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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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Production of Orphan Train Coming to Carlsbad Cultural Arts Center

Production of Orphan Train Coming to Carlsbad Cultural Arts Center

Carlsbad Students Perform Orphan Train, by Aurand Harris Calavera Hills Middle School Drama students are bringing history in motion as they perform Orphan Train, by Aurand Harris, a true story of thousands of homeless children being moved west from New York in 1914, thanks to the Children’s Aid Society. The students have researched the real events […]

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Hands on Hanukkah at Barnes and Noble Oceanside

Hands on Hanukkah at Barnes and Noble Oceanside

A free activity is going on at my neighborhood bookstore that I wish to spread the word about!!  All families are welcome to join the Jewish Family Service, Shalom Baby and PJ Library for a Hanukkah celebration at Barnes and Noble Oceanside’s bookstore! You will enjoy Hanukkah stories, arts and crafts, dreidel games and crafts!  Take your cameras so […]

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Kick off the Holiday Season at Seaport Village

Kick off the Holiday Season at Seaport Village

Did you know that Seaport Village’s Surfin’ Santa donning his flip flops grabs part of the spotlight as one of USA Today’s 10 best Santa sightings?  Surfin’ Santa will make his annual return to the San Diego Harbor in true Southern California fashion, and now that this marks the first year (shhhh) that both of my kids […]

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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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Party With Santa at Flower Hill Promedade

Party With Santa at Flower Hill Promedade

Christmas cheer is in the air, and when Santa is at the party, things are even cheerier. During the weekend of December 6 and 7 at Flower Hill Promenade‘s festive Weekend With Santa will be in full force. Children can enjoy a very merry “Santa” kids’ breakfast meal, hosted by Sea & Smoke from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., followed by special holiday […]

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Santa Meets Special Needs Kids at Fashion Valley Mall

Santa Meets Special Needs Kids at Fashion Valley Mall

I am pleased to share that my colleague’s Spotlight sharing her Special Needs Family Playgroup brought in such great interest that I thought it pretty special to share this well-received treat, too: Fashion Valley provides children with special needs and their families with an opportunity to enjoy a carefully managed Santa photo experience through their Caring Santa program. Caring Santa […]

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