Borrego Bloom

If you are anywhere near Southern California and have an affinity for Mother Nature, then you know that this has been a spectacular season for the desert bloom. Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is located in Borrego Springs, CA --an unincorporated town in San Diego County. A two-hour drive outside of central San Diego takes you away from the city lights to discover a valley of its own delight. Last weekend with thousands of others, the significant lover and I made...

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Just Sold: 7816 Tommy Drive unit 8 ~ San Carlos

Retreat in the Mountains Listed at $315,000, Sold for $328,000 with multiple offers Come home and enjoy a quiet moment on the enclosed patio or catch up on your shows in the cozy living room. Stunning hardwood floors stretch through the living space and lead you upstairs to the two bedrooms and spa-like bathroom equipped with a rain shower and master bedroom access. Both bedrooms are spacious and fill with natural light. The Master boasts a private balcony. Updated fixtures...

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#tourtuesday

We're launching a new video series to help you get to know San Diego and we're asking for your help. Whether you are brand new to San Diego or thinking of relocating you may not know what neighborhood is right for you which is where #tourtuesday comes in. This year, we'll be taking you on a tour of different areas of San Diego exploring homes for sale, places to eat, and where to hang out.  Here are the steps to...

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Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve

Time permitting, after dropping off my stepson to school in Rancho Peñasquitos (Skip to Market Snapshot), I like taking the pups on a quiet walk or jog through the local preserve. Fall is a beautiful time to visit and be reminded that even in San Diego, seasons do exist. The Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve is a stretch of 4,000 acres flanked by suburban homes situated approximately 20 miles from Downtown San Diego. I always remember to pack a large water bottle for the trail as water fountains are located at the trail heads. With...

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just a little italia

By the end of summer, my passport will finally have a couple extra stamps on it.  Plane and hotel all booked up, what is left is just time to save up for extra play money, read some Rick Steves, and daydream of wine and tapas.  Barcelona and Rome, here I come!  Booking the trip felt a bit anti-climatic, I'll admit, because I won't be leaving for some time and I need a real big vacation right NOW.  Luckily, I had...

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