Green Pozole

Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

Stacy Mitchell and her boyfriend Brandon Wright have always had a passion for healthy eating. After going to many juice and smoothie bars, they saw how most menu items were laden with sugar and virtually no vegan options.  They recognized an opportunity to be different and started a food truck business, called Pressed Write Juicery. …

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Frida Kahlo

Never Underestimate the Power of the Eyebrow

Never underestimate the power of the eyebrow. They speak volumes. They can smirk, question and show delight. Many times, you can tell how a person is feeling by just looking at their eyebrows. Whether they are mad, sad or happy. You can tell that your mother is upset with you by the way she looked…

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Modern Day Gold Rush

The Central Coast Wine Region has become a modern- day gold rush. People are jumping on the bandwagon, and in some cases, “can wagon.” Wine bars, Wineries and Breweries are popping up all over the California Central Coast.  Talking with owners and wine makers has revealed that this industry has become a long awaited second…

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The Best of Slow Living on the Central Coast

There’s a lot to love about the Central Coast, from its lush natural scenery to its vibrant culture. Unlike other metropolises, it isn’t as fast-paced or hectic, allowing its residents to take a breather whenever they want to. It’s no surprise that this part of sunny California has been attracting new residents from all over the…

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Sign of the Fremont Theatre

Top Things to do in San Luis County

Friends often ask me, where to go and what to do while visiting different areas on the Central Coast.  I always reply…Look at my website!  Keys 2 the Coast is on the go, exploring great places to wine, dine and explore.  We have a blog that is a treasure trove of great information on hot…

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Concert at Santa Barbara Bowl at night

Rock-and-Roll at the Santa Barbara Bowl

We all have passions or things that make living fun, interesting, and even fascinating. Let’s face it; some of us are just all about seeking an adventure to distract us from the mundane things we need to do, including work, dishes and laundry . As you know from following this blog, we have a passion…

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Sanger Family Wines

 Deep in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley is the delightful city of Solvang, California.  Solvang is located 30 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean  and temperatures can average 20 degrees higher in the summer than surrounding Central Coast cities. When visiting you simply must dress in layers.  I used to live in Solvang and temperatures can drop or rise 15-20…

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Bello Forno Will Always Have a Pizza of My Heart

On a recent Keys 2 the Coast trip to Italy, I had the opportunity to explore Sicily, Venice, Florence and Portofino. While every moment was wonderful, every bite of food delicious and the scenery magnificent, it did not escape me that some of the magnificence of Italy is similar to what we have here on the California Central Coast. Specifically,…

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