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Seaport Village – Not just for Tourists

Last week, I had a chance to meet some of the store managers and owners of several stores in Seaport Village through a blogger tour with some local bloggers. When I think of Seaport Village, I think of a place

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Detroit at the San Diego Reperatory Theatre

Just coming back from an adventure at the Oscars (another blog post altogether), I can see how if you love acting you want to do your best. The best go on to the award show circuits.  They prepare and practice

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Dia De Los Muertos in San Diego

Last weekend, I went down to Old Town to see the altars set up for Dia de los Muertos. There are 44 altars spread all around the Old Town area. The festivities end on November 2 with a procession to

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Thread Show is coming again October 9th – Yep, I am giving away passes

Thread Show is a one-day independent fashion/art show that appears a few times a year in San Diego (they also do shows in LA, OC, Seattle, San Francisco). Local independent designers will gather to sell their wares. The designers are

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Local Gardens of San Diego – Bayside Community Garden

A couple of weekends ago I volunteered at Bayside Community Center in Linda Vista to build their community garden through Dave Cynkin’s Ford Eco-Challenge project. I was glad to help out that day, I even took my teenager and tween

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San Diego Mormon Battalion Historic Site – Guest Post by Eileen Blancas

A couple of weeks ago, my younger brother complained of boredom. I, myself, was sick of working on my cover letters and resumes, and needed a break. “Where do you want to go?” I ask, “We don’t have the cash

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Thread Show is coming to San Diego April 3 and Ticket Giveaway

I have been a fan of Thread for a long time. This is where you can find new up and coming  local designers and get the new 411 in style. I knew Thread as a quarterly show that would show

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The Allure of Banksy – UPDATE

I seldom get out of San Diego proper but when I do it is because I usually am on a mission. My mission was to see the “so-called” Banksy mural on the side of a taco shop in Oceanside. This

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El Take It Easy – Bacon Bingo Night

I found a new unique place to hang out for B-A-C-O-N, um I mean Bingo. I think North Park is turning into the new Downtown – IMO. The inner AARP member in me wants to get out (to play bingo

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Dia de los Muertos at Back from Tomboctou

Yesterday, I took an Altar making workshop at the shop called Back from Tomboctou with my friend Sukhjit. It was a crafty day for both of us.  I was excited to find out about these workshops. I have been a collector

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