#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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just a little Easter getaway

(Yay, I have my cpu back!)  Thanks to my lovely, stubborn, and pig-headed cousin (those are terms of endearment) and his even more wonderful fiancée, my mother's family escaped to Lake Arrowhead for the holiday weekend.  I hadn't been there since I was eleven or twelve so it was a long overdue reunion. The getaway came  at the perfect time, right after a chaotic week and what better to do than to sit around eat and celebrate.  Surprisingly, in a...

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