My very first staycation this year was in Costa Mesa, so I was super excited to drive north again and check out the town. This visit's main purpose was for the Taste of LA at The Met in Costa Mesa; an extravaganza tasting experience from all around the area. For this visit, I stayed at… Continue reading A TASTE of Costa Mesa!
Pour some ROSÉ on me, because I can't get enough! It's still warm in San Diego and I'll be drinking this blush beauty no matter what season it is! Disclaimer: I am not a Sommelier, however, I am a HUGE fan of rosé. The honest truth is, I've been drinking a lot more of it… Continue reading Pour Some Rosé on Me!
I bet based on that title you're thinking that I walked away with a pile of cash. Spoiler alert...I didn't, but I did win big in other ways! I stayed at Pala Casino Spa & Resort just outside Temecula over Labor Day weekend and it was just what the doctor ordered! Want to know my top… Continue reading How to Win Big at Pala Casino!
Say it with me STAYCATION: the art of living it up in your home city and having a great time! Over the Fourth of July, I got to hang out in Little Italy at the Hilton Bayside Campus. The San Diego Hilton Bayside Campus is a campus hotel because it houses two of Hilton’s branded hotels… Continue reading The Calm Before the BOOM!
Can you believe that I've lived in California for over six years, and I've never been north of Los Angeles? I know right?! I've been seeing this town called Solvang on reality tv shows (another guilty pleasure) recently and I immediately wanted to check it out. It reminded me of a cute little German town… Continue reading To Solvang and Beyond!
Most people jump on a flight to San Diego because we live in America's Finest City and they want a piece of our sunshine. But when you already live in Paradise, the flights I'm after include food and drinks! When you're curious about trying several items, flights are the best! San Diego restaurants are boarding… Continue reading San Diego’s BEST Flights!
Are you hungry? I'm hungry! You know those moments when you go out to eat and at the end of the meal you are just grinning from ear to ear, your hunger and thirst have been quenched, and you feel satisfied and content? That's how I feel when I go to Lionfish Modern Coastal Cuisine.… Continue reading Roar Like a Lion, Eat Like a King!
I know I'm not alone in feeling like I'm always on the go and there's never enough time to slow down and put some thought and effort into grocery shopping, menu planning, and meal prepping. I LOVE the idea of it, but it's the reality that seems out of arm's reach, insert Meal Prep Sunday… Continue reading Treat Yourself to Meal Prep Delivery!
The last time I drove between California and Arizona is when I first moved west six years ago. I remember it being a bit rough, but it was the last leg of my adventurous road trip and I think I just wanted to be in my new home soo badly! I didn't take in the… Continue reading A Road Trip to Scottsdale Awaits You!
Life handed me some lemons recently, and I'm using that experience to turn those lemons into some fruitful lemonade! I'm excited to announce that I'll be partnering with The Kind Coalition, an anti-bullying organization in San Diego, as their first Brand Ambassador. I'm taking the negative energy from being bullied through social media and flipping the script… Continue reading San Diego Food Girl Gives Back!