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Design Trends: Textured Bathroom Walls

Nothing adds elegance and beauty like textured walls! 3-D wall tiles are a fantastic way to make a bathroom feel more luxurious, unique and original! These wall tiles come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and styles, and can be arranged in endless combinations to create original patterns completely unique to your space.  Take a look at a few examples of this design trend below!

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Bathroom Tile Ideas - Install 3D Tiles To Add Texture To Your Bathroom // These slightly concave circular tiles have just enough curve to them to keep them from looking flat and are a nice modern contrast to the concrete and wood used throughout the rest of the bathroom.

Bathroom Tile Idea - Install 3D Tiles To Add Texture To Your Bathroom | Wavy tiles behind the bathtub and surrounding the built in fireplace create a feature wall that can also double as art.

Romantic bathroom features an accent wall clad in wavy tiles alongside a crystal chandelier hanging over a corner freestanding tub and floor mount tub filler as well as a marble Saarinen Side Table.

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Bathroom Tile Ideas - Install 3D Tiles To Add Texture To Your Bathroom // The uniquely arranged tiles behind this bathtub create a wall full of texture and shape.

Coastal Premier Properties Welcomes Heather Whelan

Coastal Premier Properties is pleased to welcome Heather Whelan! Heather will be working out of our San Marcos office.


About Heather:

Prior to starting my career as a Realtor I worked in Sales and Management roles, which gave me the perfect foundation for real estate! I know how to deliver a great customer experience and always make sure my clients have all the right information and tools necessary to make sure buying or selling their home is the easiest and most enjoyable experience possible. I also know how to manage a transaction to minimize the potential stress for my clients. Buying or selling a house can be a difficult and intimate process and I will be with you every step of the way to answer any questions you may have.

I live in San Marcos with my husband, three boys, and a dog and cat. My oldest son is at San Diego State University. As a longtime North San Diego County resident, I am very knowledgeable about the local community and schools.

I am looking forward to speaking with you!

Click here to contact Heather! For more about Coastal Premier Properties, visit our website!

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Thank you for all your support, here are some of the properties Coastal Premier Properties has helped clients buy or sell throughout the county this month. If we can help you or someone you know, please contact us!

Colima Street

(La Jolla)


*Represented Seller

Located just a few blocks to the ocean, this newly built Coastal Craftsman was created with eye catching curb appeal, defined by a timeless covered porch and white picket fence. The open concept floor plan features a bright living room, plank wood floors, and La Cantina doors that open to a lushly landscaped back yard. Enjoy the gourmet chef’s kitchen showcasing a 4-inch butcher block island and high-end appliances. A rare detached casita is perfect for guests. Soak in ocean views from the rooftop deck!

Sold for $2,106,500

Avenida Feliz

(Rancho Santa Fe)


*Represented Buyer

Don’t miss this spectacular golf course home on Morgan Runs South course 7th hole. Original owner, custom builders home, (2X6 walls fully insulated, Anderson doors and windows, lifetime baldwin hardware, Kohler Fixtures, crawl space under house-no slab).  Sold for $1,600,000

Green Valley Court

(Scripps Ranch)


*Represented Seller

Situated on a private cul de sac in prestigious Stonebridge Estates of Scripps Ranch, this beautiful executive home is truly a gem! Warm and inviting Tuscan exterior and fully remodeled interior with top of line finishes throughout. Professionally landscaped with a resort like half acre lot including large play area, garden beds, & a charming courtyard w fountain. Enjoy the salt water pool/spa with beach entry or watching the gorgeous sunsets around your cozy firepit. Seller has spared no expense! Sold for $1,700,000

Claiborne Sq

(La Jolla)


*Represented Buyer

Elegantly updated, no expense spared to create this modern inspired luxury home. New gourmet kitchen with glass tile backsplash, quartz counters, Wolf cooktop and oven, Kohler apron sink, cabinetry and wine fridge. Set the mood with any of the 3 new Limestone surround fireplaces. Other new amenities include wide plank European oak floors, newly designed staircase, walk-in California Closet in Master Bedroom, LED lighting, WiFi controlled HVAC, water heater, baths, and paint. Sold for $1,275,000.

Caminito El Rosario

(La Jolla)


*Represented Buyer

This spectacular panoramic ocean view townhome is one of only 8 homes sitting on 7 acres overlooking La Jolla Shores. This Spanish style design w/17 ft ceilings and a wall of windows viewing all of La Jolla and panoramic views of the Ocean!! Walking distance to the beach, restaurants & shops of La Jolla Shores. You will not find a house or townhouse with a view comparable to this anywhere near this price. Last sale in this small complex sold for $1,725,000. Sold for $1,085,000

Sitio Frontera



*Represented Seller

FABULOUS, ENTERTAINERS HOME in highly desirable LA COSTA OAKS! Wide open floor plan with custom paint, custom lighting, upgraded flooring & much more! One bedroom AND office on FIRST FLOOR! Upstairs offers 3 bedrooms AND large bonus room! The huge master has retreat area and large, luxurious master bath! You will love entertaining in the wonderful backyard w/custom fireplace, custom waterfall, built in BBQ w/bar and grassy area! Walk to community pool & trails! Sold for $1,075,000

Emerald St

(Pacific Beach)


*Represented Seller

Story Book cottage approx 3 blocks from beach! 2 brms plus office/brm & 2 full baths, beautifully remodeled kitchen as well as one of the bathrooms, wood floors, 2 fireplaces, recently installed split-duct A/C & heating, bay windows, spacious room sizes, pull down stairs to attic, lots of natural light, private patio w/Trex deck, 2 car tandem parking space & much more. Ideal for those looking for detached living but don’t want exterior maintenance. Its the PB gem you have been waiting for! Sold for $780,000

Carmel Creek Rd

(Carmel Valley)


*Represented Buyer

Charming Torrey Hills Home Welcomes You! Lovely Light & Bright home featuring 3-bedrooms+Office & 3 full baths. Located in the gated enclave of Trilogy. Gorgeous Gourmet Kitchen with SS appliances, Beautiful Hickory hardwood floors, Balcony off main level, Peek-a-boo sunset view from master, New outdoor BBQ, Newly painted exterior, Crown molding, Air Conditioning, Alarm system, Central vacuum, New water heater, Washer & Dryer, Living room and Master bedroom TV’s are included. Sold for $870,000

Deerfoot Road

(Scripps Ranch)


*Represented Seller

Large open spacious floor plan – almost single story living w/1 br & full bath upstairs! Perfect for entertaining w/covered patio area, built-in BBQ, outdoor fireplace, & raised spa to enjoy! Updated kitchen w/granite counters, large center island, & newer stainless steel appliances. Master bath fully upgraded to zen/spa-like atmosphere w/large walk-in shower. Exterior sauna also included. Solar electric, hardwood floors, plantation shutters, ceiling fans, & more! Sold for $815,000

Herman Ave

(North Park)


*Represented Buyer

Opportunity abounds with this unspoiled 1923 Craftsman bungalow that has been home to only 2 families since it was built. Great investment opportunity as this home is well-located on a large lot w/alley access and contains many of the original Craftsman details. Large master bedroom suite for this period, built-in cabinetry, breakfast nook, two full baths, Solar Power, detached garage with extra-long driveway for additional parking – or convert to a separate side garden & create alley access to garage.  Sold for $719,000

Carmel View Road

(Carmel Valley)


*Represented Seller

Beautifully upgraded 3 bedroom end-unit townhome (2 story) in Coral Cove community. Hardwood floor throughout with vaulted ceiling. Plenty of natural sunlight. Upgraded kitchen with stainless steel appliances and built in bookshelf and cabinets. Refrigerator, washer, and dryer included. Gas fireplace in the living room and extra storage room. Good size patio for entertaining, two-car attached garage, and plenty of guest and street parking. Sold for $775,000

Caminito Cielo Del Mar

(Carmel Valley)


