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Downtown Ice Rink Opens This Friday

Nov 7, 2013
Downtown Ice Rink Opens This Friday

This Friday marks the start of the 22nd year of one of Sacramento’s favorite holiday traditions: the opening of the downtown ice rink. To celebrate, the Downtown Sacramento Partnership is hosting a free community skate day on Friday at noon at the rink located at 701 K Street. Can’t make it until after work?...

Slide Show and Ice Cream
Half A$$ed Halloween

Half A$$ed Halloween

About a month ago, a waitress asked Camilla, after taking her lunch order, “What are you going to be for Halloween?” “A cat, same as last year. I already have a costume.” I love the way this girl thinks. I mean, Whew! No new sewing projects to add to my queue (I’m already sweating one...

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Bored this week? Play a Halloween game!

Oct 26, 2013
Bored this week? Play a Halloween game!

Starting last Friday, there’s a phenomenon that happens only around Halloween.  You might be walking down the street to get to your office or just meandering through the Target parking lot when you notice something odd about someone… They are … Continue reading 

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Foods for the Soul
Sunday Funday #3

Oct 20, 2013
Sunday Funday #3

In this Sunday Funday Series, I share little tidbits and finds from my week that brought a smile to my face, in the hope that they’ll do the same to you!       1. White Chocolate Nutella Cookies When I…

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Slide Show and Ice Cream
Awkward Family Photos: Halloween Edition

Awkward Family Photos: Halloween Edition

Let’s kick it off  in 1981. My big sis is totally awesome in her bat wings. Mom is unsuccessful at getting Little sis to turn around for the photo. And I’m hunkering down next to the pumpkin that is almost as big as me (it was actually 98 pounds and grown in our own...

Foods for the Soul
Jack-O-Lantern Rice Krispie Treats

Oct 17, 2013
Jack-O-Lantern Rice Krispie Treats

  I am the worst pumpkin carver in the world.   1. As a horribly indecisive girl, unless I start brainstorming and drawing designs in April, my perfectly plump pumpkin spends Halloween on the kitchen counter looking wistfully at the…

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The Sac Rag
Pumpkin patch time!

Oct 15, 2013
Pumpkin patch time!

My photo from the 2005 post As far as seasonal ledes go on Sac Rag, they don’t get more boilerplate than “We here at The Sac Rag love us a pumpkin patch.” So it’s that time of year to do … Continue reading

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They call it witchcraft

Oct 10, 2013
They call it witchcraft

As a child, I never wanted to be a princess. I wanted to be a witch. Needless to say, it’s my go to Halloween costume. And no, I don’t need to sex up my witch costume. I’m sexy and I … Continue reading 

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The Holidays are Coming! Get Ready with my Wine Picks from Total Wine and More!

Oct 10, 2013
The Holidays are Coming! Get Ready with my Wine Picks from Total Wine and More!

Last week, Andy and I had the privilege of attending a private wine tasting at Total Wine & More to select my holiday picks that will be featured in the Sacramento area Total Wine & More stores, as well as right here and right now on cavegrrl.com. For the next month, I’ll be pictured...

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Top Five Reasons Halloween is Awesome

Oct 7, 2013
Top Five Reasons Halloween is Awesome

Not to start a Halloween controversy, but these are the top five reasons why I love Halloween.  Your reasons for enjoying this festival of frights, magic, and possible Celtic rituals, might differ, but this isn’t your blog, so moving on… … Continue reading 

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