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

Girls on the Grid
Worth It? Peter Thomas Roth “Instant FIRMx”

Feb 14, 2013
Worth It?  Peter Thomas Roth “Instant FIRMx”

By Amelia McLear The best thing I love about makeup stores like Sephora and Ulta is that for $10 or less, I can always find some interesting new product to try in their “sample” section at the check-out counter.  Now that I’ve turned 30, I seem to always be on the hunt for new...

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A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Seared scallops with tangy carrot puree

Feb 14, 2013
Recipe: Seared scallops with tangy carrot puree

This year unfortunately I'm 1800 miles away (literally) from Mr.S. for Valentine's Day. I have to admit I'm a wee bit bummed but to be honest everyday is Valentine's Day when you're with someone you're head over heels in love with so in the l...

Awake at the Whisk
Recipe: Meyer lemon rosemary biscuits

Feb 14, 2013

I’d never heard of Meyer lemons until I moved to Sacramento. I read an article about growing citrus trees in pots and immediately began daydreaming about gazing out my kitchen [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links,...

Amused By Books
Book Review: The Color of Rust

Feb 14, 2013
Book Review: The Color of Rust

'The Color of Rust'Author: P.A. O'ReillyFormat: ARCPublished: Washington Square Press; Sept. 2012Pages: 304Genre: Chick-litGrade: ASource: PublisherSynopsis: Set in the Australian bush, a wryly funny, beautifully observed novel about friendship, m...

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Girls on the Grid
Discussion: Worst Dates. Ever.

Feb 13, 2013
Discussion: Worst Dates. Ever.

By “Samantha Jones” What’s with the alias? Ummmm…because we all have professions and careers that we’d like to keep…but we’d still like to talk about sex openly/honestly. Love is a freaking battlefield. From eskimo sisters to OK Cupid, it is ROUGH being single. But one of the worst things that can happen to a...

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The Fun Junkie
Rose Pistola in San Francisco: if you don’t order the zucchini chips you’re a fool

Feb 13, 2013
Rose Pistola in San Francisco: if you don’t order the zucchini chips you’re a fool

Get your own!Rose Pistola532 Columbus AvenueSan Francisco, CAAll I'm saying is, if you don't order the Zucchini Chips, you're a damn fool. Same goes for the Asparagus Pizza with Blue Cheese and Truffle Oil. And the Chopped Salad with Point Reyes Blue C...

Limit Reached
Valentine’s Day advice for singletons: What a difference a year makes

Feb 13, 2013
Valentine’s Day advice for singletons: What a difference a year makes

For the first time in my life, I have a Valentine. Oh what a Valentine. He makes me laugh. We seem to be on the same wavelength or page about everything. I am head over heels in love with him. … Continue reading

The Blue Muse
Braceface Chronicles: When impatience trumps vanity

Braceface Chronicles: When impatience trumps vanity

Luckily, I only have braces on the top rowand only on those front teeth. And if you mustknow, my braces match my earrings andfingernails today. I swear it wasn't on purpose!So I went to the dentist today hoping to retrieve my last set of Invisalign tra...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
Cello Chocolate, ol’ Republic Brewery pairing @Matteo’s Public

Cello Chocolate, ol’ Republic Brewery pairing @Matteo’s Public

From the blog of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine: We wrote about beer and food pairings in our magazine’s current issue, including a link to a beer and food pairing chart. This is a growing trend. Some people say lager is like white wine, and ale is like red. “When matching beer and food, the most...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Heroes! Family Concert

Heroes! Family Concert

This Saturday, February 16, the Sacramento Philharmonic will present their HEROES! Family Concert for all ages! What an awesome opportunity to introduce kids to the symphony in a super fun way! Who is YOUR hero? An astronaut, a sports star, an action figure? Or how about someone you know like a teacher, a friend,...

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