Tags archives: places

  • San Francisco Bay Area | November, 2017

  • November! What a joyful month filled with wonderful gatherings with different groups of friends and the warmest sense of community.We start with a peek inside Brothers and Sisters, an adorable flower shop in Oakland. The Aesthetic Union, a shop next door to Tartine Manufactory.Sun and [...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | October, 2017

  • I was in town for ten days of the tenth month this year! And in that time, I packed in some wonderful gatherings with friends, one last walking tour, and another craft day! We kick it off with a wonderful low-country boil at Cassie and Michael's place.Shrimp! Sausages! Corn! Love it all and ate [...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | September, 2017

  • I was actually in town for the entire month of September! And I have the photos to show for it in this very packed post! Continuing previous themes, I went on a bunch of Oakland walking tours, held a craft day, attended a beautiful wedding ceremony, and checked out a bunch of museums and gardens. Le[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | August, 2017

  • I was only in the Bay Area for the first week of August before taking off to the East Coast for the rest of the month, but in that first week I managed to visit two museums, go on a hike that ended in a wine tasting, and enjoy a few meals and meetups with friends. See my mini adventures below.Fi[...]
  • Unicorn Day!

  • Unicorn cake! Unicorn macarons! Unicorn cake pops! My friend and former bride Joyce (La Chinoiserie) teamed up with her friends from culinary school to create these delightful treats, and I showed up to eat and photograph them. SO FUN! Scroll to the bottom for credits and to find out how to order yo[...]
  • Charleston, South Carolina

  • Oh, charming Charleston. in mid-July, I headed to South Carolina for my friend Tiffany's bachelorette party. Our time there was not too debaucherous but pretty adorable. So many cute historic houses and palmetto trees; a candlemaking class; a horse-drawn carriage; and lots of good drinks and great f[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | June, 2017

  • Here's a little glimpse of my June in the Bay: a craft night, a victory parade, a garden party, and a pile of rugs!First up, craft night at Do-Hee's studio (which has since been sold, so she's looking for a new space!) We all brought our own crafts to work on. Nicole's was macrame!Kayla [...]
  • Flowerland Watercolor Date

  • Flowerland is truly as it sounds, a wonderland filled with plants of all kinds, and all adorably presented. It's located in Albany, near Berkeley, and I headed there with my friend Pam for a mid-week watercolor date. This leaf already looks like real-life watercolors. Pam and I eac[...]
  • Creative Retreat in Potter Valley

  • Soon after I returned from Amsterdam, I headed three hours north of San Francisco for a little overnight retreat with some friends. My friend Eileen is a photographer and a scout for Hipcamp, which is kind of like Airbnb but for campsites and outdoor-oriented stays. So she invited a group of us alon[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | April-May, 2017

  • Everyday adventures around the Bay, from April to May!Open Studios in the Mission.  This last little one is my watercolor kit! Happy Birthday, Tiffany!New ramen spot in Soma.Silly creative entrepreneur friends.Kev, Jenny and Ellie visit the Bay! At Tartine Manufacto[...]
  • Park Winters Site Visit

  • One and a half hours northeast of San Francisco, tucked away in an expanse of open fields, is an adorable inn and barn that serves as the perfect little wedding venue: Park Winters. My friend Tiffany will be getting married there later this year (and I will be photographing it). This spring, Park Wi[...]