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Baked Bree
Recipe: White chocolate ginger drops

Sep 29, 2011
Recipe: White chocolate ginger drops

Can you believe that it is already time for the 12 Weeks of Cookies?  Hello?  Where did September go?  Are there really only 12 weeks until Christmas?  Crazy!  Tonight, I am so happy that it is fall.  I was running errands tonight, the sun was going down, and I made a wrong turn.  I...

Stealth Cooking
Recipe: Watermelon radish, avocado and fennel salad

Sep 29, 2011
Recipe: Watermelon radish, avocado and fennel salad

You know how much I love trying something new from the farmer's market. This week, there are still some fresh radishes available at the farmer's market. I found this lovely watermelon radish, then worked to fit it into a salad. This was appreciate...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Giant Pumpkin Festival of Elk Grove

Giant Pumpkin Festival of Elk Grove

Arghhh! The pirates have set sail and are approachin’ the shores of the 17th Annual CSD Giant Pumpkin Festival of Elk Grove. This weekend Elk Grove’s largest family event returns with a theme that’s puttin’ pumpkins and piracy together for family fun. Captains, first mates and scallywags of all ages are invited to run aground...

Lamm Farm
You are invited to plant lavender at the Lamm Family Farm on Oct. 8!

Sep 29, 2011
You are invited to plant lavender at the Lamm Family Farm on Oct. 8!

If you couldn’t join us in May (where we took the picture above of our hardworking volunteers) or just need another planting fix – now is your chance!  There were 200 plants that were too small to survive shipping in … Continue reading

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The Design Confidential
Mummies and Ghosters and Bats Oh My!

Mummies and Ghosters and Bats Oh My!

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Foothill Agrarian
Knitting Sheepherder: Marketing Wool from our Sheep

Sep 28, 2011
Knitting Sheepherder: Marketing Wool from our Sheep

Several years ago, my sister taught me how to knit.  As a sheep farmer, I thought it was important to know something about how to use all of the products my sheep produced.  As someone recovering from two broken arms (that's right - two!), I ...

Baked Bree
Recipe: Pumpkin salted caramel blondies

Sep 28, 2011
Recipe: Pumpkin salted caramel blondies

Are you tired of salted caramel or pumpkin yet?  Me, not so much.  I pretty excited that it is pumpkin and apple season.  I love the way my house smells when I bake with spices and these fall flavors.  And seriously, these blondies are the real deal.  Moist, delicious, spicy, and salty, all rolled...

AutoGlo
Tiny Italian Fiat 500 is Critically Cute

Sep 27, 2011
Tiny Italian Fiat 500 is Critically Cute

Sacramento, California – The freshened, restyled and new motor vehicles for 2012 are starting to show up in numbers, and while no single model seems to stand out from the rest at this point, there are some eye-catchers.The one arguably creating the m...

Not So Crafty
Ninety percent of my surviving plants are either purple or orange

Sep 26, 2011
Ninety percent of my surviving plants are either purple or orange

My blogging has been a little sparse due to some  recent big personal changes. I’ll be posting more about that later. It’s been a great summer filled with unusual, moderate temperatures and cool evenings. That was until recently. The past few  weeks have been filled with temperatures in the high 90′s and low 100′s....

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Pumpkin Patches in the Sacramento Area

Pumpkin Patches in the Sacramento Area

It’s Pumpkin Patch time!  Whether you simply want to pick out that perfect pumpkin to carve or make a day of it by enjoying the other attractions, there are many wonderful patches in the Sacramento area.  We’ve enjoyed Dave’s Pumpkin Patch and Fog Willow Pumpkin Farm with...

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