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By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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Look at these beautiful lima beans. Their English name is Christmas Lima Beans.  They drew our attention with their burgundy and cream coloring, and the blue bowl they are in.  What a delightful combination! We learned that they are a variation on the traditional Lima.  In Italy, they are known ...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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It is beautiful day with not a cloud in the sky in our environment.  We left early this morning to pick up a poppy seed twist at D'Angelo's bakery in Santa Barbara to accompany with our espresso.   Then, we headed to the Farmer's market.  The lettuce picture above is known as little gems.  Littl...
By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
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By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
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Millennial Update By the end of 2015, millennial buyers (under the age of 35) will become the largest group of buyers, overtaking Gen X (35-50 years old). Roughly 42 percent of millennials say they want to buy a home in the next one to five years, compared to just 31 percent of Generation X, and ...
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Editorial The New York Times December 12, 2014 Homeownership has gotten a bad rap, said The New York Times.  " Since the housing bust, renting has been in and owning a home has been out, especially among young adults who in earlier decades would have been first time buyers."  Today just 64.3 perc...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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  We were blessed with lots rain last night, and everyone at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market was talking about it.  It is still cloudy this morning and sprinkling.  We actually used our windshield wipers, and remembered what rain sounds like on our roof and skylight. Quince, the fruit, is pictu...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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We often regale our friends with images of unusual vegetables and new finds, (next post).  Today we wanted to share some of the other aspects that make us smile every Saturday with you.  The balloon man's creation are a delight every Saturday, and kids of all ages appreciate watching him create....
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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  We learn so much from seeing arrangements whether it is floral or vegetable.  Here is an example of a farmer and his daughters who are very artistic when it comes to their arrangements.  Happy Wednesday! Written by Ron & Alexandra Seigel-  ABOUT:  Napa Consultants, International is the leader ...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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  It is a beautiful day here in the Santa Barbara area.  There was a little nip in the air this morning at 64 degrees and the high will be 74 degrees, with a light breeze.    We saw this beautiful  Swiss chard at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market this morning. Swiss chard is considered one of the...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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Mouse Melon Cucumbers were the first thing we saw at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market this morning.  They taste like cucumbers with a touch of sourness.  They are also known as the Mexican Sour Gherkins They are easy to grow and are pest free.  They are a huge producing vine.  In Spanish, they a...
By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
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By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
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Check out Santa Barbara from Gibraltar Road high in the Santa Ynez mountains on a beautiful day!
By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
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The Santa Barbara Courthouse from Mark on Vimeo.
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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The Saturday Farmers Market in Santa Barbara was awash with primary colors.  Everywhere we looked peppers of all types abounded, like this vibrant green pictured above.   Further, there were sweet peppers, known as lunch box peppers, representing yellows and orange. And here are more sweet peppe...
By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
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Aerial Santa Barbara Real Estate videos by Mark Lomas, Kirsten Wolfe, and Wayne Klapp www.TechnoPanorama.com "Your Santa Barbara Aerial Co- Pilots!" 805.845.2888
By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
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Montecito Realtors Mark Lomas and Kirsten Wolfe have teamed up with Wayne Klapp to produce high end, high definition aerial videos. Aerial videos are a game changer.  Are you ready to fly.  Aerial videos by www.TechnoPanorama.com 805.845.2888
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 19
We had another lovely morning at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market!  Bursts of color were evident everywhere we looked.  It is pepper season, and the colors are magnificent with brightness and life. Eggplants and their purple hues were artfully displayed with their white cousin. Not to be outdone...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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At the Santa Barbara Farmers Market this morning, a mass of sunflowers greeted us.  We are witnessing the peak of summer.  Everything is in abundance, and every vendor's produce beckoned us.   It is tough to make a choice, do I buy nectarines here and peaches there?  Everyone has samples.  Fanta...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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We are always enchanted by our flower growers and the variety of sunflowers they produce.  These beauties are an example of nature's delightful creations. Wishing you lots of Saturday Smiles and a Great Weekend! Written by Ron & Alexandra Seigel- ABOUT:  Napa Consultants, International is the le...

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