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Brunching at Piadina

By Donna / January 30, 2020 /

How many times have you said, “I never win anything?” I say that all the time. It doesn’t stop me from entering all the Instagram contests, but I honestly never think I will win. Well, this time when the Central Coast’s newest hotel and restaurant opened, and they posted a contest on IG that my…

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Lifestyle and Crestview

By Donna / September 18, 2019 /

One of the main challenges facing families in California, is the cost of rent and perhaps even more so, the cost of housing and home ownership. An obvious issue causing California’s unaffordable housing crisis, is an imbalance between supply and demand. Due to California’s extraordinarily positive attributes, including fantastic climate, cultural and recreational amenities, and…

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Pierfront wine and brew patio

Serenity by the Glass

By Donna / August 29, 2019 /

The old adage that says, “It’s not the destination…it’s the journey,” is never truer than experiencing the drive north or south on the 101 through San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties.  The drive, in and of itself, is pure eye candy for nature lovers. Magnificent mountain ranges, ocean views, rolling hills lined with vineyards,…

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Sign of the Fremont Theatre

Top Things to do in San Luis County

By Donna / June 26, 2019 /

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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Pedal On With Big SLO Bike!

By Donna / April 30, 2019 /

It’s fun to be on the same page with your friends and family.  It is even MORE fun to be on the same bike! Petal, party and experience San Luis Obispo. Big SLO Bike offers several, two and a half hour, guided bike tours through downtown.  You can customize your ride and stop where you…

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SLO County Small Batch Brewers Festival

By Donna / April 29, 2019 /

The SLO County Small Batch Brewers Festival is coming to San Luis Obispo, and you won’t want to miss it. Eight of the smallest, family-owned breweries around San Luis Obispo County are coming together to create a new and unique experience for beer-lovers. This is not your typical crowded beer festival with breweries from across…

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Eureka! I Found It In San Luis Obispo

By Donna / December 27, 2018 /

San Luis Obispo is considered the happiest place in the United States. They have something fun to experience for all ages. Downtown San Luis Obispo is a great place for shopping, having some amazing food and a great nightlife. Many people visit downtown for their famous Bubblegum Alley or their local Thursday Night Farmer’s Market. While…

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Beauty Poet

Beauty Poet – San Luis Obispo, CA

By Donna / June 29, 2018 /

People often ask me, where is the best place for a massage in San Luis Obispo County?  Narrowing it down to just one is a difficult thing to do since there are so many great places. Each has comparable advantages on the California coast.  Treating yourself to a massage, or other spa services, in my opinion,…

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olive oil experience

Olive Oil Roundup, San Luis Obispo County, CA

By Donna / March 2, 2018 /

By Donna Polizzi Olio Nuevo Ranch in Paso Robles is one of the finest tasting room and olive groves to visit, especially if you would like to learn the proper way to “taste” olive oil. Many find it interesting to know that there is a right and wrong way to do an olive oil tasting…

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Madonna Inn Lights Up the Coast with Holiday Cheer in San Luis Obispo, CA

By Donna / December 27, 2017 /

Christmas time at the Madonna Inn Resort and Spa is magical. Entering this lovely resort is like stepping onto a movie set, specifically designed to immerse guests in the holiday spirit. Year round, the Madonna Inn is a delightful place to wine, dine and explore. The imagination that went into the design of each private…

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