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5 Gifts For Dad That Will Make Him Feel Like A Kid Again

This Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.

06/04/2015

Sun Hat

Best Products For Protecting Kids Against Summer Sun

Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.

06/01/2015

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Best Tennis Courts In Sacramento

Sacramento public parks are some of the best places for tennis, whether you play like Rafael Nadal or are more of a casual weekend player. So grab your racket, hit one of these great local courts and start lobbing.

05/29/2015

Dogs Playing in Back Yard

Ask A Sacramento Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

Ian Waggoner is an expert on keeping your pet cool this summer. He works at the Pet Department Store. Waggoner is one of four employees at the store that has been operating on J St. for more than 20 years by the same owner. Waggoner has worked there for more than four years and in that time, he has accumulated vast knowledge about dog and cat food and supplies. He and the other employees pride themselves on their customer service and knowledge of the animals and their special needs.

05/15/2015

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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”

05/12/2015

Dogs Playing in Back Yard

5 Tips To Get Your Pet Ready For Summer

Help your pet enjoy the Summer by preparing them with these five tips.

05/12/2015

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Sacramento

The time is near to consider what to get mom for Mother’s Day. Is she a traditionalist that would want flowers? On the other hand, is she one with hobbies such as sewing or cooking? Do you have a mom that works all the time and needs some “Mom time”? Read below to see various ideas for a special Mother’s Day for your mom.

05/08/2015

Mother's Day Garden

5 Ways To Celebrate Mom Outdoors With The Whole Family

Get outside and celebrate Mother’s Day with these fun activities the whole family can do together.

04/28/2015

Jewelry, Jewelry Organization, Hanging Jewelry

3 DIY Jewelry Organizers For Mother’s Day Gifts To Make Mom’s Life Easier

Get creative this Mother’s Day with these three easy DIY jewelry organizer ideas.

04/26/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Sacramento

These Sacramento businesses offer ways to get fit and improve your health, while your kids are having safe, supervised fun just a room away. Throw on your yoga pants and strap on that Fitbit – it is time to grab the kids and hit the gym.

04/24/2015

Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Sacramento

With hundreds of tree-filled parks, numerous places to access waterways, outdoor community concerts and urban spots with public arts installations, Sacramento is rich with opportunities for picnicking.

04/17/2015

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

04/14/2015