Archive for March 2015

How Will An Interest Rate Increase Affect You?

Have you heard the news that the Fed could raise interest rates by this June? That action will impact everyone including those with a home mortgage, car loan, savings account or money in the stock market; in essence, all of us. That info comes from an article called “What an interest rate increase means for…

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The Historic Sacramento Wine Country

In the Sacramento Valley, the dry soils and Mediterranean climate work together to provide an ideal environment for flavorful grapes to thrive, creating the Sacramento Wine Country. Discovered by Spanish explorers in the 1500s, the Sacramento Valley is central to California history and a hub for a flourishing agriculture sector, with wine playing an important…

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Is Owning A Racehorse For You?

There’s something thrilling about owning a racehorse. Known as the “Sport of Kings,” horse racing is one of the oldest sporting events still celebrated today around the world. The history of horse racing dates back to the Roman Empire. Less violent than the gladiators, chariot racing was still an extreme, dangerous sport that attracted fierce…

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Matching Room Colors To Your Personal Color Palette

Finding your own personal color palette can be an invaluable tool when painting the interior of your home. Personal Color Analysis is the process of identifying the colors that harmonize with an individual’s natural skin, hair and eye coloring. The process employs scientific theory and artistic principle to discover the specific colors that enhance and…

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Private Jets In Placer, Sacramento And El Dorado Counties

Private Jets are growing in popularity in Placer, Sacramento and El Dorado Counties. Why? Because their upscale communities cater to those who own private jets. Those who live in Cameron Park, for example, can keep their private jet close-by; in their own back yard or in a hangar attached to their home. One of my…

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Introducing The Talisman Collection El Dorado Hills

Have you discovered The Talisman Collection® in El Dorado Hills? The retail concept features fine designer and custom jewelry as well as gifts for guys, leather goods, pop culture, art, music, and what I find most interesting: experiential events. The Talisman Collection® bricks-and-mortar retail concept store is in the heart of El Dorado Hills Town…

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Art In Sacramento

We who are fortunate enough to live here know the importance of art in Sacramento. Here’s one example: the Sacramento City Council voted this week to approve a contract with renowned artist Jeff Koons for an $8 million sculpture outside the downtown sports arena. The purchase is part of the city’s Art in Public Places…

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Surviving Spring Allergy Season In Sacramento

Spring is in the air here in Sacramento. That means weeds, spores, grass and tree pollens are also in the air, causing airborne allergen levels to intensify. Surviving spring allergy season in Sacramento is easy, as long as you follow this article, “How To Survive Spring Allergy Season,”from WebMD. According to the website, you’ll want…

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Great Design Plant: The Helianthus Petiolaris Aka Prairie Sunflower

The Helianthus petiolaris, or Prairie Sunflower is a great design plant for homes here in Sacramento. I just love the cheery, beautiful flowers that can help any landscape attract the right insects: those that pollinate. Sunflowers are also known to attract many birds, butterflies, bees and other creatures that feed on their ripe seeds in…

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