Simple and Pure • Megan Taber Grows Her Own DIY Success Story, Among the Flowers

The DIY game is a hustle. Any local creative will tell you that between having to muscle your way into markets previously reserved for well-established corporate types and juggling the creative process with the drudgery of everyday business operations, if you’re looking to make your mark in this burgeoning maker’s market, it takes more than just a cute Etsy site to land at the top of DIY heap.

Outside the 9-to-5: The City from a Distance

Just a 10-minute drive from the heart of Midtown rests the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area. You probably know it as the ever-flooded rice plains along Interstate 80 between Sacramento and Davis. With more than 16,000 acres of land, the wildlife is abundant—even with the picturesque Sacramento skyline emerging behind. More…

Outside the 9-to-5 • The Perfect Gift: Caverns and Wine

I’ve always struggled with the idea of gift giving. Birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, Mother’s Day and Father’s Day … it just doesn’t feel right to buy someone a gift just for the hell of it. I look up to creative gift-givers but I have never been one myself. I will always…