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Murder Mystery Dinner – all emerged in 1920s

Murder Mystery Dinner – all emerged in 1920s

It’s 1920s, your flapper self are out with friends at a dinner at one of the most popular restaurants in town when one of your waiters is killed. No one is allowed to leave the room. You can go on with your dinner, but if you want to get out of there, you better listen
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Mud Run – dirty healthy fun!

Mud Run – dirty healthy fun!

My friend calls me couple of days after I came from a vacation in Europe with my family. She calls and asks me if I want to fill in for one of her “teammates” in this mud run that was taking place in 10days. What was my first instinct? Hell yeah I will! But my
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Skydiving at Lake Elsinore – freedom comes under a parachute

Skydiving at Lake Elsinore – freedom comes under a parachute

Inches away from your feet the world that you know and are comfortable with looks like a mosaic of different shapes and colors. All you can hear is the wind and the tandem instructor or master diver that you are tightly latched on to count down. You know that when he says GO, you literally
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Let the Turtle Race begin!

Let the Turtle Race begin!

Turtle Race! Doesn’t that sound intriguing? If you have never witnessed a turtle race before you have to do it while in Santa Monica. It takes place at Brennan’s (4089 Lincoln Blvd) every Thursday and it attracts dozens and dozens of people, so I would get there a bit earlier than the start time, to
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Hooker or food critic?

Hooker or food critic?

See a woman in a restaurant sitting at a table alone, and you feel sorry for her. If she’s in a very expensive restaurant she immediately labeled “hooker or food critic”. Society and its rules and preconceptions! It doesn’t sound like a society I want to be a part of. Do you? Couple of years
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Vallarta Adventures – Zip-lining through a day of adventure

Vallarta Adventures – Zip-lining through a day of adventure

Have you ever tried to ride a burro (mule) to the top of a mountain? Or ride in the back of a ancient army truck – which is an adventure in itself? Nothing I would have ever paid for. If it wasn’t part of my Zip-lining adventure… Safety first – you are always safe! They
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29 Gifts – re-commitment!

29 Gifts – re-commitment!

I was talking about commitment the other day. It got me thinking. I can’t challenge other people if I don’t challenge myself … “be the change you want to see in the world”, right? So I did. Last year, I started this giving “diet”, but I never finished it. I know, I know, bad Cristina!
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Go on a cruise for FREE!

Go on a cruise for FREE!

I’ve seen lots of ads like that, even won a cruise, but it’s not free … Now I’m going with a friend – Mexican Riviera for 7 days. The ticket is covered, but that’s just the beginning of all the expenses of the cruise. Gratuities mandatory, drinks, more gratuities, 3 days in different ports …
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Conquered fear – roller coasters

Conquered fear – roller coasters

8 years ago I went to Magic Mountain and I got so freaked out on a roller coaster that I never went on a ride again. I was on the newest & fastest roller coaster ride and I was so scared I remember getting tunnel vision and everything getting increasingly darker in front of my
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Flying – from dream to reality

Flying – from dream to reality

What was the craziest and probably the most exciting thing you ever asked for on your birthday? I asked for a flying lesson. Do you remember the last time you had such a breath taking experience that you couldn’t take the grin off your face for days and days after the event?  That’s exactly what
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