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Miramar National Cemetery

Remembering Those We Have Lost This Memorial Day Weekend at Miramar National Cemetery

The tears began to roll down my cheek as I placed the last flower that my son and I had brought over, on the grave. Twelve inches away from the tombstone, with the flower facing right and the stem facing left. I took one step back, gave a salute, and read the name out loud, “Faustino H. Ramos.” It hit me hard. These were real …

Michael Bosstick Dear Media

Business & Pleasure in San Diego: Exclusive Interview with Michael Bosstick

I had the opportunity of sitting down to talk to Michael Bosstick, founder of Dear Media, (and husband to Lauryn with theskinnyconfidential.com) about all things fashion, marketing and business! Watch this video to learn how he has built a media company from the ground up and what his plans are for the near future! Questions I asked Michael: -How do you choose what you wear, …

Chance Davis Naked and Afraid

Naked and Afraid Survivor Chance Davis Tells All: Surviving 40 Days in the Jungle, Military Life, & What’s to Come!

Lately, my family and I have been binge watching this show called Naked and Afraid on the Discovery Channel. If you haven’t seen it, they put a man and woman (usually) out in some remote part of the world. They have no food or water. They take them out there for 21 days to see if they can survive. Usually, these people are somewhat of …

San Diego Lifestyle Giveaway

San Diego Lifestyle’s Top 300 (Insta-LOVE!)

Over the past few years we have been writing and blogging about all of our favorite San Diego people and places. We now have finally come to our 300th blog story, and for this special story, I wanted to do something exciting. I wanted to introduce you to (or remind you of) my absolute favorite 300 people and places here in San Diego! I have …

Carlsbad Flower Fields Carmel Valley San Diego Viejas Casino Hotel San Diego

Viejas Casino & Resort Opens Brand-New Luxury Tower: Willows Hotel & Spa

This New Expansion Features All-Suite Accommodations Along With the Finest Adult-Only Amenities Viejas Casino & Resort opened its new luxury tower, Willows Hotel & Spa, January 31, 2018, as the third phase of its latest development plans with a ribbon cutting ceremony, an exclusive VIP party, and a mesmerizing fireworks show. By maintaining the artistic theme of nature, the new tower embraces a relaxing atmosphere …

TheSDLifestyle.com Wins Top 50 San Diego Blogs and Websites on the Web

When I moved to San Diego back in 2014, I had NO idea this city was so incredible. (I know..my favorite word. *rolling eyes*) But, seriously. San Diego is freaking amazing and every day I learn something new! I remember googling “things to do in San Diego” before visiting the first time, only to find Sea World, Legoland, and the Sea Lions at La Jolla …

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 …