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Elfin Forest Hiking San Diego

HELP San Diego! Best Place to Hike From Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve?

San Diegans Providing the Best Advice on Discovering San Diego I went to meet a few friends to hike yesterday, and I realized once I parked that I had NO CLUE which paths to take, or how to hike around Elfin Forest Recreational Reserve. I turned to social media and asked for help! I was so excited to receive this response from @CarlsbadDreaming and @rogueprince619 …

Hiking Potato Chip Rock

San Diego Lifestyle Hikes to Potato Chip Rock

Hike Up Mt. Woodson for Your Instagram Photo on Potato Chip Rock “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 Overall: Distance: 9 Miles Steepness: VERY Popularity: VERY Path Mapping: Pretty well, only one confusing spot for us What to Bring: Water, more water, snacks Time it …

San Diego Acupuncture

Dahms Acupuncture: A Traditional Chinese Medicine Practice in Encinitas

Interview with Talia Dahms, an Acupuncturist in Encinitas “The greatest mistake in the treatment of diseases is that there are physicians for the body and physicians for the soul, although the two cannot be separated.” – Plato I caught up with Talia Dahms, an acupuncturist and herbalist at Dahms Acupuncture here in Encinitas, California, and got to talk with her a lot about what she does. In …

Farmers Fix Food Delivery

Farmer’s Fix is a Food Delivery Company Serving Delicious and Nutritious Salads

Fresh Salads Delivered to Your Work or Home Doorstep in San Diego “A salad is not a meal. It is a style.” -Fran Lebowitz Farmer’s Fix is a San Diego salad delivery company that offers weekly subscriptions of delicious and nutritious salads delivered directly to your doorstep at home! If you’d rather have the salads delivered to your work, they can do that also! Are …

Fleet Feet Carmel Valley

Fleet Feet Sports Opens in Carmel Valley

Run Specialty Store Aims to Become Community’s Center of Activity “When we add events, we want to continue to find ways for us and the community to make a positive impact on our area.” -Kevin Lachenmyer (This video preview of the store gives you a good idea of all the items you never knew you needed for running!) More than 100 runners and walkers gathered …

del mar family fun run

How to Have a Guilt Free Thanksgiving by Entering the Del Mar Family Fun Run

Race Around the One-Mile Track with Your Family at the Del Mar Family Fun Run Before Enjoying Thanksgiving Festivities Enter the Del Mar Family Fun Run online. There is an easy sign-up page where you can order your T-shirt and register for the 1 mile run that happens every Thanksgiving morning at the Del Mar Racetrack. Friends and family (along with some racetrack jockeys) gather …

Jasmin Zunzunia

Transform Your Style, Transform Your Life with Jasmin Zunzunia

“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 every “Fashion Friday” …

Paige Hathaway

How I Survived the Paige Hathaway Fit in 5 Challenge

Paige Hathaway Has a Five Week Fitness Challenge That Will Kick Your Butt “If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.” -Fred Devito Fitness is definitely not something I know much about. Before I met my fiancé Patrick two years ago, I literally ate mostly bread, sugar and chocolate. I loved desserts, ice cream, brownies, anything that could satisfy my sweet tooth. It’s been …

hiking iron mountain

Hiking Iron Mountain in Poway

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” by most hikers …

rock climbing in San Diego

Rock Climbing in San Diego at Vertical Hold

Rock Climbing in San Diego is Easy and Fun for Any Skill Level at Vertical Hold “Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.” -A. P. J. Abdul Kalam I started rock climbing my freshman year of college, when I needed only a few gym credits, and the class was an …