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Tour The Latest Sensation of Home Communities At Baker Ranch In Lake Forest

Save this date……February 21st, 2015. From 11:00am to 4:00pm, at Baker Ranch in Lake Forest, guests will have an amazing opportunity to take a sneak peek at an amazing new development. They will be unveiling plans for all of their future parks, and will include a virtual tour of “Promenade Park,” a new community park  … Read More

Where To Find LIVE Music In The Newport Area….

There really is nothing like live music, and although some establishments have ended this tradition, we have a few mainstays in the Newport area that deserve our patronage so that they continue.  Check their schedules for music and times, as this fluctuates, but here are the mainstays: Nightly live music can be found at: -Billy’s  … Read More

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Valentine’s Weekend —-Great Ideas—-Even Without A Date!

Well, this year Valentine’s Day happens to fall on a Saturday, so this means a full weekend of blazing, blooming love-birds and starry-eyed couples enjoying this heart-filled celebration. Restaurants go all out, and are certainly depending on reservations galore, flowing cocktails and a bevy of souffles and desserts, ordered on sheer whimsy. Now, for those  … Read More


The Best Farmers Markets In Orange County… Search By Day of Week!

Seasonal Offerings From The Farm This Month of January Right now, during the month of  January, we turn to comfort cooking. Farmers are bringing in many delicious items, and here are some of my favorites this month: root vegetables, butternut squash and chili.  Zucchini, leeks, green beans, big red Gala apples, navel oranges— these are all found in the  … Read More

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Electric Bike Riding Is Sheer Fun!

Imagine riding a bike with auxiliary power to scoot you over the hills? Well, I now reside in a very hilly community and it has hindered my bike riding significantly. In the recent past, I have spent more time thinking about how to get back home from a ride … than actually riding. Fast forward  … Read More