*Represented Buyer & Seller

Welcome to the highly desirable community of Sunstream~fabulous 3 bedroom in quiet private location w/western exposure! Open floor plan w/high ceilings & natural light, hardwood floors, upgraded dual pane windows & plantation shutters. Custom built-ins in living room. Bathrooms remodeled w/ glass vanity sink downstairs and bamboo vanities upstairs, & beautiful glass back splash. Beautiful lush landscape backyard patio and cozy fire pit. Sold for $722,000

Toyon Heights Dr



*Represented Buyer

Gorgeous custom home is located on a private street with breathtaking ocean views! Spacious master bedroom, walk-in closet, en-suite with separate walk-in shower and tub. Gourmet Island kitchen that boasts granite countertops, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Bosch Cooktop Induction Stove and sizeable picture window to view the extraordinary views of the ocean, mountains and Sleeping Indian. Entertainers dream with giant Trex-deck patio and spa, fire pit and spacious grounds. Sold for $699,000

Via Madrid



*Represented Seller

Immaculate home on a huge oversized lot with pool. Beautiful 4 bed, 2.5 bath home boasts rich hardwood floors downstairs, fresh paint, volume ceilings, open floor plan & lush views! Gourmet kitchen w/granite counters & stainless appliances, expansive formal living room, dining room & family room w/fireplace. Upstairs Master Suite w/ fireplace, dual sink/vanities, soaking tub, walk in closet & enclosed shower. Large private backyard features mature landscape pool, above ground spa. Sold for $639,000

Woodgate Place



*Represented Buyer

 Immaculately upgraded 3 bed, 2 bath home in the highly desired Westgate neighborhood in Poway! NEW waterproof, “luxury vinyl” flooring, quartz counter tops, fresh paint, stainless steel appliances, SOLAR, AC, new ducting, H20 conserving features, newer roof, pool w/safety cover, deck, fruit trees and BBQ area. LOCATION! BEST lot in the neighborhood!! Very private with beautiful mountain and scenic VIEWS! Close to ALL! Award Winning Poway Schools! Sold for $600,000

Archwood Avenue

(La Mesa)


*Represented Buyer

Lovely Single Story home located in Allied Gardens. Walking distance to stores, hospital, & restaurants. Convenient to Fwy 8 & 15. The remodeled kitchen has granite counters, newer cabinets and SS. appliances. It opens up to a large dining room adjacent to a 22×14 family room w/ fireplace. Open Floor plan is great for entertaining. The huge master suite is separate from other three bds. Sold for $597,000

Avenida La Cuesta

San Marcos)


*Represented Seller

Gorgeous home located within the gated neighborhood of Buenavida. This 3 bdrm, 2 1/2 bath features bamboo flooring throughout the lower level-beautiful new laminate wood, tile and carpet upstairs. Recently remodeled kitchen and bathrooms complete with gleaming stainless steel appliances, modern grey cabinets and all new fixtures. Located in the San Marcos Unified School District, this home is zoned for the award winning Discovery Elem, San Elijo Middle and San Marcos High. Easy access to hiking trails.  Sold for $642,000

 Mendocino Drive

(San Marcos)


*Represented Buyer

Enjoy this tastefully upgraded home in the much sought after neighborhood of Discovery Hills! Live close to Discovery Lake and miles and miles of hiking trails. This home features new paint, new carpet, custom cabinets throughout, granite counters in kitchen and all bathrooms, 18 inch ceramic tile, upgraded closets, garage storage cabinets, a covered patio, and much, much more! Sold for $635,000

Via Mil Cumbres

(Solana Beach)


*Represented Buyer & Seller

Beautifully remodeled 3 bedroom condo in Solana Beach.  Brand new flooring throughout, freshly and completely repainted.  New bathroom fixtures, mirrors and toilets.  3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a private fenced in patio.  Entry level, no stairs.  This unit has it all, including a wood burning fire place, washer and dryer, 1 car garage and plenty of guest parking.  The complex offers a pool, several spas and a racquetball court all this and close to the beach! Sold for $600,000

