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Insider’s Guide To Staying at San Diego’s Best Beach Front Family Hotel

June 20, 2019

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We. Stayed. Again.

That’s right, after 2 years too long, we went back to stay at The La Jolla Shores Hotel again. And it was SO WORTH THE ENCORE.

For those of you who haven’t read about our previous stay, you can catch all the details when we visited La Jolla Shores Hotel with a 3 and 4 year. old. Now we’re lucky enough to be here again. A little older, a little wiser, and a lot more rested. The kiddos are now 5 and 6 which presents a whole new level of freedom, activities and overall parenting ease. So join me as I outline the who, what, why and where behind booking this amazing staycation.  Local San Diegan trying to beat the heat or out of state visitor – you won’t want to miss all the insider tips I divulge in this one packed post.  Let’s go!

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Seeds For Bees with Local Hive

June 18, 2019

seeds-for-bees-local-hive-pollinators-awarenessA few weeks ago we went to a major league game and had the best time enjoying the game, festivities food and sunshine.  If you haven’t been to San Diego in June you need to at least once in your lifetime.  Even with our notorious “June gloom” the weather is still warm and Jacarandas trees are in full bloom it turns the city into a painted masterpiece.  The jacaranda tree fully flowers into a majestic purple bloom that is breathtaking.

As we walked back to our seats after grabbing some of our favorite local fares for dinner we discovered the game was paused for bees on the field.  Right behind home plate was a massive beach ball sized swarm of bees.  A local company was called and to remove the bees and continue the game, they made the decision to exterminate them.  While many fans were surprised and wished there had been an alternative solution, but none more so than my sweet 6-year-old daughter.

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An Authenticator’s Guide to a Real vs. Fake Louis Vuitton Pochette Metis

May 22, 2019

pre-owned-louis-vuitton-monogram-pochette-metisAs certain bags trend in popularity, so does the rise of their prevalence in the counterfeit marketplace.  The pochette is no exception.

With long wait lists and a demand that continues to surpass the supply, the Pochette Metis bag is hard to get. Which makes people want it even more.

As the Pochette Metis become less obtainable from the brand directly, consumers turn to the wild west of the second-hand market in hopes of being able to procure their very own.

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The 5 Worst Mistakes When Buying A Used Louis Vuitton Online

November 14, 2018

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Buying a pre-owned Louis Vuitton online is a pastime of the savviest fashionphiles and deal seekers. The century-long global obsession for the Louis Vuitton brand is rooted in the same traditions that make them excellent bags to buy online today. However, the strong resale and high market demand for used Louis Vuitton is why this brand, more than any other in the world, has an unprecedented counterfeit market.  Whether it’s a vintage Alma from the 80’s or a brand new Palm Springs backpack, it is critical that you go into your used search, knowing that the market is flooded with fakes.

To explore this topic further and avoid many of the common decision making pitfalls that people often fall victim to, let’s take a look at the 5 worst mistakes when buying a used Louis Vuitton online.

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The Most Popular Pre-Owned Louis Vuitton Questions Answered

October 20, 2018

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Buying a pre-owned Louis Vuitton online is the sport of the savviest shopper.  Instead of the ease of walking into a store and being able to buy with 100% certainty, getting a pre-owned Louis Vuitton from an online auction requires much research and a bit of risky.  Each month I field hundred if not thousands of questions from Louis Vuitton enthusiasts such as yourself. On the hunt to either try and determine their current Louis Vuitton bag authenticity or to seek out a great deal on a previously owned Louis Vuitton, these savvy shoppers spend countless hours on the internet learning everything they can to ensure that the bag they are eying isn’t a dreaded knock-off.  In an effort to save everyone some time I have compiled a list of the top questions we field about Louis Vuitton bags along with our answers.

If you are in the process of determining if your Louis Vuitton is real or about to try and purchase one from an online retailer then definitely don’t miss this important Q&A roundup.

 

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