It’s all in the details for 2 Moms Cleaning Service

Christine Wakefield, owner of 2 Moms Cleaning Service, was born and raised in Placerville. In 1987 she quit her full-time job working for an engineering company to spend more time with her young children, but wanted to work part-time and started her business a year later. Based in Camino, she serves surrounding communities in El […]

Connie Barnes loves Jim … and El Dorado Hills

Connie Barnes knows El Dorado Hills. Connie Barnes absolutely loves El Dorado Hills. If you’re looking for a home in El Dorado Hills — who ya gonna call? Connie Barnes Real Estate, if you’ve been paying attention. Ask Connie, though, and she’s quick to give credit to her husband and business partner Jim Barnes, the […]

Eden Halbert focuses on four-legged clients

“It’s great working in something you love,” said Eden Halbert, owner of Sierra Dogs and Sierra Luna Photography, as she snuggled with her own two dogs plus the two adorable puppies she is currently training. On the Sierra Dogs side, Halbert offers in-home, cage-free dog boarding, certified dog training classes and puppy training camp. Her second business is taking heirloom […]

Kaye Irwin loves baubles, bangles and beads

Queen of all she surveys is Kaye Irwin, owner of Goldsmith Gallery Fine Jewelers. A degreed gemologist, Irwin comes with 35 years of expertise in the field of fine jewelry. What started out as a hobby led to a career, including owning several jewelry stores as well as managing The Collector Fine Jewelry in San […]

When there’s dirt involved Michelle Hodgkin is happy

For her birthday one year, Michelle Hodgkin received a vehicle from her dad Richard Halk, though not the kind one takes on the freeway. “I bought her a trencher,” Dad said. For Hodgkin, who grew up riding motorcycles and frog hunting with her brothers, it was the perfect gift that led to a career she […]

Realtor Stephanie Haley specializes in serving seniors

Stephanie Haley didn’t start out to serve the real estate needs of seniors. She fell into it, and found she liked it — enough to devote her career to senior buyers and sellers. It’s a special world, as she will tell you. She became a certified Senior Real Estate Specialist to work professionally in that […]