December 2017 Lifestyle Letter

Happy Holidays!! Let the Holidays begin!   I encourage you to grab your Carlsbad Lifestyle, a cup of whatever relaxes you, and indulge in the fun and informative stories we have for you this month.

Draft Republic Carlsbad VIP Pre-Opening Party

Draft Republic Carlsbad hosted a VIP Pre-Opening party on October 12. Guests enjoyed appetizers, beer and craft cocktail samples at the new Cohn Restaurant Group operation, which features over 100 beers on tap, 50 flat screen TVs, retro arcade games, table tennis, foosball, billiards and more! 

Modern Home Gadgets

“There’s no place like home,” and, there’s really no place like home when it comes to 2017 technology. With the modernization of technology and automation of homes, who wants to leave? We’ve compiled a list of some of the coolest modern “home” gadgets you won’t know what you ever did without.

Silvergate Bank and Carlsbad Lifestyle Partner for an Evening with Greg Voisen

Silvergate Bank and Carlsbad Lifestyle hosted an evening of education and networking featuring guest speaker Greg Voisen on September 21. Greg is the author of “Hacking the Gap - A Journey from Intuition to Innovation and Beyond.” Guests enjoyed getting books signed while enjoying delicious food from Gregorio's. 

Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards Luncheon

The Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce held their annual Small Business Awards Luncheon on October 6. Awards were given for Innovation in Small Business, Community Impact, Best Marketing Practices, Excellence in Professional Services, Woman-owned Business, Workplace MVP, Sustainability and Leadership Development. carlsbad.org

December 2017 Around Town

Hospice of the North Coast (HNC’s) Pacifica House is a sanctuary for the terminally ill and a blessing for the entire North County community. Newly reconstructed to better serve the needs of end-of life patients receiving symptom management care and their families, Pacifica House welcomed dozens of guests to a Blessing followed by tours.

Doctor’s Corner – Well Adjusted Kids

I want you to think about a time in your life when you had the most energy and excitement.  When you couldn’t wait to wake up and get out of bed in the morning and see what the day would bring.  Think about what age you were then.  Now perhaps that is right now in your life, but if you…

A Coastal Christmas

Red and green may be a Christmas tradition, but when you’re celebrating the season with some coastal-themed decor, the occasion calls for ocean-inspired hues. Embrace the colors of driftwood, sand and crashing waves with plenty of sparkle and shine to get your coastal home ready for the holidays.

Stop Wrapping, Start Remembering

December is a month of remembrance and celebrations, but too often it is also a month of overwhelming obligations and rampant commercialism. The combination of guilt, stress, lack of sleep, and overspending tend to turn the last month of the year into a whirlwind of overextended schedules. Don’t let negative emotions and unrealistic expectations take over this season.

Pet Safety Tips for the Holidays

Keeping your furry family members safe during the holidays can be a difficult task. There are the ornaments, plants, presents, lights -- oh, and who could forget the Christmas tree? Let's take a look at some simple steps that will allow your pets to join in the holiday fun, while avoiding any trips to the animal emergency room.

Uniworld River Wine Cruise

Matchless experiences and exclusive opportunities are par for the course when cruising with Uniworld. From boutique ships outfitted with handcrafted furniture, fine antiques, original artwork and signature accents to an incredibly passionate staff that looks after your every need, each day of a Uniworld voyage is sure to be one of a kind.

A Tea Party to Remember

“It’s Always Tea Time” The Mad Hatter Tea parties are an age old tradition of creating sweet memories between Mother and Daughter…memories that linger for a lifetime, bringing smiles to your face whenever recalled. Whether on the bedroom floor with a few teddy bears as guests or high tea at a fancy hotel, there is something about a tea party…