Cuesta Place

(La Costa)


*Represented Buyer

Beautifully updated kitchen with desirable quartz counter tops, updated master bath, new gorgeous porcelain tile floors, new energy efficient double pane, low E, argon filled windows and sliders, popcorn ceiling professionally removed, new baseboards, great floor plan with high ceilings in the living room, family room & master bedroom plus an inviting atrium. There is mostly new lighting, new interior paint, newer roof & more. This is a fantastic location close to all and the beach. Sold for $605,000

Eldorado Dr

(South Escondido)


*Represented Buyer

Great opportunity to own in South Escondido!! Rural feel and very serene but close to town. Tons of historical surroundings. Spanish/Mediterranean style home featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Versailles pattern travertine flooring, granite counters in the bathrooms, beamed vaulted ceiling, huge living room with bay windows and plantation shutters, and a 2 car garage. Long driveway with plenty of room to park your toys!! Fruit trees, dog kennel, amazing views, and so much more. Sold for $555,000

 La Bonita Ct

(San Marcos)


*Represented Seller

Invitingly spacious and bright, this 3 bed, 2 bath, single story home with attached 2 car garage has been freshly remodeled with utmost quality and care; upgrades totaling over $100,000! Property features of this 1,320 sq.ft. home include a new custom kitchen, new dual-pane windows, new laminate plank flooring throughout. Located within a quiet cul-de-sac and complete with a large private backyard. Sold for $565,000

Elkelton Blvd

(Spring Valley)


*Represented Seller

Stunning 3 bed, 2 bath corner lot home in the heart of Spring Valley just waiting for the perfect buyer! Spacious living room and upgraded open concept kitchen featuring granite counter tops and island. Gorgeous wood flooring and new carpets throughout. Freshly painted interior & exterior! Move in ready. Family friendly private backyard for peaceful living with tons of room great for RV parking! Great location! Close to freeway & shops! Sold for $469,000

Tivoli Park

(Carmel Mountain)


*Represented Buyer

This ultra clean, move in ready home is a must see! The pride of ownership shows throughout this wonderful single story home, with loads of natural light, no stairs and offers upgraded wood floors, plantation shutters and great views with privacy. Located in the desirable Carmel Mountain community, close to many shops, easy commute and within the award winning Poway Unified School District. This open and bright floor plan offers, 2 Bedrooms, walk in closet, 2 bathrooms and an attached garage. Sold for $470,000

Corte Valdez



*Represented Buyer

Such a great opportunity to own in beautiful La Costa! This very spacious, two story town home is very private and quiet, with spectacular views of the valley and surrounding trees. Enjoy a generously sized yard off of the master and guest suites; go upstairs and outside the family room, you have a great deck, perfect for entertaining and taking in the rolling hills of Carlsbad. Complete with an attached garage and huge, attached storage unit. This home is awaiting your personal touch! Sold for $445,000

Scripps Westview Way

(Scripps Ranch)


*Represented Buyer

Absolutely Perfect Lower Corner End-Unit! Great Condition & Location, backs to Hillside with Large, Over-Sized Patio/Deck and Yard! This Entry Level Unit has 2 Master Bedrooms, 2 Baths Condo with an exceptional Flowing Floor-plan. The Private Patio is Very Secluded & Quiet with the BEST location in the complex! Well maintained throughout…Pride of Ownership. Complex features pool and spa, lots of guest parking! This unit comes with a Covered Carport. Coastal Close to Everything in America’s ‘Finest City’! Sold for $407,000

Gold Coast Dr

(Mira Mesa)


*Represented Seller

Beautiful spacious 2 story Town Home with nice view. Great location with walking distance to San Diego Miramar College. Newly remolded with new kitchen cabinets, new range, oven, refrigerator. In-unit laundry and private patio. Large living room with an inviting fireplace. Each bedroom has its own balcony and large closets. Centrally located community close to restaurants, big shopping area and movie theaters in Mira Mesa.  Sold for $360,000

Williamsburg Lane

(La Mesa)


