Recap: San Diego Little Italy’s Ferragosto Event


(Photo Credit: San Diego’s Little Italy Ferragosto Facebook)

Feathers and sequins, fedoras and pinstripes all came out to play last Saturday for Ferragosto, an extravagant event put on by Little Italy Association as a rendition of the Italian holiday “Feriae Augsti.”

Amici Park was transformed into a 1920’s scene resembling New York, Chicago […]

San Diego Weekend Guide: June 8 – 9, 2013


The week is almost over and our cheat sheet is here to help plan for a fun weekend ahead! See you around San Diego.

Saturday, June 8 – Thursday, July 4

(Photo credit: San Diego County Fair)

San Diego County Fair

Easily one of the biggest summer events of the city, the San […]

Rancho La Puerta Spa On California/Mexico Border

rancho la puerta

I needed a re-boot, so I called my favorite get away spa, the Godmother of all destination spas, Rancho, as she’s fondly known to us followers. This was to be my 5th trip to Rancho La Puerta, a spa in Tecate, Baja, Mexico and a short ride from the San Diego airport. I could […]

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo At Miguel’s Cocina Old Town In San Diego

Photo credit: Alternative Strategies

May fifth. Written in English, it appears as vanilla as any other date on the calendar. But translate it into the Spanish language, and the phrase immediately conjures up images of bottomless baskets of tortilla chips, unlimited bowls of creamy guacamole, pitchers of refreshing margaritas, authentic Mariachi music, and of course, droves of people […]

San Diego Astronomy Association Hosts Star Parties At Sycamore Canyon

the Orion Nebula (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

Does it feel like light years since you’ve had a night out? Head to the place where you are sure to see the hottest bodies in the universe. Multiple times a month the San Diego Astronomy Association (SDAA) hosts Star Parties across San Diego County.

You can’t beat the atmosphere, with telescopes aimed at […]

Orfila Winery: Great Wine Tasting Only Half Hour From San Diego

Photo credit: Orfila Winery

Summer is just around the corner and like most San Diegans, I plan on taking advantage of the gorgeous Southern California weather that we are blessed with. The outdoor activity options are endless; numerous parks, beaches, and ocean-front cafes are just waiting to be explored. However, if you’re looking to avoid the crowds, a […]

Easter Service, And Other Upcoming Events At The Flower Fields In Carlsbad, CA

Photo credit: Andrea Culver

Perhaps you’ve noticed a vibrant patchwork of reds, yellows, oranges, pinks, and purples out of the corner of your eye while driving along Interstate 5 near Carlsbad; a cheery break from the neutral tones of the commercial buildings that surround its beauty. No it’s not a mirage, it’s simply The Flower Fields of Carlsbad, […]

Swami’s Walk In Cardiff-by-the-Sea, CA

Photo credit: Shawna Nadelman

Thirteen days. That is the number of remaining days standing between me and and an extra hour of daylight each evening. Not that I’m counting or anything…Yes on Sunday, March 11th at 2:00 a.m., (in honor of Daylight Saving Time) we will all “Spring Forward” and turn those clocks ahead one hour. Though that […]

San Diego Weekend Getaway At Mount Laguna

Photo Credit: Hayley Jackson-Weber

Photo Credit: Hayley Jackson-Weber

San Diego – known for its beautiful beaches, picturesque hiking trails, and pine-scented mountain getaways. Wait, mountain getaways? That’s right! Located less than 60 miles from downtown San Diego lies Mount Laguna, a mountain haven that makes you feel like you’re a million miles from the city. In reality, […]

Last Minute Stocking Stuffers Around San Diego

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It’s funny what adulthood does to you. Such as giving you a mortgage, an insurance card, and a cable bill.

Adulthood also seems to shift your preferences with regards to the contents you hope to find within your Christmas stocking come December 25th. Candy, Polly Pocket accessories and gift cards to Sanrio (home to […]

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