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It’s more of a social event, really.

Nov 12, 2011
It’s more of a social event, really.

Run to Feed the Hungry It happens every year and it's going to happen again this year. Tens of thousands of people will descend on East Sacramento on Thanksgiving morning. Yep, it's Run to Feed the Hungry time again. While this event annoys me on...

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The Blue Muse
A Grateful Heart: Thank you, veterans

A Grateful Heart: Thank you, veterans

Heritage flight from the 2006 Reno Air Races. From the top: F-15 Eagle,P-51 Mustang, F-4 Phantom, P-51 Mustang. Photo by yours truly.Whenever I reflect on what I'm thankful for, I can't help but think broadly about freedom... the freedom to be an indep...

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The Hog Blog
A Veterans’ Day Salute

Nov 11, 2011
A Veterans’ Day Salute

Just a real short note here to offer a salute to our veterans, old and new. As a citizen of this country, I thank you

Things to do in Sacramento and beyond
Holiday ice rink opens in downtown Sacramento

Sacramento's downtown holiday ice skating rink opened today and will provide all kinds of slippery, icy fun at 7th and K streets through the middle of January. Skating is free today until 10 p.m. The 7,000-square-foot Westfield Downtown Plaza Ice Rink...

The Blue Muse
A Grateful Heart: Frivolous festivities and the family who makes them

A Grateful Heart: Frivolous festivities and the family who makes them

Trick or treat? Arrrrrr.Update: I need to sincerely apologize to my mother for forgetting the pretty pretty princess costume she sewed for me by hand.As early as I can remember, Halloween has always been a "thing" in my family. The first holiday I can ...

The Design Confidential
Happy Halloween and My Little Dark Knight

Happy Halloween and My Little Dark Knight

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Not So Crafty
Happy Halloween! Past, Present and Surprise!

Nov 1, 2011
Happy Halloween! Past, Present and Surprise!

Happy Halloween, I hope everyone had a good time and are recovering nicely from their candy hangover. Recently, my mom has been sending me photos from my childhood.  I thought I would share some of the pictures from my early Halloweens.  While looking at these I was surprised by how many times I chose...

The Blue Muse
Happy Halloween and a word on cupcake transportation and passing out candy from afar

Happy Halloween and a word on cupcake transportation and passing out candy from afar

I may have a sprinkle obsession. Photo by yours truly.Compared to last year's Katy Perry Elmo extravaganza, this Halloween will be decidedly low key. I just bought my candy today. I still haven't figured out my pirate costume. Mr. T is taking off on a ...

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Five tips for successful tricks or treats this Halloween

Oct 31, 2011
Five tips for successful tricks or treats this Halloween

Did I reel you in with my slick title? Prepare to be disappointed. I only have four tips to offer.  Handles - Be sure whatever sack type you use to collect your hoard of candy has sturdy handles. No one wants accidental bloody hands on Hall...

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Glocal Girl
Happy Halloween Weekend

Oct 28, 2011
Happy Halloween Weekend

Happy Halloween Weekend!  How awesome is that decoration?  If I ever find the patience get crafty I'd like to attempt to make a pumpkin-tree.  Strangely, I don't have any special plans this weekend (to be completely honest, I forgot...

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