Lifestyle Picks

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

The Design Confidential
Free printables: February 2012 calendar

Free printables: February 2012 calendar

February 2012 Calendar ...

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
An Open Letter to MTV Regarding 16 and Pregnant

An Open Letter to MTV Regarding 16 and Pregnant

Welcome to the first edition of the Authentic Parenting Blog Carnival, hosted by Authentic Parenting and Mudpiemama!In the month of January, we start afresh, a new year, new ideas. Hence, our participants have looked into the topic of “Birth and New ...

Bamboo and More
Some new plants for 2012

Jan 27, 2012
Some new plants for 2012

It’s the time of year when new plants are being introduced in catalogs and online. While I don’t get as many paper catalogs as I used to, I receive a regular stream of email newsletters from many online sellers. For me, this is a great way of keepi...

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The State Hornet
Men’s basketball can’t stop league-leading Weber State, still winless in conference

Jan 27, 2012

The Sacramento State Hornets men's basketball team fell to 0-8 in Big Sky Conference play after losing to Weber State University 75-60 Thursday night at The Nest.

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YubaNet.com
People Lie More When Texting

Jan 26, 2012

Jan. 25, 2012 - Sending a text message leads people to lie more often than in other forms of communication, according to new research by David Xu, assistant professor in the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University. Xu is lead au...

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Game to 100
Fishing evokes thoughts of my father

Jan 26, 2012
Fishing evokes thoughts of my father

  Smallmouth bass caught in 1935 by A.A. Clegg. I had no luck again with the steelhead yesterday, and that was all right. At 66, I just like being out on the river for a few hours. I’ll never feel … Continue reading

Dr. Melissa Arca
Not all pink eyes are created equal

Not all pink eyes are created equal

I get so many questions from parents about “pink eye”. Mostly it goes like this: “ewww…I hope it’s not pink eye!” Pink eye is one of those afflictions that causes us to squirm, think “oh no!”, and inspire us to wash our hands a million times throughout the day. Most of us tend to...

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Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Oreo crust mix (Heart Munch)

Jan 26, 2012
Recipe: Oreo crust mix (Heart Munch)

I have a wild imagination. When I was a kid, I imagined fires and bad people everywhere (I was afraid of the dark.)

California Political News and Views
CA Gov’t Schools: Higher Spending,Lower Test Scores

Jan 26, 2012

Andrew Coulson: A case against more California taxes History of school performance argues that money would be better left in

Livin the Green
Are you ready to get your cleanse on?

Jan 25, 2012
Are you ready to get your cleanse on?

Since I had surgery and Dr.'s orders have prevented me from any form of real exercise, I've thrown caution to the wind in the diet department. I've cheated with sugary treats and salty delights. I have enjoyed pizza, pasta, cookies, wine, cheetos (yes...

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