Local Artist – Terry Miura

February Morning at the Louvre. 24 x 30 inches. Oil on linen.

Recently I stumbled a soft and nostalgic painting by Terry Miura and I just knew I had to have a look at his other works. Luckily for us, he has not only a studio website but a blog in which he shares […]

Sac Historic House Profile: The Citizen Hotel

Authentic, influential, surprising, eclectic, and all-American. These are the five words that developers of the Citzen Hotel in Sacramento gave to designers Candra Scott & Anderson when they decided to transform the neglected Cal Western Life building into a 198-room, boutique hotel. They felt the words characterized the typical Sacramentan and they wanted the […]

Mince pies and carrot cake

My English husband can now sigh with contentment, for the Christmas season has truly arrived. He found boxes of Mr. Kipling deep filled mince pies at Cost Plus. We don’t remember them being there last year when we were on the hunt for Christmas crackers (don’t get me started). Anyway… Sacramento British expats take […]

Local food blogs

Since it is almost Thanksgiving, let’s take a moment to discuss food. If you like to eat food, think about food, and make food… you probably like to read about food. Here are some local Sacramento food bloggers who are currently making us drool on our keyboards.

Simply Recipes You may not know this […]

French Fever at Le Petite Paris

I finally had a chance to browse through the midtown jewel box of a shop Le Petite Paris this past weekend. I say browse as I could maybe afford to buy a postcard but that’s about it. Owner Nicole has taken great care in selecting unique items for her store, including a […]

Heads will roll

Okay it wouldn’t be Halloween at Sac Historic House without mentioning the house on H Street in Boulevard Park. You know the one – empty for years, full of furniture, no-one ever seen going in or out, creepy lion head over porch, etc… I’ve heard it called the Hart mansion or the […]