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Best Shows In Sacramento To See On Your Valentine's Day DateLike it, or not - a good Valentine's celebration can make or break a romantic relationship. Aside from any commercial objections that you have, a memorable V-day can leave lasting memories for a partner. Valentine's is about those memories. So, make your day as memorable as possible with the Sacramento date ideas, and take in a show in your own backyard.
Best Winter Book Club PicksWinter is a great time to hang out with a group of friends and discuss great books.
Ask A Sacramento Expert: How To Keep Your New Year's Weight Loss ResolutionNeed some help keeping your new year's weight loss resolution? Give these expert tips a try today!
Best Hobby Shops In SacramentoDo you have a hobby? Are you looking for one? Sacramento has you covered.
Best Places To Rent Musical Instruments In SacramentoWith so many musicians, experienced and just beginning, music stores of all kinds have been around in the Sacramento area for a long time.
Best Ways To Spend New Year's Day In SacramentoNew Year's Day falls on a Friday, this year. And after all the re-boxing, eating and resolutions have been made, you still may want to catch the tail end of Sacramento's holiday.

Shopping & Style

Best Places For Dress Shoes In SacramentoEvery man and woman needs a good dress shoe for that all-important first impression or for a formal night out on the town. The same trends for 2015 in formal footwear are carrying over for Spring 2016. That means for men, it's all about simplicity with hints of style for those oxfords, loafers and brogues. For women, silver seems to be all the rage as well as formal-style sneakers and western-style footwear. If you're looking for a pair of sleek kicks, Sacramento definitely has you covered with these fine footwear establishments.
4 Budget-Friendly Valentine's Gifts You Can CreateGet creative this Valentine's Day with the gifts you give your loved ones. Here are some crafty and meaningful budget-friendly Valentine's gift ideas.
Best Places To Buy Headphones In SacramentoHeadphones can be an important component in enjoying the technology available for communication, entertainment, sports, gaming, metal detecting and more. Visit these Sacramento businesses for the right products to enhance your experience.
5 Practical Gift Ideas For Valentine's DaySelect gifts that can be put to good use long after the holiday is over.
Best Places For Office Wear In SacramentoWe've given you some tips on "Dressing for Sucess" on a budget before, but since then, like fashion, workwear has changed for the better. More versatile, making a bold but humble statement and with just the right amount of style, workwear is better than ever. Sacramento definitely has a couple of places you should check out to make a bold statement for 2016.
Best Places For Winter Workout Gear In SacramentoWhatever kind of winter workout you prefer, finding the right apparel to keep you dry and comfortable is important.

Food & Drink

Ask A Sacramento Expert: Best Recipes For Super Bowl SundayWith Super Bowl Sunday just around the corner and households around America already prepping to host the big game, sometimes pizza and hot wings from your local fast food restaurant just won't cut it. If you really want to wow your guest's taste buds with some unique offerings, it would behoove you to check out some of these recipes and hints for a great Super Bowl spread.
Best Fruitcake In SacramentoHere is a shortlist of the best bakeries with great fruitcake options, both traditional and non-traditional. You can try one or try all, but let Sacramento wipe away all those prejudices that you have against fruitcake.
Valentine's Day Cocktails You Can Make Year RoundLiven up your Valentine's Day with these cocktail ideas.
Eating "Prime" With John Whalen IIIThinking prime rib for dinner? Look no further than this frenched prime rib recipe from John Whalen III, author of "Prime: The Complete Prime Rib Cookbook."
Best Artisan Cheese Shops In SacramentoThere are some long-established markets in the Sacramento area that have quite a variety of cheese.
Best Places For Vegetarian Chili In SacramentoSacramento's got the vegetarian chili you crave, and we've got the know-how to get you there. From all corners of Sacto, you can find great vegetarian chili, and here's a list of "must bite" chili joints around town.

Nightlife & Music

Best Mardi Gras Parties In SacramentoMardi Gras equals party no matter where you may be from and, as Sacramento will prove, is celebrated in more places than just New Orleans.
Best Bars To Watch Super Bowl 50 In SacramentoThe big game is right around the corner, so the time to start planning where you'll be is now.
Best Places For Port Wine In SacramentoIf you are a fan of Port wine, pay some attention to this list of the best places to find Port wine in Sacramento.
Best Up-And-Coming Sacramento Bands To Check Out In 2016Sacramento's local band scene isn't known for being pretty. It's about being gritty, self-starting and making music regardless of the lack of venue space or the bad rap that Sacramento often has to fight over. Despite the challenges, the following bands are making it, and they are worth seeing in 2016.
Best New Year's Eve 2015 Parties In SacramentoRing in the new year with these parties across the Sacramento area.
Best Winter Beers In SacramentoSacramento boasts some of the best beers around, and here are some of the best places to find winter brews.

Family & Pets

Best Mommy & Me Classes In SacramentoMommy and Me classes offer a wonderful experience for babies and moms to have a supportive and relaxing day with other moms and babies. All over the area there are multiple places to take advantage of this special time with your baby.
Turn Valentine's Day Into A Family AffairThe day for love and romance should never be limited to couples. Here are some ideas for turning the love-filled holiday into a fun family affair.
Best Driver's Ed Courses In SacramentoHere's a list of the most reputable driver's ed schools in the Sacramento region.
Best Resources For Reptile Owners In SacramentoWhile the majority of people like their pets to be cute and furry, there are many who enjoy the looks and personalities of pets with scales.
Top Snow Activities Near SacramentoWith the snows of winter blanketing the Sierra the urge to go play in it surges. Look east from Sacramento and the snow covered mountains beckon. It's close enough to make some great day trips. Pack you car with your warm winter gear and enjoy the great snowy outdoors.
Ask A Sacramento Expert: Tips For Building Gingerbread HousesHere are a couple of tips and tricks you should know when you make your own house.

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