K1 Speed

Having grown up in a family with a deep love for go-karting, you can imagine my excitement when I heard that there was an indoor go-kart track just down the street from where we live.  I think my reaction was something like, “what?!?  when did they open?!?  how did I not know about it!?!?”  Yes, […]

the Crack Shack

Today marks the start of a new series on the blog, and it’s pretty self-explanatory, “Dining Out.”  As you have totally figured out by now, the hubby and I are both big foodies, and so we are always excited to try a new restaurant.  But possibly different than other online resources for food, we are […]

the Rose Garden

If you’re a San Diego local, then I’m hoping that you already know about one of Balboa Park’s best kept secrets.  And if you don’t know, then let me clue you in. . .the Rose Garden.  Just off of the main drag of Balboa Park is the cutest little (actually not that little) Rose Garden.  […]

The Best Fish Taco

Before Ryan and I moved to San Diego, I remember my Mom telling us about how much my Uncle Mike, who lived in California at the time, loved fish tacos.  Yuck!  Fish tacos?!?  (That was seriously my reaction.)  Even though I loved all things fish, this Midwestern girl couldn’t quite wrap her head around the […]

Cowles Mountain

While Cowles Mountain might have a lot of different variations in pronunciation, one thing rings true every time, it’s a great hike. Just about 20 minutes outside of downtown, Cowles Mountain is a great hike for beginners, families, walkers, runners…everyone!  And that is probably why this hike is so popular.  And when I say popular, […]