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Cheers to April in San Diego and Great Things to Do!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

Our April e-newsletter toasts to the return of spring, warmer weather, Easter fun, museum re-openings, indoor and outdoor dining, wine-tasting, and many more things to do! Check it out here: https://buff.ly/2PlXKHf

#April #Shopping #Dining #SanDiego #SanDiegoCounty #BalboaPark #SanDiegoMuseums #OceanBeach #Coronado #DelMar #Carlsbad #Oceanside #SanMarcos #Escondido #Temecula #Wineries #TemeculaValley #DestinationShopping #VintageShops #HomeDecor #Easter2021 #jfgsandiego #followppsd #shoplocal

SPACE: Our Greatest Adventure – OPEN NOW at San Diego Air & Space Museum

Published by Cathy Hendrie


NOW OPEN!: SPACE: Our Greatest Adventure, a new educational, interactive, one-of-a-kind – and most important of all FUN! — special exhibition exploring mankind’s quest for the stars and how space exploration impacts our daily lives.

SPACE: Our Greatest Adventure is separated into four distinct zones – Welcome to the Space Age, The Race to the Moon, Life in Space Today and Our Future in Space. With hand’s-on learning experiences, selfie stations on the Moon, Mars and the International Space Station, and informative videos and smart touch […]

Spring Into Our March Newsletter For Shopping, Dining, Wine-Tasting and More!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

Spring into our March newsletter, blooming with Cherry Blossom and St. Patrick’s Day events, outdoor dining, wine-tasting, and action-packed activities! https://buff.ly/3bV8Mua

#March #Shopping #Dining #SanDiego #SanDiegoCounty #BalboaPark #SanDiegoMuseums #OceanBeach #Coronado #DelMar #Carlsbad #Oceanside #SanMarcos #Escondido #Temecula #Wineries #TemeculaValley #DestinationShopping #VintageShops #HomeDecor #CherryBlossoms #jfgsandiego #followppsd #shoplocal

Delight in Homemade Dishes at Hob Nob Hill Restaurant! A San Diego Favorite Since 1944!

Published by Terri Graham

philly cheesesteak Hob Nob Hill Restaurant




Locals rave about the homemade dishes at this San Diego landmark, serving classic American cuisine since 1944. Coffee cake like your grandmother made, omelets and fresh-baked pastries, bacon waffles, fresh-roasted turkey dinner, potato skins, patty melts, slow-roasted prime rib served Thursday-Sunday, chicken and dumplings and more keep San Diegans coming back. Showcased on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives for melt-in-your-mouth corned beef, Hob Nob truly pleases the palate. Enjoy breakfast served all day, as well as bottomless mimosas (limit of six) and daily […]

Find the bed of your dreams at Everett Stunz, purveyor of luxury mattresses, bed linens, down comforters and pillows, as well as towels and bath accessories.

Published by Terri Graham

Everett Stunz La Jolla



The Everett Stunz store in La Jolla is San Diego County’s sole supplier of the revolutionary Swedish Duxiana bed, engineered to soothe back pain and discomfort. The store also proudly carries eco-friendly Savvy Rest beds made from organic latex, cotton and wool; and the Reverie mattress system, built from cushy to firm DreamCell foam springs that can be configured in infinite patterns for different body types and support needs. Customers will also find exquisite organic beechwood and Egyptian cotton linens that complete a better night’s […]

Journey Through Time As You Visit Four Museums In One Place at Heritage of Americas Museum!

Published by Terri Graham


Journey through time as you visit four museums in one place: Natural History features specimens from throughout the world. Archaeology is filled with pre-Columbian artifacts from North, Central and South America. The artifacts in Anthropology represent Native American life after 1492. The Art Wing has contemporary western art and a Chinese collection, including a jade burial suit from the Han Dynasty. Stroll through the botanical gardens, containing exotic palm trees on one side and desert plants on the other.

Heritage of the Americas Museum
12110 Cuyamaca College […]

Nestled in the picturesque rolling hills of the De Portola Wine Trail in Temecula is Fazeli Cellars!

