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Ask An Expert: DIY Gift Ideas

Do-it-yourselfer extraordinaire Shelley Wilson loves cruising craft and stores, thrift shops, garage sales and antique fairs for supplies. She says you can make easy, inexpensive and unique presents with “re-purposed buttons, toy soldiers, old maps, fabric, dollhouse furniture and photographs.”

12/16/2014

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Best Holiday Markets In Sacramento

Glittering dragon ornaments, mountain wildflower honey, handcrafted jewelry, fine art, festive mistletoe and spirited zookeepers are all part of the scene at these Sacramento spots for last-minute holiday shopping.

12/15/2014

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2014’s Best New Restaurants In Sacramento

A number of outstanding eateries opened locally during 2014, with sweet and savory offerings sure to please any palate.

12/10/2014

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Best Local Stores For Gift Baskets In Sacramento

Whether for the holidays or for occasions throughout the year, gift baskets can be a perfect way to celebrate while sharing something unique that was created right here in the Sacramento area.

12/02/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Events In Sacramento

These Sacramento holiday happenings promise to be some of the best in town.

12/01/2014

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Where To Buy Your Next Holiday Party Outfit In Sacramento

If you want to win the ugly Christmas sweater contest at work, you won’t find what you need here. But these boutiques can definitely get you ready to shine at holiday parties throughout the season.

11/25/2014

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Best Winter 2014-15 Art Events In Sacramento

Sacramento is an exciting place to be, and the eclectic, thriving art community draws people from around the state, country and world.

11/24/2014

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Best Hookah Bars In Sacramento

Here are some of the best hookah lounges in the Sacramento area to check out.

11/20/2014

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Best Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving In Sacramento

There are many benefits to starting a new tradition by enjoying an excellent restaurant feast on Thanksgiving, so that everyone can be thankful without spending all day in the kitchen.

11/19/2014

The Best Things About Thanksgiving

Ask A Sacramento Expert: Your Best Thanksgiving Pie Recipe

Read on for one of caterer extraordinaire Katie Chaney’s favorite Thanksgiving desserts.

11/12/2014

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Ask A Sacramento Expert: Ideas For Hostess Gifts

Teresa Dawson of Over The Top Events uses chalk paint, personal photographs and trips to Sacramento farmers markets to create fun, inexpensive and thoughtful hostess gifts.

11/11/2014

Inaugural Preparations Around DC Ramp Up Days Away From Obama's Swearing-In

Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances In Sacramento

Here are some great upcoming classical music performances coming to Sacramento.

11/10/2014

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