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

Last Minute Halloween Activities in Butte County

Posted by Living In Chico Team

October 31, 2018

Did you decide that you weren't going to do anything this year then all of a sudden you or a family member decided you really wanted to do something? It happens! No need to panic.

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Topics: Holidays, Things to Do

Pro Tips for Getting Your Vote on this November

Posted by Jenna Redman

October 12, 2018

The 2018 General Election is just a month away, it’s happening this year on Tuesday November 6th. Are you all prepped and ready to get your vote on? In case you’ve been avoiding all things news related and totally forgot about the election, no need to fret.

We’ve created this handy-dandy list of all the things you need to think about before the end of the month comes along. Go through the list and make sure all your ducks are in a row, that way when November 6th comes along you are more than prepared to cast your vote!

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

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

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

End of September - October Events in Chico

Posted by Jenna Redman

September 21, 2018

We are nearing the end of September already; can you believe it? Only a week and half until the October is upon us. Fall in Chico is something to enjoy with the drop-in temperature (goodbye hundred degrees!), and the changing of the leaf colors, as well as all the fall inspired events!

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Topics: Things to Do, What to Do, Apartment Living, Community Events

Best Selfie Spots in Chico

Posted by Ben Olberg

September 20, 2018

Are you looking for the definitive Chico selfie spot? Are you all dressed up, with your hair just right and your "Blue Steel" look rehearsed and perfected? What background is going to help you up your selfie game and get your profile pic to the next level? We have the answers...

First things first - let's set some ground rules. Getting caught taking a selfie is embarrassing, or at least it should be. It's an expression of vanity, or at least that's the perception. If you're going to take a selfie in a popular spot, go early before it gets busy. Also, morning and/or evening light is more flattering than when the sun is directly overhead. Don't overdo the look; no pouty-lip duck faces or trying to flex too hard, it makes you look sad and desperate. Please avoid selfie sticks at all costs.

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Topics: Living in Chico, Things to Do

Living in Chico: Fall 2018 Bucket List

Posted by Jenna Redman

September 12, 2018

It may be hard to believe, since this year's fire season and air quality is worse than last year, but cooler weather [and hopefully clearer air] is on the horizon.

The first day of fall falls [see what we did there?] on a Saturday this year, the 22nd. Therefore, fall is right around the corner and everyone is anxious to pull out their cozy cardigans and boots. Especially since Starbuck's Pumpkin Spice Latte, which usually lets everyone know it's time for fall, arrived way early this year. 

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

Fun Night Out Ideas for Couples (or Anyone!)

Posted by Jenna Redman

September 07, 2018

There's no shortage of things to do in Chico, whether you want to take a hike in Upper Bidwell Park or go window shopping downtown. Yet, like most people, when we have a long list of things we can do with our friends and loved ones we tend to forget about the simplistic activities that also bring us a sense of happiness.

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Topics: Things to Do, Living in Chico

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