Scardina

What Animals Will You Meet This Year? Mission Wildlife Hosts Annual Fundraising Event

Help Support Declining Species by Attending a Special Mission Wildlife Event in San Diego Mission Wildlife is a wonderful organization that helps educate people about declining animal species. Each year, they host a fundraiser at a private home in San Diego, and this year promises to be another wonderful experience! (Buy tickets here!) We got a chance to sit down with Julie Scardina, Animal Ambassador, …

Breakfast Republic Encinitas

Breakfast Republic: Worth the Wait

Enjoying Breakfast Republic After Sleeping In Is the Best Feeling Ever “I love sleep because it’s like a time machine to breakfast.” – Author Unknown The best thing about summer is sleeping in. Breakfast is definitely my favorite meal of the day- and to be able to enjoy it in the afternoon is even better. My family and I drove up to Encinitas to try …

Park101 Carlsbad

Park 101 is the New Kid on the Block in Carlsbad

Dining For Everyone in the Heart of The Village in Carlsbad “Community is not just about being together. It’s about doing life together.” -Jen Schmidt The days of mall food courts are long gone. While they provide a variety of food to feed the masses, the movement has shifted to a more modern scene. Let’s join in saying goodbye to the mass produced and low-quality …

Del Mar Opening Day

One Big Party in San Diego – Del Mar Racetrack Opening Day Preview

Del Mar Opening Day: One of the Biggest Annual Parties in San Diego Del Mar Opening Day is coming Wednesday, July 19th!.  This is one of the biggest annual parties in San Diego, with people coming from Arizona, Nevada, LA, OC, and the Inland Empire.  The capacity for the track is 44,000, and track officials expect more than 40,000 race fans to attend this year. …

Barrel Republic Carlsbad

Why Barrel Republic is a Craft Beer Lover’s Dream Come True

Receive a Wristband and Experience Barrel Republic in Carlsbad “Not all girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice. Some girls are made of barley and hops and a pair of flip flops.” -Unknown Imagine if you could sample and pour your own perfect beer (or wine) when you go out to eat…wouldn’t that be amazing? This new trend has moved to over …

San Diego County Fair 4-H

Raising a Steer for the San Diego County Fair: Interview with 4-H Member Grace Parker

What Raising an Animal Through 4-H is Truly Like, and How You Can Get Involved “We make a living by what we get. But we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchill The San Diego County Fair has so much to offer, (Here are our top 9 favorite things to do while you’re there!) but for kids in a 4-H program, the fair …