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Mendocino Farms, La Jolla

Hubby and I and our littles, checked out Mendocino Farms last week.  The staff was training and we got to reap the benefits of good food, exceptional customer service and fun ambiance.  Walking in, we instantly felt comfortable.  Menu had several choices for our vegetarian bellies, as well as an array of craft sodas on their… Continue reading Mendocino Farms, La Jolla

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Flower Child, Del Mar

The hubby and I, along with our miniest sidekick, visited Flower Child to investigate their new spot in Del Mar. Eating primarily vegetarian, we were very satisfied with the menu and our selections.  We chose the three veggie plate (eggplant, brussels and cauliflower), Madras Curry, and the Mother Earth Bowl that had a broccoli pesto that… Continue reading Flower Child, Del Mar

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San Diego Summer Fun at Balboa Park & Panama 66

  The summer heat is hitting the Blake household hard.  We are so eager to use our A/C and pool, but these crazy kids need more and need it NOW! I have exhausted my summer checklist and mommy can play so many board games until my patience has run out.  The Balboa Park Explorer Pass… Continue reading San Diego Summer Fun at Balboa Park & Panama 66

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Kid Friendly Eating & Play at Waypoint Public, North Park

It has been way too long since we visited Waypoint and I cannot think of a better excuse other than we haven’t had the time or that we always find our comfort in Toronado burgers and brews.  But Waypoint is kid-friendly(er) and with our favorite Top Chef contestant/friend Rich Sweeney manning the kitchen, we took… Continue reading Kid Friendly Eating & Play at Waypoint Public, North Park

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Kid Friendly Brewery, Second Chance Beer Company

15378 Ave of Science Ste 222 San Diego, CA 92128   We visited Second Chance Beer Company after filling our bellies at the Sunday Brunch at Karl Strauss.  Yes, we were full,  but with Second Chance close by, we couldn’t resist.  Marty Mendiola is a such sweet guy who makes great beer.  We had a flight… Continue reading Kid Friendly Brewery, Second Chance Beer Company

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Valentine’s Day for the Craft Beer Mama

I am not staying local for Valentine’s Day.  But don’t feel sorry for me.  I am off to Seattle to visit my best friend and to celebrate her future as a mama.  I will indulge on plenty of shellfish and beer for her…..because I am a good friend like that. There are, however, SO MANY… Continue reading Valentine’s Day for the Craft Beer Mama

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Making Legoland Beer-Awesome

Legoland frenzy hit our house last summer.  While it was well past the release date of the Lego Movie, it wasn’t until we had a pool/movie party at The Dana in Mission Beach, that the boys became crazed with Legos. We have Legos for every reason and every season.  I thought my OCD would kick… Continue reading Making Legoland Beer-Awesome