Test drive Chrysler at Sacramento Auto Show

Chrysler Drive Experience Where:  Cal Expo - 1600 Exposition Boulevard, Sacramento, CA (West side of Building B) Chrysler Drive Hours of Operation: Friday, October 17th                                            10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Saturday, October 18th                                       10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Sunday, October 19th                                          10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Chrysler Drive … [Read more...]

Visiting The First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, Mass

Last month, I went to Boston for a journalism conference. This is a picture of The First Church of Christ, Scientist. The church was built around 1894, and is said to be the "Mother Church" for Christian Science. I didn't go inside of the building, but I wish I had. I'm not sure when I'll randomly return to Boston. I don't see myself visiting the city unless it's work related, but I sure wouldn't mind going back. … [Read more...]

Animal Open House and All Access Pre-Show at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey

 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey show LEGENDS will be in town, and it is The Greatest Show on Earth®. I am thrilled for my family to experience such a magical and breathtaking moment. It's the circus that we've all heard about for years, and it's coming to Sacramento on September 12-15 at Sacramento's Sleep Train Area. Experience unimaginable family fun, as amazing circus athletes perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of … [Read more...]

Review / Giveaway: Oro de Castilla wine

Thanks to Pablo del Villar of Oro de Castilla and Ole Imports, Lodie's Blog is able to give away a bottle of Oro de Castilla wine for your pleasure and enjoyment. I am picking three winners, so you're in luck! Review of Oro de Castilla Verdejo 2013 wine. It has one of the most refreshing taste to it. There's a complexity and a nice balance. It isn't too overpowering. I paired this wine with pasta, seafood, and popcorn. Yes, it tasted great … [Read more...]

Interview with Pablo del Villar

A couple of months ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Pablo del Villar Igea, president of Oro De Castilla. I reviewed Oro De Castilla Verdejo 2013. A great wine that I paired with salmon, shrimp pasta, and even popcorn. The wine is very classic and is made from the Verdejo grape in About Oro De Castilla wine - The white white is described as a very complex wine with an acidity higher than usual, more balanced and with a structure of … [Read more...]

Scary results of 10 banned foods

Are you eating food that's already banned in other countries but is still allowed to poison and kill Americans? Learn these pernicious ingredients and common foods through this infographic. Use the embed code to share it on your website. <img src="http://media.mercola.com/assets/images/infographic/banned-foods-infographic.jpg" alt="10 Banned Foods to Avoid" border="0" style="max-width:100%; min-width:300px; margin: 0 auto 20px auto; … [Read more...]

Review: CocoaVia® Daily Cocoa Extract Supplement

[Originally posted on Examiner.com 3/5/2014] Flavanol is found in cocoa beans and has many health benefits when consumed daily. The phytonutrients found in flavanol also help reduce the risk of blood clots. CocoaVia® is a daily cocoa extract supplement, which helps to support healthy circulation. Healthy circulation contributes to healthy aging, and other benefits such as: Cardiovascular health Cognitive … [Read more...]

Spring chicken salad recipe

Spring is almost here, and summer is just around the corner. Enjoy a delicious spring salad without the guilt. Personally, I love salad but I prefer to make it myself, so that I know what's being added. Serves 1 -2 people 2 Cooked boneless chicken breast 1 handful of salad (Spinach or your choice) 1 handful of alfalfa sprouts 1/2 of a banana sliced 1/2 of an apple sliced and diced 5 strawberry sliced and diced Add any other fruit … [Read more...]

Review: Hemp Protein Drink

This is a short review... I have been searching for a product that doesn't contain Whey, Soy, animal products, or that other junk that most protein drinks include. I accidentally stumbled on this product on Vitacost. I'm totally obsessed with Vitacost; it's like my own personal health store online. I truly love this drink mix in my smoothies, cereal... I've even used it when I juiced. It's vegan, too. So totally safe for my veggie … [Read more...]

Living with OAS

If you're not familiar, OAS stands for Oral Allergy Syndrome. OAS is an allergic reaction to fresh fruit and vegetables. Most will think you're crazy if you say that you're allergic to fresh fruits and vegetables, but trust, you're not alone. I was diagnosed with this a few years ago while suffering from several episodes in grad school. It's a very frustrating syndrome because there is a lack of research. At best, research indicates that it's … [Read more...]

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