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Agave Food Pairings and Exploratorium After Dark

What do agave food pairings, tequila, bats, science, gadgets and museums have in common? Quite a lot when you visit the Exploratorium After Dark in San Francisco. This post is sponsored by the Exploratorium, but the content and opinions expressed are my own. It’s a playground of technology, contraptions, art and cocktails (with a quality restaurant inside as well). As...

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Best Sacramento Restaurants for a Weekend Visit

During my recent visit to sacramento for the IFBC 2017 conference, trying new foods was a top priority. Of course I was also there to learn new things, network and generally have fun. I’ve talked about the conference in a recent live food blogging post, and this one will focus on best Sacramento restaurants for a weekend visit. Sacramento is known as the...

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Live Food Blogging IFBC Conference

One of my favorite things about food blog conferences, besides meeting fellow bloggers, is new experiences like Live Food Blogging IFBC Conference (International Food Blogger Conference). This year’s conference was the first of its kind for IFBC. What is live food blogging you ask? I’ll explain it as well as highlight some of the featured brands and companies in this...

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IFBC Conference 2017 in Sacramento

I’m excited to announce the official start of IFBC Conference 2017 in Sacramento. Having been too long since my last conference, it’s a welcome treat to attend IFBC for the first time, and close to home at that. Sacramento is just a couple hour drive from the Bay Area, and I plan to explore this lovely city. It’s become a foodie...

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New Seasons Market in Sunnyvale: A Unique Grocery Experience

This is a sponsored posts on behalf of New Seasons Markets. All opinions are mine alone. Whether you’re an avid food lover and blogger who shops multiple times a week, a parent planning for weeknight family meals, a health-conscious consumer, or the occasional cook, there’s something for everyone at New Seasons Market in Sunnyvale. While I focus mainly on sharing...

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Exploring Bay Area Summer Activities

Tips and ideas for exploring Bay Area Summer Activities. From hiking, beach days, picnics to restaurants, there’s plenty of things to do and explore this summer. This post is sponsored by Sapporo USA, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Sapporo products sold in the U.S. are brewed in the U.S. and Canada. Message is for audience...

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Clean Eating Hiking Snacks

Simple ideas for healthy and clean eating hiking snacks.  Be sure to get plenty of protein and energy for your hiking and outdoor adventures. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PrepFreeProtein #CollectiveBias Hiking has to be one of my favorite outdoor activities. It’s an easy way to be part of...

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Easy Ways to Indulge Mindfully

Learn Easy Ways to Indulge Mindfully. Simple healthy substitutions to enjoy sweets and treats while living a healthy lifestyle. No matter how much I focus on healthy eating—getting plenty of vegetables and protein while eating less simple carbs, I still crave a bit of indulgence. You know what I mean, something iced, sweet or crispy/crunchy. There’s easy ways to satisfy...

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Tips to Stay Active in the Fall

The easiest way to live a healthy lifestyle is to create habits that form a routine. At that point staying active is almost automatic and hopefully becomes top priority. While unexpected events and busy schedules can affect certain days, you can learn to adjust for those. But what happens when colder weather and changing of the seasons affects your goals...

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Olives from Spain (SF Great Match event)

Recently I had the opportunity to attend the press portion of Spain’s Great Match, at the Metreon in San Francisco. It featured over 200 wines from Spain, in the form of tasting seminars and walk-around tastings. Everything from Tempranillo, Malaga, Crianza, Bierzo and Verdejo. It was a wonderful chance to experience and learn about a whole new world of wines...

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How to Get Your Daily Greens

Getting your daily greens is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle, but is all too easy to overlook. Almost 75% of Americans don’t consume enough fruits and vegetables. Learn simple tips on How to Get Your Daily Greens, plus a recipe for Super Greens Breakfast Smoothie. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser...

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Papa John’s Pan Pizza Video Review

Today I’m excited to share my first video on the blog! Read on for my Papa John’s Pan Pizza Video Review I’ve been wanting to try video for a while and finally have a few things in the works! If you’re following me on social media you may know about another super exciting video project I just finished. It’s a culinary course and...