Ladybugs are everywhere!

Posted In: Alameda County, Fun for Grown Ups, Fun for Kids, Oakland
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We have all seen a ladybug here and there, but have you ever seen thousands of ladybugs in one place?  Every winter these “lady beetles” surf on over to the Oakland Hills and drop down at the exact same spot in Redwood Regional Park. They gather to keep warm and perhaps make a “friend” or two. Where to find the [...]

Want to See a Ghost?

Posted In: Fun for Grown Ups, Fun for Kids
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Want to See a Ghost? Visit the 13 Most Haunted Bay Area Houses, Hotels, Abandoned Mines … Boo! Want to see a ghost this Halloween in the very haunted Bay Area? Our East Bay region is filled with haunted places for poltergeists and benevolent spirits, according to local paranormal investigators. For our bravest readers, we compiled this list of the 13 Most Haunted [...]

Three Reasons to Visit Lake Merritt

Posted In: Alameda County, Arts and Entertainment, Community, For Buyers, For Sellers, Fun for Grown Ups, Fun for Kids, Oakland
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Posted by the cool peeps at Berkeley Hills Realty So you’re thinking to yourself, “What should I do today where I can get great exercise and do some people watching while I am at it?”  Or you think to yourself, “My kids need to get out today and I want to go somewhere that is fun for them and not [...]

How I Brought NYC Home

Posted In: Arts and Entertainment, Community, Creative Reuse Ideas, First Time Home Buyers, Food and Dining, For Buyers, For Sellers, For the Home, Fun for Grown Ups, Fun for Kids, Good ol' Fashion Humor, Home Improvement
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So I just came back from NYC where I was attending the Inman Connect, a real estate conference where Realtors from all over the country meet for 5 days to talk technology, how to build a better business, and of course, real estate.  I love going to the event because I make some amazing connections and learn a lot of [...]

Albany Local Week

Posted In: Alameda County, Albany, Community, Fun for Grown Ups, Fun for Kids, Good Eats
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Last week was Albany Local Week, a week designed to challenge local residents to eat, see, hear and play within Albany’s 1 square mile.  The community was encouraged to watch a movie, run a 10k, attend an outdoor concert, and dine out with other neighbors.  Local businesses really stepped up to the plate: Little Star Pizza and Solano Cellars were [...]

Cocktail Hour

Posted In: Food and Dining, For the Heck of It, Fun for Grown Ups, Good Eats
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This has been a busy week for us East Bay Living ladies.  We were fortunate to get two sets of buyers into houses, conducted inspections galore, and worked on prepping two listings, and met a new buyer.  What does a busy realtor and mama do at the end of the week?  Enjoy a delicious cocktail.  The weather is warm, the [...]