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A rare opportunity to live ONE block from the sand and boardwalk to Carlsbad State Beach.  This Carlsbad Beach 2 Bedroom Townhome is located in one of the best locations of Carlsbad.  Walk to restaurants, the village and of course “the beach”!   Two stories with beautiful Maple Wood Floors, Fireplace, granite and stainless kitchen.   Patio and balconies off Great Room, kitchen area, and both Bedrooms.   Double Masters each with walk in closet and own balcony!  The property has been freshly painted and gone over with “fine tooth comb” and looks fabulous!

Located in the small Maple Street Townhome Complex the units are occupied with 95% owner occupancy- meaning great pride in how it is maintained.   The kitchen offers gas stove and stainless refrigerator and has pass thru window to the patio directly off the dining room area.  The great room is wide and open and floats just about any furniture décor.  The large Bedrooms again have granite bathrooms and either one can be the Master.  Located in the fabulous Carlsbad School District this is a very well kept and loved home!  Ready for the new tenant.  Owner seeks someone that would like a long term rental which are hard to find at this price and this location!  Come home to the beach!

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This recipe came about because my two West Highland Terriers – well one of them (photo above) were being picky eaters.  I had already given Izzie the choice of different ” kibbles” and she had chosen the Bison Holistic one but she also wanted a little more “pizzaz” in her meal.  I decided to try the “raw food” diet because one of my fellow West Highland Terrier owners recommended that diet as being the best way to go!  She had over 6 six dogs ( a little mental) and fed them this diet twice a day which must have been as expensive as a mortgage payment.  Oh Well!  That’s why life has choices.  Regardless I thought I would try it and bought one of the little raw food squares at my local “fancy” dog shop.  Think it was beef – it’s been a while?  I cut the square of food in half and served it to them.  The bigger one Tucker – looked a bit miffed but eat it.  The little one looked and me and said “really, really you think I’m eating this?  IT’S RAW!  I’m a spoiled domestic dog – I do not eat RAW food,  and by the way change this bowl to a PLATE.  I also do not like BOWLS – they have EDGES!

Being a good mom I looked at the ingredients and since they were vegetables, fruits, chicken liver I figured I could duplicate it closely and it would be a WHOLE LOT CHEAPER than these little squares of food.  I bought some ingredients, plus “Call of the Wild” vitamin powder and I was good to go!   FYI my Izzie did not like chicken livers… don’t ask!


  • 4 lbs 15 % fat – ground round
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 large zucchini
  • 4 small bulbs of broccoli
  • Big shake of “Call of the Wild” Vitamin Powder
  • 2 eggs- beat slightly
  • touch of garlic powder
  • about 10 square plastic storage boxes – the mid size ones (see photo) with tops



Steam all vegetables to “al dente” stage

Cool vegetables

Put ground round into large bowl

sprinkle generously with vitamin powder

sprinkle with garlic powder – not a huge amount – tastefully

add eggs

Start MUSHING with your hands like you are ready to make a meat loaf—  Actually you are ready to make a BUNCH of little meat loafs

Depending on the size of your dog — I have two – 15 lb and one 22 lb  (Westies)- put in few hand full”  of meat mixture in container and close tightly.

Containers will be frozen and used as needed.  Mine last about 2 weeks or so – so for about $30.00 I have really healthy tasty food.

I take container out – leave it in refrigerator and put about two tablespoons in a skillet and warm.  I do not COOK – I warm and serve rare NOT raw.  Your dog may like it raw.  Mine is a princess.

I serve it over Vita Pure – Holistic Bison Kibble-  that way I am covering all basis in nutrition.  On occasion add shredded cooked chicken on top.  YES I am NUTS!


The last TWO LIVED TO BE EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD EACH—Trust me this feeding way works!!!

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I made some outrageous Stuffed Pork Tenderloin a few nights ago but sadly the camera got out of focus and both the Pork and I looked drunk!!  So we had a great dinner and the next day thought this would be an easy and delicious way to use up the Pork Roast. Super easy, super tasty and you can see the video on Homes N Cooking you tube!!!  Here we go:


  • Leftover Pork Tenderloin – doesn’t matter how large it is – you can feed two – or three with normal left over.
  • Medium size can of Rosarita Enchilada Sauace –  I use mild because the other eater in the house isn’t a spicy lover!
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • Small jar diced green peppers -wherever the Mexican Food area is in  your favorite market
  • Package of medium size corn tortillas-  I like the white ones
  • Serve with Pico de Gallo and Guacamole


Get everything ready on your counter

Put amount of tortillas that you want to use between sheets of paper towels and put in microwave at normal temperature for about 35 seconds — they will be soft –  no frying – no extra fat

With sliced Pork Tenderloin – put two or three slices into tortilla

cover with some Enchilada Sauce

Add tablespoon or so of cheese

Add few chopped green Mexican Peppers (canned in Mexican food section of store)

Roll up and put into small glass pan —

when done pour remainder Enchilada Sauce and top with extra cheese

Bake at 350 degrees till cheese is melted

SERVE IMMEDIATELY WITH PICO DE GALLO AND RE FRIED BEANS.  Bush’s refried were great!  Also with blob of Guacamole!   Just avocado with some lime juice, garlic powder and Lawry’s seasoning sauce!