*Represented Buyer

Beautiful updated 2 bedroom 2 bath upstairs unit, close to main streets and shopping center. Perfect for first time home buyers. Sold for $308,000

Cranston Dr



*Represented Buyer

This charming condo in the Adobe Hills community is so warm and inviting! The kitchen was just remodeled with brand new appliances, flooring, paint and quartz counter tops. There is also brand new carpet and fresh paint throughout the condo. Central heating and AC were also just replaced. Located in desirable South Escondido also features a rec room, pool and spa. Perfect for first time home buyers or empty nesters! HOA fee covers water, hot water, trash, pool/spa. Sold for $289,000

Recipe: Porkolt (Hungarian Stew)

Porkolt (Hungarian Stew) Made With Pork

What You Need:

  • 5 slices bacon, diced
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 1/4 cup Hungarian paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 5 pounds boneless pork chops, trimmed
  • 1 large yellow bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 (14 ounce) cans diced tomatoes, with liquid
  • 2/3 cup beef broth
  • 2 cups reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 (6 ounce) packages wide egg noodles

How To:

  1. Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet, and cook over medium-high heat until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain, and reserve the drippings. Add the onions to the bacon and cook together until the onion is translucent. Remove skillet from heat and stir the paprika, garlic powder, and pepper into the bacon mixture. Transfer the mixture into a large stockpot.
  2. Heat a small amount of the reserved bacon drippings in the skillet again over medium-high heat. Cook the pork chops in batches in the hot drippings until evenly browned on both sides. Use additional bacon drippings for each batch as needed. Remove the pork chops to a cutting board and blot excess fat off the surface of the chops with a paper towel; cut into bite-sized cubes and stir into the bacon mixture.
  3. Heat a small amount of the bacon drippings in the skillet; cook and stir the bell pepper in the hot drippings until softened and fragrant; drain on a plate lined with paper towels. Stir the cooked pepper into the bacon mixture.
  4. Pour the tomatoes with liquid and beef broth into a stockpot and place the pot over medium-high heat. Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to medium-low. Cook until the stew begins to thicken, stirring occasionally, about 90 minutes. Stir the sour cream into the stew just before serving.
  5. Bring a pot with lightly-salted water and bring to a rolling boil; add the egg noodles to the water and return to a boil. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 5 minutes. Drain well in a colander set in the sink. Ladle the stew over the drained noodles to serve.

House 2 Home Program Success Stories Part 4

We have discovered that the best way to sell a San Diego house quickly and for the best price is to turn it into a home.

We have aligned ourselves with the best in the business to do whatever it takes to prepare a house for sale and turn it into a buyer’s dream home. Whether it’s painting, replacing carpet or flooring, landscaping,cosmetic repairs, or staging, we know what to do to prepare your home to shine.

The House 2 Home Program was created as a way to showcase these seller services. Whether you’re currently still living in a home or are selling a vacant property, we will be happy to discuss our plan to prepare your home for the San Diego Market.

We’ll take you inside a few of the homes that have benefited from our House 2 Home Program. Real sellers, real homes, real measurable results. These are their stories:

Midway Street


Days on Market With Another Broker BEFORE House 2 Home: N/A

Days on Market AFTER House 2 Home: 8 Days

What We Did: We painted the exterior of the home, installed new kitchen cabinets, quartz counter-tops and appliances, painted throughout, and updated master bath counters. We also staged and finished the process with professional photos.



Algonquin Court


Days on Market With Another Broker BEFORE House 2 Home: N/A

Days on Market AFTER House 2 Home: 10 Days

What We Did: We sanded the floors, painted cabinets, did some tile work in the bathroom, staged, and took professional photos.

From the Sellers of Algonquin Ct:

“Coastal Premier Properties was simply wonderful! They brought their considerable experience in the area, and advised us wisely about when to put our home on the market, what changes to make to it in preparation, how to price it, negotiating with buyers, and on and on. Basically they did whatever they could to make the whole process painless. This was especially important because we had a short timeline and we moved out of the country. We got multiple offers within 10 days, and accepted an offer within $19,000 of our asking price.”


