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Wildlife Rescue Center Summer San Diego

Teenager’s Summer Survival Kit

“Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.” -Hunter S. Thompson Summer in San Diego really is the definition of summer. Laying by the pool, relaxing in the hot sun on warm sandy beaches with an ocean view; its the perfect time of year! Weather is the main component in deciding whether or …

Fathers Day

It was a Happy Father’s Day

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone can give another person, he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano Well, it’s been two days since Father’s Day, and I’m happy to say it was one of the best Father’s Days ever for me. Unfortunately, all my kids weren’t in town, as my 13 year-old son is at a two week away-camp in Southwest Missouri, which …

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 …

Windansea Beach La Jolla

A Baking Tip from Shea

“I think careful cooking is love, don’t you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who’s close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.” -Julia Child Our family loves to cook. We are not the best at it, but we love to do it! We’re all very spontaneous when it comes to the kitchen and usually end up creating …

Are Labradoodles Smart?

“The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool out of yourself with him, andnd not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool out of himself too.” – Samuel Butler Are Labradoodles smart?  I’ve been trying to figure this out for the last year now, and I like to think yes, of course, since we have …

Time Management for Moms

Time Management For Moms

“I am definitely going to take a course on time management…just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.” -Louis E. Boone For the first five years of my son’s life, I was the main person raising him. I had him at a young age and balanced college, friends and my little baby. I was the only one in charge of his schedule, …