- Sophie &Friends
Everyone teases me about how much I love Sacramento. I've been enamored with the City ever since I started doing my monthly guest appearances on Sac and Co in 2014. My husband Scott and I were on a book promo tour, and the group ended up liking us so much, they started inviting us back for a monthly guest spot. My love of the City grew and I started referring t
I was one of those incredibly lucky kids who grew up in an era where the "arts" (and when I say this I include things like metal shop, sewing, cooking, screen printing, woodworking, music, and visual arts) were all part of our curriculum. This was the days before coding, so as kids in middle school, we were given the opportunity to try everything from baking cinnamon rolls to oil changes (and if you don't think that's an art, stop reading right now!).
Are you looking for a fundraiser that's definitely thinking (and oozing) outside the box? Why not try a slime bar? For a minimal investment, you can reap a pretty nice little profit and offer an activity that kids love. This past weekend I helped host one of these slime bars for a local school's May Day fundraiser.
I LOVE treasure hunts. Whether there are rhyming clues that lead you from one object to another, a map with hidden treasures along the way, or codes that one must crack to find the next destination, I am alllll in. Case in point, my 30-year-old niece spent Easter with us, and of course, I made her hunt for her basket of See's chocolate.
Recently we did an event at the Ram's Gate Winery in Sonoma County. It's a beautiful facility. The perfect place for a gathering. We were hired to offer up a little activity that would do a couple of things:
#1. Allow people to make and take a small remembrance from their visit.
#2. Offer up a way for folks to mingle in an organic, non-intimidating way.