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San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum celebrates Brazil at its 2016 Spring Gala

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum put the fun into fundraising at its Brazil 2016 Spring Gala Saturday, raising nearly $200,000 while raising the patio performance roof for good measure. The Museum, now at its appointed place, 320 North Broadway, across from Grape Day Park, has proven to be an Escondido success story with 140,000 visitors in the last year, an 100 percent increase over two…



Golden Door spa: How a legendary retreat made the ultimate comeback

San Marcos, California’s Golden Door spa has been restored to its former glory—which is exactly how you’ll feel when you leave. The short version of the story—how I came to be at Golden Door, the storied, ultra-luxe retreat sometimes referred to as the “Mrs. Astor of spas”—is that I have two children under the age of 5 and a demanding job that requires fair amounts…


Le Style Francais

‘Add fresh color by pairing an exuberant yellow paisley with a blue check fabric, or mix a rustic red Provencal floral with a green plaid, and c’est si bon! In France, a room isn’t finished unless it has many different patterns and colors, so throw away the idea that everything has to match.’ The French have a legendary sense of style. French Country design is…


Beautiful body language @ breathtaking Bheau View Ranch mini mockup wedding expo

As animal hospital director Mary Mandrigues said, Bheau View Ranch’s Mini Mockup Wedding Expo and Grapevine launch party was the place to be Friday. “Your event last night was beautiful,” Mandrigues tweeted. “Thank you for the invite. You have accomplished so much and you are surrounded with beautiful friends. I just want you to know I appreciate you for all you give to this community…