Restaurant of the Moment: Zpizza

10006 Scripps Ranch Blvd

San Diego, CA 92121


Love pizza, but tired of getting delivery from your old standby? Zpizza offers high-quality, fresh pizza for dine-in, takeout, or delivery! Their pizzas are baked to-order on their signature thin crust and they even have a gluten-free option! Zpizza offers all the classics like Pepperoni, Cheese, and Hawaiian while serving up more adventurous pizza recipes like the California Roasted Veggie, Provence, or Berkeley Vegan.

If you’re not a pizza person, they also serve sandwiches, salads, calzones, and even chicken wings!

Zpizza has multiple locations across San Diego County in San Marcos, Linda Vista, La Jolla, and Scripps Ranch. So the next time a pizza craving strikes, head to Zpizza!

Coastal Premier Properties Welcomes Valerie Verdult

Coastal Premier Properties is pleased to welcome Valerie Verdult! Valerie will be working out of our La Costa office.


About Valerie:

Whether you’re a buyer, seller, or investor, Valerie Verdult has the experience to help you achieve your goals. Her local connections and market knowledge are extremely beneficial to her clients, particularly in hot or difficult markets. With over twenty years of experience in luxury home flipping, Valerie has helped many sellers and investors maximize the return on their investment. She knows how to negotiate and find the perfect home and value for buyers especially in a competitive field. Her market insight and interior design expertise are a valued resource to advise her clients on improvements to get top dollar for their property. Valerie and her husband have raised their two daughters in North County San Diego. She is very active in the local community and various charitable organizations.

Click here to contact Valerie. For more about Coastal Premier Properties, visit our website!

The Pinteresting 5: Hallway Decor

Many people focus primarily on decorating rooms when they buy a new home, however the hallway is also a great place to show off your style! Check out some of these beautiful hallway designs to inspire you to put this underused space to work!

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San Diego Holiday 2017 Events Guide

The holidays are for having fun and making memories! Need something to do to get you in the holiday spirit? Check out these great San Diego events!

Holidays at Legoland

November 18th – January 1st


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Experience the magic of the Holidays at Legoland with music and twinkling lights and the world’s largest lego Christmas tree.  Enjoy live entertainment with Lego Friends Live in Heartlake City, Santa’s elves singing in Fun Town and a life-sized lego brick Santa and reindeer that make for a perfect family photo! Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Sea World’s Christmas Celebration

November 18th – January 6th

Mission Bay

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SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration is a holiday waiting to be made, with seasonal shopping, festive food and drinks, and stunning live shows. As holiday music fills the air, a sea of lighted trees sparkles, transforming the park into a wintery, watery wonderland. Click here for more information.

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Global Winter Wonderland

November 19th – January 7th

SDCCU Stadium

New this year to San Diego, the Global Winter Wonderland features dazzling light-up scene from around the world, its own “Circus of Light”, food, rides, shopping, pictures with Santa, and more! You don’t want to miss this event! Click here for more information and tickets.

Skating By The Sea

November 23rd – January 1st


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Come down the Hotel Del Coronado after Thanksgiving to get into the Holiday Spirit by ice skating by the sea!  The ice rink opens up the day after thanksgiving and will be open until January so come get your ice skating fill! For more information click here.

December Nights

December 1st – 2nd

Balboa Park

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Come to Balboa Park December 1 and 2 for festive fun, food attractions and complimentary admission to all museums! This is one of the most popular events in San Diego, so come early for parking or take public transportation. For more information click here.

Encinitas Holiday Parade

December 2nd


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This year’s Encinitas Holiday Parade theme is “Celebrating the Arts.” Encinitas has a thriving art scene, and for the 2017 Parade, nearly 100 expected entries will go all out, showcasing amazing and beautiful floats, performance art and music.  Click here for more information about the event.

