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Meet Lauren Miller — Jeweler at Elizabeth Lauren Jewelry Designs

In continuing our Women at Work series, spotlighting female business owners on the Central Coast, I am pleased to introduce Lauren Miller, of Elizabeth Lauren Jewelry Designs, to you dear readers. Lauren was gracious to share some of her thoughts and inspirations in an interview. With her background as an athlete and her passions firmly […]

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Meet Jennifer Young — Photographer and Blogger at I ART U and Jennifer Young Studio

Jennifer Young is a photographer and blogger here in San Luis Obispo. Lucky for her, (and us!) she often travels and captures stunning images of the places she visits. I’ve been a longtime reader of Jennifer’s blog I ART U, so I am very excited to feature her work here. Jennifer’s clean aesthetic and keen observational […]

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Gift of Giving

Holiday shopping can be a nightmare, it’s stressful, expensive and overwhelming. This year consider giving gifts that give back. You’ll rest at ease knowing that your gifts extend beyond just your family and friends and could improve the life of someone in need. I’ve put together a collection of gift options that contribute to charities and […]

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Wine Famous

They make movies, they make music, and now, they even make wine. Celebrities are making a foray into the wine world, some simply by association and others by actually getting their hands dirty and working the vines. Channel your inner celebrity, Thirsty Girls and drink up! Who: Francis Ford Coppola, Oscar-winning director of The Godfather and […]

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Throw a Stress-Free Fourth of July Party

Fourth of July is one of the most enjoyable holidays for me. And while I’m aware I may have already claimed this for a few other days (Thanksgiving…Christmas…Valentine’s Day), the Fourth of July is an entirely different “warm and fuzzy” feeling. While I love the fact that it celebrates our country (more specifically, our Declaration […]

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Winemaker Feature: Jeremy Leffert

Passionate. Guerilla Winemaker. Stellar Palate. Bad Ass Musician. These are just a few of the words we would use to describe head winemaker at The Workshop,  Jeremy Leffert. When he’s not masterfully crafting killer wine at The Workshop SLO, you can probably find him on his guitar. We wanted to get to know the real […]

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Pura Vida Trip to Costa Rica

Last weekend, I returned from a 9 day trip in Costa Rica with my partner in crime, Brian. We started our trip in Tamarindo, traveled down the coast to Santa Teresa, then hopped on the ferry and journeyed up a 50 mile dirt road to Monteverde. Most of the trip consisted of the beach, surfing, […]