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3 Santa Barbara Walks Only Locals Know

No matter where you live, walking outside is beneficial. And the nice thing about where you live is that your town has a few hiking paths that only locals seems to know about. Santa Barbara is no exception. We’re going to share three that will put you “in the know” for the day you come to town: one on the beach, one at a lake, and one in the mountains.

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Wine, Aston Martins and Beaches: A Santa Barbara Weekend

Santa Barbara, the land of wine, women, and Sean – Connery, that is. In an Aston Martin. Driving through wine country. Ahhhh, such is the life I lead. Well, sort of. This past weekend, Alexandra tasted wine, drove an Aston Martin, toured El Paseo and the Funk Zone, and even got in a beach walk.

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Hiking at Sky Ranch Fitness Spa: My Naughty Dog Story

Are you ready for a low class poop story to reveal how high class the Sky Ranch Fitness Spa experience is? First, to cut to the chase: If you are looking for a beautiful, healthy, intimate spa getaway that emphasizes hiking, movement classes, personal attention and nutritious meals, this is the place for you. Now back to the part of my week that was really stinky!

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One Wine with Whole Foods: My First Wine-Tasting in 20 Years

Whole Foods in Santa Barbara held a One Wine Spring Release 2014 event, and I was invited. One Wine is a collaborative effort between the So. Cal. Whole Foods markets and specific Central California winemakers. The wines selected to be part of the One Wine label are not only affordable, but also produced locally, by hand, in small batches, and support the local economy and land stewardship.

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What is Your Health Worth?

Alexandra Williams, MA and Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA Retreat to A Week at Sky Ranch Fitness Is a fitness spa or resort vacation in your future? Alexandra: My physical, emotional and mental fitness is important to me. Ever since January, when I wrote about trying to lose the ten pounds  that found me, I’ve been working hard […]

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What’s Beautiful? Health at Any Age

How do you define beauty? Does it have age parameters? Size parameters? Is one skin shade preferable to another? Is your mental image tied up with the word “skinny?” Join me in a “What’s Beautiful” challenge to show that healthy, active Boomer women are Super Beauties!

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Motivational Quotes to Move You

Ever have a day (today maybe?) when you need extra motivation to get out and be active? If motivational quotes give you that extra push to work out, then you will enjoy today’s kick in the keester!

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Power Walk with the Butterflies in Santa Barbara

A stroll along the beach and through the butterfly grove counts as exercise. Come with us on a video tour to see butterflies and surfing dolphins along the Santa Barbara coast.

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