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Savor the Central Coast Food and Wine Festival

By Rani Shah

Savor...the word Savor...to take in and enjoy....taste, smell, sights, feelings.... That's my interpretation. But you have never savored anything like the food and wine festival, Savor the Central Coast. Here are the details: Place: The beautiful San Luis Obispo County in California, r... Read More

It’s Almost Polar Bear Dip Time!

By Rani Shah

I know the holidays are simply flying by! And with that we are coming close to another year going by. Last year was the start of a tradition we hope to carry on and on....The Polar Bear Dip on New Year's day in Cayucos, California! Last year my youngest daughter and my mom, who was visiting f... Read More

Biking to school is cool!

By Rani Shah

The new school year has started, and with it a multitude of activities! And we have decided to try something new: Biking to school! With the help of some local organization here, SLO Bike Lane,  and Rideshare, I was able to obtain a grant for our school that will help offset costs towards having... Read More

Cambria Scarecrow Festival

By Rani Shah

I love the fall! Along with one of my favorite holidays, Halloween, we are turning seasons....able to wear comfy sweaters, make warm fires, and celebrate one of my favorite holidays, Halloween. Last year we went to a small coastal town just north of where we live in Los Osos...Cambria, California... Read More

Art n Cork for Paint and Wine Lovers

By Rani Shah

Do you live on the Central California Coast? Well then I have just the place for ya! Art n' Cork!!! I love this whole concept! There is a local art studio called SLO Monart, located in San Luis Obispo, California, where among the many classes offered for both kids and adults, you can also indu... Read More

Make Summer Longer and Head to Cayucos Beach!

By Rani Shah

There is just something about being close to the ocean that makes me feel summer! And with summer now gone and fall is upon us, I can't help but pang for a few more summer days! Don't get me wrong, I love the fall...in fact, looking forward to bundling up a bit (as much as we can here in coastal ... Read More

International Walk To School Day is October 3rd!

By Rani Shah

I didn't even know there was such a thing! But there is! And we can all do our part do join in on this day to walk to school! Even if you drive your kids,  just park a a bit away and walk the rest! Bus riders do their part by walking to the bust stop. And if you ride your bike, well keep riding... Read More

Peace Love Story Festival!

By Rani Shah

A while back I did an interview on a local storyteller, Zette Harbor. (To read the interview and review of her Story Harbour CD, click here!) And knowing her, I knew she would soon be up to something else amazing! Enter Peace Love Story Festival! She has developed an interactive journey to peace thr... Read More

Rang in the New Year right, now keep it going!

By Rani Shah

Remember last year, I was supposed to start off 2011 with a fresh, chilling dip in the Pacific Ocean, but I missed it. Well, not this year!!! I finally took the plunge and started out the year with a fresh new perspective, alongside my mom, who is visiting from India and my youngest daughter, Tamra,... Read More

Ring in the New Year with Zongo at Avila Beach, CA

By Rani Shah

(image courtesy of Zongo All Stars) Get ready to ring in the new year with live music at an awesome beach boardwalk! What is unique about this event is that it's actually three events in one: At 8pm there will be a massive drum circle open to all ages. It will be held on the Promenade at the foo... Read More