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Sunset Celebration Weekend Preview

Starting tomorrow, Sunset Celebration Weekend, an annual event held at Sunset headquarters, will be in full swing. This year's event is bound to be extra special as it will be the last Celebration Weekend held at their current location. Sunset recently announced they are moving their headquarters to Oakland, CA after being in their Menlo Park location for more than 60 years. This much-loved… Read More
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Eating Up the West Coast: Hitting the Road Sunset Style

I am a huge fan of Sunset Magazine my go-to publication for getaway inspiration. When I heard, they were releasing a new book featuring travel, food and the West Coast {three of my favorite things} I could not wait to get my hands on it. Eating Up the West Coast is a well written, engaging travel guide and cookbook by author Brigit… Read More
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Hiking Arizona’s Camelback Mountain: Photo Essay

Despite hearing rumblings about how hard it is to climb Camelback Mountain, I did not hesitate to join some of my family members on the hike during a recent get together in Arizona. A decision I would not regret although I seriously questioned if I were up for the challenge not too long after we started. The beginning of the hike… Read More
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Holman Ranch and Winery in Carmel Valley, CA

"Where the past is always present" - Holman Ranch A few weeks ago I was invited to stay at Holman Ranch, a stunning 400 acre event property and winery in the rolling hills of Carmel Valley. Prior to my visit all I knew about the property was it being well-known as a premier location for weddings. After I walked through the gates,… Read More
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Savor Healdsburg Food Tours

Each time my girlfriend Kris flies in from Washington we spend a day or two exploring a new area here in northern California. Our most recent getaway took us to the charming town of Healdsburg in the Sonoma Valley. Since the two of us never seem to have a hard time finding great wine we decided to try something the… Read More