Santa by the Sea Christmas Tree Lighting

December 3rd

Del Mar

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The Del Mar Village is hosting this annual tradition once again! Join others in the lighting of the tree that will shine in the heart of Del Mar throughout the season! There will be cookies, cocoa and more.  Share the holiday spirit by bringing a brand new Teddy Bear for a child in need. Click here for more information about the event.

Holiday Celebration with Santa

December 6th

Carmel Valley

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Head down to the Del Mar Highlands Town Center for two spectacular laser light shows at 5:15 pm and 6:15 pm, complete with falling snow! Take photos with Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elf, sing along with the Dickens carolers and enjoy performances by local schools!  This year’s holiday celebration is going to be one you won’t want to miss! Click here for more information about the event.

Oceanside Harbor Parade of Lights

December 9th


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Fishing boats, sail boats, yachts, kayaks ,and dingys will be dressed up in holiday swag and circling the Oceanside Harbor to enchant onlookers at the harbor, restaurants and beach on December 9th. One of the best viewing spots is along the side of the Oceanside Harbor near the fishing dock and police station. Click here for more details about the event.

34th Annual Hannukah Happening 

December 10th

La Jolla

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Come down to La Jolla and celebrate the 34th annual Hannukah Happening! It will take place December 10th from 11:00AM – 2:00PM.  This is a community-wide holiday extravaganza for all ages! Pricing for admission is $2 per person if you are a JCC member and $3 for everyone else.  Kids 2 and under are free! Don’t miss this holiday event!  Clickhere for more details about the event.

The Nutcracker Ballet at the Honda Civic Theatre

December 9 – 23


Nutcracker at the San Diego Civic Theatre – 2017

Feel the magic of the holidays at a performance of City Ballet of San Diego’s award-winning production of The Nutcracker. Following each matinee performance, members of the cast will be in the lobby to greet audience members.  For more information click here.

San Diego Bay Parade of Lights

December 10th and 17th

San Diego Bay

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The San Diego Bay Parade of Lights will entertain the bayfront crowds during the evenings of December 10th and 17th.  Participants in this year’s highly anticipated holiday boat parade will decorate their boats to fit this year’s theme, A Pirate’s Christmas. For parade route information and approximate times, click here.

Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade 

December 10th

Downtown San Diego

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Deck those paws with bells so jolly and jingle all the way through the Gaslamp Quarter for The San Diego Union-Tribune Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade. Pet owners and their furry, feathered, and scaled companions are invited to don their favorite costumes for this jolly promenade and pet expo on Sunday, December 10, 2017, at MLK Promenade Park.  Click here for more information.

Congregation Beth Am Menorah Lighting

December 17th

Carmel Valley

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To celebrate Hanukkah, the Congregation Beth Am will host a traditional lighting ceremony, choral performances and refreshments starting at 6:00 PM. Come down to the Del Mar Highlands and join in on the fun and this longstanding tradition! Click here for more information.

Nutcracker Holiday Tea at the Grand Del Mar

December 22nd

Carmel Valley

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Bring your little ones for a traditional Holiday Tea followed by a charming abridged performance of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” by Scripps Ballet Theatre with students from Scripps Performing Arts Academy. Click here for more information.

Big Night San Diego New Year’s Eve Gala

December 31st – January 1st


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Located at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, the New Years Eve Gala is back! You might want to leave your wallet at home because your ticket includes everything: all drinks included all night, buffet, and entertainment throughout the TEN different party zones! Must be 21 to attend.  Click here for more information!

Recipe: Breakfast Sausage Casserole

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What You Need:

  • 1 pound ground pork sausage
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 6 slices white bread, toasted and cut into cubes
  • 8 ounces mild Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups milk

How To:

  1.  Crumble sausage into a medium skillet. Cook over medium heat until evenly brown; drain.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together mustard powder, salt, eggs and milk. Add the sausage, bread cubes, and cheese, and stir to coat evenly. Pour into a greased 9×13 inch baking dish. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator for 8 hours, or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Cover, and bake 45 to 60 minutes. Uncover, and reduce temperature to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Bake for an additional 30 minutes, or until set.

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