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Love Lowdown: Is “Roll Up the Joint” the New “Roll out the Barrel?”

Love Lowdown: Is “Roll Up the Joint” the New “Roll out the Barrel?”
By Lisa Amador on Apr 22, 2020 at 04:53 PM in Matchmaking

On 4/20, I read a New York Times article “Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Roll Me a Joint.”  It got me thinking, have we gone from ‘Roll out the barrel’ to ‘Roll up the joint?’  As a Matchmaker who represents successful entrepreneurs with a median age of 48, I don’t think so.  While most people are open to dating someone who occasionally enjoys marijuana, more frequent use is a “Deal-breaker”.

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No voice, no problem

No voice, no problem
By Lisa Amador on Oct 02, 2019 at 04:42 PM in Matchmaking

Santa Barbara has a vibrant business community and last week Downtown Santa Barbara, The Chamber of the Santa Barbara Region, Hospitality Santa Barbara, Goleta Valley Chamber and Visit Santa Barbara hosted their 3rd Annual ‘Mega Mixer’ at one of Santa Barbara’s newest and most innovative co-working spaces, Impact Hub Santa Barbara!

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Noozhawk Column by Lisa Amador: Summertime Dating Activities

Noozhawk Column by Lisa Amador: Summertime Dating Activities
By Lisa Amador on Jun 28, 2019 at 04:49 PM in In The News, Matchmaking

Summertime is one of the best times to date. The South Coast is alive with summertime dating activities ranging from hiking, biking, dancing, dining, sailing or just walking on the beach. How romantic!

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Santa Barbara Matchmaking Uses ‘Purpose & Passion’ Program to help Save the Planet

Santa Barbara Matchmaking Uses ‘Purpose & Passion’ Program to help Save the Planet
By Lisa Amador on Apr 26, 2019 at 09:26 AM in Matchmaking

Santa Barbara Matchmaking is a new member of the nonprofit 1% for the Planet and is launching a new program called “Purpose and Passion.”

1% for the Planet is a global organization, which leads a network of businesses, nonprofits and individuals working together for a healthy planet.

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Lisa Amador: With Spring in the Air, Now’s a Perfect Time to Start Fresh with a New Dating Season

Lisa Amador: With Spring in the Air, Now’s a Perfect Time to Start Fresh with a New Dating Season
By Lisa Amador on Mar 17, 2019 at 10:33 AM in Matchmaking

Spring is here and while it may be subtle in Santa Barbara, it’s all around us.

Trees are blossoming and jasmine is filling the night air with an intoxicating fragrance. It just feels fresh and filled with endless chances for new beginnings.

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Noozhawk’s Health Column Features Lisa Amador’s Expertise

Noozhawk’s Health Column Features Lisa Amador’s Expertise
By Lisa Amador on Mar 03, 2019 at 10:39 AM in In The News, Matchmaking

In Noozhawk’s Health article: Here’s Why Long-Term Relationships Can Improve Your Overall Health, Lisa Amador’s professional opinion is offered to local Santa Barbara readers. She states that having that significant other to support and care for you melts the stress away and makes life, overall, happy. Take a look at the article for more on health and love!

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Lisa Amador’s Interview with Rebecca Ramgren of TVSB

Lisa Amador’s Interview with Rebecca Ramgren of TVSB
By Lisa Amador on Mar 01, 2019 at 10:41 AM in In The News, Matchmaking

Watch Lisa Amador on TVSB to get the 411 on the development and the workings of Santa Barbara Matchmaking. Hear her talk about online dating, self branding and profiling, and of course matchmaking. She also discusses the bases for finding the perfect committed and monogamous relationship. After watching this segment you will know how to present your best self and how to communicate what you want and deserve in a relationship.

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Lisa Amador: Being Single This Valentine’s Day Weekend Just Got Really Fun

Lisa Amador: Being Single This Valentine’s Day Weekend Just Got Really Fun
By Lisa Amador on Feb 12, 2019 at 12:34 PM in Matchmaking

Valentine’s Day is a day that brings about mixed feelings. For me. I choose to focus on love, whether for a friend, family member, significant other or (most important) oneself. It’s a special day to show appreciation for others and bring love into your life.

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Lisa Amador’s Santa Barbara Matchmaking Featured in News Channel 3’s Weekend Picks with Meredith Garofalo

Lisa Amador’s Santa Barbara Matchmaking Featured in News Channel 3’s Weekend Picks with Meredith Garofalo
By Lisa Amador on Feb 12, 2019 at 12:32 PM in In The News

On this year’s Valentine’s Day, Lisa Amador, private, professional matchmaker and owner of Santa Barbara Matchamaking, threw an amazing Meet Your Match event for all her wonderful, local singles. Her event was featured in News Channel 3’s Weekend Picks with Meredith Garofalo!

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News Channel 3 Features Santa Barbara Matchmaking’s Lisa Amador’s Valentine Advice

News Channel 3 Features Santa Barbara Matchmaking’s Lisa Amador’s Valentine Advice
By Lisa Amador on Feb 12, 2019 at 12:27 PM in In The News

Lisa Amador, owner of Santa Barbara Matchmaking, gives News Channel 3 her ultimate words of wisdom regarding Valentine’s Day! Learn all the ins and outs of surviving and thriving on this special day dedicated to the one you love. Such a cute and fun video, definitely worth the watch!

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