This upcoming weekend if you're in the area, consider stopping by Santa Margarita's 1st annual Wildflower festival.
If you haven't been to Santa Margarita before, a visit in and of itself is worth a trip - it's a funky, old 'real' western town left over from the days of the heydays of the Mexicanread on
Mar 23, 2011
Guess What?! We have another one. Seriously. Another gloriously delicious, wonderfully awesome, dashingly interesting festival. Just as the Zinfandel Festival is behind us, we have the Earth Day Food and Wine Fest coming up!
Clear your calendars and get ready to eat, and drink, and appreciate allread on
Mar 21, 2011
When I was a kid growing up in SLO County, I LOVED the Farmer’s Market. Every Thursdays we’d bundle all together and set off for San Luis.
The Market, every Thursday from 5-9pm, features a slew of local artisans selling their handmade crafts, local farmer who have brought in their best fruits,read on
Mar 18, 2011
As a part of every fourth grade class, students across California study “California History” (side note: when I was a kid, I thought this was standard curriculum across the United States – I was a bit disappointed to discover later in life that schools outside of CA didn’t value our history as muchread on
Mar 16, 2011
Morro Rock off the coast of Morro Bay is a really cool place. Upon first glance it’s just a big rock….just a big rock in the middle of a big bay….in the middle of a big ocean. But once you’ve lived with it for a while, seen how Morro Rock influences the people and culture of Morro Bay and theread on
Mar 14, 2011
What does that picture remind you of?
a) Summers in the South of France.
b) A country house with red wine in the afternoon and ratatouille for dinner.
c) The sweet smell of lavender bath salts – the ultimate relaxation.
d) Well…all of the above
Mar 11, 2011
If you know anything about the Central Coast Wine scene, you’ll know that we know Zin. Zinfandel has been an integral part of California wines since there was California wine, as early as the 1850s gold rush. The robust and hearty red grape was introduced to the United States and soon came to beread on
Mar 09, 2011
Doesn’t ever kid have a strange, uncontrollable desire to shove gum EVERYTHING – well, not everywhere, but anywhere it shouldn’t be shoved or pushed or stuck? I certainly did. And it’s because of this controllable desire that my mother would find gum lodged under car seats and on the back of my bedread on
Mar 07, 2011
We’d really appreciate it if every one of you (yes, even YOU) would log on and follow up. We’llread on
Mar 04, 2011
When I was a kid, we used to cram the dogs in the car, pack of picnic basket for dinner, and bundle up for a night out at the Drive-In. And no, I wasn’t a kid in the 1950s…we actually have a real, veritable, legitimate Drive-In Movie Theatre in San Luis Obispo! The Sunset, as we fondly call it, hasread on