Patricia Cockerham

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Board game nights are having a moment. Here’s how to join in.

Growing up, everyone in my family received a board game for Christmas. We'd spend the lazy days that followed jumping in and out of mysterious worlds, word puzzles and intricate versions of charades. But as we grew up and moved out, the fading stacks of cardboard began collecting dust, and Netflix …

Board Games

Discover Cloverdale, the Hidden Secret of Sonoma Wine Country

Charming Cloverdale, located in Northern Sonoma County, has all the warm and inviting ambiance you expect from a small town. Looking for a home away …

Sonoma County

Can you make every day feel like Saturday?

<i>Disclaimer: This post took me</i> <i>2 years and 89 revisions</i><i>. It’s 18-minutes long but I wouldn’t publish it if I didn’t think every minute would be worth</i> …

Happiness

12 Things Enormously Successful People Refuse to Do

<i>by Jamie Tardy</i><i>“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams.”<br>― Oprah Winfrey</i>I bet you’re already familiar with the …

5 Amazing After-Work Hikes in San Francisco

Living in San Francisco, it's easier than you think to squeeze in a rejuvenating post-work hike. Check out these 5 hikes and get your daily dose of …

Tony Robbins has taught this productivity trick to clients ranging from Bill Clinton to Serena Williams

He's sold millions of books, videos, audio recordings, and tickets to his seminars. He's personally coached everyone from former President Bill Clinton to tennis icon Serena Williams to revered hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.<p>Although every coaching session is personalized, we asked Robbins for …

Get Outside: Marin's 10 Best Day Hikes

Take a stroll through the Marin Headlands and beyond.<i> (Photo via VisitMarin</i><i>)</i>Marin County is home to a plethora of outdoor adventure opportunities …

7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Other People’s Negative Energy

<i>It’s tough to live a positive life around negative people.</i>Dealing with negativity can be quite a downer. I once had a coworker whose negative energy …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Crock Pot Cinnamon Rolls

Well, we’ve made <b>our Master recipe in a crock pot</b>, our <b>brioche in a crock pot</b>, <b>dinner rolls</b>, and even our <b>gluten-free dough in the slow cooker</b>. It seemed …

Doughnuts

I was thrilled when doughnuts took over as the “hot dessert trend” from the fanciful cupcake. I do like cupcakes, but they don’t excite me like a …

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

Grilled Pesto Shrimp

Servings: 4 - 6<p>Cook Time: 5 Minutes<p>Total Time: 40 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds extra large or jumbo shrimp, peeled (tails left on) and deveined<br>• 6 …

Grilled Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers

5 stars based on 122 votes<p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they look — and if you haven’t …

Asian Kale Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing

Servings: 6<p>Total Time: 20 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>4 cups chopped curly kale, thick stems removed (be sure it's dry)<br>• 3 cups prepared shredded …

8 Easy Summer Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again

<b>1. Asian Kale Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing</b><p>Believe or not, this salad will have you eating your vegetables (and, most surprisingly, your kale) with pleasure and abandon. Bright, bold flavors and textures abound: earthy kale; cool and crunchy carrots, bell peppers and red cabbage; toasted …

This Is How To Make Iced Coffee Taste Like The Pros

It's summer, the time of year when we as a collective body of caffeine addicts all switch from hot cups to the refreshing crispness of coffee on ice. But it's so dang expensive (due to the fact that it actually takes more coffee, labor, and time to make it, but whatever).<p>This is why we should make …

Schnipselschnecke

Es ist mal wieder Zeit für eine Babykarte. Ganz viele kleine süße Babies purzeln gerade auf die Welt. Und auch für dieses kleine Mädchen habe ich ein …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

5 Clever, Easy Twists on Caprese Salad

We're reinventing the classic caprese salad with 4 new innovations, from cantaloupe and scamorza to burrata and peach<p><b>Done right, the caprese salad's timeless combination</b> of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil is more than the sum of its parts. That's why every component counts: You must seek out …

Grilling

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Michael Bauer's Top 100 Restaurants for the San Francisco Bay Area - SFGate

Since my first Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants guide was published 19 years ago, I've visited thousands of places, from Los Gatos to Calistoga and every place in between.<p>Compiling the list is an ongoing project. I dine out every night - sometimes I'll have two or three dinners in an evening - checking …

The Average SF Flip Sells for 31% More Than Its Initial Price

Flippers made an average 31.32% gross return on investment in San Francisco during the last twelve months, according to new research from property website RealtyTrac, which has put together a flipper heatmap for the entire country. The city experienced 387 total flips during this time, far below …

100 Productivity Hacks For Time, Attention, & Energy - A Life Of Productivity

<b>When I graduated University with a business degree last May, I received two incredible full-time job offers, both of which I declined because I had a</b> …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Do yo have Novinophobia? #EverybodyLovesItalian

five egg sandwiches

I came down with a Man Cold* and laryngitis** this week and it’s totally cramping my game, or it would be, if I had any. It’s pretty clear what the …

Quinoa with Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella

I have fallen in love with quinoa over the past year or so, which is approximately 4 billion years after the rest of America fell in love with it, …