Published by Terri Graham

Fazeli Cellars Temecula

Behold bold reds, light whites and sweet rosés at this picturesque venue, where “Roots Run Deep.” Modern Moorish architecture and the Shiraz grape as the benchmark varietal combine to honor the Persian ancestry of welcoming owner BJ Fazeli. Dining is enjoyed in a luxurious alfresco setting from a second-floor covered patio overlooking Temecula’s panoramic valley. Savor everything from salads to flatbread from Baba Joon’s Kitchen – the winery’s A-rated Persian-Mediterranean inspired lunch destination. Patrons may also purchase wine flights, a glass or […]

Celebrate Presidents’ Day All Weekend Long!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

Kick off Presidents’ Day — February 15 — early with holiday weekend deals and fun at San Diego’s destination shops, specialty stores, wineries, and farmers markets around San Diego County! All are open for in-store or open-air shopping and many offer online stores as well. Check out our e-newsletter here: https://buff.ly/3dbLxOU

#February #Shopping #Presidents #SanDiego #SanDiegoCounty #SanDiegoBay #BalboaPark #OceanBeach #Coronado #DelMar #Carlsbad #Oceanside #SanMarcos #Escondido #Temecula #Wineries #TemeculaValley #DestinationShopping #VintageShops #HomeDecor

Torrey Holistics Explains the Multiple, Relieving Benefits of Cannabis for Women

Published by Cathy Hendrie

By Shelby Huffaker
Torrey Holistics

Perhaps one of the greatest quotes of the modern century came from Martha Stewart, of all people, when in a 2013 interview she admitted, “Of course I know how to roll a joint.” While the revelation of Martha’s cannabis consumption habits came as a shock and amusement to many, references to women’s use of cannabis date back as far as the 7th century BCE, with examples listed in the pharmacopoeias of ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Persia, China, Israel, and India, among many others. […]

Our February Newsletter’s Filled With Sweet Deals!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

Swoon over sweet offerings at San Diego’s shops, restaurants, wineries, and hotels in our February e-newsletter! This love-ly month also boasts outdoor and online fun! Check it all out here: https://buff.ly/3pPZrtk

#February #ValentinesDay #Valentines #SweetDeals #BlackHistoryMonth #SuperBowl #Shopping #Dining #SanDiego #SanDiegoCounty #BalboaPark #SanDiegoMuseums #OceanBeach #Coronado #DelMar #Carlsbad #Oceanside #SanMarcos #Escondido #Temecula #Wineries #TemeculaValley #DestinationShopping #VintageShops #HomeDecor #shoplocal

Find The Perfect Extended Stay, Corporate Housing, Long-Term and Vacation Rentals

Published by Terri Graham

stay san diego Vacation Rentals


Stay San Diego Specializes in Extended Stay, Corporate Housing, Longterm and Vacation Rentals

Imagine waking up in the morning to a beautiful view of San Diego Bay from your balcony and being within walking distance to downtown San Diego’s attractions, restaurants and shops. Stay San Diego has dozens of fully-furnished properties for corporate, extended stays and vacation rentals. staysandiego.net

Stay San Diego
302 Island Ave. #103, San Diego  (619) 696-3280

Our January Newsletter Welcomes the New Year in Style!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

Celebrate 2021 with something new for yourself or for your home at San Diego’s destination shops, specialty stores, and farmers markets around San Diego County! All are open for in-store or open-air shopping and many offer online stores as well. Learn more in our January newsletter here: https://buff.ly/2KIH4an
#January #Shopping #SanDiego #SanDiegoCounty #BalboaPark #OceanBeach #Coronado #DelMar #Carlsbad #Oceanside #SanMarcos #Escondido #Temecula #Wineries #TemeculaValley #DestinationShopping #VintageShops #HomDecor

Fleet Science Center Has Smart Fun For Everyone!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

Experiment with 100+ interactive, “do-touch” exhibits and check out fun traveling exhibitions in this inspiring science museum and planetarium in Balboa Park. Inside the Fleet Science Center you can construct marble roller coasters in the Tinkering Studio, interact with a swirling tornado, learn how to generate electricity and explore other fun science concepts!

