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CITRUS! SOME FOR YOU, SOME TO SHARE.

CITRUS! SOME FOR YOU, SOME TO SHARE.

It is citrus season, and I am so excited because my little one year old Meyer lemon tree has four lemons on it!  They will be ready to pick soon.  Our 40-year old orange tree is full and ready to harvest.

Local Museums Honor Military Veterans with Celebratory Events, Activities and Admission Specials

Local Museums Honor Military Veterans with Celebratory Events, Activities and Admission Specials

Imagine. Explore. Discover.  In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In November, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are featuring a number of special events and activities honoring military veterans, a sampling of which include the following:

Veterans’ Community Altar at the California Museum – 10/30 thru 11/11

Programs at the Davis Branch Library in November

Programs at the Davis Branch Library in November

The following special programs will be held during the month of November at Yolo County’s Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, located at 315 E. 14th Street in Davis:

Denio’s Presents Lucha Libre Mexicana

Denio’s Presents Lucha Libre Mexicana

Denio’s Farmers Market and Swap Meet in Roseville will host a special Mexican Wrestling event on Sunday, October 18, featuring famed Mexican wrestlers Hijo De Fishman, Mascara Infernal, Furia Nocturna and many more. Doors open to the public at 12 noon, with the first match starting at 1 p.m.

“Lucha Libre Mexicana is a fun and thrilling event for everyone in the family,” said Eric Denio, operations manager of Denio’s Farmers Market and Swap Meet. “The colorful masks, quick maneuvers and aerial strikes take professional wrestling up a notch. We are excited to bring the best Luchadores back to the ring in Roseville for a second time this year.”

Sacramento Museums Fall for Halloween & Harvest Fun in October

Sacramento Museums Fall for Halloween & Harvest Fun in October

In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long.  In October, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums (SAM) are offering fun Halloween and harvest-related events and activities sure to get guests in a festive spirit, including:

“Pumpkin Science” at the Discovery Museum Science & Space Center -- October 3 & 4
It’s the season for Jack-o-lanterns! Visit the Discovery Museum Science & Space Center to enjoy family-friendly pumpkin stations to learn a bit about this squash. Plus, kids 12 and younger craft a paper pumpkin to take home as fall décor. For more, visit www.thediscovery.org

LET'S GET DRESSED.

LET'S GET DRESSED.

One simple change you can make to drastically improve your health is to remove any and all processed sauces, dips and dressings from your diet.  Store-bought dressings in particular are often lacking in nutrients and fiber, and are high in unpronounceable preservatives, salt, sugar and unnecessary, unhealthy fats (and can taste artificial). 

Try this super easy and quick formula for making your own amazing salad dressings, dips and sauces.  Have fun, play with the ingredients.  The possibilities are endless!

 

M&M Senior Living Open House in Orangevale on Wednesday, 7/15!

M&M Senior Living Open House in Orangevale on Wednesday, 7/15!

Owners of M&M Senior Living, a new and unique 16-bed assisted living facility in Orangevale, are hosting a complimentary Open House on Wednesday evening, July 15, from 4 to 8 p.m.   In addition to its boutique size and welcoming feel, what sets it apart is that one of the business owners is a family physician -- Dr. Mark DeBruin -- who has a medical practice nearby, helps to oversee the facility and stops by on a nearly daily or as-needed basis. 

Offering a high quality of care for residents, a few highlights of M&M Senior Living include the following: