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Gifts For Your Girl

I’ve seen so many men scrambling and running around the week before Valentine’s Day (actually day before Valentine’s day, let’s be real) looking for gifts for their girl.  No need for that.  I’m here to help you out, fellas!  Happy wife, happy life right?  Here are some gift ideas for your sweetheart.

All these items can be found at the amazing Seaport Village stores!

Candle and I’m yours ornament from Mistletoe

Price:  Candle- $17 I’m yours ornament- $7.95

Red passion OPI nail polish from Destination Travel  

Price: $9.99 each

“Nope” Hurley tank top from San Diego Surf Co  

Price: $27

Heart shaped ornaments from Silver Crossing- Great for house decorating!

Price: $10

There you go.  Now you won’t have to do last minute shopping before your date. 

Happy Shopping!

Boardwalk Betty

Valentine’s Day Gift Giving Ideas

Can you believe it’s February already?!  Where did January go?  It’s ok, because February is the month of love and there is so much to look forward to. Namely, Valentine’s Day!

Leading up to Valentine’s Day, I’m going to post several blogs about gift giving, date night, and V-day outfit ideas!  All these things can be found at the most romantic spot of all, Seaport Village

Today’s blog is dedicated to starting off the month with a pinch of love.  Here are a few options that are fun and affordable to kick start the month of love. 

Get into the spirit of Valentine’s day with these I love you mugs from The Mugger

Price:  Small black mug- $7.99  Large red and white mug- $12.99

On the go? No problem, Tervis has got you covered with these to go Valentine’s Day Mugs- AND Tervis has a lifetime guarantee on all their mugs!

Price: $11-$25

Staying in? Wine tastes so much better in Amore glasses from Urban Girl Accessories, don’t you think?

Price: $28.95

And lastly, since it’s the month of love, give back some love with this Love 4 Bernie xoxo keychain from Urban Girl Accessories

Price: $10.95

Hope these gift ideas help you start the month of love off right!  I’ll be back with more fun V-day blogs soon!


Boardwalk Betty

The San Diego Big Bay Whale Festival Tips

The 2014 San Diego Big Bay Whale Festival is just around the corner with lots of fun activities in store for you, and I’m here to give you some helpful tips to ensure you get the most out of the festival.   The festival will be held at The Port Pavillion on the Broadway Pier

Festival Tips:

  • There will be 3 live bands playing throughout
  • the festival starting at 11am through 3pm.  The bands include; Moon Dog at 11am, Flamenco with Roots at 12pm, Jinnah Williams at 12:30pm, and James Gibson Band at 2pm.   Don’t miss these talented acts. 
  • Another fun activity- FLASH MOB! That’s right; there will be a flash mob at 1:30pm.  How fun are those!?  Make sure you’re there to catch that.
  • Activities for kids- The festival will feature a jumping house, a giant inflatable obstacle course, face painting and balloon art, and so much more!
  • Prize giveaways- The first 5 people who check in on Facebook at the festival and show their phone to the Seaport Village table will get a special prize. 
  • Don’t forget to download the Whale Days Offer page for some great deals!
  • Parking- The closest parking will be at the USS Midway Aircraft Museum entrance on Navy Pier from N. Harbor Drive. The charge is $10 per day.  You can find information on other nearby parking lots and their pricing here
  • Last but not least, the event is FREE. Don’t you just love hearing that word?!

Now you’re all prepared to have a blast at the whale Festival!  The event begins at 11am on January 25th, so make sure to arrive early to park!

Whale see you there!

Boardwalk Betty

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About Boardwalk Betty & her blog:

Consider this a window to the best views in town, an abundance of tips, secrets and downtown chatter. Boardwalk Betty cruises the cobblestone to bring you the splendor of Seaport Village. Join in her experiences, her observations and interactions as she shows you how Seaport Village is where the magic of the sea comes to life.  Also, a list of her favorite blogs below!