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Another reason to love summer in San Diego! If you and your kiddos love movies but don’t want to be stuck inside an air-conditioned movie theater, check out Summer Movies in the Park! Gather your family and friends, pack a picnic, grab some blankets or beach chairs, and catch a movie under the stars. And the best part: it’s FREE! The Summer Movies in...

Saddle Up for an Awesome Adventure! Dylan and I recently had the pleasure of taking a San Diego Staycation to The Ranch at Bandy Canyon and we had a total blast! He was so excited about the idea of camping but actually “roughing” it in the great outdoors (sleeping in a tent and going to the bathroom in the forest) wasn’t quite so appealing- he’s...

Family Meal Prep Made Easy with Dream Dinners Let’s face it, cooking dinner from scratch after a long day at work or dealing with the kids all day is a feat that even most super parents find challenging. Never fear, Dream Dinners is here! So before you call for pizza or make another box of mac n’ cheese, check out this awesome family meal prep solution...

Your Guide to the newest San Diego Children’s Museum Maybe you’ve already been to the San Diego Children’s Museum in downtown San Diego, but did you know there’s also a children’s museum in North County? San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) is on a mission to inspire young minds to learn about the world. Instead of hearing,...

Pigtails & Crewcuts: For a Cool Kids Haircut If you’re making your back-to-school list and checking it twice, make sure the obligatory fall haircut is right up there with getting the backpacks and lunch boxes ready. San Diego has several haircut salons that cater to kids. My favorite (since Dylan was a baby) has been Chloe’s Carousel – they...

Urban Plates- BEST Salads in San Diego! I LOVE this place! I would eat lunch (or dinner) here every day if I could- I am not kidding. Hands down- they have the BEST salads in San Diego! I’ve probably been here over 20 times, and have never been disappointed with the quality or service. Urban Plates is located in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center (same shopping...

Float your troubles away at Float Sanctuary… If you have ever wanted to experience 60 minutes of pure bliss and relaxation, while feeling like a mermaid floating away in outer space, you need to check out Float Sanctuary! I first heard of Float Sanctuary from a friend who tried it and raved about. However, the idea of getting into a pitch dark tank of water...

Dylan and I recently climbed aboard a “Boat with Wheels” for a 90 minute tour of America’s Finest City! The Seal Tour is San Diego’s only sea and land adventure tour and we’ve been wanting to try it for a long time! We bought our tickets online the day before (which will save you about $4) for the time slot that we wanted. Tours depart throughout the day...

Best Sushi in San Diego! It wasn’t until after I moved to San Diego over 10 years ago, that I fell in love with sushi. Growing up in upstate NY, there was pretty much only one (yes, ONE!!) place to get sushi. It was at a local family-owned Japanese Steakhouse and Hibachi restaurant (shout out to Kampai in Vestal, NY!) which had a sushi bar. But growing up,...

Best Facial in San Diego! I have been getting custom facials at Surface Esthetics for the past 2 years now, and my skin has never looked better! Over the past 10 years living in San Diego, I’ve hopped around to various spas and salons for facials, maybe once or twice a year and never getting attached enough to go back to the same place twice. It had been a while...

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