Category Archives: Santa Rosa

Farmers Markets in November

In the Netherlands, farmers markets are different, there is a fabric market, a produce¬†market, a book market etc. My favorite ones had flowers, food, cheese, fabrics, notions etc etc. Only when temperatures are below freezing point not all vendors would … Continue reading

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November in Sonoma County

November can be rainy or not so rainy. So far we have not seen a lot of rain yet. Right now we are in the middle of a drought. However November¬†is a month with a lot of fruit trees that … Continue reading

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Southern comfort food in Santa Rosa

Moving to a different area, just overwhelmed with life, or simply a craving for comfort food? A great little restaurant to try is Sweet T’s. It is in Fountaingrove village, a little bit off the beaten path but worth the … Continue reading

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Sonoma County Airport

There is a small airport in Sonoma County, it’s called Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS).The main airline flying from this airport is Alaskan Airlines with non stop flights to Los Angeles, Portland, San Diego and Seattle. It … Continue reading

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The Sonoma County Fair

Sonoma County has strong agricultural roots. As early as 1920, Sonoma County was ranked as the eighth most agriculturally productive U.S county and a leading producer of poultry products, hops, grapes, prunes, apples and dairy products, largely due to the … Continue reading

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The best brownies in town.

Moving to a new area is a busy time. A lot of changes, finding your way around town and finding your favorite stores. Time for comfort food. Brownies is a great comfort food, but not just any brownie, only the … Continue reading

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Movie time in Sonoma County

Over time Sonoma County has been a popular spot to film movies. A few Alfred Hitchcock movies were set in Sonoma County. The movie Shadow of a Doubt is mostly filmed in the JC area in Santa Rosa. Since it … Continue reading

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Shopping for wine – Bottlebarn

Besides the fact that Sonoma County is a great place to visit wineries and taste their wines in the tasting room, there is also a great local store to buy wines: Bottlebarn. It’s located in an industrial area in North … Continue reading

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Working from home

A lot of people work from home, that works great up to a point: you either need to meet with clients or simply want to get out of the house every so often. Renting an office space is not a … Continue reading

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Shopping for Groceries – go local

This week I was showing property in Sebastopol and by coincidence -sort of- ended up looking for a certain type of noodles at Pacific Market in Sebastopol. Could not find the noodles I was looking for – was a long … Continue reading

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