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Sac Foodies
Wordless Wednesday: Brunch… It’s kind of my thing.

Apr 16, 2014
Wordless Wednesday: Brunch… It’s kind of my thing.

By: Tricia Juanitas Where: Magpie Café 1409 R Street, Suite 102 Sacramento, CA 95811 What: Magpie Breakfast Plate

The Glover Posting
‘Winter Soldier’ makes for a fun and exciting spy thriller

‘Winter Soldier’ makes for a fun and exciting spy thriller

Cast: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Samuel L. JacksonDirectors: Anthony Russo, Joe RussoRated: PG-13Run Time: 2 Hr. 16 Mins.Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the second outing for our titular character and this time around we f...

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Sac Foodies
A Day in Old Sacramento

Apr 11, 2014
A Day in Old Sacramento

Last Sunday, I was reminded of how wonderful and beautiful Old Sacramento truly is.  Although I’ve frequented Old Sac for many family dinners at Joe’s Crab Shack and lunches at Steamers Café, I had never truly explored its vibrant, bustling streets. Being fortunate enough to work within a 1-mile radius of Old Sac’s gorgeous...

Chronicles of Nothing
The Great Chillow Debacle

The Great Chillow Debacle

Back in the early 2000s, my best friend, Maria and I saw an ad for a Chillow. It sounded like a miracle!  Who hasn’t woken up sweating because their body warmed up too much while sleeping? Just me? I’m a … Continue reading 

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The Glover Posting
Maturity and predictability party in ‘Last Vegas’

Maturity and predictability party in ‘Last Vegas’

Cast: Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin KlineDirector: Jon TurteltaubRated: Pg-13Run Time: 1 Hr. 45 Min.Last Vegas  is a decent little film with a very familiar formula twisted in an attempt to make the film fresh.Very much l...

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Sac Foodies
Dad’s Sandwiches, Sacramento

Mar 24, 2014
Dad’s Sandwiches, Sacramento

You all know that we SacFoodies are suckers for great sandwiches. And lucky for us, there sure are some great sandwiches in and around Sacramento. Still, it never ceases to amaze me when there is a sandwich spot that I haven’t yet tried. Enter Dad’s Sandwiches, with two Sactown locations – on J Street...

Sac Foodies
Mother, Sacramento

Mar 19, 2014
Mother, Sacramento

If you live in Sacramento and hearing “Mother” does not immediately make you think “Sacramento’s most buzzed about new restaurant” then I may have to politely ask if you’ve been living under a rock. The new restaurant venture from Chef Michael Thiemann who was previously with Ella Dining Room has already received rave reviews...

MidLifeBloggers
The Museum of Extraordinary Things is keeping me up at night

Mar 18, 2014

Hoffman has created a mashup of genres: historical fiction, magical realism, and bodice-ripping romance. Yes, it really is that terrible.

Woman on Water
Rumors of a New Rock Garden Kayak

Mar 17, 2014
Rumors of a New Rock Garden Kayak

The rumors that Jackson Kayak has a new rock garden kayak are true.  Last week, we got to take the first ones out for a 3 day demo and video shoot on the waters of Mendocino County.  The boat is called the Karma Unlimited RG.  We ended u...

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Chronicles of Nothing
Review: 125 Chicken Recipes Cookbook

Review: 125 Chicken Recipes Cookbook

Because I’m trying to save money, I’m always on the lookout for new recipes to try. So, when I was given a free copy of the 125 Chicken Recipes cookbook, I was excited to try out the Roasted Chicken Fajitas. … Continue reading 

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