Melanie Graysmith

Ask A Bay Area Expert: Best Recipes For Super Bowl SundayWatching and cheering your team on to victory on Super Bowl Sunday can be exhausting, while you work up an appetite that needs feeding all afternoon long. Tasty, easy to eat finger foods are Super Bowl party favorites, with wings, poppers, dips and chips the annual darlings.
Ask A Bay Area Expert: Five Ways To Lower Your Energy BillThe San Francisco Bay Area is replete with savvy energy options with numerous benefits that look to reduce costs for home and business owners.
Ask A Bay Area Expert: How To Keep Your New Year's Weight Loss ResolutionFor many people, New Year resolutions include fitness programs, along with promises to exercise more, eat better and to finally lose weight. Maintaining the win may be a challenge, so read on for five tips from a pro to help you keep that weight-loss promise.
Best Hobby Shops In The Bay AreaHobby shops used to scatter Bay Area neighborhoods as the place for hobbyists and craft artists to get their supplies. Things are different these days, as online competition has pushed many hobby shops out. Yet, in spite of the changes, some hobby shops have survived with a range of supplies and helpful advice for today’s diverse hobbyists.
Best 2015 Holiday Concerts In The Bay AreaBay Area holiday concerts attract audiences with a wide range of performances, and fit nicely with the things you want to do to celebrate the holiday season.
Best Sour Beers In The Bay AreaSour beer is the favorite beer around these days. Adventurous drinkers caught on to its tang even before the tart style became the latest beer buzz. As always, the San Francisco Bay Area has exactly what you want, whether it’s gorgeous scenery, great weather, luscious food, fine wines or craft and sour beers.
Ask A San Francisco Expert: How To Decorate Your Home For ThanksgivingLeading San Francisco interior designer Sandra Gaska combines her expert design sense with practical suggestions for decorating your home at Thanksgiving.
Best Pierogies In The Bay AreaPierogies and all sorts of Eastern European dumplings and food products have become favorites in the Bay Area, with many notable locations available to get authentic cooking. Follow the pierogi love fest around the Bay to satisfy your dumpling cravings.
Best Bay Area Photographers To Follow On InstagramInstagram exploded onto the social media world in 2010 and almost instantly moved to the top of its photosharing niche. Like other social media platforms, Instagram’s commercial and marketing indicators haven’t been overlooked. Photographers covering every facet of the art form have found Instagram to be a natural for easily accessible photo galleries showcasing their artistic skills and commercial services.
Best Vegetarian Hot Dogs In The Bay AreaHot dogs remain the quintessential yummy snack food that fits in your hand and is easy to eat. The flavors, the aromas and the crunch are to die for. Don’t despair Bay Area vegetarians, just wrap your hand around one of these veggie dogs and enjoy.
Best Ways To Get Involved With Breast Cancer Awareness Month In The Bay AreaOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with tons of information to highlight not only the disease and the lives it affects, but also the opportunities to join in the efforts for education, research and funding. Awareness is a start to finding a cure to breast cancer one day soon.
Best Burgers In The Bay AreaNo matter the food fad of the moment, burgers continue to trump them all. Bay Area burger spots flourish and thrive, no matter what. The battle of the burgers continues. Which one is your favorite?

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