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The Oaks at Ojai- A Wellness Destination Spa #oaksspa

Are you in need of a re-start? A getaway to refresh the mind, body and soul. Look no further than The Oaks at Ojai. A photo posted by Maryann (@goldenstatemom) on Sep 16, 2016 at 1:45pm PDT The Oaks at Ojai is an all-inclusive destination spa that provides a peaceful, healthy fitness retreat that is not only great for the body, but settles the mind and soul as well. When they … [Read more...]

Run With Me at the 2016 San Diego Fire Rescue 5K

Do you need a good excuse to get out there and run? How about the 2016 San Diego Fire Rescue 5k?! Run with firefighters, lifeguards and military all while raising money for the men and women that protect our fine city. Formed in 2005, the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by former firefighters and dedicated community leaders to help provide the unmet … [Read more...]

Carne Asada and Kicked Up Special Bacon Beans with HERDEZ® Salsa Verde!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AuthenticSalsaStyle #CollectiveBias Summer is quickly coming to a close, but don't fret HERDEZ® Salsa has you covered when it comes to backyard entertaining friends and family throughout the year! With football season coming up, these are the perfect recipes to kick off the season … [Read more...]

US Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exhibition, September 2nd-5th

San Diego Gets Extra Sandy During Labor Day Weekend with the 5th Annual U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge! The U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge is returning to San Diego and the 'B’ Street Cruise Ship Pier downtown. This will be the fifth year that one of the world’s most important sand-sculpting competitions will be held on this built-for-the-occasion beach, with over 300 tons of sand dumped on the … [Read more...]

Three Great San Diego Seafood Beach Eats!

Are you ending your summer time vacation in Southern California? San Diego is the perfect spot for the beach, site seeing, shopping, EATING and more! My husband and I have our favorite local San Diego seafood spots. Sometimes they overlap with famous tourist spots, sometimes not, but no matter the location, the food, the views and the weather can't be beat! Sheerwater at the Hotel Del … [Read more...]