Lifestyle Picks

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

Sacramento Vegetable Gardening
Down the Stretch They Come…

Down the Stretch They Come…

Momotaro TomatoesMomotaro. That's the answer to the annual Bird Heirloom Tomato Contest of: Guess which variety of tomato seed germinates first? NeCole Brownwell Scott of Antelope, CA was on top of her game with her guess of Momotaro, which isn't all t...

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Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Lemon white chocolate cake mix cookies

Feb 23, 2013
Recipe: Lemon white chocolate cake mix cookies

If you love lemon, you’ll love these Lemon White Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies. Easy, fast, and super lemony delicious!   Hi everyone! Happy Saturday! I think my new blog name should be Crazy for Lemon. Because I am. Crazy, for lemon. Like, totally addicted. Are you as in love with lemon as I am?...

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The Sacramento Bee
Seeds: Sacramento designer Ray Eames’ designs live on

Seeds: Sacramento designer Ray Eames’ designs live on

Ray Eames works on prototypes of "The Toy."In her native Sacramento, Ray Eames still touches our daily lives. In classrooms, restaurants and airport waiting areas (plus countless homes), furniture designed by Eames and her husband, Charles, ...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Win Tickets to Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration

Win Tickets to Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration

“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you.” And there was no one quite like Dr. Seuss! Fairytale Town will mark the beloved author and illustrator’s birthday with a read-aloud and Seuss-themed hands-on activities on Saturday, March 2 from 11 am to 3...

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The Girl With Moxie
Felines for Hire, Inquire Within

I just read this AP article that says Americans spent over $53 billion on their pets last year. That’s a lot of Alpo and Meow Mix. What’s stunning is that this amount isn’t radically higher than what Americans spent in … Continu...

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Our Wedding Magazine
Saving the Day

Feb 22, 2013

It’s the most important day of your life, and something’s gone wrong. What to do?

Bake It With Booze
Recipe: Manhattan cupcakes with Tullamore D.E.W.

Recipe: Manhattan cupcakes with Tullamore D.E.W.

Rich and moist, Tullamore D.E.W. whiskey-infused cupcakes topped with buttercream that tastes just like a Manhattan cocktail...A great after dinner treat on these cold late winter nights.  If you're just not a lover of the cocktail, I can gua...

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Things to do in Sacramento and beyond
Kids can learn quilting in Folsom

Register by March 1 for Quilt Day for Kids, sponsored by the Folsom Quilt and Fiber Guild. The event is a chance for elementary-age children to participate in a variety of hands-on quilt projects, including designing and making a quilt block. 9 a.m....

Baked Bree
Recip: Bacon jam

Feb 22, 2013
Recip: Bacon jam

At our house, we eat a lot of breakfast for dinner. The kids love it, it is easy to make, and I always have breakfast items in my house. Lindsay and Taylor from Love and Olive Oil just wrote a cookbook that celebrates eating breakfast for dinner. Why...

Girls on the Grid
Found: Sacramento Kickstarter Projects

Feb 21, 2013
Found: Sacramento Kickstarter Projects

By Laura Braden Love supporting local businesses? So does GOTG, and lately we’ve been hearing about a lot of great Kickstarter projects that need our help. Not familiar with Kickstarter? It’s basically an online funding platform for entrepreneurs to raise money for their projects. Pretty much anything/anyone can participate – from artists and designers...

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