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Archives for January 2016

BO-beau Kitchen + Garden, La Mesa

Have you been to the village of La Mesa lately?! Super cute, eclectic neighborhood with tons of good vibes and fun restaurants! One happens to be BO-beau Kitchen + Garden.    The atmosphere is "bohemian chic meets industrial elegance," but don't let that scare you off! It's a family friendly establishment that is casual, friendly and fun. Just take a look at the cool school … [Read more...]

Easy Creamy Cilantro Vinaigrette {Recipe}

This Creamy Cilantro Vinaigrette is the PERFECT addition to a Mexican dinner. It's tangy from the vinegar, yet creamy from the sour cream. Toss it with some crisp lettuce, layer with grilled chicken or carne asada-- and YUM!   Easy Creamy Cilantro Vinaigrette {Recipe} Recipe Type: Easy Cream Cilantro Dressing Author: Maryann Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 1 min Total time: 6 … [Read more...]

Easy Italian Beef Sandwiches – Crock-pot Recipe

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L’Auberge Sedona- Red Rocks, Amazing Food and the Grand Canyon

My husband and I decided to take a jaunt to Arizona. Being a native Californian, it's crazy that I had never been to Arizona before! For some reason my family never went that direction, so I was excited to travel to a new area I have never been. The drive from San Diego to Sedona took about 7.5 hours. Not too bad, plus there were plenty of views and stops along the way. If you were to fly, the … [Read more...]