Sacramento-Area Women on Instagram You Should Follow
March 1, 2023

Sacramento-Area Women on Instagram You Should Follow

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions that women have made to American history, culture and society. There is no shortage of notable women to celebrate from the greater Sacramento area, from director Greta Gerwig to journalist Lisa Ling. There are also thousands of women who are making their mark on the region by sharing their stories via Instagram and other social media channels. There are plenty of Sacramento-area Instagrammers to follow, but for the month of March, we’d like to focus on women! Following are Sacramento-area women you should follow on Instagram.


Maddy Eccles | @maddy.eccles

Maddy Eccles is a local creator (and photographer) who shares her passion all things local — especially food! Her feed is filled with ideas for fun things to do in the Sacramento area, including great restaurants to try. She also co-hosts the show “Maddy & Dixie Take Sactown” on the Very Local streaming channel.


Dixie Deets | @deets_on_eats

Maddy & Dixie Take Sactown” co-host Dixie Deets is a proud food lover who loves sharing stories about the food scene in the Sacramento area. She is passionate about storytelling through food and regularly shares her experience trying out different spots. Her tastes run the gamut, from fast-food to formal. She also posts about her food travels around the world.


Morgan Ragan | @morganragan


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Morgan Ragan is the Sacramento Kings’ pre- and post-game host for NBC Sports. A former basketball player herself, she also co-hosts the “Duece & Mo” podcast with Deuce Mason. As you can imagine, her Instagram is all things basketball, plus a sprinkling of her travels and other escapades.


Rebecca Plumb | @studioplumb

Those looking for design inspo will find it with Rebecca Plumb. The local interior designer offers simple design tips, such as styling a gallery wall or creating a guest room. She posts everything from trending paint colors to thrifting tips, with plenty of before-and-after-photos to inspire you.


Ashley Newell | @ashleynewell

Ashely Newell is a writer and digital creator who shares her experiences as a mom, traveler, foodie and plus-size style icon! Her Instagram showcases her travels throughout Northern California and beyond, as well as her love of local businesses.


Mona Bahraini | @thepricklypear

Owner of Sacramento’s Prickly Pear nursery and event venue, Mona Bahraini is a self-proclaimed succulent lover who creates over-the-top succulent installations and has a line of all-natural body products. She’s also known for her “guard goose” Harriet, who protects her farm from intruders.


Luci Petlack| @lucismorsels


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Clean, sustainable living is Luci Petlack’s passion. The local blogger and cookbook author features seasonal food, home decor, beauty products and other everyday items with a zero-waste, Earth-friendly focus. She also highlights some of her favorite local businesses.


Erica Holland | @eraeholland

‘Ever wondered how to germinate a mango seed? Or how to use rainwater? Sacramento-based plant consultant Erica (Erae) Holland shares her how-to tips on urban gardening and houseplants. She’s also a proud sponsor of the @foodliteracycenter, which supports nutrition and gardening for low-income children.




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Elizabeth Penney

Elizabeth Penney is a content writer for Lyon Real Estate and the Lyon Local blog. A Sacramento native with a marketing background, she shares her insider knowledge on restaurants, attractions and outdoor activities throughout the greater Sacramento area and beyond.