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Find Safe, Affordable Private Lessons Near You – Plus, Win 4 Free Lessons in This Month’s Drawing!

Find Safe, Affordable Private Lessons Near You – Plus, Win 4 Free Lessons in This Month’s Drawing!

Plus, now through March 16th, you can enter to win four free private lessons from TakeLessons with any of our instructors, in any subject you’d like! To enter the drawing, simply…

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Bring on St. Patrick’s Day With Some Pesto!

Bring on St. Patrick’s Day With Some Pesto!

I love Valentine’s Day just as much as the next girl, but I am itching to pull out all my green shamrocks and Irish themed decor. Bring on St. Patty’s Day!!! So what better way to embrace the pending holiday than share a lovely little green recipe for homemade pesto! One would think pesto is simply boring with its very minimal list of ingredients: olive oil, basil, garlic and Parmesan cheese. However…

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How to Turn Yourself Into the Valentine’s Day Gift

How to Turn Yourself Into the Valentine’s Day Gift

You might have seen our sponsor, Sean Cuadra, gift guru and founder of The Gifted Horse, on FOX 5 San Diego sharing his many gift-wrapping segments, or you perhaps you caught his recent creative demonstration sharing how to turn ribbon into a card (oh, and yourself into the gift)!

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Affordable Valentine’s Day Outings for San Diego Lovebirds, 2014

Affordable Valentine’s Day Outings for San Diego Lovebirds, 2014

… I compiled some really fun and out-of-the-box Valentine’s Day suggestions for a “Valentine’s Day” date night in San Diego to experience with your honey or, heck, a group of lovebirds! Keep in mind that you don’t have to go out on the 14th, specifically!

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Make Up Your Mind – Upgrade, Repair or Invest in a New Computer – Essential Frugality Tips

Make Up Your Mind – Upgrade, Repair or Invest in a New Computer – Essential Frugality Tips

However, on certain occasions we face unforeseen outflows that shape up as compulsory investments in malfunctioning equipment, indispensable repair works or even outdated technology…

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3 Reasonably-Priced, Innovative Gifts for Parents-to-Be

3 Reasonably-Priced, Innovative Gifts for Parents-to-Be

I shared in a previous post several ideas for creative baby shower gifts that provide more long-term value, so I thought to look into that a bit more… Since my friend is expecting and I have been so out of touch, I looked into some cool, innovative baby gadgets:

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Scoop Up Great Retail Deals in January

Scoop Up Great Retail Deals in January

January is my favorite month for buying certain items. What purchases do you think are going save you the most money in this month? In a nutshell: home goods, fitness gear and gym memberships, fall and winter clearances, and white sales!

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Donate Your Prom Dresses to the Princess Project in San Diego

Donate Your Prom Dresses to the Princess Project in San Diego

Throughout January, The Princess Project, for its sixth year now, is collecting gently-used prom dresses and evening gowns to distribute to high school girls in San Diego that come from low-income families. The non-profit company will collect gently used prom dresses and evening gowns to distribute to high school girls from low-income families in San Diego…

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Pay a Visit to Santa in San Diego – 2013

Pay a Visit to Santa in San Diego – 2013

Countywide you will find holiday events and festivals to take your own candid shots with Santa during a family outing, but I prefer to grab him in the formal setting! Here are some of the top places in San Diego to get some great photos with Santa:

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Black Friday 101: Worth It?

Black Friday 101: Worth It?

Add in the fact that large, national retailers are actually opening their doors on Thanksgiving itself – and therefore requiring employees to work on the holiday, rather then spend time with loved ones – and it’s hard to prove that Black Friday deals…

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