Toro Summer of Stripes Mower and Trimmer

Toro summer of stripes 60 v lawn mower

The wet and rainy winter this year in California has made my backyard greener than ever. It also means my lawn has grown into a miniature jungle. The kids from “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” wouldn’t stand a chance out there! Luckily, Toro kindly sent me their new 60V Max Stripe™ Dual-Blades Self-Propelled Mower and 60V …

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California’s Safe Medication Disposal Program

This shop has been compensated by Inmar Intelligence and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. California’s Safe Medication Disposal Program is a critical initiative designed to address the growing environmental and public health concerns associated with the improper disposal of prescription drugs. Through a collaborative effort between government agencies, pharmaceutical companies, and local organizations, …

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The Backroom at Gaslight Co. – A Speakeasy in Folsom, California

The backroom at gaslight co folsom ca

The Backroom at Gaslight Co. is Folsom’s one and only Speakeasy, joining a small collection of high-end and eclectic speakeasies in greater Sacramento, California. Once you enter through the semi-secret entrance, you’ll find yourself transported to a vintage era with impeccably crafted cocktails, velvet couches, and leather-backed chairs. I met up with Casey and Jesse, …

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Flowers That Attract Bees

Flowers that attract bees

If your goal is to create a pollinator and bee haven in your yard, here is a list of flowers that attract bees to your yard! I’ve included both California native and non-native flowering plants that bees prefer to visit. There are many factors to consider when deciding which plants to incorporate into your garden …

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How To Keep Bees Away

How to keep bees away

Stop worrying about the buzzing and enjoy your home and yard with this comprehensive guide on how to keep bees away. Included are effective, eco-friendly methods to maintain a bee-free environment around your home, ensuring that you can enjoy your yard on your terms. These are the best practices for keeping bees at bay while …

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Ten Bells Cocktail Recipe

Ten bells cocktail recipe

From the heart of the Dame District, the Ten Bells Cocktail was born under the dim lighting of the sumptuous lounge known as JT Pims in Dublin, Ireland. Take your Bushmills Black Bush and shake in Crème de cassis, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and tonic water, for a lavish cocktail of acidic blackcurrant and Irish …

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Bottled in Bond Cocktail Recipe

Bottled in bond cocktail recipe

The Bottled in Bond cocktail was created by BAR 1661, combining fine Irish Whiskey, bourbon, and apricot liqueur. Crafted of high quality ingredients, this cocktail shows off the complex layers of each whiskey with just the tiniest lilt of apricot. Powers Three Swallow is a single pot still Irish whiskey, meaning it’s distilled from a …

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The Gibney Cocktail Recipe

The gibney cocktail recipe

The Gibney Cocktail was created by BAR 1661 in Dublin, Ireland. Comprised of Redbreast 12, rum, pineapple, black cardamom, aromatized wine, and oloroso, you’ll find this cocktail delightfully spicy with some woodsy Irish whiskey notes to balance. While the original recipe wasn’t disclosed, the ingredients were experimented with a proportioned until a fairly balanced version …

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Influencer Marketing Strategy Tips and Secrets

Influencer marketing strategy

Influencer marketing can be an incredibly effective marketing strategy involving collaborating with accounts with a strong social media following to promote a product or service. This guide is written from both the perspective of an actual influencer who makes a living doing this work full time (me) and also some feedback from agencies I’ve worked …

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Expo West Climate Day 2023

Expo west climate day 2023

A collection of notes, butchered quotes, and learned things from Climate Day at Expo West. This year, I decided to do something different and include my random noted and points of inspiration picked up from the many speakers. Too many times I took notes that didn’t go anywhere, so this is my attempt at sharing …

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