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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

By On February 1, 2016

It’s officially February and that means a few things: you may have already forgotten what your New Year’s resolution was, a groundhog has decided the fate of the frost or lack thereof… Read More

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Carlin Soule Memorial Polar Bear Dip

By On January 2, 2016

There are local events, and then there are local events that are so beloved that they become local traditions. The Carlin Soule Memorial Dip in Cayucos is one of them. This year,… Read More

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The Cambria Christmas Market

By On December 19, 2015

There are so many great holiday events around SLO county this time of year. One of my favorites is Cambria’s Christmas Market! I headed there Friday night for a holiday dinner at Cambria… Read More

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Gift Guide: Little Kids

By On December 13, 2015

What is the one gift you remember waking up to on Christmas morning and totally freaking out? For me, it is a toss-up between a Fisher-Price play kitchen and my Easy-Bake Oven.… Read More

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Gift Guide: For Him

By On December 6, 2015

Some gift ideas come easier than others. I can always think of plenty of options for girlfriends or female family members (as seen in our For Her gift guide!), because I can… Read More

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Gift Guide: For Her

By On December 3, 2015

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday (and then Black Friday and Cyber Monday being extended for one more day, then 2 more days, then 3 days…and so on) behind us, it’s time… Read More

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Thanksgiving Prep

By On November 21, 2015

  I’m busy this weekend getting ready for Thanksgiving. My kitchen is starting to look like a kitchen (update coming soon!) and now the challenge is sifting through the moving boxes for my… Read More

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My Granny’s Gardens in Paso Robles

By On October 24, 2015

Ahh, pumpkin season. This time of year the “cozy” sets in. While I’ll shed a tear for the dark of night creeping in earlier and earlier, I’m excited about bundling up on… Read More

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Time to get your BOO on!

By On October 20, 2015

Our Halloween decorating inventory has slowly grown over the years. In the past, we’d throw up some spider webs (including these glow in the dark ones!), plastic spiders and a few pumpkins here and… Read More

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The Pumpkin Patch!

By On October 10, 2015

Our drought has been hard on local agriculture but there is no shortage of fun to be had at Central Coast pumpkin patches this year. A trip to the pumpkin patch is… Read More