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  • Minecraft – Food for Your Brain

    Minecraft – Food for Your Brain

    My 10 ten-year old son (and Minecraft enthusiast) wrote this fun blog post! Did you know that video games can be good for you? Some people are surprised to find out that Minecraft is actually beneficial for children for three main reasons: to educate yourself, solve problems, and practice cooperation. First of all, Minecraft is very […]

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  • Free Trip to Catalina on Your Birthday – 2015

    Free Trip to Catalina on Your Birthday – 2015

    Free Ride on Your Birthday Program If you live or are planning to visit Southern California and you are not aware of this birthday freebie, listen up! One of the coolest birthday freebie promotions out there involves an island, the Pacific Ocean, and loads of fun. The Catalina Express just announced that it is extending its Free Ride on Your Birthday […]

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  • Welcome The Regal Luxury Theater Carlsbad 12!

    Welcome The Regal Luxury Theater Carlsbad 12!

    I was thrilled to attend the preview events for the grand opening of The Regal Luxury Theater Carlsbad 12! The location (north of San Diego, California in Carlsbad) just happens to be very convenient for me and the fam, so it looks like I have found a new stomping ground for family entertainment! The upgrade […]

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  • You Are #BeYOUtiful Right Now!

    You Are #BeYOUtiful Right Now!

    This post is reflective of SDBM’s long-time partnership with Fit4Mom. You ever find that women, in particular, have a hard time taking a compliment without following it with a criticism of themselves or a particular body part? You ever sit and contemplate that the preoccupation of vanity tends to kill a big part of the joy and benefits that […]

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  • National Parks Free Entrance Days

    National Parks Free Entrance Days

    Death Valley, Joshua Tree, Yosemite, Redwood … California’s home to some of the most iconic views in the world. Planning a family trip? Well, mark your calendar for some entrance fee-free dates in the national parks in 2014!

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  • Cable TV Show Seeks Food-Oriented Inventions

    Cable TV Show Seeks Food-Oriented Inventions

    Attention Food-Oriented Entrepreneurs! Are you an entrepreneur with a unique food-related invention and looking for investors to fund it? I have seen some fun food-oriented inventions catch my eye, so hopefully the inventors behind those innovative creations will take advantage of this great opportunity for possible cable TV exposure! I’m helping the casting division of Eyeworks USA, who is working on […]

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BabyFest 2015 by Babies in Bloom

BabyFest 2015 by Babies in Bloom

Babies in Bloom is a birth center and boutique in Oceanside that I have been a fan of since before I was even a parent!  You can even ask the owner, Rochelle! I have been known to pop in to her boutique just to sit down, soak in the welcoming environment, smile at the well-nurtured patrons and […]

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San Diego EarthFair 2015

San Diego EarthFair 2015

Planning some spring family fun on a budget?  Well, here is a free San Diego event for the entire family: The annual EarthFair in Balboa Park is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world, each year drawing around 60,000 visitors.  EarthFair will take place on Sunday, April 19 from 10am to 5pm. It will feature more than […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

The 33rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is a FREE San Diego family-friendly event coming up this March 16, 2013 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (parade starts at 10:30 am).

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FIT4MOM 5K Running Program

FIT4MOM 5K Running Program

Have you ever wanted to run a 5k race?  Do you want to learn about running form? Do you love supporting a good cause? FIT4MOM is launching a 5K Running Program, starting next week.  The program finishes with the March for Babies 5K event to benefit March for Babies. Running with FIT4MOM two days a week […]

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Free Admission to San Diego Pet Expo 2015

Free Admission to San Diego Pet Expo 2015

The 2015 San Diego Pet Expo is Saturday, February 28 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds! Admission is FREE & YOUR PET is welcome, too. You can enjoy shopping, adoptions, free nail trims, discounted vaccinations and loads more! Meet Shorty & Hercules from Pit Boss! Being the fish and aquarium enthusiasts that we are, we are excited that our personal […]

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Free Pancakes at IHOP!

Free Pancakes at IHOP!

This year marks the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day! Since 2006, IHOP restaurants have raised almost $16 million to support charities in the communities in which they operate. On March 3, 2015, guests from around the country will celebrate a “Decade of Giving” with the tenth annual National Pancake Day at IHOP restaurants and enjoy a free […]

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Enjoy the Marvel Experience in Del Mar

Enjoy the Marvel Experience in Del Mar

The following is a goldstar affiliate ad: Soar with superheroes at The Marvel Experience, a next-generation hyper-reality tour that immerses you in the comic-book universe of Spidey, Iron Man, Hulk and more. Upon entering San Diego’s Del Mar Fairgrounds, you’ll be designated an official recruit of S.H.I.E.L.D. and sent on a planet-saving mission to battle […]

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