Let's Bake! It's All About Apples This Fall

Posted by Jenna Redman

November 08, 2018

Apple picking is a popular activity this time of year. It may even be on your Fall Bucket List, with all the different Apple Harvests happening around the North State.

What do you do with all those apples once you pick them or purchase a bunch from the store? We’ve got you covered with a variety of different bake and no-bake recipes that include apple crumb muffins, appledoodles, and caramel turtle apple slices! 

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Topics: Things to Do, Fall in Chico, Living in Chico

Thing to Consider at Your Apartment As Daylight Saving Time Ends

Posted by Living In Chico Team

November 02, 2018

It’s the time of year to change our clocks and “fall back.” Yes, we gain an hour, but as the days turn shorter and it gets dark earlier, you may be wondering what’s the purpose of daylight saving time and how it could affect you at your apartment.

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Topics: Fall in Chico, Living in an Apartment

Treat Street 2018: How Families Living in Chico Celebrate Halloween

Posted by Jenna Redman

October 26, 2018

Are you looking for a family-friendly event to go to during the day on Halloween, and maximize your child’s intake of candy? Then Treat Street is perfect for your family! If there's one thing that we can count on Chico for, it's that its constantly providing amazing local events that are always a hit. Aren’t you thankful you're living in Chico? Keep on reading for the details.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Fall in Chico, Holidays

Pumpkin Carving Techniques So Easy It’s Scary [Infographic]

Posted by Living In Chico Team

October 22, 2018

Did you know that carving pumpkins originated in Ireland? Ancient Celtic cultures would actually carve turnips (pumpkins didn’t exist in Ireland) on All Hallow’s Eve and place an ember in them to ward off evil spirits. The Irish brought the tradition to America which has turned into a favorite October pastime for all ages and skills.

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Topics: Holidays, Fall in Chico, Decorating your Apartment

Go 'Nuts' with Your Baking This Fall

Posted by Jenna Redman

October 10, 2018

Fall in Northern California is a wonderful season, specifically when it’s time to harvest all our favorite nuts! Soon there will be an abundance of pecans, walnuts, and almonds for you to purchase from local farms or the grocery store.

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Topics: Things to Do, Fall in Chico

Best Places to View Fall Colors in Chico

Posted by Jenna Redman

October 05, 2018

One of the best things about the fall season is getting to watch the leaves change colors. Chico isn’t called the City of Trees for nothing, there are so many places you can go to enjoy the fall colors. 

It’s still a little early for the colors to change, but when it hits the middle of October you'll know all the best spots to see all the oranges, yellows, and reds... allowing you to cross off "see the fall colors" on your fall themed bucket list

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Topics: Things to Do, Fall in Chico, Living in Chico

Living in Chico: 2018 Sidewalk Sale

Posted by Jenna Redman

October 03, 2018

Updated for October 2018!

You're in luck!

The Harvest Sidewalk Sale is coming soon! Hosted this weekend on October 5-6th, this classic local event is a great way to enjoy the Chico sunshine while soaking in the culture and ambiance of our charming city. 

Take advantage of the great deals, gorgeous weather, and fun Chico fall tradition, and join us Downtown for the 2018 Sidewalk Sale!

Read below for all the exciting details:

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Topics: Living in Chico, Fall in Chico, Community Events

Best Pumpkin Patches in Chico - Fall 2018

Posted by Serene Skiffington

September 29, 2018

Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo! It's time to find your very own magic pumpkin for fall 2018. 

Like your fairy godmother, we're here to make your life easier. We hope you have a happily ever after harvest season!

Below is a list of the 5 best Pumpkin Patches to visit in Chico, CA this fall:

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Topics: Fall in Chico, Living in Chico

5 Best Ways to Nail Your Fall Decor in 2018

Posted by Jenna Redman

September 27, 2018

You more than likely know that the season of fall is also a season of harvest (hence people calling it “fall harvest”). Crops all around the country are ready to be cut from the ground or pulled off a tree. While it’s normal for the season of fall harvest to be filled with chilly days, it can also bring a sense of warmth with all the color changes.

With farmers out harvesting their crops, folks are starting to decorate their homes. Fall is the start of the decorating season. From now until January 1st, we'll have many holidays, leaving our homes decorated for many different occasions.

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Topics: Fall in Chico, Decorating your Apartment

Places to Camp Near Chico (That Are Actually Nice)

Posted by Ben Olberg

September 23, 2018

Late summer and early fall are a great time to go camping near Chico. The weather starts to cool down and the nights get crisp and perfect for gathering around a campfire. Make sure you prepare for your camping trip, and that means more than packing supplies. Do your homework and pick your campsite carefully. Campsites that are too small and cramped close together are not fun. Facilities that don't have potable water or toilets are only fun for hard-core campers that come prepared. Make sure you pick a site that fits your needs and level of outdoors experience.

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Topics: Things to Do, Fall in Chico, Summer Activities in Chico

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