The Heart of the Home

It's March Del Mar and spring is in the air. Perhaps that means you are spring cleaning or making plans to update your living space or spruce up the exterior of your home. You might find me knee-deep in an organizational project in the garage where it seems everything collects in our home and needs the most help especially with…

Rotary Club of Del Mar Christmas Party

Rotary Club of Del Mar hosted its annual Christmas party for over 150 children who are members of the San Dieguito Boys and Girls Club Harper Branch. Rotary Club members assisted at seven different craft stations where children could decorate stockings and cookies, make holiday decorations and more. DelMarRotary.org

March 2018 Around Town

Playing March 23 – April 29, 2018 (Opening night: Thursday, March 29) at the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, Old Globe Theatre in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Enjoy the world premiere by José Cruz González, directed by James Vásquez and presented in association with Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company. Spending her days caring for her ailing mother, Lucha yearns to break her monotonous routine. Here’s a wild…

Her Blood Runs Pink

If you are a fan of 70s culture or fashion, then you surely know the name Zandra Rhodes.

Favorite Things

Nativa Interiors owner Silvina Petrate shares some of her favorite picks from her beautifully appointed showroom and gallery spaces in La Jolla and Solana Beach. Known for their unique style of furnishings and accessories and providing limitless customization capabilities, many of these pieces are exclusively available only at Nativa and would be great additions to any modern home. NativaInteriors.com

Tone + Texture

Decorate your space with handmade textures such as the modern, maker revival of 1970s macramé and year-round tropical feel of wicker. MACRAMÉ Made through knotting instead of weaving, macramé can add a unique touch in many various ways. Houzz contributor Laura Gaskill suggests incorporating it as nursery decor, plant hangers, wall hangings and modern fiber arts. WICKER According to Houzz…

Outdoor Oasis

This gorgeous Del Mar beauty's charm lies in its versatile use of space and luxury technology upgrades. Whether a night out grilling with the boys or a family fiesta on a Sunday, this property lends itself to a variety of outdoor scenarios with all the tech add-ons to boot.

Ask the Expert

Achieving your financial goals requires expert insight, so engaging a wealth management firm to provide guidance is a great step in the right direction. Solana Beach wealth management firm Hall Private Wealth Advisors’ (HPWA) Founder and Managing Director Russell Hall shares his thoughts on the matter and what sets his firm apart.

do it yourself

 Stylist Katelyn Hutson   We're in love with Ben Uyeda, creative director/genius of #HomeMadeModern. He has an entire website (HomeMade-Modern.com) full of modern design projects that don't break the bank. Here's one of our favorite, a simple stool. Perfect for any room in the house, durable and affordable. Music to our ears.    (A single 48” dowel is all you need to make three…

Duck, Duck, Confit Quesadilla

“Hustle” is the name of the game in Asheville, a city where most folks juggle at least two jobs to make ends and dreams meet. It’s a concept Bandidos owner and chef Justin Smudde knows a thing or two about. The wily entrepreneur has a handful of businesses, including Bandidos and Blue Ridge Renovations. Over the years he’s ventured into…

Local Business, Community Focus

If you’re craving ice cream and feeling adventurously indulgent, you’ll want to stop by The Baked Bear. It isn’t your typical ice cream shop though. They create custom ice cream sandwiches and the signature offering features ice cream encased by two freshly baked cookies, which can be rolled in your topping of choice!