• Taxes Made Easy

    Tax Season is just around the corner! Here are some tips to make your paperwork organizing as pain free as possible (if that’s even possible). Also – a some tax prep advice and a downloadable tax checklist from Turbo Tax. Still feeling bad about taxes? Comfort yourself with Tax Day Freebies

  • How To Hold Chopsticks

    We are lucky enough to have four Asian restaurants here at The Plaza North: Vietnamese, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese. And you can find chopsticks in every single one of them! If you would like to take your dining to the next level, here is a primer on how to use chopsticks. HOwever, don’t worry, if
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  • Storm Ready at Batteries Plus

    The last time the power went out in her Sebastopol neighborhood, Plaza North Marketing Manager Daphne found herself wandering her house with one really old, weak flashlight. It was not a nice experience. So with another storm coming up, she decided to check out the selection of lanterns, batteries and flashlights at Batteries Plus Bulbs
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  • Warming Trends at The Plaza North

    Cold and wet.  That has definitely been the theme this winter in Petaluma. However, we are grateful for the water and the drought’s end. But it’s only January and we still have some time before Spring. That said, how can you keep warm and dry these winter days? Here are some suggestions: Starbucks: America’s warming
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  • Palm Beach Tan: Find Your Best Sunbed

    Now with the short days and the cold weather it’s hard to keep that warm sun-kissed glow going. So how do you choose a tanning bed? This brief video by Palm Beach Tan explains the different levels of sun beds for your optimal goals and results. Questions?  The friendly, trained staff at Palm Beach Tan
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  • Food Storage Organizing Tips with Rubbermaid

    Are your cabinets scarier than Halloween? Do you end up buying the same things over and over again because you can’t find anything when you need it? Do you worry about ants, moths, and worse getting into your food? Smart organizing and foolproof storage solutions can make everything better.  Containers can be used to seal
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  • Five Car Safety Tips For A Summer Road Trip

    With AAA predicting that more than 38 million Americans will be expecting to travel this Labor Day, you had better believe that most everyone will be on a road trip.  AAA is also predicting that they will need to rescue more than 350,000 motorists from the side of the road, also, with the primary reasons
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  • How to Rock a Summer Scarf

    Learn some versatile uses for a summer scarf, after all, scarves aren’t just for winter. Some of the prettiest looks and brightest colors make an appearance in summer fashion and a summer scarf is no exception. Here are some tips and hints on how women (and men) and rock this versatile accessory. Check out Kmart
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