San Diego Botanic Garden is the proud recipient of the “Top 10 North American Gardens Worth Traveling For” Garden Tourism Awards, which are presented to gardens that have distinguished themselves in the development and promotion of the garden experience as a tourism attraction. A must-visit for your summer pleasure.

San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive,
Encinitas 760.436.3063 sdgarden.org


Shop the Beauty of Orlane at Cos Bar

Cos Bar is a luxury multi-brand beauty retailer of excellence, offering many popular brands and products you need and use every day for pampering your face and body. This shop of essentials is located in the charming La Jolla Village. Visit them today to enter to win an Orlane Paris box of products valued at $500. Since 1947, Orlane Paris has been producing skin care formulas based on a truly scientific approach to beauty.

Cos Bar La Jolla, 7912 Girard Avenue, La Jolla 858.456.6249 cosbar.com/la-jolla

Orlane Paris Crème Royale, $650, Royale Beaute Sublime, $250 Crème Royalé Cou Et Décollete, $360
Orlane Paris Crème Royale, $650, Royale Beaute Sublime, $250 Crème Royalé Cou Et Décollete, $360

As Seen on “Shark Tank”

A San Diego-based company makes The Art of the Cocktail much more fun and inconspicuous. These sippy cups for wine lovers are made of glass, twice as thick and are protected with a Silicon sleeve. Hi Sweetheart  is a proud distributor of these clever cups that help you whet your whistle discreetly. “New” colors include: purple, pink and grey, $25 each.

Hi Sweetheart, 7920 Ivanhoe Avenue, La Jolla 858.729.1985 hi-sweets.com

A Promise

When Dr. Sarah Winter opened her doors in the beautiful La Jolla Village, she set out with a monumental promise to each of her patients. Dr. Winter believes that every person deserves a preventive, wellness-driven approach to their dental care. Her intention is to provide dentistry that delivers long-term results and to end the cycle of disease and repair. To experience the finest dentistry delivered to accompany the healthiest you, stop in to the Ivanhoe Avenue office and schedule your personal visit with Dr. Sarah Winter and her team.

Sarah Winter Dental, 7818 Ivanhoe Avenue, La Jolla 858.454.1500



Futons aren’t just for young adults anymore—the dorm room staple has gotten an upgrade!

Futons are:

  • Versatile
  • Customizable
  • Light
  • Great for compact spaces
  • Easy to maneuver
  • Comfortable

Things to consider when purchasing a futon:

Available space — Studio apartment or guest room?

Possible use — Everyday or sporadic use?

Type of mattress — Choose from chemical-free, organic cotton and more.

Type of frame — Traditional, modern, tri-fold, indoor/outdoor, etc.

Type of cover — Colors, patterns, fabrics, etc.

The Futon Shop, 7470 Girard Avenue, La Jolla 858.729.1892

Love La Jolla?

Then Blue Apparel is the shop for you! Show your love for your favorite seaside community with La Jolla-branded products including clothes and other keepsakes. Blue Apparel is located in the heart of The Village of La Jolla.

La Jolla hat, $20, whale tee, $23, Cali bear tee, $23, zip-up sweatshirt, $60, sticker, $3, Blue Apparel, 1237 Prospect Street, La Jolla 858.454.2583 blueapparel.com
La Jolla hat, $20, whale tee, $23, Cali bear tee, $23, zip-up sweatshirt, $60, sticker, $3, Blue Apparel, 1237 Prospect Street, La Jolla 858.454.2583 blueapparel.com

Map It Out!

Established in 1991, Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps features over 10,000 fine and rare original antique maps, sea charts and atlases ranging from the 15th to the 19th century. They’re members of the International Map Collectors Society, California Map Society, Philip Lee Phillips Society of the Library of Congress and the Washington Map Society. BLR Maps has earned a reputation for handling top-quality authentic antique maps and for helping to inform both experienced collectors and first-time map buyers. They are worth a visit online or to their shop in The Village of La Jolla.

Barry Ruderman Antique Maps, 7463 Girard Ave, La Jolla 858.551.8500 raremaps.com

Now Open in a New Location!

Hydrangea Cove is alive and well in their new locale just down the street. Now located on Garnet Avenue just off Mission Boulevard in Pacific Beach with plenty of parking right in front of the store. Coastal products abound at this wonderful beach cottage boutique with a relaxing vibe.

Hydrangea Cove, 845 Garnet Avenue, Pacific Beach 858.750.3567 hydrangeacove.com


Look Good and Feel Your Best

KOI Wellbeing recommends IV Therapy to feel and look your best all summer long. IV Therapy is a method of administering vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants directly into the bloodstream to maximize potency, notable results and optimal absorption.

Summer IV Favorite: Forever Young – Battles oxidative stress and free radical damage to prevent and diminish signs of aging. This IV is ideal if you are looking to achieve a healthy glow or keep skin radiant during the summer months. The La Jolla location welcomes walk-ins for IV Therapy & Nutrient Injections for athletic performance, hydration, immune boosting, stress relief, sleep management and more. KOI also offers Naturopathic Doctor, Specialty Lab and Genetic Testing and Vitamin Injections.

KOI Wellbeing, 5632 La Jolla Boulevard, La Jolla 858.257.2808 koiwellbeing.com

Hottest fashions from around the globe

At Curve Couture, owner Deirdre’s passion for fashion is evident in every buying trip she makes. She’s taking the hottest fashions from around the globe off the runways and onto the racks at the Curve Couture Boutique. Designers from France, Germany and Canada have Deirdre particularly excited for the looks this summer season. Some brands you’ll find at this trendy plus-size boutique include Avivit Yizhar, Modesce, Eileen Fisher, Heydari, Heartstrings, Cheyenne and Staples.

Curve Couture, 415 South Cedros Avenue, Suite 160, Solana Beach 858.847.9100 curve-couture.com


Books For Little Mariners

This boutique on Scott Street in Point Loma is a treasure trove for great products for yourself or someone else. Seabreeze Books & Charts features nautical décor, children’s books, clocks, lanterns, stationery and note cards.

Seabreeze Books & Charts, 1254 Scott Street, San Diego 619.223.8989 seabreezebooks.com

Give Some Lip

Need some lip rouge this summer?
Aveda nourish-mint rehydrating lip glaze in agave nectar (top) and sun-kissed melon (bottom), $19 each.

Details SalonSpa, 4993 Niagara Avenue, Suite 205, Ocean Beach 619.222.6777 detailssalonspa.com