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Pence Gallery Garden Tour, Part One: Last Sunday marked the 19th Annual Pence Gallery Garden Tour. Nine gardens in the South Davis neighborhoods of Oakshade and Willowbank were featured. The tour is always self-guided, and many attendees were seen walking or biking from garden to garden. While visiting each garden, guests were able to observe local artists painting.

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Pence Gallery Garden Tour, Part One: Last Sunday marked the 19th Annual Pence Gallery Garden Tour. Nine gardens in the South Davis neighborhoods of Oakshade and Willowbank were featured. The tour is always self-guided, and many attendees were seen walking or biking from garden to garden. While visiting each garden, guests were able to observe […]

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Sublime Country Kitchen

Sublime Country Kitchen

Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour Part Two: A second Woodland country property was included on this past Saturday’s 10th Annual Red Cross Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour; The Heidrick Family has owned this 200 acre working farm since 1979.  The homeowners decided in 2005 after raising four daughters it was time to update their home. First on the list […]

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Creme de la Creme

Creme de la Creme

  If you know me I’ve been raving about the Davis boutique Creme de la Creme since it opened its doors in 2005. Tucked away along a charming stone pathway off D Street behind The Mustard Seed restaurant, Creme de la Creme is a charming store of gifts for the home, for “her” and for […]

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Let the Kitchen Tour Begin!

Let the Kitchen Tour Begin!

HEART OF THE HOME KITCHEN TOUR – PART ONE: This past Saturday the Yolo County Chapter of the American Red Cross hosted its 10th Annual Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour. But kitchens alone were not the only room on the day’s tour agenda. Six homes in Davis, El Macero and Woodland were featured in this […]

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First Impressions

First Impressions

When walking, biking or driving, a good looking front entrance of a home can catch our eye along a streetscape. We tend to look, and look again. What is it that makes us “look again”? Is it the landscaping, the architecture, the exterior paint colors, a waving flag, an inviting sitting area, or a bold […]

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