Blog Posts by Ericka Pawlowski

When I first visited San Diego with my husband and daughter, we spent a great deal of time at Balboa Park . This is one of my favorite parks. There is so much to do and see, whether you are into Museums, Art, Culture, food, running, hiking, playing or just a day at the Zoo. I can't get enough of this place. Now that I live here I get to spend even more time there! Weekly visits to the Zoo, weekly runs in the park and exploring the gardens with the kids are just a few activities I enjoy. The Park is a city park located in San Diego, with a history dating back to 1868. It is 1200 acres of fun a... read more

Are you into running? Or are you more of a reluctant runner? Are you into winning cool prizes, meeting new people and maybe a beer or two? Well, San Diego Adventure Runs has all of this! It is basically a giant scavenger hunt! You can run (or walk) to your clues. It lasts one hour and then there is a social hour after. It all starts at Road Runner Sports in San Diego. You can either pre-register online or register at the race. What's the difference? If you pre-register you get a coupon for a FREE beer from Stone Brewing Company! Races are every second Thursday of the month. They shopping and ... read more

Liberty Station (formerly The Naval Training Center) San Diego (Image from ) If you live in, or are PCSing to, San Diego you will probably hear the words Liberty Station . Exactly where and what is Liberty Station? Liberty Station is the former Naval Training Center. It is located in the heart of Point Loma and is now the site of museums, art, shops, restaurants as well as a great green space that is perfect for dogs, people watching, family reunions and events. With 28 acres of beautifully renovated Spanish Revival architecture, NTC is a new landmark show... read more

Strawberries in San Diego It’s strawberry season in San Diego, and the best place to go is the Carlsbad Strawberry Company, across from LEGOLAND . After a hot day at Legoland we decided to stop into their stand to get a basket of fresh, juicy strawberries…and oh my, they were good! They were gone before we got on I-5. Picking strawberries in San Diego is a great tradition to start, or just a delicious snack. Carlsbad Strawberry Company is open 9am-5pm every day. The company has been in business for over 40 years. There are about 80 aces of strawberry fields and they harvest January through Ju... read more

With weather like this, who isn’t in the mood for fresh veggies? I always am! And there are lots of Farmers Markets to visit in San Diego!Most farmers markets in San Diego offer CSA Boxes and take cash, debit or credit cards. The OB Farmers Market is my personal favorite and has a lot of activities. The s Escondido - Welk Village ** Coronado Escondido Mira Mesa Otay Ranch Pacific Beach ** UCSD/La Jolla Carlsbad Encinitas Ocean Beach Santee ** Carmel Valley Chula Vista El Cajon ** Horton Square Linda Vista ** North Park ** Oceanside CFM UTC ** Allied Gardens Borrego Springs Fallbrook Imperial ... read more