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Are You That Woman@California Travel Insider
Sacramento, California
Are You That Woman
Interests: California is my passion. Traveling to all the hidden corners of the Golden State and still so much to see, so many people to meet, and stories to hear and tell. Love living life locally wherever I go.
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Studying film at the prestigious Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, Ben Schwartz returned to Sacramento roots to complete his degree. He started making films and then settled on a 9 to 5 State job. A regular paycheck with benefits seemed... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Are You That Woman
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Babylon City Market 1745 Watt Avenue, Sacramento; (916) 486-777 Six years young, this Mediterranean specialty market, bakery and café features halal meats, dairy, produce, spices, and traditional Iraqi breads prepared right before your eyes. You’ll swoon over fresh-baked samoon stuffed... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2017 at Are You That Woman
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In California, every season is splendid and bountiful along Yolo County's back roads. Part of the Central Valley, this agricultural heartland is situated between coastal foothills and the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. Rolling hills, verdant valleys and mountains... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2017 at Are You That Woman
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Redding’s newest contact sport revolutionizes team building experiences. ManaBall provides more than 30 customized and coordinated extreme bubble-ball games. An exciting twist on traditional sports, team players are wrapped in a giant, soft inflatable Bubble Ball with shoulder harnesses and handles inside! Bonding has never been more hilarious. Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2017 at Are You That Woman
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One of the most culturally diverse cities in America, the 2015 US Census reported more than 100 languages are spoken in Sacramento County. Small portions of a historic Chinatown and Japantown remain within the central city. In South Sacramento, Little... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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This is the first in a series on the Sierra Nevada watershed which originally appeared in the Mountain Democrat, California's oldest newspaper, established in 1851. Two additional articles explore solutions and describe benefits for El Dorado County. “We never know... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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Rating: Star*Star*Star*Star*Star* Southeast Alaska is giving the Deep South a run for its culinary money and gives southern cooking a whole new meaning. Two guys from Mississippi have graced Skagway’s main street – Broadway -- with comfort foods. I should... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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Rating: Star*Star*Star*Star*Star* First Yuba-Sutter Harvest Dinner exceeded all expectations! There's something so special about dining outdoors, especially in early autumn when California evenings are warm and dry with a promise of cooler days ahead. On October 8th, more than 100... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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Rating: Star*Star*Star*Star* Still uber cool, I know I must be getting older. How many times do I now say, "back in the day"? Too many to count. So, back in the day...we use to go to Old Town Elk Grove!... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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Get a great workout and search for wildlife on this hike through the hills between Fairfield, Benicia and Vallejo. Solano Land Trust docents will guide you on an up to six-mile hike through this area, known as the King-Swett Ranches.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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Rating: Star*Star*Star*Star*Star* The 5-star Excellence rating for Juneau Food Tours says it all. What a day! What a feast! Just a few small, delicious bites and my tummy was doing a crazy, happy dance. Yikes...food coma! Chowing my way through... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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Walk the Locavore Talk: California Farm-to-Table Shop Locally I really took it to heart when learning about the whole "farm to table" philosophy, which promotes buying produce that's been grown within 100 miles of home. Let me tell you something...it's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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In the late 1800s, Sacramento’s viticulture commerce was booming. With thousands of acres of grapes and an urban winery producing 500,000 gallons of wine, it already had an oenophile reputation. President Teddy Roosevelt was served Sacramento wine in 1903 and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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You'll never notice the overcast, chill and drizzle on this amazing whale watching adventure in Juneau -- the heart of southeast Alaska. Juneau Whale Watch delivered on the promise to get up-close and personal with some humpback whales. Well, as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2016 at Are You That Woman
Old Sew tote made from vintage rice bag. www.AreYouThatWoman.com Make/Do Sacramento new vintage store Rating: Star!Star!Star!Star!Star! Not too late for a little "sumpin sumpin" for that Valentine's Day, or any day, someone special. A new addition to historic Oak Park,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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Rating: Star!Star!Star!Star!Star! I fell in love with Nixtaco last year at the Auburn Farmers Market. The owner, Patricio Wise, had a small booth with a limited menu. Despite it's diminutive size, the descriptions were so delicious I couldn't decide and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at Are You That Woman
Amazing Wildlife is in Sacramento's Backyard & then a little wild night life! by Barbara L. Steinberg How many of you know that each year thousands of birds traveling the Pacific Coast Flyway return to the great Central Valley. Lakes,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Are You That Woman
A Simple Emigrant Christmas December 12, 2009 10am - 5pm Living history Christmas event. Costumed docents interpret and demonstrate the many different Christmas traditions celebrated by the early immigrants at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park. Learn about the tradition of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Are You That Woman
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Ginger Elizabeth Hot Chcolate Photo Courtesy of Ginger Elizabeth Aztec and Mayan civilizations created "Xocoatl”. Made from cocoa tree beans, they believed it was the elixir of gods. Conquering Spaniards brought this divine beverage, and chocolate, to the world. Possibly... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Are You That Woman
Just weeks old, I come eye-to-eye with a curious Fandango. Credit Barbara L. Steinberg At Rush Ranch Open Space, Access Adventure is busy breeding the most beautiful horses I have ever seen. I am not a horse expert...but you don't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Are You That Woman
A local tradition continues when the annual Sacramento River Train Christmas Train returns November 27th - Decemeber 23rd. Highlights include a visit by Santa Claus, a special gift for every child, elves playing with the children, strolling musicians, storytellers, hot... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Are You That Woman
And the Best Thing is that Ed's There to Greet You! Story & Photos by Barbara L. Steinberg© There were three things that originally drew me into Ed's Threads: (1) the sound of "Rat Pack-era" music emanating from this tiny... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Are You That Woman
Wide range of vegetables and fruits are grown. Photos: Are You That Woman@California Travel Insider Much like the TV sitcom Green Acres (circa 1965), PUENTES Farm is the place to be for farm-living and -learning. A recent farm-to-table dinner at... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Are You That Woman
Rating: Star!Star!Star!Star! Pet lovers rejoice, the whole first floor at Comfort Inn is pet friendly including cats! Inquire about fees. The entire property is nonsmoking. Convenient, that's for sure! Close to all of Redding's best attractions - Turtle Bay Exploration... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Are You That Woman
Historic Newbert's Hardware & The Beat building reborn as BevMo's 10th Sacramento store. It's bright & edgy; true to its historic past. Everything from beer, wine & spirits to party supplies & glassware. Homage to many local goods too. Photos:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Are You That Woman