I just booked my summer vacation to Cabo, my son just signed up for his 8th grade East Coast trip next Spring Break to DC, NY and Boston(which I’m hoping to go on too), I’m looking at possible trips next summer to England (and/or Europe) and now a terrorist hits and Ariana Grande concert in Manchester,… Read More Traveling with Today’s Realities
I’m guilty of sometimes purchasing Groupons just for the sake of creating an event to “have to” do in the near future to force my family to get away from home. So…since Julian is such a quaint little town and only about an hour from our house in No. Country San Diego, it was a great… Read More A Groupon Day to Julian, Ca
Easy Chic Pasta Dinner with Spring Salad Cook chicken tenders and linguine as directed I boil my linguine with a little garlic salt and oregano in the water Secret ingredient in pasta is I mixed it with butter and the Old Spaghetti Factory Mizithra cheese (I found it at Sprouts or you can buy from… Read More Chic Pasta Dinner with secret cheese and Spring salad
Rock Climbing is a great mental and physical challenge and is fun for the whole family…or at least most of the family. I tried it out back in college when a friend of mine said they could hook me up with the gear and off we went on this beautiful Southern California hike. Next thing I knew… Read More Adventure Idea – Rock Climbing anyone?
Remember the movie Shawshank Redemption? Remember at the end when he told him to meet him in Mexico at Zihuatanejo? Yep, it’s a real place and it was amazing. Our timeshare, Wyndam by Worldmark, purchased a hotel out there and renovated it. They are not necessarily condos yet but the hotel is amazing and overlooks… Read More Zihua what?
I was never really a reader growing up. It was just not my cup of tea to sit around with a book. I enjoyed stories and did my homework, but you definitely wouldn’t or won’t even today, find me with a book in my hand. However, about 5 years ago I started listening to books… Read More Storytime with my phone
Recycling is a task that I have always felt I just have to do…yes, I like getting the money back considering I did pay the CRV, but it is a task and I like to get the most out of my efforts. So today I took a load down the te Re-Planet near my house that has… Read More Get the most out of your Recycling trip
It really is a real thing. Back in college, before email/high speed internet (boy I’m aging myself and I’m not really that old), I responded to an ad in the local classifieds that said “Get Paid to Shop at your favorite stores” and it had a phone number. So what the heck, I called. And that… Read More Mystery Shopping insights
Potato chip rock is a very popular hike in San Diego County, starting at Lake Poway. It’s not an easy trail, but totally doable and we had an amazing time. Remember to start early and get off the trail by sunset. If you are going on the weekend or a holiday, so is everyone else and… Read More Are you sure it’s safe?
When there is family visiting us, even if just for the day, I usually try to find something that all the generations will enjoy. Our family is small… my parents and George’s (the Grandparents who are in their 70’s and one 80’s), my brother in law and my two kids. These day adventures are… Read More Trolley Tours are a great way to see the city