Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Farmers Markets in the Greater Sacramento Area 2019


It’s no secret that Sacramento is America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital. After all, it’s surrounded by fertile farmland – citrus ranches in Placer County, almond orchards in Yolo, vineyards in El Dorado. With so much fresh food grown and produced right in our own backyard, it’s no wonder there are so many farmers markets in and around the greater Sacramento area. Read More...

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The Best Wildflower Hikes Near Sacramento



April showers bring May flowers, and thanks to all the rain, Northern California has wildflowers galore. While we may not have the expansive superblooms that are taking over the southern part of the state, we still have amazing displays of color. Wildflowers are popping up everywhere, but there’s no better way to enjoy the full glory of spring than a wildflower hike. Whether you’re looking for an easy walk or more of a challenge, there are plenty of options for awe-inspiring wildflower hikes within a few hours of Sacramento.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Why Rocklin is a Great Place to Visit + Call Home



Rocklin is among several family-friendly communities comprising the southern portion of Placer County, just northeast of Sacramento. In its early days in the 1890s, Rocklin held about 30 rock quarries, many of which were cut for street curbing in larger cities, including Sacramento and San Francisco. Today, Rocklin is a thriving suburb of about 60,000 residents and is considered one of the fastest growing cities in California. 

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

15 Inspiring Instagram-Worthy Backdrops in Sacramento

In a city as vibrant and artistic as Sacramento, you’ll find no shortage of artwork (both natural and man-made) certain to enhance your Instagram selfie, group shot or solo pose. In fact, the city has an overwhelming amount of colorful murals all over town, ensuring you will never run out of gorgeous backdrops created by talented artists.
Consult our guide to Instagram-worthy backdrops and embark on your very own city-wide photo tour — whether you’re looking for an idyllic garden setting or a modern work of art.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

24 Essential Holiday Events in the Sacramento Area


It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Make sure you maximize the magic and wonder of the season at one (or several!) of the many holiday events in the Sacramento area — from ballet performances to 5Ks and tree lighting ceremonies to festive concerts.

Make a list of your favorite can’t-miss events — and be sure to check it twice! READ MORE

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

14 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes From Sacramento Bloggers


Preparing a menu for Thanksgiving can be a daunting task. That’s when we usually turn to our favorite local bloggers, who are always coming up with delicious and creative dishes. Take a look at our collection of Thanksgiving dishes — from appetizers to desserts — for some inspiration when creating your menu this year. We included a mix of standard must-haves (like turkey and pumpkin pie) and a few unexpected concoctions (such as Swiss chard slab galette with eggs and sweet potato turkey meatballs).

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Things To Do in the Charming Town of Loomis, CA


Loomis is a quaint and family-oriented community nestled in the Sierra foothills just northeast of Sacramento. Established in 1850 and incorporated in 1984, Loomis retains its rural character and charm with a historic downtown, spacious residential lots, and woodlands with natural streams and rolling hillsides. While South Placer County is one of the fastest-growing areas in California, Loomis and its surrounding land has managed to retain its rural and laid-back atmosphere. 

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