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Editorial picks featuring lifestyle posts–food, travel, pets, bicycling, film, etc.

Undercover Caterer
Tomato and Butter Spaghetti

Sep 2, 2014

Hi.  Did you have a happy and relaxing Labor Day weekend?  I did.  I spent mine traipsing around Northern California with a couple of my best girlfriends. There was wine, lots of food, art, a couple of beaches, bourbon and some more food.  I mentioned food right?  There was lots of that. Remember that...

The Farmer Fred Rant
Every Season is Ant Season

Every Season is Ant Season

When it gets hot, the ants start marching indoors. When it rains, in come the ants. Too cold? The ants know where its nice and cozy: your kitchen, bathroom and pet food bowls. Outdoors, the pet food bowls and garbage cans are also ant attractants. Argentine ants, those busy little black ants,...

Girls on the Grid
Girls on the Grid Profile: Beth Southorn of LifeSTEPS

Sep 1, 2014
Girls on the Grid Profile: Beth Southorn of LifeSTEPS

By the Editors As executive director of LifeSTEPS, Beth Southorn provides social services to individuals who are earning low wages and living in affordable housing. In Sacramento and around the state, Beth is on the front lines of empowering people who are underprivileged.   She has grown the organization into one of the state’s...

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Baked Bree
Lighten Up is open today!

Sep 1, 2014
Lighten Up is open today!

It’s September 1st. Tomorrow is the big day, and I am feeling bittersweet about the whole thing. We have had a dreamy summer. Think lazy days on the beach. Lots of s’mores around the fire pit. And restocking the sunscreen weekly. But, I can feel fall creeping in. It is starting to smell crisp...

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Sacramento Vegan
Joe Caribé Bistro & Cafe

Aug 31, 2014
Joe Caribé Bistro & Cafe

My husband Phil and I drove to Auburn this weekend so I could check out Joe Caribé Bistro & Cafe, a restaurant with Caribbean cuisine. There were a couple of menu items I especially wanted to try, and rather than choosing between them, I just ordered both and brought home lots of leftovers.


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52 Kitchen Adventures
10 Ways to Use White Pumpkins at Weddings

10 Ways to Use White Pumpkins at Weddings

(You’ll have to forgive me for a non-food post while I reminisce a little about my wedding. Tune in for some cookies, cupcakes, and a food travel post coming up soon!) Hello, autumn! I can’t believe it’s this time of year again. I had a lovely autumn wedding last October and after chatting with...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Labor Day Weekend Top 10: Aug 30th – Sept 1st

Labor Day Weekend Top 10: Aug 30th – Sept 1st

Listen to live music, climb aboard a vintage bus and learn how to carve wood at the Old Schoolhouse Museum during AMERICANA IN  OLD SACRAMENTO. Saturday – Monday FREE Be amazed at the sidewalk chalk art, listen to live music and check out the kids’ activities at the annual CHALK IT UP FESTIVAL in...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Chalk it Up Festival 2014

Chalk it Up Festival 2014

The annual Chalk It Up Festival is this weekend! It’s a great place to spend time as a family over Labor Day Weekend. Check out the amazing sidewalk chalk art, live music, and kids activities. This is always a super fun, FREE event! When: Saturday August 30 – Monday, September 1; 10am – 6pm...

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Girls on the Grid
How the GRID saved my Summer

Aug 29, 2014
How the GRID saved my Summer

By Traci Hines                     Transitions… What happens when you find yourself in the middle of change, a lot of change? It can be so unsettling and debilitating if you let it. This summer I found myself in the middle of tremendous change… lots of endings...

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Girls on the Grid
How to get a Date

Aug 28, 2014
How to get a Date

By Guest Blogger, Jenn Brian   How do I get a date? A common question with a not so simple answer.  Let’s break down the science of why we date to begin with.  Oh yes, it is simple; we either want companionship (also known as find someone to be in a relationship with), to get laid...

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