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We Need to Talk about Tiny Turkeys for Thanksgiving

They say millennials ruin everything, but tiny turkeys are a new Thanksgiving tradition we can get behind.

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6+ Reasons to Visit San Diego Botanic Garden This Fall, Winter & Beyond

We’ve got the inside scoop on the upcoming ‘can’t miss’ events and new family-friendly offerings blossoming at the San Diego Botanic Garden.

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Pick Fruit in the City: Stoneview Nature Center Is Now Open

This sanctuary in the city is for fruit picking, quail egg plucking and having a family farm experience without leaving the urban jungle.

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Mac and Cheese Heaven Found in the Heart of Potrero Hill

Calling all mac and cheese connoisseurs! There’s a brand new restaurant in SF specializing in the gooey, crispy, cheesy delicacy.

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Your Holiday Bucket List, San Diego Style

These five family holiday activities are out-of-the-ordinary and will bring smiles to the faces of your whole family.

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S’More Fun! The Chocolate Festival at the San Diego Botanical Garden

Chocolate lovers rejoice! We’ve got your guide to family fun at the San Diego Botanical Gardens Chocolate Festival.

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Calling All Fairies: A Garden Themed Birthday Celebration

Home to many memorable birthday fêtes, this San Diego garden boasts of over ten fun areas (from gardens to a tree house) for little revelers to explore and learn.

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Turtles and Ducks and Birds (Oh My!) at Franklin Canyon Park

Blink-and-you-might-miss-it: this hidden haven is an impressive 605 acres that you might never find, nestled in the canyons between Beverly Hills and the Valley. What’s really cool about this place is how it seems grown up on the surface (with…

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Family Fun at the San Diego Botanical Gardens

Feast your eyes on awe-inspiring botanical wonders at the San Diego Botanical Gardens. With over four miles of garden trails to explore at this city landmark, your family is in for a full day (or more!) of fun! Popular points…

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Happy Mom Tip #43: Hang Out With an Animal

My parents recently adopted a dog, which has given me a new perspective on how animals bring happiness to humans. My parents were happy people before they met Cody, but rarely have I seen a sentient being bring so much…

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Great Pop-Up Restaurants To Seek Out Around Town

Wise Sons Delicatessen, Rich Table, and Radio Africa Kitchen are just a few San Francisco restaurants that started out as pop-ups. For the uninitiated: a pop-up occurs when a homeless chef or restaurant concept takes over another kitchen, bar or…

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Family Fun: Bay Area Naturalist Leads Kids on Discovery Tours

Ever taken the kids on an hiking adventure of the natural world designed just for them?  No?  Then meet Sharon Barnett, known affectionately as ‘Sharon Heron’ by the many children she works with as a Certified Interpretive Guide and science…

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Explore: Tennessee Valley Trail

Explore: Tennessee Valley Trail
After visiting relatives in other, more frozen parts of the country over the holidays, we’re even more grateful to live on the coast and have such abundance of year-round outdoor activities A favorite hiking trail is…

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