Jody Robinson

Destination Dining

Dublin 4 Gastropub

There’s a specific kind of joy in that first sip of a good Guinness. Brewed first in Ireland in 1759, the authentic flavor and distinctive look upon pouring it straight from a tap makes it one of the most recognizable beers on the planet. Its reputation, like that of Dublin

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The Dog Pawrk Brewing Company
A Taste of Community

There’s a delicious secret brewing in San Juan Capistrano, but it won’t be hush hush very long. The Dog Pawrk Brewing Company has officially been in business since July 2019, but just recently finished their tasting room’s initial construction phase, and are excited to welcome the local community into their

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Travel & Leisure

Greetings from Austin capital of Texas

When the kids were elementary school aged, my husband and I embarked on an ambitious endeavor to visit all 50 states as a family by the time our oldest graduated from high school. With 27 under our belt, we were well on our way … then the pandemic hit and

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Puréfi: An Elemental Clean

Protect Your Family from Viruses, Bacteria, Chemicals and Mold There’s a phenomenon that happens in the atmosphere when it rains. A term for it – petrichor – was coined in 1964 by Australian scientists. It attempts to describe the earthy smell associated with thunderstorms. The result of compounds like activated

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Travel & Leisure

A Stay Above the Rest:
La Jolla’s Grande Colonial Hotel

There is architecture, and then there is design. One accounts for the specifics of building – specs, features. The other drags your feelings into the picture. Any good resort combines the best of both, introducing its guests to a luxury of mind and spirit: an escape for the entire being.

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Health & Wellness

Orange (Theory) Is the New You

This is Where You Go All Out There have been a number of interesting developments in the world of fitness within the last decade. I’m not talking about the Shake Weight, however comical that particular invention is. TRX, kettlebells, even the BOSU Ball joined the ranks of handy equipment to

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BUBBLES MOBILE AUTO DETAIL

There is a specific type of business person I particularly appreciate when utilizing his or her services. One who is detail oriented. Ryan “Bubbles” Jara is just such a professional. Having been in mobile auto detail business serving Orange County for over 25 years, he must be, and especially since

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Travel & Leisure

Historical Luxury Where Canyon and Sea Meet

The Ranch at Laguna Beach There aren’t many places in Southern California that remain undeveloped, pristine. Set in a lush canyon next to a flowing stream,The Ranch at Laguna Beach is one of those places. Dating back to 1871, the original 152-acre parcel and one-room shack evolved over the years

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