Spring Flowers

Spring + San Diego

Spring comes to San Diego this year wrapped in green and colorful glory…sorta. After a winter of sparse  El Nino rains, the hillsides and trees are still turning beautiful shades of spring green–and even the succulents and cacti that replaced so many parched lawns in San Diego are more luscious and greener than ever. I restarted
oven cleaning

Beware Aluminum Foil in Your Oven

I grew up lining oven floors with aluminum foil to catch the nasty spills from casseroles and sweet potatoes. My mother did it and so did I. Not anymore. Our built-in Thermador double oven that graced out La Costa home for years gave out recently–or at least the top oven did. The problem became finding an

Beauty and Fun in Poinsettia Park

As Carlsbad has developed over the years, the  Poinsettia Park community has emerged as a collection of neighborhoods focused on an active lifestyle–thanks to Poinsettia Community Park. The neighborhoods in Poinsettia Park are logically centered around the 42-acre Poinsettia Community Park with 3 lighted softball/baseball fields, basketball courts, 10 lighted tennis courts, picnic areas with BBQ’s, children’s
san marcos avocados

Freeze Your Avocados

Life in Carlsbad is wonderful with our balmy client, beautiful beaches and fresh local produce–including avocados. Avocados are plentiful in grocery stores, in venues like Costco and also roadside stands located in more rural Vista, San Marcos and Fallbrook venues. At Costco and the stands, I invariably buy a bag full of the fruit, which
matterport

3-D Home Tour?

Interested in a 3-D home tour for the San Diego, Del Mar, Carlsbad or Encinitas  home you are thinking of selling? Regardless of where you live in San Diego, if your home is large enough to support a virtual tour (small condos and small spaces just won’t work) and you list it with San Diego