Blog Posts tagged in "San Diego, CA"

If you are a dog lover, you will love being stationed at Camp Pendleton! San Diego County is very dog friendly and there are many places that you can take your best furry friend! San Diego dog friendly places range from beaches and parks to hotels and restaurants. This post highlights my favorite dog park and beach in North County Adopt a Dog from Oceanside SPCA My husband and I adopted our fur baby, Jonas, at the Oceanside SPCA . If you are looking to get a dog, I definitely recommend visiting the SPCA and rescuing one of their dogs. They have a variety of breeds and you can have a “play dat... read more

Whether you have one or four kids, going out to eat can be a hassle, not to mention it gets expensive. Kids eat free at plenty of great restaurants in San Diego. We've compiled a list that highlights a variety of places where kids can eat free and adults can still have a delicious meal, without heading to the drive through. SUNDAY Bali Hai on Shelter Island. Kids under 4 eat free and adults can enjoybottomlesschampagne with Sunday brunch. Whether you sit inside or outside, you'll love the breathtaking views of the harbor and San Diego. Humprey's on Shelter Island. Kids under 12 eat free on no... read more

When we first moved to Southern California from Upstate New York, we decided to put ourselves on a strict budget. Back then, we were a family of five with another on the way. We had some idea how to budget and buy only what we need, but SoCal ended up being more expensive. We kept our rent under our BAH, so we were a little ahead, but we quickly learned a few things to help save. There are three very expensive necessities in SoCal: water, milk and gas. SAVING IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Fill up on base . It’s worth waiting in line for $.10 under gas stations out in town. Grocery shop at the Commi... read more

Having fun in San Diego doesn't have to require a lot of money. With miles of beaches and perfect weather, there are plenty of free activities to do with kids in San Diego. Here are 8 free activities in San Diego that you might not have thought of. Yellow Book Road I found a fabulous children's bookstore in Liberty Station (Point Loma) on Historic Decatur. Yellow Book Road is a cute little store offering tons of children's to young adult books, toys and homeschool materials. I attended baby story time one Friday morning with my three sons (they are 3, 2 and 5 months). T... read more

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram @ChelseaRhane, it's no secret that I miss San Diego. I'm fortunate to travel back, for work, a few times a year. During the 5 years I lived there, I quickly and easily compiled my list of favorite things to visit and places to eat. Whether you live there, are moving there or just visiting - you must visit these places! My Favorite Top 10 Things To Do in San Diego #1 Kinaly Thai Best pad thai ever. Seriously, ever. It's authentic and amazing. Don't say you want it spicy, say you want about a 3 on a scale of 1-10. Be safe and get a 2. We thought we were ... read more