The Fleet is also home to the world’s first IMAX® Dome Theater, showing stunning nature and science films in an immersive, wrap-around screen experience.

Without leaving your seat, you’ll feel as if you’re exploring […]

Order Your Holiday Platter Today From Prontos Gourmet Market!

Published by Terri Graham


At Prontos Gourmet Market you can order a sweet treats, mini pastry platter (Covid style) individually wrapped! They also have wonderful Chucuterie platters! Order your platter today!  #dessert #pastries #carlsbadvillage #carlsbadfoodie

2812 Roosevelt St., Carlsbad (760) 434-2644



Shop Great Gifts For Everyone On Your List In Our Holiday Shopping Guide!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

Enjoy holiday sales and events at your favorite destination shops, specialty stores, and farmers markets around San Diego County! All are open for in-store (20 percent capacity) or open-air shopping and many offer online stores as well. Read more for Great Gifts For Everyone On Your List here: https://buff.ly/2Ly940s

Enjoy delicious deli fare and plentiful portions at Milton’s Delicatessen!

Published by Terri Graham



Enjoy delicious deli fare and plentiful portions at Milton’s Delicatessen, a Del Mar gem celebrating its 25th anniversary. The restaurant has a new Outdoor Sport Lounge, where patrons can watch a game while enjoying more than 100 items, including favorites such as the freshly made matzo ball chicken soup, the traditional Cobb salad, and the famous Reuben sandwich on freshly baked rye bread. Open daily. Call (858) 792-2225. Enjoy $5 Off A $25 Order Here

Located in Del Mar

2660 Via De La Valle Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014
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‘Tis the Season to Sip, Shop & Save at Local Wineries!

Published by Cathy Hendrie

Has there ever been a better time to buy and drink wine? For the holidays, local wineries and tasting rooms — from Temecula Valley’s vineyards to San Diego’s urban venues — invite you to shop online, buy gift cards, or enjoy wine club pick-ups and to-go bottle sales, plus retail sales. Read more about discounts and specials at area wineries in our e-blast here! https://buff.ly/33UVN8q

Hit your stride wearing classic, comfortable and stylish footwear from Birkenstock of San Diego.

Published by Terri Graham



Birkenstock of San Diego Stores has all the top brands when it comes to comfortable footwear! Five area locations sell the iconic German sandal famous for its contoured footbed, deep heel cup and cork base lined in soft suede. The sandals range from the classic Arizona in taupe suede to a large selection of contemporary styles and colors. Always striving to find new, stylishly innovative and comfortable footwear, the stores also carry Merrell, Pikolinos, OluKai, Mephisto, Naot, Keen, Sanita, Arcopedico and Taos brands, as well […]

Find One-Of-A-Kind Gifts and House collections and fashion at Bazaar Del Mundo Shops in Old Town!

Published by Terri Graham


Fabulous treasures await you at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops, voted “Best Place to Buy a Gift In San Diego” by the readers of CityBeat magazine. Located at the north entrance of historic Old Town, the charming village marketplace is overflowing with carefully selected fashions, accessories, folk art, colorful home accessories, artisan jewelry and crafts, handwoven textiles, and so much more. Many are one-of-a-kind collectibles. The Shops also feature an intimate courtyard where guests can read or relax by a sparkling fountain. Steps away, shoppers […]

Experience sun-splashed days and chile-inspired nights at Casa Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant in Old Town!

Published by Terri Graham


Experience sun-splashed days and chile-inspired nights at Casa Guadalajara, Diane Powers’ popular Old Town restaurant known for festive décor, strolling mariachis, breezy outdoor dining and famous birdbath margaritas. Dishes reflecting the vibrant flavors of Mexico include sizzling fajitas, tantalizing handmade tortillas and award-winning seafood selections made fresh to order. Beautiful dining rooms and a patio reminiscent of a gracious Mexican hacienda await you. Old wooden gates, sparkling fountains, colorful Talavera tiles, and al fresco dining under a grand centuries-old California pepper tree create a truly […]