7 Easy DIY Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

It’s Thanksgiving week and while you’re busy planning and shopping for your menu we want to help make your holiday decorating easy. Most of these supplies can be find at many La Jolla shops or local arts & crafts supplies store. So get your glue guns out cause it’s time to get crafty! Here are 7 easy DIY thanksgiving decor ideas to try this year.

pumpkin centerpiece, stop by your local florist and put this fun centerpiece together. via jennysteffens.blogspot.com
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Delicious Twists on 5 Classic Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving is just a couple of days away, and many of us are preparing our kitchens for a hectic onslaught of cooking, prepping, and maybe even experimenting. If you find that you’ve cooked the same dishes several years in a row, you may be feeling like it’s time to mix things up. We’ve put together a list of some of the best creative side dishes we’ve seen this year – unique twists on the old classics that we all know and love. Check out these 5 Thanksgiving side dishes and try something new this year.

1. Loaded Potato Casserole

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See Why La Jolla’s “Coastal Culture” Is A Must-See Destination

La Jolla, pronounced as “La-Hoya”, is truly a beautiful place to visit with spectacular beaches, first-class restaurants, a variety of fine-art galleries, and historic architecture. Continue reading

San Diego Weekend Events | Nov 21 – 23

Looking for something to do this weekend? From the Encinitas Fall Festival to the Mother Goose Parade and the annual Movember Bash, San Diego has plenty of stuff going on to keep you occupied. Check out our list of the top San Diego weekend events below.

1. San Diego Movember Bash

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Grammy Award Nominee Sheila E. Coming To Warwick’s La Jolla

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La Jolla, CA: On Saturday, December 13th, at 1:00 PM, Warwick’s is hosting Emmy and Grammy Award nominee Sheila E. for the signing of Beat of My Own Drum, a moving memoir about the healing power of music inspired by five decades of life and love on the stage. Continue reading

Community Spotlight: Liana Bowdler Discusses Love for La Jolla & Local Real Estate

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Liana Bowdler has been working and living in La Jolla since 1986 and is truly passionate about her community and career. She graduated from SDSU and has experience in several elements of business – from owning and operating her own company to personal real estate investing. She is one of La Jolla’s premiere real estate agents, and as a local resident, she is familiar with all aspects of the community. Liana spoke to the Blue Book about why she loves La Jolla and her career and shared a few expert pointers with us.

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8 Thanksgiving Week Activities to Do With Family in San Diego

The week of Thanksgiving is always a hectic one – family and friends may be in town, the kids are out of school, and there’s a lot of cooking to be done. If you have family staying with you, these Thanksgiving week activities in San Diego may be the perfect way to spend time out of the house and unwind.
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Community Spotlight: C&H Photo La Jolla

c&h photo la jollaC&H Photo, located at 7442 Girard Avenue, has been a favorite among camera lovers in La Jolla since 2005; from selling the latest high quality digital SLRs to a wide variety of instructional classes, owner Leon Chow knows what customers are looking for in today’s constantly changing photography world. The Blue Book stopped by the shop to chat with Leon and get an inside look at C&H Photo La Jolla.
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9 Holiday Hostess Gift Ideas From 3 La Jolla Boutiques

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s approaching quickly, we are definitely entering party season. We’ve scoured La Jolla boutiques for the cutest and most original hostess gift ideas; check them out and say “thanks” in style.

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7920 Ivanhoe Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037

1. “Giving Thanks” Guestbook $27.50. Start a new Thanksgiving tradition with the “Giving Thanks” guestbook. Ask each guest to write a little note of gratitude and be sure to have colored pencils on hand for the kid’s to participate. Bring the book out every year to review last year’s entries and add new ones.

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San Diego Weekend Events | Nov 14 – 16

San Diego Beer Week is winding down, the San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival is kicking off, and one of the city’s first holiday tree lightings are all happening this weekend! Check out our list of the top San Diego weekend events for November 14-16.

1. Meeting of the Guilds: SD Beer Week Edition


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