Galentine’s Day

Galentine's Day is on February 13th and if there was ever a better time to celebrate gal pals, now seems like the time. Thanks to the famous 2010 episode of Parks and Recreation where Amy Poehler's character, Leslie Knope, pays tribute to the joys of female friendship with robust "Oh, it's only the best day…

9 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Valentine's Day is two weeks away. And if you're looking for a fun DIY or charming gift, you've come to the right place. From sending heartfelt notes to adding a splash of red, here a few delightful ways to spread the love on Valentine's Day. PAPER Paper Lipstick Valentines, The House That Lars Built XOXO Quips…

Five Fun Things: Tea, Toast & More

Happy Friday! Image Credit: Oh Happy Day My eyes are playing tricks on me. Image Credit: DuJour The story behind Erin Sachse's flourishing RESIST necklace. Image Credit: JFashionista A different kind of afternoon tea that I'd love to attend. Image Credit: Cardamom & Tea Roast squash, pistachios, honey, and cream cheese on toast? Yasss! Image Credit:…

20 Random Things About Me & My Family

1. Favorite thing about our neighborhood: Lots of families and dogs 2. Kids’ favorite thing about our neighborhood: Best Halloween block party 3. Our favorite nature walk: Muir Woods 4. Husband’s favorite run: Presidio 5. Kids’ favorite park: Presidio 6. Best museum: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 7. Best public art: Andy Goldsworthy (really anything…

Rosemary Applesauce

Rosemary applesauce is my daughter’s favorite comfort food, especially when she’s sick. While my son will crave a flavorful homemade chicken soup (my husband has an amazing recipe), Audrey warms her soul with mom’s applesauce (warms my heart). Yesterday, she was home from school with a fever and the miracle-worker recipe didn’t let her down,…