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Crocker Tots

Crocker Tots

  I recently attended the opening preview for the wonderful new family features at the Crocker Art Museum and was amazed by what I saw. Included in my group were parents and children of varying ages, so it was a unique experience to see their interaction and amusement first hand. Story Trail is a self [...]

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Plant a Pizza

Plant a Pizza

Pepperoni doesn’t grow on trees, but plenty of other pizza ingredients can be grown in your own backyard! It is the perfect time of year to clear a raised bed or to grab some colorful pots for an easy and edible garden. Growing the ingredients to make pizza’s at home from freshly harvested herbs and [...]

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Oink! For Pig Day

Oink! For Pig Day

Saturday March 5th was the Davis Farmers Market 20th annual Pig Day, celebrating pigs, food and local agriculture at Central Park  in Davis. There was great fun to be had and baby pigs to be pet. Crafts for kids, a delightful variety of foods showcased Bledsoe Pork a favorite among shoppers and local restaurants. John Bledsoe has [...]

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Cosumnes River Preserve

Cosumnes River Preserve

In dual effort to keep to resolutions that were once again made at the start of the new year, I made the commitment with a friend to get outdoors with our families and get some more exercise for ourselves while we were at it.  The perfect solution came in the form of Jordan Summers book [...]

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Pinecone Birdfeeders

Pinecone Birdfeeders

While you are out for a Winter stroll, or out exploring the latest fresh powder in the mountains, keep your eyes peeled for pine cones that have fallen from the trees. Harvest some of these fallen cones for a fun and easy project that will foster children’s love of nature and spark their interest in [...]

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