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3 Ideas for Organizing Your Bedroom Closet

Have you ever gotten home from a long Opening Day at the Del Mar Racetrack, or an afternoon shopping at Flower Hill Promenade, taken your things up to your closet, and thought, “I have way too many clothes!”?! Maybe you don’t really have too many clothes. Maybe they are just unorganized. At one point in time or another, everybody’s closet turns into a cluttered nightmare …

Useful Household Vinegar Tricks And Tips

The vast majority of people think that vinegar is just something in pickles, yet in all actuality, vinegar is a mix of acetic acid and water that is likely the most well-known but undervalued liquid in the world. Plain white vinegar has hundreds of scientific, medicinal, and household uses. White vinegar is cheap, accessible all over, and totally safe! Here we’ve put together a wonderful …

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, …

San Diego Fair 2016

Top 9 Things To Do at the San Diego County Fair

Exhibits, Shows, Concerts, Rides and More at the San Diego County Fair “Amusement to an observing mind is study.”  -Benjamin Disaeli The San Diego County Fair officially begins June 2nd and this year the theme is “Where the West is Fun.” There will be decorations everywhere, and fun to be had almost every single day for the whole month it is open. Make sure to park at the …

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Setting Annual Goals versus New Year’s Resolutions

Why Resolutions Don’t Work, and Why Setting Annual Goals, If Done Right, Have a Great Chance of Working I was out and about earlier this week and ran into an acquaintance. We had a short chat about sports, the weather, and life. She asked me if I had any New Year’s resolutions. Whenever I get this question, I have to ask myself, “Should I really …

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Shop San Diego Small Businesses for Holiday Treats

Shop Local Products This Year to Help the San Diego Small Business Community “I’m a big fan of small business ownership. I think it’s the backbone of American innovation. But to be successful, you first have to have the courage to go for it.” -Bill Rancic Have you started your holiday shopping yet? We’re less than a week away from Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the …

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7 Best Parts of the Miramar Air Show in San Diego

Military Demonstrations, Stunt Pilots, and Family Fun Found at the Miramar Air Show “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” -Henry Ford One of the best annual events in San Diego is the Miramar Air Show. It is one of the most exciting and fun events in San Diego, especially if you …

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44 Key Lessons I’ve Learned in My Entrepreneurial Journey: Advice That Sticks

As the famous boxer Mike Tyson said, “Everyone has a strategy until they get punched in the face.” If you are an entrepreneur, be prepared for that proverbial experience many times over in your entrepreneurial journey. Successful entrepreneurs come in all shapes, sizes, nationalities, socio-economic backgrounds, colors, genders, and sexual orientations. Based on observing and studying lots of successful people, and reflecting upon my own …

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De-Skunking our Dogs…YUCK!

Have your dogs been sprayed by a skunk? Here’s what to do! At 2:30am this morning, I woke-up to our dogs barking, which usually means that they need to go outside to the bathroom.  We keep our dogs, Cocoa Puff and Cream Puff, in an indoor kennel at night with nice comfortable bedding, so I had to go downstairs to let them out.  As soon …