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The Perfect Picnic Basket For Wine Tasting

I love those sunny weekend days where you gather your friends, pack a picnic and head to a winery. Especially in the summer months where there’s live music and endless warm evenings. Here are my picnic basket essentials that you must pack on your next outing.   Cheese: A visit to your local cheese shop […]

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A Day In Tuscany

Ahhh Summer, you’re here and we couldn’t be more excited to see you. Our favorite part about you? Vacation. A few years ago I spent 3 weeks traveling through Italy and Spain with a friend and I’ll never forget the love I felt for Tuscany. Now it may seem cliché, and that everyone goes here…but for […]

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The Best Firework Shows In The US

I love fireworks, who doesn’t? There are so many spectacular shows across the country. From tiny small town displays to massive shows in big cities, we’ve got you covered for this 4th of July.   San Francisco, CA Pier 39 in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Warf hosts an annual fireworks show. Celebration at the Pier is […]

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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 […]