Monthly Archives: January 2013

The 5 Best Shows on TV

So, it’s flu season.  And that means that some of us are going to be bed-ridden with illness.  It sucks; there’s no way around it.  But if you’re going to be stuck in bed, you might as well watch some … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Banana Pancakes

Pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast foods, but they come with a fair amount of guilt.    I mean, they’re basically empty carb patties drenched in fat and sugar.  Oh, and they have like, zero nutrients. While I’m not … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Cookies

I planned to spend Friday night snuggling with my fiancé next to a fire on the beach.  Mother Nature had other plans.  Hers included a day of rain. So instead we stayed in.  We got take-out sushi, and binged on … Continue reading

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International Travel Tips

Remember a little while back when I posted 5 International Travel Tips over on Meet Me in Paradise (refresh your memory here)?  Well, since then, I’ve thought of some more.  Here they are: 1.  If you’re visiting somewhere that’s known … Continue reading

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Pina Colada Martinis

Last week I was headed out to the gym in the early hours of the morning when my neighbor warned me, “you better bundle up.  It’s East coast cold outside!” In truth it was like 45°, but for San Diego, … Continue reading

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Usually I look forward to San Diego’s biannual Restaurant Week the way most people look forward to The Super Bowl.  I go online weeks in advance to study the menus and plan where we’ll eat and what I order.  But … Continue reading

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Candelas on the Bay

From now on, whenever someone comes to San Diego to visit me, I’m taking them to Candela’s. Candela’s is on Coronado, which is a beautiful little island (peninsula, whatever) just off the San Diego coast.  See? Half of it is … Continue reading

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