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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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Bucket List item San Diego: Crystal Pier Hotel & Cottages – Pacific Beach

Have you ever wanted to actually sleep over the ocean? I have. I have been walking past Crystal Pier for years but never actually inquired about sleeping on the ocean, so last weekend I did. I asked the lady for

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Dive at Harrahs Rincon the Coolest Place in San Diego County

Last week I attended a preview of the “coolest” place to be on those hot summer days. When I mean coolest place in town, I mean hot… I had a good time putting my feet in the water and sampling food/drink

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Dishcrawl San Diego – Crawling an Edible North Park

I had a chance to experience Dishcrawl, an event that gets a group of 20-30 people together to experience a group of restaurants within walking distance of each other. This time the event took place in North Park. A few

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Kobey’s Swap Meet

It has been years since I have been to a swap meet, of course I was curious to see if anything has changed. I am not sure why I went to Kobey’s Swap Meet a few weekends ago,  I don’t

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Roaming around La Mesa

When you think of San Diego, you think of downtown, the beaches and all the other popular destinations beach, SeaWorld, zoo… just google San Diego- lots of places show up but not La Mesa (at least on the first few

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Fair Trade Month in San Diego and Beyond

A couple of Sundays ago, I went to an Alternative Gift Faire in La Mesa. I had stumbled upon this event when researching about Fair Trade after finding out that a proposal for declaring La Mesa, a Fair Trade Town

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Posted in San Diego, Shopping, Special Events, Wandering

Pizza Port OB has a brewery and more

Who knew? Pizza Port brews its own beer. It even has house made root beer. It was my first time at the Pizza Port in Ocean Beach. It was the “family at the beach” day and spent the afternoon eating

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Posted in Restaurants, Uncategorized, Wandering

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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Pubcakes – not your everyday cupcake

It is the day before my son’s 13th birthday and I am wandering around San Diego trying to curb a sugar craving. Thinking about birthdays triggers my desire to find the best cupcake in San Diego. I remember my hairstylist

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Posted in coffee, Desserts, San Diego, Wandering

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