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Old Carlsbad 4 Bedroom Ocean View Home
For more info and pics, Text “6926671” to 79564
Old Carlsbad 4 Bedroom Ocean View Home
Old Carlsbad 4 Bedroom Ocean View gated home for sale. Located on one of Old Carlsbad’s best streets this newly built architecturally significant 4 Bedroom plus Loft Ocean View home is a rare find! Old Carlsbad is just minutes from the sand of the Pacific ocean and the charming Village of Carlsbad. A significant property it offers a huge lot and has both large front and back yards for much entertaining. The Carlsbad 4 Bedroom Ocean View gated home also has large covered patio area which leads directly into the kitchen adding extra living space.

The house features a “great room” design which is a hard to find feature. It allows views of both the ocean and the magnificent yard offering sweeping views of both. Beautiful Bamboo flooring throughout the home for durable beach living. The kitchen is wide and open with granite counters, stainless appliances, maple cabinets with reeded glass doors and dine In bar area. Reeded glass as well as metal railings add the touch of sophistication and design. A large bedroom with its own full bath is available on the main level of the home. The bedroom leads out to the patio and yard.

All bedrooms are en suite and the Old Carlsbad 4 Bedroom gated Ocean View home also features a huge loft area opening up to ocean view deck. Large ocean view Master Suite with two walk in closets and Jacuzzi tub. Ocean views are everywhere including a built in office space adjoining the large laundry area. Storage everywhere as well a 3 car garage. This Old Carlsbad 4 Bedroom ocean view gated home needs to be seen! California living at its finest!

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Stunning Ocean View Del Mar 4 Bedroom Home for Sale
For more info and pics, Text “DelMar2” to 79564
Stunning Ocean View Del Mar 4 Bedroom Home for Sale

This stunning 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath surf view home is located in the prestigious gated community of Torrey Point Estates, overlooking the waves of Torrey Pines State Beach. Enjoy low maintenance resort living on your view deck while dinner simmers in the view kitchen. Soak in your private tub or enjoy a game of tennis at sunset. Private lot offers you “resort style living” all year long! Who says you can’t have it all!

Brokered And Advertised By: Willis Allen Real Estate
Listing Agent: Gloria Gelet

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Torrey Points Estates OCEAN VIEWS

The upgraded view home offers recently installed Maple Espresso Wood floors that flow throughout the home combined with Designer Slate Flooring. The living room has spectacular views and opens to a surf view deck. A custom fireplace is positioned perfectly for watching the flames as well as the ocean! Four patio/deck outdoor spaces overlook either ocean views or privacy landscaping walls. The bright recently remodeled kitchen with new appliances that include LG refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher and gas Dacor stove. Kitchen Aid oven and warming oven appeal to all cooks! Classic style cabinets add casual elegance and enhance the grey granite counter tops. A spacious Master Suite with fireplace and “walk out” view patio gives new meaning to what a bedroom should be!

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Gloria Gelet Homes N Cooking-Solana Beach Remodel

Remember two years ago when we couldn’t find out who OWNED a deserted house in Solana Beach – well SOMEONE found it and bought it and REDID it! It looks great and ready to lease at $6500.00 per month. Complete cosmetic surgery including Travertine and Plank wood flooring, new kitchen and bathrooms, Plantation Shutters everywhere and perfect never lived in condition. Back yard totally landscaped and private. Walk to Whole Foods and restaurants and shops! No more critter droppings in this beautifully redone home! Great new recipe! Fried Pasta with Vegetables!

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Rotator Cuff Surgery Review – Homes ‘N cooking

Taking some time from the real estate world to give you a review of my Rotator Cuff Surgery and Outcome. IT IS NOTHING like most of the stories on the internet and I wanted to have at least a somewhat positive review. Get a GREAT doctor, stock up on comfort food, use ICE machine and do your at home exercises. Its a long haul but hang in there!!! Stay tuned for next installment – ACTIVE PHYSICAL THERAPY! Story may change:)

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HOMES ‘N COOKING – Ranch Bernardo Remodel

3 bedroom 2.5 bath Rancho Bernardo Remodel that with a lot of vision, a little budget and internet shopping you can turn an older home into a true vision! We can help with this kind of project! Honest! House is worth at least $50,000 more than we purchased one month ago!

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Imagine if you will what a little house in Rancho Bernardo is going to LOOK like after the new owner who has amazing taste, great internet searching powers and a reasonable budget will do to this house. Great bones is all it takes…oh and a good lot in a nice neighborhood! Forget designers just have a great eye and a real estate agent that can help with that eye!!! It’s really FUN to do this on your own! Hasn’t been updated in 100 years! Well almost!!

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