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Look at the Googie-wonderful Eppie’s at 30th & N in…

Nov 21, 2014
Look at the Googie-wonderful Eppie’s at 30th & N in…



Look at the Googie-wonderful Eppie’s at 30th & N in this vintage postcard. It’s still standing, though I trust that it’s been updated inside many times over… (currently an IHOP)

(postcard courtesy of Alan Almeida’s collection)


Sac Foodies
The Flavors of Levi’s Stadium

Nov 21, 2014
The Flavors of Levi’s Stadium

I’ll be the first to admit I am not into football. I know nothing about the sport and instantly fall asleep when Sunday games are switched on (I do love my Sunday naps). So when I was recently asked to attend a game at the new Levi’s Stadium, I only said “yes” based on...

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Counting My Blessings

Nov 21, 2014
Counting My Blessings

Today has turned into a big prep day for Thanksgiving, mainly because I've got to get some fermented veggies and chutneys going so they will be done in time.  It's got me reminiscing about past Thanksgivings, family, my own childhood and my grandp...

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FOX40
Doctors Warn About the ‘Poison’ You Keep Around Your Kids, in Your Home

Nov 21, 2014
Doctors Warn About the ‘Poison’ You Keep Around Your Kids, in Your Home

(CNN)- Energy drinks can pose a real problem for children, according to a new study from the American Heart Association. Researchers found that 40% of the 5,156 calls to poison centers for “energy drink exposure” involved children under age 6. In most of the cases, the parents didn’t know the children had gotten hold...

Guava Rose
Pumpkin Pie in a Pumpkin

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Nov 21, 2014
Pumpkin Pie in a Pumpkin

DSC_0388I love pumpkin pie, but I never make it or buy it, because I have one of those rare families that doesn’t really like pumpkin pie. One year early on, I made the mistake of getting a pumpkin pie, and I ended up eating all of it myself. The family...

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My 5 Monkeys
Rebound Cover Reveal

Rebound Cover Reveal

At Boomerang, one night can change everything…Image Map


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Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: November 22nd – 23rd

Weekend Top 10: November 22nd – 23rd

Enjoy live music, art projects and meet Mama Claus at the SACRAMENTO HARVEST FESTIVAL. Friday – Sunday Travel the World of Lights, see acrobats and martial artists, and go on rides at GLOBAL WINTER WONDERLAND. Saturday – Sunday Get into the holiday spirit at the Roseville HOLIDAY PARADE, then hop on over to Rusch...

Surreal Housewife of Amador County
Thank You, Teenagers (This is not a paid advertisement.)

So far this November, I’m thankful that Facebook (at least on my newsfeed) hasn’t been deluged with that tiresome habit of people posting one new thing every day that they are thankful for. My eyes were sore from rolling them last year. I finally stopped reading when I saw, “I’m thankful for the love...

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The Blue Muse
Why I’m afraid of Ebola

Nov 21, 2014
Why I’m afraid of Ebola

Photo by Ryan McGuire of Gratisography. Used with permission.
On an airplane, I’m thatperson. The one who immediately upon boarding pulls out a Wet Wipe (or two) and disinfects all the hard surfaces I might touch during the flight. Seatbelt buckle. Arm rests. Tray table. Tray table...

Hybrid Rasta Mama
DIY All Natural Sore Throat and Cough Soothing Syrup

Nov 21, 2014

Hybrid Rasta Mama

Cold and flu season is in full swing and that brings sore throats and coughs of all kinds. I don’t know about you, but I become a big ol’ baby when I have a sore throat. Aside from intestinal illnesses, there is nothing that sidelines me more than a sore...

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