Style Tricks That Make Small Rooms Look Larger

Just because you live in an apartment doesn’t mean your space should feel cramped! You can make your home feel spacious, despite the square footage, if you use a few of these tips and tricks from design pros. Choose like colors (preferably neutral ones). Fight the temptation to go for dark, bold colors and big prints. […]

Oct. 12 Near Ocean Vista: SurftoberFest!

The craft beer boom shows no signs of slowing down, and SurftoberFest will highlight some of the best breweries here in Oceanside and the surrounding region. Beach Grease Beer Co., Ebullition Brew Works, and Pizza Port Brewing Company are just a handful of the vendors slated to attend SurftoberFest, along with artisan distilleries and wineries. They’ll all […]

How to Add Dimension to a Rental With Area Rugs

If you want to spruce up your space without doing a total home makeover, you might only need to add a single accent: an area rug. The huge variety of shapes, styles, and hues mean that there’s an area rug out there for everyone, regardless of your taste. Here’s how to bring some extra dimension […]

This Weekend Near Ocean Vista: TikiSwim9 and the Harbor Days Festival

It’s always easy to go for a dip when you live so close to the ocean’s ebbing waves. But you’ll have a little extra incentive to get into the water this Sunday, September 22nd. The TikiSwim9 race will challenge you to push past physical boundaries and embrace your inner athlete, right alongside other competitors. It kicks off […]

Roommate Drama? Here’s How to Keep the Peace

Living with other people can be fun and rewarding, but it also comes with certain challenges. It takes a while to learn how others operate on a daily basis, and there can be bumps along the way. If you find yourself butting heads with one of your roommates, follow these tips to bring everything back […]

The Annual Carlsbad Brewfest Is Back!

If you consider yourself a craft beer aficionado, you might already have the 6th Annual Carlsbad Brewfest on your calendar. It brings together some of the best breweries, not only from around the San Diego region, but from across the country. In fact, more than 30 breweries are slated to attend the festival tomorrow! It’s happening at […]

Working From Home? Here’s How to Be More Productive

Working from home comes with countless perks—the zero-minute commute, the flexible hours, the option to stay in your PJs all day. But there’s also one major drawback: It can be hard to focus outside of a traditional office space. Follow these tips to boost your working-from-home productivity. Set the stage. Before you even open your email, […]

This Weekend Near Ocean Vista: World Bodysurfing Championships

If you want to see some of the best aquatic athletes in the world face off, don’t miss the World Bodysurfing Championships. They happen to be unfolding right here in Oceanside, just next to the Oceanside Pier, this weekend. Saturday and Sunday, the best of the best will take to the waves to show off […]

Quick and Easy Updates for a Rental Kitchen

Just because you don’t technically own your kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t make any upgrades. As long as it’s temporary and won’t cause damage upon removal, you’re welcome to add as much flair to your rental kitchen as you like! Here are a few ways to do it. Dress up your cabinets. You don’t have […]