DIY St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Well, it’s almost that time again – to bust out the green attire, the green beer, and the goodies! Every year, people all over the world take part in what has affectionately become known as “St. Patty’s Day” celebrations; food, drink, and parties seem to be the norm! We’ve put together a few tasty ideas for St. Patrick’s Day that are perfect for a small get-together or just to make for the family. Check out these DIY St. Patrick’s day treats! Continue reading

DIY Oscar Party Ideas

The Academy Awards are coming up on Sunday, March 2, and everyone knows the evening is all about the glitz and the glam! You can still catch an Oscar nominated film in La Jolla this weekend too. Hosting an Oscar party? Add your own unique, homemade touch to the evening with these fun DIY Oscar party ideas:

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Day 10 of Great Holiday Gift Ideas

Christmas is creeping around the corner and this weekend is your last full weekend to get holiday shopping done! We have been featuring DIY Christmas decorations and we have more DIY ideas for you! Day 10 of Great Holiday Gift Ideas is adding a personal touch to the classic holiday gift basket. Continue reading

Fall Sale at Adelaide’s is Bursting with Seasonal Flowers

Of all La Jolla’s florists and floral designers, Adelaide’s has been San Diego’s premier florist for over 75 years. Creative director Larry Anhorn has the store bursting with warm autumn hues, seasonal flowers and posh Halloween decorations. Located on busy Girard Avenue, Adelaide’s has balloons outside the store indicating that the large fall sale has begun with 10-60% off store-wide.


The store is full of large floral displays, wreaths of autumn leaves and whimsical spooky items. Ravens and bats are mounted on elegant candlesticks and pumpkins are grinning next to spiders and ghouls. The crafty decorations look hand-made and vintage, matching the store’s nostalgic aroma. Scented candles exhale the scents of baked apples and brown sugar that get customers excited for fall.


“We have to create the seasons here in Southern California,” Anhorn said. He wants Adelaide’s to be known for more than just a floral shop where you can shop for flowers and decorations, but as a resource for anyone interested in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) projects.

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