Who Knew Smiling Could Make you Happy?

Who knew smiling could make you happy?

Ok, maybe that sounds rather basic. In fact, I’m sure you knew that already. But I used to think that we smile because we are happy, rather than the reverse. However, a credible volume of research tells us that both are true. You may not be feeling happy at all, but if you smile, it will change how you feel. Pinkie … Read More

Uplift Gift – more than just another company with cool products

Uplift Gift Partners

We at Sassypants Design have the distinct pleasure – make that honor – of working with Uplift Gift, a business that is more than just another company with cool products. Don’t get me wrong, they do have exquisite offerings, but they also have a higher calling. And lucky us – we design their custom greeting cards. Rather than try and … Read More

My Day at the Chiropractor


Ok, I admit it. I’m not the most memorable person on the planet. In fact, I must be downright generic. I know this because I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been told, “You look JUST like the sister of the sister-in-law of our old next door neighbor, Bill.” The names change but the story is the same. There … Read More

The Pannikin – Heart and Soul of North County San Diego

Pannikin Coffee and Tea - Built in 1888 - the old Santa Fe Train Station

If you live anywhere near coastal North County San Diego, you most certainly have been to the Pannikin, a long-standing member of the Encinitas community. You surely have at least noticed it, in all of its yellow, vintage-train-station glory. If not, let’s make that appointment for your vision checkup this week.
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