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(Belated) Bay to Breakers

As a resident of the Bay Area for over ten years and a (somewhat) avid runner, it is astonishing that this year was my very first Bay to Breakers. I simply never got around to it, and I now realize I've been missing out on one of the most exciting yet eclectic events the city has to offer. Here are the highlights of my experience -- needless to say, I'm glad my friend peer pressured me into running a race I'll never forget.

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Best of Bottlerock 2018

Often referred to as “the fancy Coachella,” Napa Valley’s Bottlerock Music Festival was nothing short of exquisite. Like other festivals, it brought a stellar lineup, headliners including but not limited to Bruno Mars, Muse and The Killers. However, its expansive wine tasting garden, full-service spa, and a stage solely featuring celebrity chefs truly encapsulated Napa’s sophisticated culture. These elements drew a crowd that, rather than drinking and smoking their way through the weekend, were happy to sit back and enjoy good music with a glass of wine.

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Create Beautiful Works of Art and Sip on a Glass of Wine with Melissa of Phoenix

Vino and Canvas offers a variety of party options but our most popular event is our two-hour acrylic painting class. Each month we offer a number of different classes to choose from so check out our Event Calendar and see where we will be next.  When booking a private painting party, there are a number of other great options in addition to our standard paint class to choose from including wine glass painting, Pop Art Your Pet classes, and charcoal sketching a live male model in an event we like to call Ooh La La Art Party.

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Essentially Essential Oils

Lately I have been so obsessed with diffusing essential oils in my apartment. They last so much longer than candles and smell so much cleaner. The world of essential oils seems so overwhelming at first when you go to google it and everyone is talking about “blends” and “mixes” and labels of oils that come from what look like pyramid-scheme companies.

I did some research on my own and through that (and some home trials) am going to try to break down the world of essential oils to others out there who are looking to ease them into their lifestyle as I have.

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