August, a month synonymous with warmth, adventure, and a vibrant energy, has arrived with its unique charm and allure. As the sun-soaked days stretch on, August offers us the perfect opportunity to slow down, bask in the warmth, and appreciate the simple pleasures that life has to offer us. As always, we have curated a collection of recommended reads, thought-provoking articles, and noteworthy resources to expand your knowledge and stimulate your curiosity.
Real Estate in the News
Selling Your House? Check Your Feelings at the Door
Selling your home can be a very emotional decision because this is where many milestones in your life occurred. Perhaps it was your very first home, or the first home you bought with your significant other. And if you’ve lovingly and painstakingly made renovations and upgrades, the home may hold even more significance. However, when you decide to put your home on the market, it's best to keep your feelings in check.
AUG 5TH, 11AM - 5PM
San Diego Soul Food Fest
Started to highlight the cuisine of the African Diaspora, this event aims to reinvent what most people think about when it comes to soul food. Tickets provide you with access to all food vendors plus three free tastings of your choosing.
AUG 5-6TH, 10AM - 6PM
Fine Art Festival at Liberty Station
Go downtown to discover the creative genius of artists from around North America including paintings, jewelry, sculptures, and plenty of vendors!
AUG 12TH, 11AM - 6PM
Chula Vista Lemon Festival
Once known as the "Lemon Capital of the World", Chula Vista is hosting their 26th annual fest of agricultural history, live music, lemon cook-off, a wine & beer garden, plus plenty of other zesty opportunities!
AUG 20TH, 6:15AM - 11AM
America's Finest City Run
Put on your sneakers for the 46th annual half-marathon and 5k, starting at Cabrillo National Monument and ending at Balboa Park -- iconic San Diego views, perfect for an early morning jog.
Lifestyle Tips and Tricks
5 Summer Approved, "Coastal Grandma' Decor
Think back to this time last year when the “coastal grandma” trend was influencing both how people dress and how they decorate their homes. In the fashion world, this look falls somewhere between beachy and bougie, with pieces like a chunky-knit sweater layered over flowing white linen pants. (Think: Diane Keaton on the beach in the movie “Something’s Gotta Give.”)
The Best Paint Colors for Every Room
Paint colors matter. They convey a mood and a sense of style and can define a space.
What to Know About Your Homes Property Lines
Learn how to find out where your property lines are, and why property lines are so important.
9 Contemporary Interior Design Tips You Haven't Heard Before
Current contemporary spaces have an easy, warm feel to them. Far from formulaic, they can be eclectic or even fun.
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