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Downtown Grass Valley

Downtown Grass Valley's annual Open House this year was themed "Holiday Market" to help showcase local businesses.  Seventeen different merchants participated in the event.  I popped in and took photos at Yuba Blue, The Olive Groove,…

National Coffee Day

Happy National Coffee day!  There are so many great places to enjoy a cup of coffee in Nevada City & Grass Valley, so I've put together a few caffeine infused reminders and some fun giveaways. Break Caffee Espresso Brew Bakers…
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Earth Day

How are you going to celebrate Earth Day?  There are a lot of great local events this week to help you appreciate Mother Nature.  Go check out the State of the Yuba, Wednesday, April 19th, and find out how you can get involved to protect…
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Pumpkin Fest

It's pumpkin time!  While I love showcasing fall color in Nevada City, it's also a great time to celebrate all things pumpkin.  If you're looking for a pumpkin fix here are a few ideas. Treats in downtown Nevada City is having a pumpkin…
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Coffee Lovers Blog Hop

TGIF, don't we all need a cup of coffee to get the day started?  I'm excited to say that the Outside Inn is a sponsor of the fun Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.  If you're a creative person, go play along for your chance to win a bag of special…
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Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, have you thought about how you're going to celebrate?  There are so many great things to do, see, eat and buy for your loved one locally, I went a little overboard coming up with ideas,…
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Warm Beverages

The temperatures are dropping and now is the perfect time to go find your perfect warm beverage.  Nevada City & Grass Valley have lots of great coffee shops, cafes and places to grab hot drink.  The Outside Inn did a fun post for National…
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Cornish Christmas

Hello December!  Cornish Christmas in downtown Grass Valley continues tonight from 6-9pm, if you missed last week don't worry the outdoor street fair continues for the next couple weeks (December 4th, 11th and 18th).  The event includes…
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Valentine's Day

Who's ready for Valentine's Day?  There are so many great things to do, see, eat and buy for your loved one locally, I went a little overboard coming up with ideas, plus a great giveaway prize for one lucky winner. For the sweet tooth,…
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Crazy Outside Inn Blog Giveaway

The Outside Inn's blog is excited to share the end of the year crazy giveaway.  All year long I showcase, spotlight and share exciting things to do in Nevada City and Grass Valley.  Two years ago a little end of year basket came to life…
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Carolines Coffee Roasters

Holiday drinks at Carolines Coffee in Grass Valley, don't you need a Peppermint Mocha, an Eggnog Latte or a Mexican Hot Chocolate?  While you're doing your last minute holiday shopping in downtown Grass Valley, stop in to Carolines, enjoy…
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The Center for the Arts

Are you a Center for the Arts member?  This month is their membership drive and as a proud business sponsor I helped put together a fabulous "I Heart NC" giveaway basket.  Renew, upgrade, refer-a-friend or join for the first time and you'll…
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Harmony Ridge Market

Harmony Ridge Market recently opened their new Nevada City location at 115 South Pine Street.  Open seven days a week, they're still working on the best hours, but are starting off 8am-7pm and closing at 6pm on Sundays.  They've got made…
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Food Lovers Gift Guide

This week's gift guide guide is for the food lover on your shopping list.  Nevada City and Grass Valley have so many great local options for the person who either likes to cook, eat or just enjoys reading cookbooks.  Stop by JJ Jackson's for…