Trader Joe’s Podcast and Trader Joe’s Overseas

Part of my daily 45+ minute walk with Doctor is listening to a podcast. It’s something that makes the time go faster while being entertained and/or educated. Podcasts in my rotation include Radiolab, NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour, The Splendid Table, The Sporkful, Nerd for a Living, Forever 35, BJ Shea’s Geek Nation and just recently... Continue Reading →

Run in with a Run Bing at 99 Ranch

It’s a given that you can find the most delicious things to eat at grocery stores. Along with buying pints of ice cream and pantry essentials, I’ve been turning to grocery stores more and more for ready-to-eat premade foods. And the newest grocery store in my lineup is 99 Ranch on Balboa. It opened last... Continue Reading →

IKEA Not: IKEA Now Sells Candy

Late last year and early into this year, I was in a frenzy to get our bedroom into tip top shape. That includes upgrading our full-sized bed – yes, full! – into a queen, buying a bed frame and installing floating shelves to save space in our tight quarters. This involved multiple trips to and... Continue Reading →

Taste the Rainbow – in a Bagel!

If you thought rainbow bagels were only available in NYC – apparently the epicenter of all cool, trendy food – you can also find them here in good old San Diego. And I'll tell you where you can find them. Are you listening closely? D.Z. Akins! My recent work travels had my go to La Mesa... Continue Reading →

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