Lifestyle Picks

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

Sacramento Vegan
Lotus Thai Cuisine

Jul 27, 2014
Lotus Thai Cuisine

Since it's listed as vegan-friendly on Urbanspoon, I've wanted to try Lotus Thai Cuisine for some time now. The problem was that I could never find it. Driving down J Street near the Downtown Plaza, I couldn't see it, so I just kept on driving. I mu...

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A Girl And Her Fork
Russian River Trip : Cafe Aquatica

Jul 26, 2014
Russian River Trip : Cafe Aquatica

So last week, I went on my first work trip with my new job. We got to spend 5 days in the lovely Russian River area. The scenery in that part of California was beautiful (billowy fog, clear blue water and loads and loads of trees, flowers and greenery), not to mention it was...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
White Rock Neighborhood Splash Park with Water Slides

White Rock Neighborhood Splash Park with Water Slides

The Best $1.00 Outing Around! This is the perfect place to go when your kids need to get drenched and you want a cheap outing with the WOW factor! White Rock Neighborhood Splash Park has an incredible play structure with large dump buckets, canons, water jets…and WATER SLIDES! This park is SO worth our...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Leo’s Birthday Bash & Giveaway

Leo’s Birthday Bash & Giveaway

It’s party time! On Saturday, August 2nd, Sacramento Children’s Museum is inviting us all to join them for a night of family fun, including: CARNIVAL GAMES FACE PAINTING DANCING …and the very first appearance of LEO, their mascot! Besides having a blast, attending this event will help raise funds for all of the exhibits,...

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Tates Kitchen
figs & prosciutto

Jul 25, 2014
figs & prosciutto

This combination of figs and Prosciutto might be one of my favorite summer bites.Quick to come together and easy to serve.  Every chef and cook I know is making some variation of this at this time of year. The only difficulty I usually have, is gr...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: July 25th – 27th

Weekend Top 10: July 25th – 27th

Dance to the Robo Party Band’s music, get your face painted and play at Sacramento Children’s Museum’s $4 FRIDAY. Friday Take a tour, meet firefighters and see a fire truck up close at a FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE. Saturday FREE Last weekend to visit the animals, ride the giant slide and be sure to...

Girls on the Grid
Best Full Length Album

Jul 25, 2014
Best Full Length Album

In pure excitement for TBD Fest this October, Girls on the Grid decided to turn the conversation to music and do a round up of the best full length albums that we just can’t seem to stop listening to on repeat. Here are some of our writers’ favorite full albums, from new artists, to tried and true classics....

Baked Bree
Washington, DC City Guide

Jul 25, 2014
Washington, DC City Guide

I get a lot of questions about what to do, see, and most importantly eat when visiting DC. Now that we have said goodbye after living there for two years, I feel like I can answer this with some credibility. We have done a lot in our time here, and these are some of my...

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Undercover Caterer
Food Foto Friday–Chocolate Doughnuts

Jul 25, 2014

Sometimes, a chocolate doughnut with sprinkles is the only thing that’ll get you through that crappy meeting.  So go ahead and eat it.  

Girls on the Grid
Trick Pony Wood-Fired Pizza

Jul 24, 2014
Trick Pony Wood-Fired Pizza

By Lyndsey Reefer My husband and I have been wanting to try new places around town, so when I noticed a new spot called Trick Pony (facebook, twitter) pop up on the Broderick Roadhouse facebook page and that they featured pizza on their menu I was in. The Vibe: Trick Pony is on the corner of...

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