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Don’t take pets for granted during holidays

Posted: December 9th, 2016 | Featured, Lifestyle, Pets | No Comments

By Sari Reis As the holidays approach, I encourage you to invite your social, furry kids to participate in as many festive experiences as possible. When friends and relatives come to visit, allow your pets to interact with guests, rather than relegating them to a crate or behind a closed door. If you are planning […]

Koblenz, Germany

Posted: November 11th, 2016 | Featured, Lifestyle | No Comments

Where the Rhine and Mosel converge By Ron Stern It would be hard to find a lovelier off-the-beaten-track city to visit in Germany than Koblenz. Ideally situated where the Mosel River flows into the Rhine, this city has a history dating back 2,000 years starting from when it was a Roman settlement. Today, it is […]

Sometimes the best ride is inside

Posted: October 14th, 2016 | Featured, Get Fit, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle | No Comments

Erica Moe Just like an In-N-Out restaurant, where diners can choose to eat inside or take out, exercisers have the same choice. Take cycling, for example. You can brave the roads outdoors or tackle a stationary cycle indoors. It’s all about choices. Harvard Medical School research states that stationary cycling is one of the best […]

Every other day doesn’t cut it

Posted: October 14th, 2016 | Featured, Lifestyle, Pets | No Comments

Sari Reis As a professional pet sitter I have cared for more than 200 cats during the eight years I have been in this business. I consider that to be a vast amount of experience in knowing how to assess potential problems when kitties are left at home.

Better Together

Posted: September 9th, 2016 | Featured, Get Fit, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Erica Moe Me, myself and, of course, I. Surely one of us can figure this out. “This” is an exercise routine. And what I need to figure out is how to stick with one. I thought I could do it by myself. However, the cycle ends up being exercise; lose weight; try to keep […]

Training a dog with leash reactivity

Posted: September 9th, 2016 | Featured, Lifestyle, Pets | No Comments

By Sari Reis Does your sweet sociable canine turn into Cujo when he sees another dog while walking on leash? If so, he is likely displaying “leash reactivity.” I have met numerous dogs that are as sweet as can be off leash at the dog park but unruly and obnoxious when walking on leash. This […]

Autumn’s Arrival

Posted: September 9th, 2016 | Featured, Gardening, Lifestyle | No Comments

10 Plants with beautiful fall color for San Diego By Gary Jones Can’t tell by the look of your garden when fall arrives? You must be missing those important trees and shrubs that provide gorgeous fall color in San Diego. As Southern Californians, we need to look beyond the classic maples and deciduous oaks that […]