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West Sacramento photo of the day: City Hall decorated for the holidays

West Sacramento photo of the day: City Hall decorated for the holidays

The holiday tree in front of our City hall stands tall and bright even though storms caused the annual West Sacramento Christmas tree lighting party to be cancelled this year.

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Appetizers
Persimmon explosion leads to holiday cookies

Dec 12, 2012
Persimmon explosion leads to holiday cookies

Persimmon season is booming - literally. Our backyard Fuyu is fully loaded. We picked about 60 pounds of fruit, many as big as heirloom tomatoes. (Here's a photo of one big cluster.) There are many more near the top of the tree, out of reach. But not...

Atticus Uncensored
Relax it Out!

Relax it Out!

I watch mama from heaven all the time and I believe she’s invented a new catch-phrase.  The other angels and I are digging it and hope this string of words catches on. A couple of weeks ago mama was on a conference call when Timmy E and Wilbur began misbehaving badly.  Timmy was running...

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Robert's Sister
Working and caregiving: Communication, flexibility, creativity

On today’s to-do list: ·         Decorate the outside of the house; ·         Start and finish Christmas cards; ·        ...

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Limit Reached
Here are a few things I do to lessen my stress during holiday shopping season

Dec 8, 2012
Here are a few things I do to lessen my stress during holiday shopping season

While I’m a huge advocate of online shopping, mostly because I have agoraphobic tendencies, there are times when going to the brick and mortar store is inevitable. Here are a few things I do to lessen my stress: 1) Go … Continue reading

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Limit Reached
The question on everyone’s mind

Dec 6, 2012
The question on everyone’s mind

Lately, I’ve been plagued by thoughts of meal time. Well, maybe it’s more correct to say that at meal times I’m plagued by thoughts of what to have. After work, I’m usually too tired to bother to make anything. Thanksgiving … Continue reading

Consciousness and Health
Simple Gifts, Better Health

Simple Gifts, Better Health

For the first time in history retail sales on Black Friday topped $1 billion as millions of Americans began their holiday gift shopping early – and in earnest. But the momentum didn’t stop there as Cyber Monday saw a 30% increase in sales over last...

Sac Foodies
Historic Holiday Fun On Folsom’s Sutter Street

Dec 6, 2012
Historic Holiday Fun On Folsom’s Sutter Street

Guest post by Maria Kniestedt Chacon If you’re looking for an old-fashioned holiday tradition that has a little something for both big and little kids alike, head to Historic Sutter Street in Folsom tomorrow, December 7 from 6-9 p.m. for the annual Christmas tree lighting. This year’s event will include free train rides and...

Cavegrrl
World Vision Gifts: Enter to win a Fair Trade Coffee Set!

Dec 4, 2012
World Vision Gifts: Enter to win a Fair Trade Coffee Set!

For the person who has everything, or for the shopper who doesn’t want to purchase another meaningless gift, the World Vision Gift Catalog offers an alternative (or addition to) traditional holiday gift giving.The catalog has more than 250 items ranging in price from $16 to $39,000 that help children and families in need here in U.S....

Chique Chic
Turkey Day

Dec 4, 2012
Turkey Day

{princess vera wang tutu sweater dress, seven coated denim skinny jeans, and love culture studded flats} Thanksgiving is a big deal in my family. It was an even bigger deal this year because all of my family flew in and we got to spend it together for the first time in too long. I...

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